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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

San Diego Coastkeeper

Promotes Stewardship of Clean Water and a Healthy Coastal Ecosystem

three stars

82.24

2825 Dewey Road Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92106
tel: (619) 758-7743   Web Site
EIN: 33-0647946

Board Leadership
Taya Lazootin
President

CEO
Matt O'Malley
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.24 three stars
  Financial 79.86 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

San Diego Coastkeeper protects and restores fishable, swimmable and drinkable waters in San Diego County. Originally founded in 1995 as San Diego Baykeeper, we use science, education and advocacy to empower thousands of San Diegans to be stewards of clean water and a healthy coastal ecosystem. We encourage the community to help us find water pollution and waste, so we can help fix the problem as soon as possible. We are a team of biologists, activists and lawyers working together and with the community to protect and restore fishable, swimmable and drinkable water in San Diego County.

San Diego Coastkeeper protects and restores fishable, swimmable and drinkable waters in San Diego County. Originally founded in 1995 as San Diego Baykeeper, we use science, education and advocacy to empower thousands of San Diegans to be stewards of clean water and a healthy coastal ecosystem. We encourage the community to help us find water pollution and waste, so we can help fix the problem as soon as possible. We are a team of biologists, activists and lawyers working together and with the community to protect and restore fishable, swimmable and drinkable water in San Diego County.

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Financial

two stars

79.86

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
70.6%
  Administrative Expenses 18.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.83
  Program Expenses Growth 0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by San Diego Coastkeeper on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by San Diego Coastkeeper on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Diego Coastkeeper (CA) 82.24 three stars
The Ocean Foundation (DC) 96.46 four stars
Oceana (DC) 94.11 four stars
Healthy Gulf (LA) 88.68 three stars
Chesapeake Bay Trust (MD) 96.46 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $749,597
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $111,045
Total Contributions $860,642
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $860,642
   Other Revenue $46,170
TOTAL REVENUE $906,812
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $433,803
   Administrative Expenses $92,681
   Fundraising Expenses $59,900
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $586,384
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $320,428
   
Net Assets $528,202

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Provide Education and Outreach $165,799 38.2%
Advocacy $164,963 38.0%
Monitoring $103,041 23.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 82.24 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 78.81 two stars
2016-12 12/22/2017 77.26 two stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 80.05 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 82.22 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 77.31 two stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 78.56 two stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 73.55 two stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 68.46 one star
2011-12 04/01/2013 74.56 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 33-0647946
Name in IRS Master File SAN DIEGO COASTKEEPER
NTEE Code C32
NTEE Classification Water Resource, Wetlands Conservation and Management
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(351) Combating or preventing pollution (air, water, etc)
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date August, 1995
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Diego Coastkeeper (CA) 82.24 three stars
Clean Ocean Action (NJ) 99.87 four stars
Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast (FL) 100.00 four stars
Gulf of Maine Research Institute (ME) 93.60 four stars
Coral Reef Alliance (CA) 91.55 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

San Diego Coastkeeper
2825 Dewey Road
Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92106
tel: (619) 758-7743
fax: (619) 224-4638
EIN: 33-0647946

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Board Leadership

Taya Lazootin
President

CEO

Matt O'Malley
Executive Director

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