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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

San Diego Coastkeeper

Protects and restores San Diego County's rivers, bays, beaches, and coastline through education, outreach, and advocacy.

94.02

3900 Cleveland Avenue Suite 102
San Diego, CA 92103
tel: (619) 758-7743   Web Site
EIN: 33-0647946

Board Leadership
Cindy Lin
President

CEO
Matt O'Malley
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.02
  Financial 91.55
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

San Diego Coastkeeper protects and restores fishable, swimmable, and drinkable waters in San Diego County using a strategic blend of education, community engagement, science, and advocacy to address persistent and emerging threats to clean water.

Since 1995, San Diego Coastkeeper has been the region's leading environmental nonprofit protecting and restoring the rivers, streams, bays, lagoons, wetlands, and coastal waters across San Diego County. We use a strategic blend of education, community engagement, science, and advocacy to tackle persistent and emerging threats to water quality, water supply, and ecosystem health, and to meet our goals and advance our mission. We believe that humans and the environment share a fundamental right to clean water.

San Diego Coastkeeper protects and restores fishable, swimmable, and drinkable waters in San Diego County using a strategic blend of education, community engagement, science, and advocacy to address persistent and emerging threats to clean water.

Since 1995, San Diego Coastkeeper has been the region's leading environmental nonprofit protecting and restoring the rivers, streams, bays, lagoons, wetlands, and coastal waters across San Diego County. We use a strategic blend of education, community engagement, science, and advocacy to tackle persistent and emerging threats to water quality, water supply, and ecosystem health, and to meet our goals and advance our mission. We believe that humans and the environment share a fundamental right to clean water.

Financial

91.55

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
78.4%
  Administrative Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.04
  Program Expenses Growth 5.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.3%
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) 94.02
Oceana (DC) 94.29
WILDCOAST (CA) 94.77
Marine Conservation Institute (WA) 87.07
Heal the Bay (CA) 85.50

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $774,304
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $230,210
Total Contributions $1,004,514
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,004,514
   Other Revenue $55,623
TOTAL REVENUE $1,060,137
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $517,139
   Administrative Expenses $40,370
   Fundraising Expenses $86,210
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $643,719
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $416,418
   
Net Assets $1,233,301

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
Advocacy $254,917 49.3%
Education $213,588 41.3%
Monitoring $48,634 9.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 07/01/2021 94.02
2018-12 06/01/2020 88.69
2018-12 05/01/2020 88.34
2017-12 06/01/2019 82.24
2016-12 03/01/2018 78.81
2016-12 12/22/2017 77.26
2015-12 05/01/2017 80.05
2014-12 06/01/2016 82.22
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 77.31
2013-12 08/01/2015 78.56
2013-12 06/01/2015 73.55
2012-12 12/20/2013 68.46
2011-12 04/01/2013 74.56

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
$115,000 17.86% Matt O'Malley Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Diego Coastkeeper (CA) 94.02
Chesapeake Bay Trust (MD) 94.80
Puget Soundkeeper Alliance (WA) 89.32
Clean Ocean Action (NJ) 99.95
Chesapeake Conservancy (MD) 97.09

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Charity Contact Info

San Diego Coastkeeper
3900 Cleveland Avenue
Suite 102
San Diego, CA 92103
tel: (619) 758-7743
EIN: 33-0647946

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Board Leadership

Cindy Lin
President

CEO

Matt O'Malley
Executive Director

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