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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Loggerhead Marinelife Center

Promoting the conservation of Florida's coastal ecosystems

four stars

92.42

14200 U.S. Highway One Juno Beach, FL 33408
tel: (561) 627-8280   Web Site
EIN: 59-2445926

Board Leadership
Brian K. Waxman
Chair

CEO
Jack Lighton
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.42 four stars
  Financial 91.90 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

91.90

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
82.9%
  Administrative Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.05
  Program Expenses Growth 19.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Loggerhead Marinelife Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Loggerhead Marinelife Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Loggerhead Marinelife Center (FL) 92.42 four stars
Georgia Wildlife Federation (GA) 90.94 four stars
WildAid (CA) 100.00 four stars
HawkWatch International (UT) 98.89 four stars
Panthera Corporation (NY) 95.74 four stars

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Loggerhead Marinelife Center's (LMC) works to promote conservation of Florida's costal ecosystems with a special focus on threatened and endangered sea turtles. LMC is dedicated to ocean conservation efforts specifically through education and research efforts of LMC staff and volunteers. We can not do this alone - we need your help to speak on behalf of the endangered sea turtles and other marine life found in our coastal waters.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,041,801
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $262,991
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $199,500
Total Contributions $2,504,292
   Program Service Revenue $753,747
Total Primary Revenue $3,258,039
   Other Revenue $858,198
TOTAL REVENUE $4,116,237
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,497,201
   Administrative Expenses $215,665
   Fundraising Expenses $260,043
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,972,909
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,143,328
   
Net Assets $5,255,890

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
Educational Programs $328,898 13.2%
Sea Turtle Care and Release $229,792 9.2%
Sea Turtle Tracking $203,327 8.1%

Ratings History
Loggerhead Marinelife Center has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 06/01/2017 92.42 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.17 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 91.64 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 91.58 four stars
2011-12 11/01/2013 86.97 three 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 59-2445926
Name in IRS Master File LOGGERHEAD MARINELIFE CENTER INC
NTEE Code U21
NTEE Classification Marine Science and Oceanography
NTEE Type Science and Technology Research Institutes, Services
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, 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 December, 1988
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$173,609 5.83% Jack E. Lighton President, CEO

Loggerhead Marinelife Center's (LMC) works to promote conservation of Florida's costal ecosystems with a special focus on threatened and endangered sea turtles. LMC is dedicated to ocean conservation efforts specifically through education and research efforts of LMC staff and volunteers. We can not do this alone - we need your help to speak on behalf of the endangered sea turtles and other marine life found in our coastal waters.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Loggerhead Marinelife Center (FL) 92.42 four stars
Sea Turtle Conservancy (FL) 96.38 four stars
The Jane Goodall Institute (VA) 86.12 three stars
HawkWatch International (UT) 98.89 four stars
Ocean Alliance (MA) 86.72 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Loggerhead Marinelife Center
14200 U.S. Highway One
Juno Beach, FL 33408
tel: (561) 627-8280
EIN: 59-2445926

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Board Leadership

Brian K. Waxman
Chair

CEO

Jack Lighton
President & CEO

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