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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast

Conservation through education and collaboration

four stars

95.85

P.O. Box 902 400 Palmetto Avenue
Osprey, FL 34229
tel: (941) 918-2100   Web Site
EIN: 20-0345249

Board Leadership
Michael Knupp
Chair

CEO
Christine P. Johnson
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.85 four stars
  Financial 94.14 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast works to protect the character, natural integrity and biodiversity of Florida's Gulf Coast bays, beaches and barrier islands by: Holding conservation easements and owning nature preserves, educating for responsible land stewardship, collaborating with individuals, organizations and communities.

Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast works to protect the character, natural integrity and biodiversity of Florida's Gulf Coast bays, beaches and barrier islands by: Holding conservation easements and owning nature preserves, educating for responsible land stewardship, collaborating with individuals, organizations and communities.

Financial

four stars

94.14

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 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)
85.5%
  Administrative Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.30
  Program Expenses Growth 2.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast (FL) 95.85 four stars
Galveston Bay Foundation (TX) 92.92 four stars
Gulf Restoration Network (LA) 88.98 three stars
Center for Coastal Studies (MA) 93.93 four stars
Clean Ocean Action (NJ) 92.60 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $573,657
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $337,543
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $911,200
   Program Service Revenue $74,721
Total Primary Revenue $985,921
   Other Revenue $103,221
TOTAL REVENUE $1,089,142
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $875,601
   Administrative Expenses $80,574
   Fundraising Expenses $140,924
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,097,099
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-7,957
   
Net Assets $29,103,451

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
Creating Preserves and Conservation Areas $875,601 100.0%

Ratings History
Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-09 08/01/2018 95.85 four stars
2016-09 11/01/2017 100.00 four stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 91.40 four stars
2014-09 07/01/2016 92.92 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 92.38 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 81.76 three stars
2013-09 11/01/2014 89.38 three stars
2012-09 12/01/2013 86.74 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 20-0345249
Name in IRS Master File CONSERVATION FOUNDATION OF THE GULF COAST INC
NTEE Code C30
NTEE Classification Natural Resources Conservation and Protection
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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, 2003
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$124,068 11.30% Christine P. Johnson President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast (FL) 95.85 four stars
Clean Ocean Action (NJ) 92.60 four stars
Center for Coastal Studies (MA) 93.93 four stars
Chesapeake Bay Trust (MD) 97.23 four stars
The Ocean Foundation (DC) 93.79 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast
P.O. Box 902
400 Palmetto Avenue
Osprey, FL 34229
tel: (941) 918-2100
fax: (941) 918-2103
EIN: 20-0345249

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Board Leadership

Michael Knupp
Chair

CEO

Christine P. Johnson
President

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