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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Pacific Marine Mammal Center

Rescuing, rehabilitating and releasing marine mammals and inspiring ocean stewardship

three stars

88.68

20612 Laguna Canyon Road Laguna Beach, CA 92651
tel: (949) 494-3050   Web Site
EIN: 95-3680896

Board Leadership
Jeff Meberg
Chair

CEO
Keith Matassa
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.68 three stars
  Financial 94.44 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Pacific Marine Mammal Center rescues, rehabilitates and releases marine mammals and inspires ocean stewardship through research, education and collaboration. The majority of the Pinnipeds we rescue are severely malnourished, suffer from dehydration and may have respiratory infections. We also treat animals that are affected by gill net entanglement, fishing line / hooks, human inflicted injuries, shark bites, parasites and various diseases. Trash has also become an increasingly vital concern for the health and safety of our oceans.

The Pacific Marine Mammal Center rescues, rehabilitates and releases marine mammals and inspires ocean stewardship through research, education and collaboration. The majority of the Pinnipeds we rescue are severely malnourished, suffer from dehydration and may have respiratory infections. We also treat animals that are affected by gill net entanglement, fishing line / hooks, human inflicted injuries, shark bites, parasites and various diseases. Trash has also become an increasingly vital concern for the health and safety of our oceans.

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Financial

four stars

94.44

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 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)
74.3%
  Administrative Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.35
  Program Expenses Growth 16.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pacific Marine Mammal Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pacific Marine Mammal Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pacific Marine Mammal Center (CA) 88.68 three stars
Georgia Wildlife Federation (GA) 90.94 four stars
HawkWatch International (UT) 97.10 four stars
American Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (NY) 91.16 four stars
Pollinator Partnership (CA) 94.10 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,488,595
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $376,686
Total Contributions $5,865,281
   Program Service Revenue $94,577
Total Primary Revenue $5,959,858
   Other Revenue $191,080
TOTAL REVENUE $6,150,938
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,351,981
   Administrative Expenses $228,799
   Fundraising Expenses $319,404
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,900,184
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,250,754
   
Net Assets $8,957,844

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.

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Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 03/01/2018 88.68 three stars
2015-12 09/01/2017 83.95 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 95-3680896
Name in IRS Master File FRIENDS OF THE SEA LION INC
NTEE Code D34
NTEE Classification Wildlife Sanctuary, Refuge
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (913) Prevention of cruelty to animals
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, 1982
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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
$112,007 5.89% Keith A. Matassa Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pacific Marine Mammal Center (CA) 88.68 three stars
Sea Turtle Conservancy (FL) 96.46 four stars
Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (GA) 92.38 four stars
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (DC) 90.94 four stars
HawkWatch International (UT) 97.10 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Pacific Marine Mammal Center
20612 Laguna Canyon Road
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
tel: (949) 494-3050
EIN: 95-3680896

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Board Leadership

Jeff Meberg
Chair

CEO

Keith Matassa
Executive Director

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