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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Orange County Coastkeeper

Promoting and restoring water resources that are drinkable, fishable, swimmable, and sustainable

four stars

94.74

3151 Airway Avenue Suite F-110
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
tel: (714) 850-1965   Web Site
EIN: 33-0847892

Board Leadership
Steve Bone
Board Chairman

CEO
Garry Brown
Founder, President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.74 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Orange County Coastkeeper (Coastkeeper) is a nonprofit clean water organization that serves as a proactive steward of our fresh and saltwater ecosystems. We work collaboratively with diverse groups in the public and private sectors to achieve healthy, accessible, and sustainable water resources for the region. We implement innovative, effective programs in education, advocacy, restoration, research, enforcement, and conservation. All people have the inalienable right to clean water. Coastkeeper promotes and restores water resources that are drinkable, fishable, swimmable, and sustainable.

Orange County Coastkeeper (Coastkeeper) is a nonprofit clean water organization that serves as a proactive steward of our fresh and saltwater ecosystems. We work collaboratively with diverse groups in the public and private sectors to achieve healthy, accessible, and sustainable water resources for the region. We implement innovative, effective programs in education, advocacy, restoration, research, enforcement, and conservation. All people have the inalienable right to clean water. Coastkeeper promotes and restores water resources that are drinkable, fishable, swimmable, and sustainable.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
86.9%
  Administrative Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.94
  Program Expenses Growth 11.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Orange County Coastkeeper on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Orange County Coastkeeper on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Orange County Coastkeeper (CA) 94.74 four stars
Coral Reef Alliance (CA) 92.03 four stars
Center for Coastal Studies (MA) 93.93 four stars
The Ocean Foundation (DC) 93.79 four stars
Clean Ocean Action (NJ) 92.60 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,703,603
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $33,505
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $187,304
Total Contributions $1,924,412
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,924,412
   Other Revenue $51,500
TOTAL REVENUE $1,975,912
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,437,926
   Administrative Expenses $125,961
   Fundraising Expenses $53,493
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,617,380
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $358,532
   
Net Assets $1,349,576

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
Enforcement $525,435 36.5%
Advocacy $294,998 20.5%
Restoration $242,741 16.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 08/01/2018 94.74 four stars
2016-12 12/22/2017 87.14 three stars
2015-12 09/01/2017 87.14 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 33-0847892
Name in IRS Master File ORANGE COUNTY 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
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 June, 1999
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
$165,000 10.20% Garry Brown President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Orange County Coastkeeper (CA) 94.74 four stars
Ocean Conservancy (DC) 91.97 four stars
Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen's Alliance (MA) 88.26 three stars
Buzzards Bay Coalition (MA) 87.17 three stars
Gulf Restoration Network (LA) 86.51 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Orange County Coastkeeper
3151 Airway Avenue
Suite F-110
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
tel: (714) 850-1965
fax: (714) 850-1592
EIN: 33-0847892

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Board Leadership

Steve Bone
Board Chairman

CEO

Garry Brown
Founder, President

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