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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Orange County Coastkeeper

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

three stars

87.14

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

Board Leadership
Steve Bone
Board Chair

CEO
Garry Brown
Executive Director, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.14 three stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

82.00

This rating was published 09/01/2017 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)
86.0%
  Administrative Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.77
  Program Expenses Growth 10.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.4%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Orange County Coastkeeper (CA) 87.14 three stars
Gulf Restoration Network (LA) 90.31 four stars
Surfrider Foundation (CA) 86.45 three stars
Clean Ocean Action (NJ) 92.15 four stars
Los Angeles Waterkeeper (CA) 87.34 three stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,167,413
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $21,235
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $119,405
Total Contributions $1,308,053
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,308,053
   Other Revenue $72,933
TOTAL REVENUE $1,380,986
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,150,427
   Administrative Expenses $123,482
   Fundraising Expenses $47,299
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,321,208
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $59,778
   
Net Assets $991,044

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 $391,159 34.0%
Advocacy $304,409 26.5%
Restoration $169,649 14.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 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
$158,000 11.95% Garry Brown President, CEO

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Orange County Coastkeeper (CA) 87.14 three stars
Oceana (DC) 93.10 four stars
Center for Coastal Studies (MA) 96.06 four stars
Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast (FL) 91.40 four stars
Surfrider Foundation (CA) 86.45 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 Chair

CEO

Garry Brown
Executive Director, CEO

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