Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Orange County Coastkeeper

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

four stars

94.15

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

Board Leadership
Robert King
Board Chairman

CEO
Garry W. Brown
Executive Director, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.15 four stars
  Financial 95.60 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Total pounds of debris collected
21,500
Number of students educated through field trips
5,473
Number of testimonies offered
54
Number of audience members with favorable attitudes towards the issue or interest
1,200
Number of civil litigation matters handled
4
Number of stories successfully placed in the media
164
Number of volunteers
8,460
Number of comment letters to government agencies
64
Acres of natural habitat restored
2
Number of individuals in the target audience that expresses intent to adopt (or continue) desired behavior
3,361
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

95.60

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
91.0%
  Administrative Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.81
  Program Expenses Growth 8.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.1%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,361,980
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $59,900
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $54,424
Total Contributions $1,476,304
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,476,304
   Other Revenue $94,005
TOTAL REVENUE $1,570,309
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,816,602
   Administrative Expenses $115,506
   Fundraising Expenses $68,874
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,000,982
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-430,673
   
Net Assets $1,760,044

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$235,000 11.74% Garry Brown President & CEO

Mission

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) 94.15 four stars
Gulf of Maine Research Institute (ME) 92.65 four stars
Coastal Conservation League (SC) 94.30 four stars
Coral Reef Alliance (CA) 87.46 three stars
Oceana (DC) 95.92 four 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

Robert King
Board Chairman

CEO

Garry W. Brown
Executive Director, CEO