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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen's Alliance

Small boats. Big ideas.

three stars

88.88

1566 Main Street Chatham, MA 02633
tel: (508) 945-2432   Web Site
EIN: 04-3138784

Board Leadership
Nick Muto
Chairman

CEO
John Pappalardo
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.88 three stars
  Financial 88.78 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen's Alliance engages our local fishing community in building lasting solutions to protect our ecosystem and the future of our fishing businesses. Founded in 1991 by the local fishing fleet, we are now a nationally-recognized nonprofit organization and the leading voice for commercial fishermen on Cape Cod. We believe that a healthy marine environment is essential to the success of Cape Cod's fishing economy, and we know that better ways to manage our fisheries are needed to protect them. We are taking action now to make sure there will be future generations of fish and fishermen

The Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen's Alliance engages our local fishing community in building lasting solutions to protect our ecosystem and the future of our fishing businesses. Founded in 1991 by the local fishing fleet, we are now a nationally-recognized nonprofit organization and the leading voice for commercial fishermen on Cape Cod. We believe that a healthy marine environment is essential to the success of Cape Cod's fishing economy, and we know that better ways to manage our fisheries are needed to protect them. We are taking action now to make sure there will be future generations of fish and fishermen

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Financial

three stars

88.78

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
75.4%
  Administrative Expenses 15.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.82
  Program Expenses Growth 4.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen's Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen's Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen's Alliance (MA) 88.88 three stars
Coral Reef Alliance (CA) 92.03 four stars
Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries (ME) 94.15 four stars
Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast (FL) 100.00 four stars
Surfrider Foundation (CA) 85.27 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,541,812
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $12,300
   Fundraising Events $29,120
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,583,232
   Program Service Revenue $532,373
Total Primary Revenue $2,115,605
   Other Revenue $165,136
TOTAL REVENUE $2,280,741
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,459,567
   Administrative Expenses $282,360
   Fundraising Expenses $258,740
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,000,667
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $280,074
   
Net Assets $7,028,783

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
Campaign $1,226,391 84.0%
Cape Cod Fisheries Trust $199,713 13.7%
Fixed Gear Sector Expenses $33,463 2.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/01/2018 88.88 three stars
2016-12 12/22/2017 88.26 three stars
2015-12 10/01/2017 84.70 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 04-3138784
Name in IRS Master File CAPE COD COMMERICIAL FISHERMENS ALLIANCE 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 that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 February, 1997
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$135,368 6.76% John Pappalardo Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen's Alliance (MA) 88.88 three stars
Gulf of Maine Research Institute (ME) 93.60 four stars
Chesapeake Bay Trust (MD) 97.23 four stars
Surfrider Foundation (CA) 85.27 three stars
Healthy Gulf (LA) 88.68 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen's Alliance
1566 Main Street
Chatham, MA 02633
tel: (508) 945-2432
fax: (508) 945-0981
EIN: 04-3138784

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Board Leadership

Nick Muto
Chairman

CEO

John Pappalardo
Chief Executive Officer

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