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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Chesapeake Conservancy

Explore. Conserve. Innovate.

four stars

96.93

716 Gidding Avenue Suite 42
Annapolis, MD 21401
tel: (443) 321-3610   Web Site
EIN: 26-2271377

Board Leadership
Anne W. Scott
Chair

CEO
Joel Dunn
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.93 four stars
  Financial 95.67 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Chesapeake Conservancy's mission is to conserve and restore the natural and cultural resources of the Chesapeake Bay watershed for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations.

We serve as a catalyst for change, advancing strong public and private partnerships, developing and using new technology, and empowering environmental stewardship.

Chesapeake Conservancy's mission is to conserve and restore the natural and cultural resources of the Chesapeake Bay watershed for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations.

We serve as a catalyst for change, advancing strong public and private partnerships, developing and using new technology, and empowering environmental stewardship.

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Financial

four stars

95.67

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
78.5%
  Administrative Expenses 13.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.20
  Program Expenses Growth 6.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Chesapeake Conservancy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Chesapeake Conservancy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Chesapeake Conservancy (MD) 96.93 four stars
Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast (FL) 100.00 four stars
Oceana (DC) 94.11 four stars
Galveston Bay Foundation (TX) 88.19 three stars
Coral Reef Alliance (CA) 91.55 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,589,947
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $42,950
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,521,477
Total Contributions $4,154,374
   Program Service Revenue $403,058
Total Primary Revenue $4,557,432
   Other Revenue $146,473
TOTAL REVENUE $4,703,905
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,741,516
   Administrative Expenses $486,885
   Fundraising Expenses $334,763
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,563,164
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,140,741
   
Net Assets $5,264,337

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
Land Conservation and Open Space Protection $1,126,635 41.1%
Technology and Innovation for Precision Conservation $866,597 31.6%
Restoration Projects $363,137 13.2%

Ratings History
Chesapeake Conservancy has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 96.93 four stars
2016-12 12/01/2018 97.13 four stars
2016-12 11/01/2018 91.71 four 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 26-2271377
Name in IRS Master File CHESAPEAKE CONSERVANCY INC
NTEE Code C50
NTEE Classification Environmental Beautification and Aesthetics
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 July, 2008
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$165,568 4.64% Joel Dunn President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Chesapeake Conservancy (MD) 96.93 four stars
Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries (ME) 94.15 four stars
Healthy Gulf (LA) 88.68 three stars
Coral Reef Alliance (CA) 91.55 four stars
Surfrider Foundation (CA) 85.27 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Chesapeake Conservancy
716 Gidding Avenue
Suite 42
Annapolis, MD 21401
tel: (443) 321-3610
EIN: 26-2271377

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Board Leadership

Anne W. Scott
Chair

CEO

Joel Dunn
President, CEO

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