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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Coral Restoration Foundation

Restoring coral reefs to a healthy state

three stars

87.85

89111 Overseas Highway Tavernier, FL 33070
tel: (305) 453-7030   Web Site
EIN: 65-1054647

Board Leadership
David Wing
Chairman

CEO
Scott Winters
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.85 three stars
  Financial 91.62 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Coral Restoration Foundation's core mission is to restore coral reefs, to educate others on the importance of our oceans, and to use science to further coral research and coral reef monitoring techniques. We are the world's largest non-profit marine-conservation organization dedicated to restoring coral reefs to a healthy state, in Florida and globally. We work to support the reefs' natural recovery processes through the large-scale cultivation, outplanting, and monitoring of genetically diverse, reef-building corals. We engage and empower others in the mission to save our planet's coral reef with dive programs, educational activities, scientific collaborations, and outreach.

Coral Restoration Foundation's core mission is to restore coral reefs, to educate others on the importance of our oceans, and to use science to further coral research and coral reef monitoring techniques. We are the world's largest non-profit marine-conservation organization dedicated to restoring coral reefs to a healthy state, in Florida and globally. We work to support the reefs' natural recovery processes through the large-scale cultivation, outplanting, and monitoring of genetically diverse, reef-building corals. We engage and empower others in the mission to save our planet's coral reef with dive programs, educational activities, scientific collaborations, and outreach.

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Financial

four stars

91.62

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
73.2%
  Administrative Expenses 17.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.06
  Program Expenses Growth 48.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Coral Restoration Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Coral Restoration Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Coral Restoration Foundation (FL) 87.85 three stars
Oceana (DC) 95.92 four stars
Coral Reef Alliance (CA) 91.55 four stars
Gulf of Maine Research Institute (ME) 93.60 four stars
Chesapeake Conservancy (MD) 96.93 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,032,674
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $110,347
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $813,222
Total Contributions $1,956,243
   Program Service Revenue $25,699
Total Primary Revenue $1,981,942
   Other Revenue $145,372
TOTAL REVENUE $2,127,314
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,452,182
   Administrative Expenses $296,265
   Fundraising Expenses $130,842
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,879,289
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $248,025
   
Net Assets $1,464,864

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
Restoring Coral Reefs $1,041,093 71.7%
Education $311,588 21.5%
Science $84,461 5.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/01/2019 87.85 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 65-1054647
Name in IRS Master File CORAL RESTORATION FOUNDATION 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 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 December, 2000
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, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$129,800 6.90% Scott Winters CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Coral Restoration Foundation (FL) 87.85 three stars
Chesapeake Bay Trust (MD) 96.46 four stars
Galveston Bay Foundation (TX) 88.19 three stars
Orange County Coastkeeper (CA) 94.74 four stars
Healthy Gulf (LA) 88.68 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Coral Restoration Foundation
89111 Overseas Highway
Tavernier, FL 33070
tel: (305) 453-7030
EIN: 65-1054647

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Board Leadership

David Wing
Chairman

CEO

Scott Winters
CEO

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