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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Coral Restoration Foundation

Restoring coral reefs to a healthy state

four stars

92.39

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 92.39 four stars
  Financial 92.82 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Number of public events held to further mission
302
Number of students engaged
5,373
Number of Interns
39
Number of photomosaics completed / analyzed
59
Number of corals outplanted
32,553
Area of reef where active restoration occured
6,105
Number of species reintroduced to the area(s)
4
Number of Facebook followers
25,815
Number of national media pieces on the topic
74
Number of volunteers
1,257
Number of Instagram followers
71,735
Total number of volunteer hours contributed to the organization
36,720
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

92.82

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
77.4%
  Administrative Expenses 15.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.18
  Program Expenses Growth 38.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.6%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Coral Restoration Foundation (FL) 92.39 four stars
Gulf of Maine Research Institute (ME) 93.60 four stars
Los Angeles Waterkeeper (CA) 88.11 three stars
Surfrider Foundation (CA) 90.69 four stars
San Diego Coastkeeper (CA) 88.69 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,597,383
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $105,510
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $921,841
Total Contributions $2,624,734
   Program Service Revenue $45,735
Total Primary Revenue $2,670,469
   Other Revenue $122,248
TOTAL REVENUE $2,792,717
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,746,352
   Administrative Expenses $278,946
   Fundraising Expenses $128,560
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,153,858
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $638,859
   
Net Assets $2,103,723

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 $1,247,767 71.4%
Education $448,823 25.7%
Science $49,762 2.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 92.39 four stars
2018-12 03/01/2020 88.24 three stars
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$129,200 5.99% Scott Winters Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Coral Restoration Foundation (FL) 92.39 four stars
WILDCOAST (CA) 96.19 four stars
Center for Coastal Studies (MA) 91.50 four stars
Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast (FL) 100.00 four stars
Buzzards Bay Coalition (MA) 90.02 four 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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