Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Ocean Conservancy

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90.87

1300 Nineteenth Street, NW 8th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (800) 519-1541   Web Site
EIN: 23-7245152

Board Leadership
David C. Aldrich
Chair

CEO
Andreas Merkl
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.87
  Financial 87.73
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

87.73

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
73.0%
  Administrative Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.61
  Program Expenses Growth 4.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ocean Conservancy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ocean Conservancy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $30,794,586
   Federated Campaigns $24,819
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $105,533
Total Contributions $30,924,938
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $30,924,938
   Other Revenue $3,027,975
TOTAL REVENUE $33,952,913
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $15,858,569
   Administrative Expenses $2,097,408
   Fundraising Expenses $3,685,596
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $21,641,573
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $12,311,340
   
Net Assets $34,073,366

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$333,482 1.54% Andreas Merkl President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$266,540 1.23% Janis Jones Chief Operating Officer

Mission

Founded in 1972, Ocean Conservancy promotes healthy and diverse ocean ecosystems and opposes practices that threaten ocean life and human life. Through research, education, and science-based advocacy, Ocean Conservancy informs, inspires, and empowers people to speak and act on behalf of the oceans. In all its work, Ocean Conservancy strives to be the world's foremost advocate for the oceans. Ocean Conservancy's four strategic priorities reflect the critical ocean conservation issues that will be the main focus of our efforts, including restoring sustainable American fisheries, protecting wildlife from human impacts, conserving special ocean places, and reforming government for better ocean stewardship.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ocean Conservancy (DC) 90.87
EarthEcho International (DC) 85.98
The Ocean Foundation (DC) 95.99
Surfrider Foundation (CA) 88.92
Coastal Conservation Association (TX) 87.17

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Charity Contact Info

Ocean Conservancy
1300 Nineteenth Street, NW
8th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (800) 519-1541
fax: (202) 872-0619
EIN: 23-7245152

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Board Leadership

David C. Aldrich
Chair

CEO

Andreas Merkl
President, CEO

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