Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Ocean Conservancy

Start a sea change

three stars

88.54

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

Board Leadership
Thomas Allen and Daniel Oros
Co-Chairs

CEO
Janis Searles Jones
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.54 three stars
  Financial 84.30 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

Financial

three stars

84.30

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
72.9%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.40
  Program Expenses Growth 4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.3%
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 $18,182,615
   Federated Campaigns $144,018
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $289,357
Total Contributions $18,615,990
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $18,615,990
   Other Revenue $245,786
TOTAL REVENUE $18,861,776
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $16,302,339
   Administrative Expenses $2,205,240
   Fundraising Expenses $3,562,353
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $22,069,932
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-3,208,156
   
Net Assets $31,207,931

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$345,982 1.56% Andreas Merkl President & CEO

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ocean Conservancy (DC) 88.54 three stars
Chesapeake Bay Trust (MD) 94.74 four stars
Center for Coastal Studies (MA) 96.06 four stars
Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries (ME) 94.09 four stars
Gulf Restoration Network (LA) 90.31 four stars

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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

Thomas Allen and Daniel Oros
Co-Chairs

CEO

Janis Searles Jones
CEO

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