Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Ocean Conservancy

Start a sea change

four stars

94.03

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

Board Leadership
Suzanne Woolsey
Chair

CEO
Janis Searles Jones
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.03 four stars
  Financial 92.57 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

four stars

92.57

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
76.5%
  Administrative Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.61
  Program Expenses Growth 12.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.5%
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 $27,433,946
   Federated Campaigns $180,685
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $549,001
Total Contributions $28,163,632
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $28,163,632
   Other Revenue $2,704,870
TOTAL REVENUE $30,868,502
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $23,267,167
   Administrative Expenses $2,455,495
   Fundraising Expenses $4,376,381
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $30,099,043
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $769,459
   
Net Assets $45,988,616

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$375,118 1.24% Janis Jones 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) 94.03 four stars
North Carolina Coastal Federation (NC) 99.89 four stars
Healthy Gulf (LA) 86.59 three stars
Oceana (DC) 94.29 four stars
Galveston Bay Foundation (TX) 93.50 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

Suzanne Woolsey
Chair

CEO

Janis Searles Jones
CEO