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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Save The Bay - Narragansett Bay

Advocating for a swimmable, fishable, healthy and accessible Bay.

two stars

78.60

100 Save The Bay Drive Providence, RI 02905
tel: (401) 272-3540   Web Site
EIN: 05-0343046

Board Leadership
Cynthia J. Butler
President

CEO
Jonathan Stone
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.60 two stars
  Financial 70.82 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1970, Save The Bay's history is one of accomplishment for the Bay. Once choked by raw sewage and dying a slow death from industrial toxins, the Bay is making a comeback, but there is still room for improvement, and our continued efforts ensure that more people than ever are able to swim, fish, sail and enjoy the waters of Narragansett Bay. However, there are three inexorable forces that our putting our progress at risk - Population pressures, climate change, and constrained government.

As an organization we will:
~Advocate for waters that are swimmable, fishable, healthy and accessible.
~Expand and enrich our Bay education and outreach to people of all ages.
~Develop and implement strategic communications campaigns in support of Save The Bay's programmatic and organizational goals.
~Put in place the human resources and physical infrastructure necessary to fulfill our mission.

Founded in 1970, Save The Bay's history is one of accomplishment for the Bay. Once choked by raw sewage and dying a slow death from industrial toxins, the Bay is making a comeback, but there is still room for improvement, and our continued efforts ensure that more people than ever are able to swim, fish, sail and enjoy the waters of Narragansett Bay. However, there are three inexorable forces that our putting our progress at risk - Population pressures, climate change, and constrained government.

As an organization we will:
~Advocate for waters that are swimmable, fishable, healthy and accessible.
~Expand and enrich our Bay education and outreach to people of all ages.
~Develop and implement strategic communications campaigns in support of Save The Bay's programmatic and organizational goals.
~Put in place the human resources and physical infrastructure necessary to fulfill our mission.

Financial

two stars

70.82

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 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)
70.4%
  Administrative Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 20.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.24
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.30
  Program Expenses Growth -2.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Save The Bay - Narragansett Bay on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Save The Bay - Narragansett Bay on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Save The Bay - Narragansett Bay (RI) 78.60 two stars
Coral Reef Alliance (CA) 92.03 four stars
Orange County Coastkeeper (CA) 94.74 four stars
Clean Ocean Action (NJ) 92.60 four stars
Gulf Restoration Network (LA) 88.98 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,544,614
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $266,102
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $194,452
Total Contributions $3,005,168
   Program Service Revenue $573,037
Total Primary Revenue $3,578,205
   Other Revenue $70,455
TOTAL REVENUE $3,648,660
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,057,382
   Administrative Expenses $270,226
   Fundraising Expenses $698,370
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,025,978
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $622,682
   
Net Assets $7,592,555

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
Education Program "Explore the Bay" $1,173,143 57.0%
Policy, Advocacy & Restoration Programs $679,028 33.0%
Outreach Initiatives $205,211 10.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 09/01/2018 78.60 two stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 81.28 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 82.93 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 79.93 two stars
2013-06 04/01/2015 82.04 three stars
2012-06 12/20/2013 86.92 three stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 86.30 three stars
2011-06 04/01/2012 86.23 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 92.66 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 89.49 three stars
2009-06 11/01/2010 76.58 two stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 95.39 four stars
2007-06 08/01/2008 91.44 four stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 91.82 four stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 96.48 four stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 85.87 three stars
2003-06 07/01/2004 83.58 three stars
2002-06 09/01/2003 82.89 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 90.36 four 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 05-0343046
Name in IRS Master File SAVE THE BAY INC
NTEE Code C32
NTEE Classification Water Resource, Wetlands Conservation and Management
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
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 March, 1971
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$130,957 4.32% Jonathan Stone Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Save The Bay - Narragansett Bay (RI) 78.60 two stars
Coral Reef Alliance (CA) 92.03 four stars
The Ocean Foundation (DC) 93.79 four stars
Ocean Conservancy (DC) 91.97 four stars
Gulf of Maine Research Institute (ME) 91.33 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Save The Bay - Narragansett Bay
100 Save The Bay Drive
Providence, RI 02905
tel: (401) 272-3540
fax: (401) 273-7153
EIN: 05-0343046

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Board Leadership

Cynthia J. Butler
President

CEO

Jonathan Stone
Executive Director

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