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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Conservancy of Southwest Florida

Protecting our unique natural environment and quality of life . . .now and forever

four stars

94.03

1495 Smith Preserve Way Naples, FL 34102
tel: (239) 262-0304   Web Site
EIN: 59-1157084

Board Leadership
Ken Krier
Chairman

CEO
Rob Moher
President & 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 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

92.57

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 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)
76.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.48
  Program Expenses Growth 10.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Conservancy of Southwest Florida on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Conservancy of Southwest Florida on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Conservancy of Southwest Florida (FL) 94.03 four stars
Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics (CO) 91.18 four stars
Izaak Walton League of America (MD) 85.81 three stars
Sierra Club Foundation (CA) 94.44 four stars
The Garden Conservancy (NY) 88.50 three stars

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Founded in 1964, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida works to protect Southwest Florida's unique natural environment and quality of life . . .now and forever. We envision a region where our land, water and wildlife are protected, our citizens are informed and our leaders make decisions with the health, wellness and sustainability of our region in mind. We seek to increase our knowledge of the natural world through continued scientific research and to increase our impact through collaboration with our partners. Our staff biologists research the issues impacting our environment. Members of our environment policy team promote sound environmental policies based on the best available science. Wildlife rehabilitation specialists care for injured, sick and orphaned wildlife, while our naturalists interpret the information through a variety of educational programs.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,963,184
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $466,156
   Fundraising Events $1,861,060
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $95,223
Total Contributions $6,385,623
   Program Service Revenue $381,477
Total Primary Revenue $6,767,100
   Other Revenue $1,276,809
TOTAL REVENUE $8,043,909
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,690,428
   Administrative Expenses $753,027
   Fundraising Expenses $1,014,234
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,457,689
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $586,220
   
Net Assets $48,261,390

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
Environmental Education Team $1,704,115 29.9%
Environmental Policy Team $1,306,488 23.0%
Environmental Science Team $1,249,685 22.0%

Ratings History
Conservancy of Southwest Florida has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 03/01/2017 94.03 four stars
2014-09 12/21/2016 92.41 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 90.96 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/01/2015 93.33 four stars
2013-09 12/22/2014 86.59 three stars
2012-09 10/01/2013 86.96 three stars
2011-09 11/06/2012 96.07 four stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 86.46 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 71.51 two stars
2008-09 11/01/2009 86.63 three stars
2007-09 09/01/2008 78.47 two stars
2006-09 07/01/2007 76.75 two stars
2005-09 09/01/2006 76.44 two stars
2004-09 12/01/2005 81.05 three stars
2003-09 01/05/2005 84.49 three stars
2002-09 09/01/2003 89.61 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 92.04 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 59-1157084
Name in IRS Master File THE CONSERVANCY OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational 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 February, 1971
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$191,629 2.56% Rob Moher CEO

Founded in 1964, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida works to protect Southwest Florida's unique natural environment and quality of life . . .now and forever. We envision a region where our land, water and wildlife are protected, our citizens are informed and our leaders make decisions with the health, wellness and sustainability of our region in mind. We seek to increase our knowledge of the natural world through continued scientific research and to increase our impact through collaboration with our partners. Our staff biologists research the issues impacting our environment. Members of our environment policy team promote sound environmental policies based on the best available science. Wildlife rehabilitation specialists care for injured, sick and orphaned wildlife, while our naturalists interpret the information through a variety of educational programs.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Conservancy of Southwest Florida (FL) 94.03 four stars
SOLVE (OR) 90.03 four stars
Minnesota Environmental Fund (MN) 85.38 three stars
Seed Savers Exchange (IA) 87.02 three stars
The Conservation Alliance (OR) 85.92 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Conservancy of Southwest Florida
1495 Smith Preserve Way
Naples, FL 34102
tel: (239) 262-0304
fax: (239) 262-0672
EIN: 59-1157084

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Board Leadership

Ken Krier
Chairman

CEO

Rob Moher
President & CEO

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