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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation

Come explore our natural world

four stars

93.16

3333 Sanibel-Captiva Road Sanibel, FL 33957
tel: (239) 472-2329   Web Site
EIN: 59-1205087

Board Leadership
Gwenda Hiett-Clements
President

CEO
Erick Lindblad
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.16 four stars
  Financial 90.34 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) is dedicated to the conservation of coastal habitats and aquatic resources on Sanibel and Captiva and in the surrounding watershed. Since incorporating in 1967, SCCF has acquired and preserved approximately 2,000 acres of environmentally sensitive land on the islands. This land includes critical wildlife habitats, rare and unique subtropical plant communities, tidal wetlands, and freshwater wetlands along the Sanibel River. Without protection, many of these areas would have been lost to residential and commercial development, either directly or by fragmentation of habitat. Seven priority program areas forward its mission: environmental education, land acquisition, landscaping for wildlife, marine research, natural resource policy, sea turtle conservation, and wildlife habitat management.

The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) is dedicated to the conservation of coastal habitats and aquatic resources on Sanibel and Captiva and in the surrounding watershed. Since incorporating in 1967, SCCF has acquired and preserved approximately 2,000 acres of environmentally sensitive land on the islands. This land includes critical wildlife habitats, rare and unique subtropical plant communities, tidal wetlands, and freshwater wetlands along the Sanibel River. Without protection, many of these areas would have been lost to residential and commercial development, either directly or by fragmentation of habitat. Seven priority program areas forward its mission: environmental education, land acquisition, landscaping for wildlife, marine research, natural resource policy, sea turtle conservation, and wildlife habitat management.

Financial

four stars

90.34

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2017 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)
71.3%
  Administrative Expenses 21.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.63
  Program Expenses Growth 8.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (FL) 93.16 four stars
Georgia Conservancy (GA) 86.47 three stars
North Cascades Institute (WA) 96.19 four stars
Environmental Grantmakers Association (NY) 91.44 four stars
Northern Plains Resource Council (MT) 91.51 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,353,975
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $737,103
Total Contributions $3,091,078
   Program Service Revenue $36,121
Total Primary Revenue $3,127,199
   Other Revenue $288,000
TOTAL REVENUE $3,415,199
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,246,167
   Administrative Expenses $652,692
   Fundraising Expenses $207,995
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,106,854
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $308,345
   
Net Assets $24,381,422

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
Marine Laboratory $894,028 39.8%
Habitat Management $594,033 26.4%
Native Plant Nursery $301,617 13.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 11/01/2017 93.16 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 89.90 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.65 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 88.79 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 84.26 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 80.48 three stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 92.46 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 72.55 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 83.19 three stars
2008-06 07/01/2009 86.61 three stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 86.16 three stars
2006-06 06/01/2007 86.53 three stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 76.28 two stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 83.87 three stars
2003-06 05/01/2004 75.80 two stars
2002-06 06/09/2003 77.82 two stars
2001-06 04/15/2003 83.01 three 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 59-1205087
Name in IRS Master File SANIBEL-CAPTIVA CONSERVATION FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code C30
NTEE Classification Natural Resources Conservation and Protection
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
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 July, 1968
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
$132,601 4.26% Erick Lindblad Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (FL) 93.16 four stars
Conservation Lands Foundation (CO) 94.44 four stars
Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful (PA) 92.69 four stars
The Conservation Alliance (OR) 85.92 three stars
Amazon Conservation Team (VA) 97.66 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation
3333 Sanibel-Captiva Road
Sanibel, FL 33957
tel: (239) 472-2329
fax: (239) 472-6421
EIN: 59-1205087

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Board Leadership

Gwenda Hiett-Clements
President

CEO

Erick Lindblad
Executive Director

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