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.

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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.
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

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$132,601 4.26% Erick Lindblad Executive Director

Mission

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.

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Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (FL) 93.16 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