Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Ocean Alliance

A research organization focused on whales and marine toxicology

two stars

75.38

32 Horton Street Gloucester, MA 01930
tel: (978) 281-2814   Web Site
EIN: 22-2573677

Board Leadership
Andrew Morse
Chairman

CEO
Iain Kerr
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 75.38 two stars
  Financial 86.30 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 68.00 one star
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Ocean Alliance, founded in 1971 by biologist Roger Payne, collects a broad spectrum of data on whales and ocean life relating particularly to toxicology, behavior, bioacoustics, and genetics. From that data we work with our scientific partners to advise educators and policy makers on wise stewardship of the oceans to: reduce pollution, prevent the collapse of marine mammal populations, maintain human access to fish and other sea life, and promote ocean and human health. Ocean Alliance is concerned with the conservation of whales and all sea life, as well as human impacts on the marine environment. Through the Ocean Alliance program the Voyage of the Odyssey, we are able to focus on measuring the concentrations of synthetic contaminants that adversely affect the world's oceans and its marine species.

Ocean Alliance, founded in 1971 by biologist Roger Payne, collects a broad spectrum of data on whales and ocean life relating particularly to toxicology, behavior, bioacoustics, and genetics. From that data we work with our scientific partners to advise educators and policy makers on wise stewardship of the oceans to: reduce pollution, prevent the collapse of marine mammal populations, maintain human access to fish and other sea life, and promote ocean and human health. Ocean Alliance is concerned with the conservation of whales and all sea life, as well as human impacts on the marine environment. Through the Ocean Alliance program the Voyage of the Odyssey, we are able to focus on measuring the concentrations of synthetic contaminants that adversely affect the world's oceans and its marine species.

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Financial

three stars

86.30

Accountability & Transparency

one star

68.00

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)
80.8%
  Administrative Expenses 12.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.66
  Program Expenses Growth -3.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ocean Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ocean Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $756,708
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $26,366
Total Contributions $783,074
   Program Service Revenue $53,992
Total Primary Revenue $837,066
   Other Revenue $80,431
TOTAL REVENUE $917,497
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $643,509
   Administrative Expenses $93,180
   Fundraising Expenses $28,534
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $765,223
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $152,274
   
Net Assets $3,688,701

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$98,000 12.80% Iain Kerr Chief Executive Officer

Mission

Ocean Alliance, founded in 1971 by biologist Roger Payne, collects a broad spectrum of data on whales and ocean life relating particularly to toxicology, behavior, bioacoustics, and genetics. From that data we work with our scientific partners to advise educators and policy makers on wise stewardship of the oceans to: reduce pollution, prevent the collapse of marine mammal populations, maintain human access to fish and other sea life, and promote ocean and human health. Ocean Alliance is concerned with the conservation of whales and all sea life, as well as human impacts on the marine environment. Through the Ocean Alliance program the Voyage of the Odyssey, we are able to focus on measuring the concentrations of synthetic contaminants that adversely affect the world's oceans and its marine species.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ocean Alliance (MA) 75.38 two stars
Wildlife Alliance (NY) 87.25 three stars
Pacific Marine Mammal Center (CA) 87.87 three stars
Save the Manatee Club (FL) 90.23 four stars
Bat Conservation International (VA) 88.68 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ocean Alliance
32 Horton Street
Gloucester, MA 01930
tel: (978) 281-2814
fax: (978) 281-2816
EIN: 22-2573677

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Board Leadership

Andrew Morse
Chairman

CEO

Iain Kerr
Chief Executive Officer