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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

The Marine Mammal Center

We are guided and inspired by a shared vision of a healthy ocean for marine mammals and humans alike.

four stars

94.11

2000 Bunker Road Fort Cronkhite
Sausalito, CA 94965
tel: (415) 289-7325   Web Site
EIN: 51-0144434

Board Leadership
Cecily Majerus
Board Chair

CEO
Dr. Jeffrey R. Boehm
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.11 four stars
  Financial 92.24 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Marine Mammal Center advances global ocean conservation through marine mammal rescue and rehabilitation, scientific research, and education.

The Marine Mammal Center advances global ocean conservation through marine mammal rescue and rehabilitation, scientific research, and education.

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Financial

four stars

92.24

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
79.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.56
  Program Expenses Growth 8.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Marine Mammal Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Marine Mammal Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Marine Mammal Center (CA) 94.11 four stars
Primarily Primates (TX) 91.36 four stars
Pacific Marine Mammal Center (CA) 87.87 three stars
Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research (DE) 86.42 three stars
Turtle Island Restoration Network (CA) 96.93 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,384,640
   Federated Campaigns $33,893
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,418,533
   Program Service Revenue $574,600
Total Primary Revenue $8,993,133
   Other Revenue $628,124
TOTAL REVENUE $9,621,257
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,309,685
   Administrative Expenses $731,011
   Fundraising Expenses $1,620,083
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,660,779
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,039,522
   
Net Assets $38,825,157

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
Rescue and Rehabilitation $5,185,719 55.7%
Education $2,533,254 27.2%
Scientific Research $1,590,712 17.1%

Ratings History
The Marine Mammal Center has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 12/01/2019 94.11 four stars
2017-09 03/01/2019 95.00 four stars
2016-09 03/01/2018 93.27 four stars
2015-09 12/01/2016 94.94 four stars
2014-09 08/01/2016 91.67 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 90.55 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/22/2015 90.37 four stars
2013-09 05/01/2015 87.76 three stars
2012-09 03/01/2014 93.72 four stars
2012-09 02/01/2014 92.29 four stars
2011-09 11/06/2012 86.86 three stars
2010-09 12/01/2011 86.05 three stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 81.17 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 12/22/2010 74.31 two stars
2008-09 11/01/2009 79.23 two stars
2007-09 11/01/2008 78.77 two stars
2006-09 09/01/2007 70.68 two stars
2005-09 09/01/2006 70.82 two stars
2004-09 08/01/2005 78.99 two stars
2002-12 10/01/2003 76.95 two 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 51-0144434
Name in IRS Master File MARINE MAMMAL CENTER
NTEE Code D30
NTEE Classification Wildlife Preservation, Protection
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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, 1995
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, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$226,587 1.94% J. R. Boehm Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Marine Mammal Center (CA) 94.11 four stars
African Wildlife Foundation (DC) 86.78 three stars
American Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (NY) 85.68 three stars
Snow Leopard Trust (WA) 93.73 four stars
Carolina Raptor Center (NC) 85.13 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Marine Mammal Center
2000 Bunker Road
Fort Cronkhite
Sausalito, CA 94965
tel: (415) 289-7325
fax: (415) 289-7333
EIN: 51-0144434

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Board Leadership

Cecily Majerus
Board Chair

CEO

Dr. Jeffrey R. Boehm
Executive Director

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