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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Save the Manatee Club

Protecting manatees and their aquatic habitats

four stars

90.89

500 North Maitland Avenue Maitland, FL 32751
tel: (800) 432-5646   Web Site
EIN: 59-3131709

Board Leadership
Jimmy Buffett & Helen Digges Spivey
Board Co-Chairs

CEO
Patrick M. Rose
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.89 four stars
  Financial 87.12 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

87.12

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 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)
83.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.65
  Program Expenses Growth -1.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Save the Manatee Club on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Save the Manatee Club on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Save the Manatee Club (FL) 90.89 four stars
Ocean Alliance (MA) 86.72 three stars
Wildlife Conservation Network (CA) 100.00 four stars
Cheetah Conservation Fund (VA) 92.62 four stars
Snow Leopard Trust (WA) 96.05 four stars

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Save the Manatee Club (SMC) was established in 1981 by former Florida Governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham and singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett. SMC works to protect endangered manatees and their aquatic habitat for future generations. In order to recover the manatee population, or delist the species, our goals are: to protect ample healthy habitat to support a stable or growing manatee population; to reduce manatee harassment, injuries and deaths from human activity; to ensure that sufficient regulations have been adopted to accomplish these goals. In order to accomplish our objective and goals we concentrate our efforts on reducing the negative impacts to manatees and their aquatic habitat caused by human activity.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $972,263
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $477,362
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,449,625
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,449,625
   Other Revenue $90,648
TOTAL REVENUE $1,540,273
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,052,492
   Administrative Expenses $129,567
   Fundraising Expenses $66,910
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,248,969
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $291,304
   
Net Assets $1,025,949

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
Conservation $385,589 36.6%
Membership Services $293,532 27.9%
Education and Outreach $291,340 27.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 07/01/2017 90.89 four stars
2014-12 10/01/2016 87.46 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.14 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 10/01/2015 82.71 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 81.81 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 87.30 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 80.32 three stars
2010-12 12/20/2012 78.43 two stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 75.04 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 74.99 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 74.76 two stars
2008-12 02/01/2010 82.11 three stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 84.98 three stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 75.07 two stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 75.57 two stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 75.21 two stars
2003-12 11/01/2004 76.41 two stars
2002-12 12/01/2003 81.42 three stars
2001-12 04/15/2003 89.66 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 59-3131709
Name in IRS Master File SAVE THE MANATEE CLUB INC
NTEE Code D01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Organization to Prevent Cruelty to Animals
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (529) Ecology or conservation
(509) Other legislative and political activities
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 January, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 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
$83,000 6.64% Patrick Rose Executive Director

Save the Manatee Club (SMC) was established in 1981 by former Florida Governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham and singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett. SMC works to protect endangered manatees and their aquatic habitat for future generations. In order to recover the manatee population, or delist the species, our goals are: to protect ample healthy habitat to support a stable or growing manatee population; to reduce manatee harassment, injuries and deaths from human activity; to ensure that sufficient regulations have been adopted to accomplish these goals. In order to accomplish our objective and goals we concentrate our efforts on reducing the negative impacts to manatees and their aquatic habitat caused by human activity.

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Charity Contact Info

Save the Manatee Club
500 North Maitland Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751
tel: (800) 432-5646
fax: (407) 539-0871
EIN: 59-3131709

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Board Leadership

Jimmy Buffett & Helen Digges Spivey
Board Co-Chairs

CEO

Patrick M. Rose
Executive Director

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