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Sea Turtle Conservancy
4424 Northwest 13th Street
Suite B-11
Gainesville, FL 32609
tel: (352) 373-6441
fax: (352) 375-2449
EIN: 59-6151069

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Board Leadership

Landon T. Clay
Chairman of the Board


David Godfrey
Executive Director

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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Sea Turtle Conservancy

Ensuring the survival of sea turtles within the Wider Caribbean basin and Atlantic

(out of 100)
Overall Score & Rating 89.11 3 stars
  Financial 84.60 3 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 4 stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.52
  Program Expenses Growth 2.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sea Turtle Conservancy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Income Statement     (FYE 12/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,024,675
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $184,230
   Fundraising Events $6,966
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $552,559
Total Contributions $1,768,430
   Program Service Revenue $592,127
Total Primary Revenue $2,360,557
   Other Revenue $89,514
TOTAL REVENUE $2,450,071
   Program Expenses $2,101,319
   Administrative Expenses $136,898
   Fundraising Expenses $154,661
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $57,193
Net Assets $3,830,524

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Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 12/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$115,850 4.84% David Godfrey Chief Executive Officer


The Sea Turtle Conservancy (formerly Caribbean Conservation Corporation) is the oldest and most accomplished sea turtle organization in the world. Since its founding in 1959, the Conservancy's work has greatly improved the survival outlook for several species of sea turtles. The Sea Turtle Conservancy is a world-renowned leader in sea turtle research and conservation. The mission of the Conservancy is to ensure the survival of sea turtles within the Wider Caribbean basin and Atlantic through research, education, training, advocacy and the protection of the natural habitats upon which they depend. To achieve its mission, the Conservancy uses research, habitat protection, public education, community outreach, networking and advocacy as its basic tools. Ongoing programs are carried out in Florida, Costa Rica, Panama, Bermuda and the West Indies.

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