Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Point Blue Conservation Science

Conservation science for a healthy planet.

four stars

91.23

3820 Cypress Drive Suite 11
Petaluma, CA 94954
tel: (707) 781-2555   Web Site
EIN: 94-1594250

Board Leadership
Megan Colwell
Chair

CEO
Ellie M. Cohen
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.23 four stars
  Financial 90.54 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Point Blue Conservation Science is dedicated to conserving birds, other wildlife and ecosystems through innovative scientific research and outreach. Founded as Point Reyes Bird Observatory in 1965, our award-winning bird ecology research, management tools and field training programs are advancing biodiversity conservation on land and at sea. Point Blue has catalyzed the development of some of the most innovative conservation partnerships and decision support tools in the nation. Major conservation initiatives are achieving more effective outcomes as a result of Point Blue's innovative science, training and outreach.

Point Blue Conservation Science is dedicated to conserving birds, other wildlife and ecosystems through innovative scientific research and outreach. Founded as Point Reyes Bird Observatory in 1965, our award-winning bird ecology research, management tools and field training programs are advancing biodiversity conservation on land and at sea. Point Blue has catalyzed the development of some of the most innovative conservation partnerships and decision support tools in the nation. Major conservation initiatives are achieving more effective outcomes as a result of Point Blue's innovative science, training and outreach.

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Financial

four stars

90.54

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
77.7%
  Administrative Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.20
  Program Expenses Growth 7.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Point Blue Conservation Science on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Point Blue Conservation Science on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,120,358
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,120,358
   Program Service Revenue $5,847,323
Total Primary Revenue $13,967,681
   Other Revenue $120,327
TOTAL REVENUE $14,088,008
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,128,060
   Administrative Expenses $1,820,519
   Fundraising Expenses $1,208,445
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,157,024
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $930,984
   
Net Assets $15,111,543

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$189,877 1.44% Ellie Cohen President, CEO

Mission

Point Blue Conservation Science is dedicated to conserving birds, other wildlife and ecosystems through innovative scientific research and outreach. Founded as Point Reyes Bird Observatory in 1965, our award-winning bird ecology research, management tools and field training programs are advancing biodiversity conservation on land and at sea. Point Blue has catalyzed the development of some of the most innovative conservation partnerships and decision support tools in the nation. Major conservation initiatives are achieving more effective outcomes as a result of Point Blue's innovative science, training and outreach.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Point Blue Conservation Science (CA) 91.23 four stars
Georgia Wildlife Federation (GA) 92.92 four stars
New England Wildlife Center (MA) 91.78 four stars
Wild Salmon Center (OR) 87.82 three stars
Ocean Alliance (MA) 89.39 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Point Blue Conservation Science
3820 Cypress Drive
Suite 11
Petaluma, CA 94954
tel: (707) 781-2555
fax: (707) 765-1685
EIN: 94-1594250

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Board Leadership

Megan Colwell
Chair

CEO

Ellie M. Cohen
President, CEO