Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Point Blue Conservation Science

Conservation science for a healthy planet.

three stars

87.88

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

Board Leadership
Geoffrey Gordon-Creed
Chair

CEO
Manuel Oliva
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.88 three stars
  Financial 86.86 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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

three stars

86.86

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
77.2%
  Administrative Expenses 13.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.06
  Program Expenses Growth 4.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.8%
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 $6,471,969
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $3,010
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,474,979
   Program Service Revenue $5,427,130
Total Primary Revenue $11,902,109
   Other Revenue $53,442
TOTAL REVENUE $11,955,551
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,048,543
   Administrative Expenses $1,774,116
   Fundraising Expenses $1,131,170
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,953,829
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-998,278
   
Net Assets $14,115,922

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$184,059 1.42% Ellie Cohen Former 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) 87.88 three stars
Orangutan Foundation International (CA) 98.58 four stars
Wildlife Alliance (NY) 87.41 three stars
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Polar Bears International (MT) 92.81 four 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

Geoffrey Gordon-Creed
Chair

CEO

Manuel Oliva
President, CEO