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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

San Francisco Baykeeper

Protecting San Francisco Bay from pollution for more than 25 years.

three stars

82.96

1736 Franklin St. Suite 800
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (510) 735-9700   Web Site
EIN: 68-0120240

Board Leadership
Peter Molnar
Chair

CEO
Sejal Choksi-Chugh
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.96 three stars
  Financial 76.25 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

two stars

76.25

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2016 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)
71.9%
  Administrative Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.39
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.47
  Program Expenses Growth 15.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 25.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by San Francisco Baykeeper on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by San Francisco Baykeeper on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Francisco Baykeeper (CA) 82.96 three stars
Gulf of Maine Research Institute (ME) 86.98 three stars
Buzzards Bay Coalition (MA) 87.17 three stars
Marine Conservation Institute (WA) 86.18 three stars
Oceana (DC) 93.10 four stars

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San Francisco Baykeeper's mission is to safeguard San Francisco Bay from pollution. Baykeeper was established in 1989 to defend the water quality of San Francisco Bay and to protect the Bay ecosystem, wildlife and local communities. Baykeeper's small, highly skilled staff uses on-the-water patrols, water quality monitoring, science, education, advocacy and legal action to strengthen clean water laws and keep pollution out of the Bay. With the help of our members, Baykeeper works to ensure a healthy San Francisco Bay for all.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $631,933
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $631,933
   Program Service Revenue $1,551,913
Total Primary Revenue $2,183,846
   Other Revenue $3,738
TOTAL REVENUE $2,187,584
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,708,645
   Administrative Expenses $183,876
   Fundraising Expenses $299,748
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,192,269
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-4,685
   
Net Assets $709,763

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 07/01/2016 82.96 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 82.36 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 73.34 two stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 75.70 two stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 91.62 four stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 91.04 four stars
2010-06 06/01/2012 90.46 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 87.87 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 06/01/2011 85.57 three stars
2008-06 04/01/2009 88.83 three stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 86.01 three stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 81.94 three stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 74.32 two stars
2004-06 11/01/2005 72.56 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 68-0120240
Name in IRS Master File BAYKEEPER
NTEE Code C32
NTEE Classification Water Resource, Wetlands Conservation and Management
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 May, 1987
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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
$87,292 3.98% Sejal Choksi-Chugh Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$57,120 2.60% Deborah Self Former Executive Director

San Francisco Baykeeper's mission is to safeguard San Francisco Bay from pollution. Baykeeper was established in 1989 to defend the water quality of San Francisco Bay and to protect the Bay ecosystem, wildlife and local communities. Baykeeper's small, highly skilled staff uses on-the-water patrols, water quality monitoring, science, education, advocacy and legal action to strengthen clean water laws and keep pollution out of the Bay. With the help of our members, Baykeeper works to ensure a healthy San Francisco Bay for all.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Francisco Baykeeper (CA) 82.96 three stars
Ocean Conservancy (DC) 88.54 three stars
Los Angeles Waterkeeper (CA) 87.34 three stars
Oceana (DC) 93.10 four stars
The Ocean Foundation (DC) 94.69 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

San Francisco Baykeeper
1736 Franklin St.
Suite 800
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (510) 735-9700
fax: (510) 735-9160
EIN: 68-0120240

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Board Leadership

Peter Molnar
Chair

CEO

Sejal Choksi-Chugh
Executive Director

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