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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

San Francisco Baykeeper

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

two stars

75.23

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 75.23 two stars
  Financial 64.97 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

one star

64.97

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
67.4%
  Administrative Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 21.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.45
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.67
  Program Expenses Growth -7.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.5%
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) 75.23 two stars
Buzzards Bay Coalition (MA) 87.17 three stars
Marine Conservation Institute (WA) 85.70 three stars
Ocean Conservancy (DC) 91.97 four stars
Center for Coastal Studies (MA) 93.93 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $714,444
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $714,444
   Program Service Revenue $683,808
Total Primary Revenue $1,398,252
   Other Revenue $-519
TOTAL REVENUE $1,397,733
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $579,565
   Administrative Expenses $154,494
   Fundraising Expenses $354,642
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,088,701
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $309,032
   
Net Assets $1,018,795

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
2016-06 02/01/2018 75.23 two stars
2015-06 11/01/2017 83.20 three stars
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
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$116,000 10.65% Sejal Choksi-Chugh Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Francisco Baykeeper (CA) 75.23 two stars
Coral Reef Alliance (CA) 92.03 four stars
Buzzards Bay Coalition (MA) 87.17 three stars
The Ocean Foundation (DC) 93.79 four stars
Ocean Conservancy (DC) 91.97 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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