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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

San Francisco Baykeeper

We hold polluters accountable and defend San Francisco Bay from the biggest threats.

three stars

82.18

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 82.18 three stars
  Financial 74.80 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

San Francisco Baykeeper holds polluters accountable and defends San Francisco Bay. We patrol on the water, investigate and stop polluters, and strengthen laws to protect the Bay. For 30 years, our lawyers, scientists, and policy advocates have defended San Francisco Bay from the biggest threats.

San Francisco Baykeeper holds polluters accountable and defends San Francisco Bay. We patrol on the water, investigate and stop polluters, and strengthen laws to protect the Bay. For 30 years, our lawyers, scientists, and policy advocates have defended San Francisco Bay from the biggest threats.

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Financial

two stars

74.80

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
66.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 22.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.38
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.81
  Program Expenses Growth 11.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.6%
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) 82.18 three stars
Coral Reef Alliance (CA) 91.55 four stars
Orange County Coastkeeper (CA) 94.74 four stars
The Ocean Foundation (DC) 96.46 four stars
Chesapeake Conservancy (MD) 96.93 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $809,414
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $809,414
   Program Service Revenue $866,039
Total Primary Revenue $1,675,453
   Other Revenue $7,294
TOTAL REVENUE $1,682,747
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,173,381
   Administrative Expenses $163,403
   Fundraising Expenses $338,481
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,675,265
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $7,482
   
Net Assets $1,164,390

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
2018-06 08/01/2019 82.18 three stars
2017-06 11/01/2018 84.75 three stars
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
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$124,174 7.41% Sejal Choksi-Chugh Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Francisco Baykeeper (CA) 82.18 three stars
Coral Reef Alliance (CA) 91.55 four stars
Healthy Gulf (LA) 88.68 three stars
Clean Ocean Action (NJ) 99.87 four stars
Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries (ME) 94.15 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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