Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Oceana

Protecting the world's oceans

four stars

93.10

1350 Connecticut Avenue, NW 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (877) 762-3262   Web Site
EIN: 51-0401308

Board Leadership
Simon Sidamon-Eristoff
Chair

CEO
Andrew Sharpless
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.10 four stars
  Financial 91.11 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2017 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

four stars

91.11

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 09/01/2017 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)
71.4%
  Administrative Expenses 17.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.70
  Program Expenses Growth 13.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Oceana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Oceana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $16,546,534
   Federated Campaigns $32,706
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,108,297
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $114,651
Total Contributions $18,802,188
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $18,802,188
   Other Revenue $-433,421
TOTAL REVENUE $18,368,767
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $18,591,087
   Administrative Expenses $4,517,737
   Fundraising Expenses $2,732,122
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $25,840,946
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-7,472,179
   
Net Assets $37,230,430

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$318,184 1.23% Andrew F. Sharpless Chief Executive Officer

Mission

Founded in 2001, Oceana is the largest international group focused solely on ocean conservation. Our offices in North America, South America and Europe, work together on a limited number of strategic, directed campaigns to achieve measurable outcomes that will help return our oceans to former levels of abundance. We believe in the importance of science in identifying problems and solutions. Our scientists lead our team of economists, lawyers, and advocates focused on achieving tangible results for the oceans. Saving the oceans may take decades, but in each of our campaigns we aim to accomplish an important milestone in that effort within two to five years.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Oceana (DC) 93.10 four stars
The Ocean Foundation (DC) 94.69 four stars
Orange County Coastkeeper (CA) 87.14 three stars
Coral Reef Alliance (CA) 94.05 four stars
Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast (FL) 91.40 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Oceana
1350 Connecticut Avenue, NW
5th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (877) 762-3262
fax: (202) 833-2070
EIN: 51-0401308

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Board Leadership

Simon Sidamon-Eristoff
Chair

CEO

Andrew Sharpless
Chief Executive Officer

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