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Animals : Wildlife Conservation

Turtle Island Restoration Network

Protecting endangered marine species

90.61

9255 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard Olema, CA 94950
tel: (415) 663-8590   Web Site
EIN: 91-1818080

Board Leadership
Donna Howe
Chair

CEO
Todd Steiner
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.61
  Financial 87.07
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 10/01/2016 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

87.07

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 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)
83.5%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.65
  Program Expenses Growth -10.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Turtle Island Restoration Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Turtle Island Restoration Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Turtle Island Restoration Network (CA) 90.61
Point Blue Conservation Science (CA) 94.15
Orangutan Foundation International (CA) 90.10
Carolina Raptor Center (NC) 91.62
Boreal Songbird Initiative (WA) 86.79

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Turtle Island Restoration Network's (TIRN) mission is to take swift and decisive action to protect and restore marine species and their habitats and to inspire people in communities all over the world to join us as active and vocal marine species advocates. Our Sea Turtles Restoration Project provides public education, action, and hands-on conservation to protect endangered sea turtles and marine biodiversity worldwide. Our GotMercury project works to educate the public about the impacts of consuming mercury tainted seafood. Our Salmon Protection and Watershed Network (SPAWN) works to protect California's largest remaining run on endangered Coho salmon through research, restoration, public education and policy change.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,096,031
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $385,396
Total Contributions $1,481,427
   Program Service Revenue $4,690
Total Primary Revenue $1,486,117
   Other Revenue $14,102
TOTAL REVENUE $1,500,219
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $990,426
   Administrative Expenses $126,985
   Fundraising Expenses $159,898
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,277,309
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $222,910
   
Net Assets $2,457,743

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.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Protecting and Restoring Endangered Sea Turtles $689,038 65.4%
Salmon Protection and Watershed Network (SPAWN) $365,084 34.6%

Ratings History
Turtle Island Restoration Network has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 10/01/2016 90.61
2014-06 07/01/2016 91.16
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.82
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 85.16
2014-06 08/01/2015 83.21
2012-12 06/01/2014 92.19
2011-12 12/20/2012 86.54
2010-12 03/01/2012 83.48
2009-12 09/20/2011 79.48
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 81.05
2008-12 11/01/2010 96.12
2007-12 03/01/2009 93.82
2006-12 06/01/2008 93.73
2005-12 07/01/2007 96.17
2004-12 10/01/2006 93.64
2003-12 05/01/2005 93.36

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 91-1818080
Name in IRS Master File TURTLE ISLAND RESTORATION NETWORK
NTEE Code C30
NTEE Classification Natural Resources Conservation and Protection
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
(123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 October, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 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
$132,671 10.38% Todd Steiner President

Turtle Island Restoration Network's (TIRN) mission is to take swift and decisive action to protect and restore marine species and their habitats and to inspire people in communities all over the world to join us as active and vocal marine species advocates. Our Sea Turtles Restoration Project provides public education, action, and hands-on conservation to protect endangered sea turtles and marine biodiversity worldwide. Our GotMercury project works to educate the public about the impacts of consuming mercury tainted seafood. Our Salmon Protection and Watershed Network (SPAWN) works to protect California's largest remaining run on endangered Coho salmon through research, restoration, public education and policy change.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Turtle Island Restoration Network (CA) 90.61
The Peregrine Fund (ID) 92.08
Wildlife Conservation Network (CA) 100.00
African Wildlife Foundation (DC) 94.94
American Bird Conservancy (VA) 93.98

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Charity Contact Info

Turtle Island Restoration Network
9255 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard
Olema, CA 94950
tel: (415) 663-8590
fax: (415) 663-9534
EIN: 91-1818080

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 370
Forest Knolls, CA 94933

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Board Leadership

Donna Howe
Chair

CEO

Todd Steiner
Executive Director

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