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Turtle Island Restoration Network

Protecting endangered marine species

four stars

96.91

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 96.91 four stars
  Financial 96.84 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

four stars

96.84

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
82.7%
  Administrative Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.77
  Program Expenses Growth 14.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.4%
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) 96.91 four stars
Global Wildlife Conservation (TX) 95.98 four stars
Snow Leopard Trust (WA) 94.35 four stars
American Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (NY) 91.16 four stars
Carolina Raptor Center (NC) 87.96 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,346,831
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $513,423
Total Contributions $1,860,254
   Program Service Revenue $9,323
Total Primary Revenue $1,869,577
   Other Revenue $20,901
TOTAL REVENUE $1,890,478
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,416,365
   Administrative Expenses $142,351
   Fundraising Expenses $110,431
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,669,147
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $221,331
   
Net Assets $2,646,672

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 $776,665 54.8%
Salmon Protection and Watershed Network (SPAWN) $639,700 45.2%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 09/01/2018 96.91 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 96.56 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 90.61 four stars
2014-06 07/01/2016 91.16 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.82 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 85.16 three stars
2014-06 08/01/2015 83.21 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 92.19 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 86.54 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 83.48 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 79.48 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 81.05 three stars
2008-12 11/01/2010 96.12 four stars
2007-12 03/01/2009 93.82 four stars
2006-12 06/01/2008 93.73 four stars
2005-12 07/01/2007 96.17 four stars
2004-12 10/01/2006 93.64 four stars
2003-12 05/01/2005 93.36 four 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 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 June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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
$128,490 7.69% Todd Steiner Executive Director

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Turtle Island Restoration Network (CA) 96.91 four stars
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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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