Research and Public Policy : Non-Medical Science & Technology Research

Mote Marine Laboratory

Advancing the science of the sea since 1955

four stars

92.20

1600 Ken Thompson Parkway Sarasota, FL 34236
tel: (941) 388-4441   Web Site
EIN: 59-0756643

Board Leadership
Howard Seider Jr.
Chairman

CEO
Michael P. Crosby
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.20 four stars
  Financial 89.73 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

What started as a one-woman operation in 1955, Mote Marine Laboratory is now home to 261 staff members, including 36 Ph.D. scientists who lead their respective fields. Mote research has expanded to include twenty-four diverse research programs today. These diverse and impressive research programs make Mote a world-class scientific enterprise. Coupled with this expansive breadth of research, Mote focuses on strengthening conservation efforts as well as public education and outreach. Mote's mission is to advance marine and environmental sciences leading to new discoveries, revitalization, sustainability and greater public understanding of our oceans through
innovative research, education and outreach.

What started as a one-woman operation in 1955, Mote Marine Laboratory is now home to 261 staff members, including 36 Ph.D. scientists who lead their respective fields. Mote research has expanded to include twenty-four diverse research programs today. These diverse and impressive research programs make Mote a world-class scientific enterprise. Coupled with this expansive breadth of research, Mote focuses on strengthening conservation efforts as well as public education and outreach. Mote's mission is to advance marine and environmental sciences leading to new discoveries, revitalization, sustainability and greater public understanding of our oceans through
innovative research, education and outreach.

Financial

three stars

89.73

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
82.6%
  Administrative Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.33
  Program Expenses Growth 2.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 33.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mote Marine Laboratory on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mote Marine Laboratory on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,846,590
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $281,915
   Related Organizations $612,767
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $12,741,272
   Program Service Revenue $15,002,672
Total Primary Revenue $27,743,944
   Other Revenue $313,084
TOTAL REVENUE $28,057,028
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $18,854,761
   Administrative Expenses $2,332,406
   Fundraising Expenses $1,532,686
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $22,719,853
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,337,175
   
Net Assets $39,873,773

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$360,315 1.58% Michael P. Crosby President, CEO

Mission

What started as a one-woman operation in 1955, Mote Marine Laboratory is now home to 261 staff members, including 36 Ph.D. scientists who lead their respective fields. Mote research has expanded to include twenty-four diverse research programs today. These diverse and impressive research programs make Mote a world-class scientific enterprise. Coupled with this expansive breadth of research, Mote focuses on strengthening conservation efforts as well as public education and outreach. Mote's mission is to advance marine and environmental sciences leading to new discoveries, revitalization, sustainability and greater public understanding of our oceans through
innovative research, education and outreach.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science (DC) 89.07 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Mote Marine Laboratory
1600 Ken Thompson Parkway
Sarasota, FL 34236
tel: (941) 388-4441
fax: (941) 388-4312
EIN: 59-0756643

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Board Leadership

Howard Seider Jr.
Chairman

CEO

Michael P. Crosby
President, CEO