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

Mote Marine Laboratory

Advancing the science of the sea since 1955

four stars

91.42

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 91.42 four stars
  Financial 88.55 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

What started as a one-woman operation in 1955, Mote Marine Laboratory is now home to more than 200 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 through scientific research, education and public outreach, leading to new discoveries, revitalization and sustainability of our oceans and greater public understanding of our marine resources.

What started as a one-woman operation in 1955, Mote Marine Laboratory is now home to more than 200 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 through scientific research, education and public outreach, leading to new discoveries, revitalization and sustainability of our oceans and greater public understanding of our marine resources.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of research or policy analysis products developed, e.g., reports, briefs
67
Total number of volunteer hours contributed to the organization
236,214
Number of participants engaged in programs
28,424
Number of volunteers
1,734
Total number of organization members
10,193
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

88.55

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
82.5%
  Administrative Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.07
  Program Expenses Growth 2.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 36.3%
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 $5,975,227
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $309,277
   Related Organizations $735,060
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,019,564
   Program Service Revenue $13,443,755
Total Primary Revenue $20,463,319
   Other Revenue $484,635
TOTAL REVENUE $20,947,954
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $18,335,238
   Administrative Expenses $2,627,002
   Fundraising Expenses $1,400,215
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $22,362,455
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,414,501
   
Net Assets $34,492,197

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$348,837 1.55% Michael P. Crosby President/CEO

Mission

What started as a one-woman operation in 1955, Mote Marine Laboratory is now home to more than 200 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 through scientific research, education and public outreach, leading to new discoveries, revitalization and sustainability of our oceans and greater public understanding of our marine resources.

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Mote Marine Laboratory (FL) 91.42 four stars
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Carnegie Institution for Science (DC) 89.75 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