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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Coral Reef Alliance

Saving the World's Coral Reefs

85.22

1330 Broadway Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (888) 267-2573   Web Site
EIN: 94-3211245

Board Leadership
Kirby Ryan
Chair

CEO
Dr. Madhavi Colton
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.22
  Financial 79.10
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL) is a non-profit, environmental NGO that is on a mission to save the world's coral reefs. We work collaboratively with communities to reduce direct threats to reefs in ways that provide lasting benefits to people and wildlife. In parallel, CORAL is actively expanding the scientific understanding of how corals adapt to climate change and applying this information to give reefs the best chance to thrive for generations to come. This combined expertise uniquely positions us to achieve our mission by rallying the conservation community around scalable and effective solutions for coral reefs.

The Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL) is a non-profit, environmental NGO that is on a mission to save the world's coral reefs. We work collaboratively with communities to reduce direct threats to reefs in ways that provide lasting benefits to people and wildlife. In parallel, CORAL is actively expanding the scientific understanding of how corals adapt to climate change and applying this information to give reefs the best chance to thrive for generations to come. This combined expertise uniquely positions us to achieve our mission by rallying the conservation community around scalable and effective solutions for coral reefs.

Financial

79.10

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
72.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.74
  Program Expenses Growth 5.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Coral Reef Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Coral Reef Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Coral Reef Alliance (CA) 85.22
Chesapeake Bay Trust (MD) 94.80
San Diego Coastkeeper (CA) 94.02
Galveston Bay Foundation (TX) 92.32
North Carolina Coastal Federation (NC) 99.89

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,669,787
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $6,263
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $355,518
Total Contributions $4,031,568
   Program Service Revenue $24,000
Total Primary Revenue $4,055,568
   Other Revenue $1,272
TOTAL REVENUE $4,056,840
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,467,644
   Administrative Expenses $432,084
   Fundraising Expenses $530,375
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,430,103
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $626,737
   
Net Assets $2,601,878

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
Mesoamerican Region $961,026 38.9%
Hawai'i $862,363 34.9%
Science of Adaptation $324,429 13.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 09/01/2021 85.22
2019-06 07/01/2020 87.46
2018-06 10/01/2019 91.55
2017-06 06/01/2018 92.03
2016-06 08/01/2017 94.05
2015-06 05/01/2017 96.60
2015-06 11/01/2016 95.58
2014-06 06/01/2016 96.48
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 95.59
2013-06 07/01/2014 95.20
2012-06 05/01/2013 92.63
2011-06 05/01/2012 76.43
2010-06 09/20/2011 89.16
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 02/01/2011 84.97
2009-06 07/01/2010 84.47
2008-06 04/01/2009 81.51
2007-06 08/01/2008 86.88
2006-06 04/01/2007 75.63
2005-06 03/01/2006 75.16
2004-06 05/01/2005 61.01

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

EIN 94-3211245
Name in IRS Master File THE CORAL REEF ALLIANCE
NTEE Code C32
NTEE Classification Water Resource, Wetlands Conservation and Management
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)
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 December, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$146,446 4.26% Madhavi Kushner Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$194,000 5.65% Michael Webster Former Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Coral Reef Alliance (CA) 85.22
Gulf of Maine Research Institute (ME) 93.67
Heal the Bay (CA) 85.50
Buzzards Bay Coalition (MA) 91.11
Save The Bay - Narragansett Bay (RI) 88.60

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Charity Contact Info

Coral Reef Alliance
1330 Broadway
Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (888) 267-2573
fax: (510) 370-0519
EIN: 94-3211245

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Board Leadership

Kirby Ryan
Chair

CEO

Dr. Madhavi Colton
Executive Director

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