EIN 63-0779657

Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL)

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
154
State
Year formed
1971
Most recent tax filings
2019-09
Description
The Dauphin Island Sea Lab's mission encompasses the pursuit of excellence in marine science education, marine research, coastal zone management policy and public engagement through the Estuarium, DISL's public aquarium.
Also known as...
Marine Environmental Sciences Consortium

Program areas at DISL

University Programs-support both graduate and undergraduate degrees of the 22 member institutions. Students utilize resources at MESC as an integral part of their education (300 students per year)
Research-faculty conduct research in disciplines ranging from biochemistry to paleobiology. Mobile Bay is the overwhelmingly dominant natural feature of the Alabama coast and MESC has concentrated its efforts on the Bay - although research is carried out as far as Antarctica (100 projects)
Discovery Hall Program-Intended to increase understanding and appreciation for science and the marine environment by directly involving participants in the environment with dynamic, hands on activities, k-12 students, teacher training and enhancement programs (10,000 students per year).

Form 990s for DISL

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-092020-12-01990View PDF
2018-092019-10-07990View PDF
2017-092018-06-14990View PDF
2016-092017-10-13990View PDF
2015-092016-08-16990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)Various Conservation Proj$2,756,209
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...and 2 more grants received

Financials for DISL

RevenuesFYE 09/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$13,450,575
Program services$2,233,222
Investment income and dividends$790
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$-37,582
Miscellaneous revenues$95,607
Total revenues$15,742,612

Personnel at DISL

NameTitleCompensation
John F. Valentine, PH.D.Executive Director, Senior Marine Scientist Iii More$205,416
Angela LevinsPublic Relations Director
John Dindo, PH.D.Director of Estuarium Senior Marine Scientist Iii More$159,981
 Subscribe to viewChair , University Programs$168,599
 Subscribe to viewChair Discovery Hall Programs$93,991
...and 2 more key personnel

Organizations like DISL

OrganizationLocationRevenue
Chesapeake Bay FoundationAnnapolis, MD$29,836,973
Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF)Alexandria, VA$10,668,962
Center for Coastal StudiesProvincetown, MA$4,057,066
Surfrider FoundationSan Clemente, CA$8,618,975
The Everglades FoundationPalmetto Bay, FL$10,959,365
Ocean ConservancyWashington, DC$30,868,502
Save The BayProvidence, RI$4,910,332
The Water Institute of the GulfBaton Rouge, LA$8,272,806
Earth Island InstituteBerkeley, CA$15,352,923
Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF)Sanibel, FL$5,107,919
Heal The BaySanta Monica, CA$6,381,347
Science Museum of MinnesotaSt Paul, MN$47,589,678
TreePeopleBeverly Hills, CA$7,221,824
Connecticut Fund for the Environment (CFE)New Haven, CT$6,099,178
Buzzards Bay CoalitionNew Bedford, MA$8,608,102
The Mono Lake FoundationLee Vining, CA$4,833,968
Wildearth GuardiansSanta Fe, NM$4,394,861
Galveston Bay FoundationHouston, TX$7,563,933
Rails To Trails ConservancyWashington, DC$10,247,858
Blue Water BaltimoreBaltimore, MD$3,938,802
North Carolina Coastal FederationNewport, NC$6,372,668
Casey TreesWashington, DC$9,770,273
Natural Resources CouncilAugusta, ME$6,315,021
Ecology Action of Santa CruzSanta Cruz, CA$33,222,721
Environmental Justice Coalition for WaterSacramento, CA$4,260,695
Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$15,742,612
2019
Yearly growth
2.9%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$16,057,170
2019
Yearly growth
3.8%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$19,542,404
2019
Yearly growth
2.4%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
154
2019
Yearly growth
7.7%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
101 Bienville Blvd
Dauphin Island, AL 36528
Metro area
Mobile, AL
Website URL
disl.edu/ 
Phone
(251) 861-2141
Facebook page
disealab 
Twitter profile
@disealab 
IRS details
EIN
63-0779657
Fiscal year end
September
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1971
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
C32: Water Resource, Wetlands Conservation and Management
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
Parent/child status
Independent