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Oceana is a endangered species organization based in Washington, DC that was founded in 2001. As of 2019 they had $51 million in revenue and $56 million in assets.

Oceana is an international ocean advocacy organization that seeks to restore the resiliency, diversity and abundance of marine ecosystems and to ensure that our oceans are a significant source of wild-caught fish that can help to feed the world. To ad...

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Program areas at Oceana

Internationalbelizethroughout the last year, we have:continued to grow support within the belizean government, the fishing community, and the tourism and food-service industries for a ban on gillnets in belize;

Law -the legal department supports oceana's campaigns by providing legal advice to oceana's staff, drafting comment letters, bringing strategic litigation, and reviewing advocacy materials. The legal department also provides senior management with effective advice on organizational strategies and their implementation, advice on legal compliance and legal risk, and retains outside counsel and oversees their work.highlights of our 2018 work include:united states:-with the assistance of pro bono attorneys, we defended a pacific rule imposing hard bycatch caps on drift gillnets. After the trump administration took power, the government rejected the hard caps rule already approved by the pacific fishery management council. The court held that the government could not do that and had to go back and consult with the council if it wanted to revise the rule.-we defeated quotas that allowed overfishing for the pacific anchovy, securing a court order requiring the pacific fishery management council to establish catch limits ...

United statesin the united states, oceana is working on science-based policy campaigns that address responsible fishing, climate and energy, seafood fraud and defending the nation's bedrock conservation laws.responsible fishing:after several years of campaigning by oceana and our allies, we won a significant victory against destructive fishing: the nets known as "walls of death" are coming out of the water. In september 2018, California governor jerry brown signed into law a bill that will clean up California's ocean. The new law will phase out the use of large-mesh driftnet fishing for swordfish, establish a buyout program, and incentivize the use of clean swordfish fishing gear. Despite 30 years of management measures aimed at reducing bycatch, the swordfish drift gillnet fishery had stubbornly remained one of the nation's dirtiest fisheries. This hard-won victory will help further clean up u.s. Fisheries and protect innumerable marine mammals, sea turtles, and sharks. And this new ...

Form 990s for Oceana

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Sep 13, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Oct 17, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Jun 13, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Jan 22, 2016990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Oceana

Total grants, contributions, etc.$51,826,346
Program services$10,984
Investment income and dividends$29,082
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$5,000
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-5,882
Net income from fundraising events$-93,853
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$124,800
Total revenues$51,896,477

Vendors for Oceana

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
DrupalContent management system software2020-06-15
████████ ████████Fundraising software; Advocacy software2020-06-15
██████ ███Tax accounting2019-06-29
███████ ████Professional Solicitor Fundraiser$14,6252018-12-01
█████ ████ ███ ████ ██████ ███ ███ ████Catering Services$464,0482018-12-01
█ █ █████████ ████████Fundraising and Advertising; Fundraising Counsel$744,0282018-12-01
█████████ ██████ ██ ███████ █████████ █Insurance Broker Commissions$335,4682018-12-01
████████ ███████Legal Counsel$393,7832018-12-01
...and 11 more vendors

Personnel at Oceana

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Christopher M SharkeyChief Financial Officer$242,057Sept. 13, 2019
Deborah BrownleeDirector of Operations, Gos-July 17, 2019
█████ ████████Director of Finance and Administration-July 17, 2019
███ ████████Director of Finance-July 17, 2019
█████████ ███████Director of Communications-July 17, 2019
██████ ██████Senior Communications Director, North America-July 17, 2019
█████ ███████Communications Director-July 17, 2019
████ █████ ███████It Director-July 17, 2019
██████ ████Policy Director-July 17, 2019
█████ █████Legal and Policy Director-July 17, 2019
...and 43 more key personnel

Peer endangered species protection organizations

1Ocean Conservancy501(c)(3)$37 millionWashington, DC
2The Jane Goodall Institute501(c)(3)$20 millionVienna, VA
3National Wild Turkey Federation501(c)(3)$40 millionEdgefield, SC
4National Wildlife Federation501(c)(3)$83 millionReston, VA
5Defenders of Wildlife501(c)(3)$39 millionWashington, DC
6African Wildlife Foundation (AWF)501(c)(3)$26 millionWashington, DC
7World Wildlife Fund Canada501(c)(3)$18 millionCanada,
8Ducks Unlimited501(c)(3)$192 millionMemphis, TN
9Atlantic Council of the United States501(c)(3)$29 millionWashington, DC
10Search for Common Ground (SFCG)501(c)(3)$31 millionWashington, DC
11Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD)501(c)(3)$13 millionWashington, DC
12Hudson Institute501(c)(3)$17 millionWashington, DC
13New America501(c)(3)$36 millionWashington, DC
14Food and Water Watch501(c)(3)$17 millionWashington, DC
15Center on Budget and Policy Priorities501(c)(3)$33 millionWashington, DC
16Pyxera Global501(c)(3)$17 millionWashington, DC
17The Aspen Institute501(c)(3)$134 millionWashington, DC
18Family Research Council (FRC)501(c)(3)$16 millionWashington, DC
19Pact Institute501(c)(3)$21 millionWashington, DC
20Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)501(c)(3)$18 millionWashington, DC
21Urban Institute501(c)(3)$86 millionWashington, DC
22National Democratic Institute for International Affairs501(c)(3)$109 millionWashington, DC
23Share Our Strength501(c)(3)$66 millionWashington, DC
24Latin American Youth Center501(c)(3)$15 millionWashington, DC
25National Center for Learning Disabilities501(c)(3)$15 millionWashington, DC

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