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Point Blue Conservation Science (PRBO)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

PRBO is a animal shelter based in Petaluma, CA that was founded in 1965. As of 2019 they had $11 million in revenue and $15 million in assets.

Point Blue Conservation Science is dedicated to conserving birds, other wildlife, and ecosystems through innovative scientific research, restoration, outreach and extensive partnerships.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Point Reyes Bird Observatory.

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Program areas at PRBO

Pacific coast and central valley group:working locally, regionally, and internationally, this group provides conservation science and training to support the development of the next generation of conservation scientists, inform policy, and formulate strategies that ensure thriving ecosystems that maximize multiple benefits to wildlife and humans.

California current:this group works to conserve the integrity of the California current ecosystem. Its focus is on helping protect ocean food webs that can support both thriving and diverse marine life and the needs of human communities. Its understanding of the ocean and marine terrestrial ecosystems is informed by long-term data monitoring activities both at sea and on the farallon islands. Additionally, the group trains emerging conservation scientists in its internship program.

Emerging projects and partnerships group:this group develops and manages programs that cross multiple organizational groups or extend beyond current priority geographies. The group also provides guidance to major conservation initiatives such as federal agency resource management plans, state planning efforts, federally and state funded joint ventures, the landscape conservation cooperatives (lcc's), the north american bird conservation initiative, partners in flight, and the avian knowledge network.

Form 990s for PRBO

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-03Dec 5, 2019990View PDF
2018-03Dec 22, 2018990View PDF
2017-03Apr 10, 2018990View PDF
2016-03Feb 24, 2017990View PDF
2015-03Mar 24, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for PRBO

Total grants, contributions, etc.$6,474,979
Program services$5,427,130
Investment income and dividends$6,165
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$150
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$-1,370
Miscellaneous revenues$48,497
Total revenues$11,955,551

Vendors for PRBO

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Armanino LLPAudit accounting; Tax accounting2019-11-03
█████████ ████████Software2019-08-29
█████████CRM software; Fundraising software2019-08-22
██████Fundraising software2019-08-22
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2019-08-22
█████████Content management system software2019-08-22
████ ████████ ███ █████ ███████SF Bay Joint Venture Operations$433,0062019-03-01
███ ██████████Information Technology Consulting$352,2402019-03-01
...and one more vendors

Personnel at PRBO

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Ellie CohenPresident and Chief Executive Officer$184,059March 31, 2019
Manuel OlivaExecutive Team Chief Executive Officer-Aug. 10, 2019
███████ ██████████Executive Team Chief Operations Officer$132,994Aug. 10, 2019
███████ ██████████Executive Team Chief Financial Officer$141,749Dec. 5, 2019
█████ ████████ ███Chief Science Officer, Co - Chair$135,083Aug. 10, 2019
██████ ███████ ███Principal Ecologist-Aug. 10, 2019
████ ██████Director of Communications-Aug. 10, 2019
███████ █████Director of Philanthropy-Aug. 10, 2019
█████ ████████Human Resources Director-Aug. 10, 2019
███████ ██████Education and Outreach Director-Aug. 10, 2019
...and 19 more key personnel

Peer animal shelters and animal welfare organizations

1Institute for Wildlife Studies501(c)(3)$3.4 millionArcata, CA
2International Crane Foundation501(c)(3)$11 millionBaraboo, WI
3National Aviary Pittsburgh501(c)(3)$9.1 millionPittsburgh, PA
4Mianus River Gorge501(c)(3)$4.3 millionBedford, NY
5Archbold Biological Station (ABS)501(c)(3)$30 millionVenus, FL
6National Marine Mammal Foundation501(c)(3)$19 millionSan Diego, CA
7Sacramento Society for the Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals501(c)(3)$8.0 millionSacramento, CA
8Rancho Coastal Humane Society (RCHS)501(c)(3)$3.6 millionEncinitas, CA
9Central California SPCA Fresno County Humane Society501(c)(3)$6.3 millionFresno, CA
10Humane Society of Ventura County501(c)(3)$4.5 millionOjai, CA
11San Diego Humane Society501(c)(3)$4.7 millionEscondido, CA
12East Bay SPCA501(c)(3)$8.4 millionOakland, CA
13Humanity for Horses501(c)(3)$3.1 millionMount Shasta, CA
14The Placer County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty To Animals Spca501(c)(3)$4.3 millionRoseville, CA
15Helen Woodward Animal Center (HWAC)501(c)(3)$13 millionRancho Santa Fe, CA
16Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA501(c)(3)$13 millionBurlingame, CA
17Inland Valley Humane Society and Spca501(c)(3)$8.4 millionPomona, CA
18Animal Friends of the Valleys501(c)(3)$4.5 millionWildomar, CA
19Animal Samaritans SPCA501(c)(3)$4.7 millionThousand Palms, CA
20Berkeley Humane501(c)(3)$3.4 millionBerkeley, CA
21San Diego Humane Society and SPCA501(c)(3)$34 millionSan Diego, CA
22Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles (spcaLA)501(c)(3)$11 millionLos Angeles, CA
23Woods Humane Society501(c)(3)$4.1 millionSan Luis Obispo, CA
24Spay Neuter Project of Los Angeles (SNP LA)501(c)(3)$3.9 millionSan Pedro, CA
25Sonoma Humane Society (SHS)501(c)(3)$5.0 millionSanta Rosa, CA