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Rare is a water or wetland protection organization based in Arlington, VA that was founded in 1974. As of 2018 they had $21 million in revenue and $36 million in assets.

Rare inspires change so that both people and nature thrive. In the face of a global extinction crisis, climate change, dwindling fish stocks, and disappearing forests, rare is changing behaviors at the local level by teaching community leaders how to ...

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Program areas at Rare

Fish forever:fish forever is rare's comprehensive and community-led solution for revitalizing coastal marine habitats, such as coral reefs, mangroves and seagrasses, protecting biodiversity, and securing the livelihoods of fisher households and their communities. It uses an innovative approach to address coastal overfishing- by empowering communities through clear rights, strong governance, local leadership, and participatory management- that protects essential fish habitat and regulates fishing activities.rare's vision is to transform the management of coastal fisheries by pairing a proven local solution, community-based management, with a unique delivery method based on behavioral insights and social marketing principles to engage and mobilize those communities. Our work leads to more abundant marine life and healthier coastal habitats. For the communities we serve, our work helps ensure more sustainable food supply, improved social equity, and greater resilience to external impacts-especially those related to climate 2018, rare, through fish forever, undertook a comprehensive program review of ...

Innovative finance:rare's sustainable markets and innovative finance group offers a suite of investment vehicles that deploy private capital and public finance towards managing underserved natural resources, converting enterprises to sustainable business models, and financing stakeholders willing to participate in relevant value chains. These investments create value for communities that transition to sustainable behaviors, produce measurable conservation impacts, and generate commercial financial returns for combining innovative finance with our community engagement expertise, rare is uniquely positioned to scale conservation solutions in the key areas of coastal fisheries, watershed conservation, and sustainable agriculture- and as a result, contribute to our long-term goals of improving ecosystem health, climate resilience, food security, and the incomes of vulnerable communities in the developing 2018, rare closed the meloy fund, the first-of-its-kind impact fund investing in fishing-related enterprises that support sustainable coastal fisheries in the philippines and indonesia. The meloy fund represents a portfolio of ...

Center for behavior and the environment:the center for behavior & the environment is translating science into practice and leveraging the best behavioral science insights and design thinking approaches to tackle some of the most challenging environmental issues. Global understanding of human behavior is evolving quickly. New insights across economics, psychology, evolutionary biology, neuroscience, and more have transformed our understanding of how people make decisions. Through partnerships with leading academic and research institutions, we are bringing the research into the field to connect the next generation of behavioral scientists with practitioners on the front lines of our greatest environmental 2018, the center initiative "solution search" (a worldwide contest designed to source, reward, and promote innovative conservation solutions built on behavioral science) launched its latest contest, "climate change needs behavior change," which had 200 entries from over 40 countries. The center published a new report, "making the case for behavioral solutions ...

Form 990s for Rare

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-09Sep 14, 2019990View PDF
2017-09Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-09Oct 20, 2017990View PDF
2015-09Dec 8, 2016990View PDF
2014-09Jul 27, 2015990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Rare

Total grants, contributions, etc.$21,394,396
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$230,367
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$3,514
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$319,230
Total revenues$21,947,507

Vendors for Rare

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
MailChimpMarketing software2019-09-06
█████████ ████████Software2019-09-06
██████████Marketing software2019-09-06
█████████Content management system software2019-09-06
███ ██ ███Tax accounting2019-08-16
█████ ████████ ██████████ ███Talent Acq and Human Resource Management$151,8132018-09-01
████████ ████████ ███████████ ████Special Event Boat Trip$421,8752018-09-01
██████ ███████████ █████████ ███Monitoring and Evaluation$275,3962018-09-01
...and two more vendors

Personnel at Rare

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Brett JenksPresident and Chief Executive Officer$431,635May 20, 2020
Niels CroneChief Operating Officer-May 20, 2020
████ ████████Vice President , Individual Giving and Board Relationships / Chief of Staff-May 20, 2020
█████ ██████Chief Development Officer$277,472May 20, 2020
█████ ██Chief Finspiration Officer-Jan. 8, 2019
███████ █████████Vice President , Finance and Accounting-May 20, 2020
█████ ███████Vice President, Marketing and Communications-Jan. 8, 2019
█████ ████████Vice President , Talent$168,118May 20, 2020
█████ █████Vice President, Center for Behavior and the Environment-May 20, 2020
████████ █████Vice President , Mozambique-May 20, 2020
...and 15 more key personnel

Peer water quality and wetland conservation organizations

1Coastal Bend Bays & Estuaries Program (CBBEP)501(c)(3)$6.3 millionCorpus Christi, TX
2Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC)501(c)(3)$27 millionPittsburgh, PA
3Trout Unlimited501(c)(3)$53 millionArlington, VA
4Connecticut Fund for the Environment (CFE)501(c)(3)$6.0 millionNew Haven, CT
5Western Rivers Conservancy501(c)(3)$13 millionPortland, OR
6National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (NMSF)501(c)(3)$10 millionSilver Spring, MD
7American Forest Foundation501(c)(3)$12 millionWashington, DC
8Scenic Hudson501(c)(3)$8.1 millionPoughkeepsie, NY
9The Grand Canyon Trust501(c)(3)$6.6 millionFlagstaff, AZ
10California Waterfowl Association501(c)(3)$10 millionRoseville, CA
11Galveston Bay Foundation501(c)(3)$7.5 millionHouston, TX
12Natural Resources Council501(c)(3)$6.3 millionAugusta, ME
13North Carolina Coastal Federation501(c)(3)$5.9 millionNewport, NC
14Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy501(c)(3)$72 millionSan Francisco, CA
15Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)501(c)(3)$27 millionUnited Kingdom,
16South Carolina Waterfowl Association501(c)(3)$7.2 millionPinewood, SC
17Ecotrust501(c)(3)$13 millionPortland, OR
18Conservation Lands Foundation501(c)(3)$6.5 millionDurango, CO
19New Jersey Conservation Foundation501(c)(3)$14 millionFar Hills, NJ
20Elkhorn Slough Foundation501(c)(3)$10 millionMoss Landing, CA
21Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests501(c)(3)$7.1 millionConcord, NH
22Sonoma Land Trust501(c)(3)$6.1 millionSanta Rosa, CA
23Openlands501(c)(3)$9.6 millionChicago, IL
24Historic Virginia Land Conservancy501(c)(3)$31 millionWilliamsburg, VA
25National Wildlife Federation501(c)(3)$83 millionReston, VA