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Sea Research Foundation

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

Sea Research Foundation is a animal shelter based in Mystic, CT that was founded in 1977. As of 2019 they had $26 million in revenue and $36 million in assets.

Sea Research Foundation is a leader in marine research, deep-sea exploration and hands-on education. They seek to protect the ocean planet by increasing awareness of the ocean environment and the creatures who live there.

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Program areas at Sea Research Foundation

The organization operates an aquarium which is open to the general public. Programs include animal husbandry and rehabilitation for marine mammals, penguins, fishes and aquatic invertebrates. During the calendar year 2018 there were approximately 790,619 visitors that came to the aquarium.

Other visitor services provided by the organization promoting education, research, and learning about our ocean planet.

The organization also supports education and research programs at the aquarium, and through traveling teachers' programs to students and their schools. During the calendar year 2018 approximately 70,000 students benefited from the education and research programs.

Form 990s for Sea Research Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 10, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Dec 22, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Mar 14, 2018990View PDF
2015-12Jul 24, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Apr 4, 2017990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Sea Research Foundation

Total grants, contributions, etc.$8,257,229
Program services$15,968,975
Investment income and dividends$17,610
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$1,102,018
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-11,367
Net income from fundraising events$263,000
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$425,497
Total revenues$26,022,962

Vendors for Sea Research Foundation

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
EventBriteFundraising software2019-08-21
█████████Content management system software2019-08-21
███████████ ███Tax accounting; Audit accounting2019-05-15
█████ ███ ███Federal Grant Consultant$270,6792017-12-01
█████████ █████Advertising Broker$693,0082017-12-01
███████ ███████ ████████ ███ █████████Legal Services$145,6442017-12-01
████████████ █████████████Exhibit Revenue Share$275,0392017-12-01
█████████ ███████Ticketing Software$182,0842017-12-01
...and 11 more vendors

Personnel at Sea Research Foundation

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Stephen CoanPresident , Chief Executive Officer$433,913Jan. 10, 2020
Robert ConstableChief Financial Officer$124,603May 17, 2019
██████ ███████Senior Vice President , Development$174,611Dec. 31, 2018
███████ ██████Vice President , Biological Programs$122,467Dec. 31, 2018
███████ █ ██████Senior Vice President , Mission Programs$166,763Dec. 31, 2018
█████ ███████Senior Vice President , Zoological Operations and B$190,432Dec. 31, 2018
█████ █ ██████Vice President , Biological Research and Chief Scientist$154,552Dec. 31, 2018
██████ █ █████████Former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer$225,907Dec. 31, 2018
███████ █████Vice Chairman$0Dec. 31, 2018
████ ███████████Secretary$0Dec. 31, 2018
...and eight more key personnel

Peer animal shelters and animal welfare organizations

1National Marine Mammal Foundation501(c)(3)$19 millionSan Diego, CA
2Connecticut Humane Society501(c)(3)$17 millionNewington, CT
3La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology (LIAI)501(c)(3)$58 millionLa Jolla, CA
4The Animal Foundation501(c)(3)$14 millionLas Vegas, NV
5Humane Society of Huron Valley (HSHV)501(c)(3)$8.3 millionAnn Arbor, MI
6Quality Deer Management Association501(c)(3)$6.9 millionBogart, GA
7Animal Rescue League of Boston501(c)(3)$12 millionBoston, MA
8Humane Society of Broward County501(c)(3)$7.8 millionFort Lauderdale, FL
9Oregon Humane Society501(c)(3)$27 millionPortland, OR
10San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty To Animals (SFSPCA)501(c)(3)$37 millionSan Francisco, CA
11SPCA of Texas (SPCA)501(c)(3)$19 millionDallas, TX
12Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for Monterey County501(c)(3)$8.9 millionMonterey, CA
13The Humane Society of Rochester and Monroe County for the Prevention of Cruelty To501(c)(3)$8.5 millionFairport, NY
14Animal Protective Association of Missouri501(c)(3)$6.9 millionSaint Louis, MO
15Animal Humane Association of New Mexico501(c)(3)$6.5 millionAlbuquerque, NM
16Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS)501(c)(3)$9.3 millionMilwaukee, WI
17Austin Pets Alive (APA)501(c)(3)$7.2 millionAustin, TX
18Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles (spcaLA)501(c)(3)$11 millionLos Angeles, CA
19Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League501(c)(3)$20 millionWest Palm Beach, FL
20People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)501(c)(3)$52 millionNorfolk, VA
21Pasadena Humane Society and SPCA501(c)(3)$14 millionPasadena, CA
22Emancipet501(c)(3)$12 millionAustin, TX
23African Wildlife Foundation (AWF)501(c)(3)$26 millionWashington, DC
24Humane Animal Rescue (ARL)501(c)(3)$8.3 millionPittsburgh, PA
25PAWS Chicago501(c)(3)$18 millionChicago, IL

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