EIN 94-3232437

Sustainable Conservation

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
29
Year formed
1995
Most recent tax filings
2020-12-01
Description
Sustainable Conservation partners with business to find environmental solutions that make economic sense. The organization's climate, air, water, and biodiversity initiatives promote practical solutions that produce tangible, lasting benefits to Calif...
Total revenues
$4,766,185
2020
Total expenses
$4,901,661
2020
Total assets
$5,785,133
2020
Num. employees
29
2020

Program areas at Sustainable Conservation

Accelerating Restoration - California boasts iconic plants and animals, some found nowhere else on the planet, but more than 350 of these species and their habitats are threatened because weve significantly altered the states landscapes. This includes the destruction of 90% of Californias riparian forests and ongoing pollution in a vast majority of waterways. The good news is that all Californians, from private landowners to conservation groups to public agencies, can do a lot to restore these damaged places. We make it easier to restore our vital natural resources in a changing climate by partnering with government, NGOs and other restoration proponents to develop regulatory and policy incentives that accelerate the pace and scale of habitat restoration statewide. Our efforts help revive degraded waterways to boost clean water and habitat, and bring struggling species back from the brink.
Dairies - California is an agriculture powerhouse, but feeding the nation means we also face challenges when it comes to keeping our vital drinking water supplies clean, our communities healthy and our groundwater supplies sustainable. The states dairy industry is key to our vibrant economy, and dairy producers need help finding economical ways to manage their resources that also protect the environment. Sustainable Conservation advances new approaches to producing food that boost clean water and support healthy communities all while building healthier soils and bolstering the resiliency of Californias farming regions.
Water Management - California faces big challenges when it comes to our water supplies. Our limited and less reliable fresh water is being stretched to meet the needs of the environment and growing urban and farming demands, while our groundwater supplies are steadily declining. Sustainable Conservation advances promising practices, incentives and policies to help achieve long-term water sustainability in California. Our efforts mean reliable, affordable and clean water for irrigating the crops that feed the nation, healthy communities, and vibrant waterways that support diverse wildlife.

Grants made by Sustainable Conservation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC)Grant To Fund Work Related To Sustainable Conservation's Mission.$15,000

Who funds Sustainable Conservation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF)Environment$341,450
American Endowment FoundationPrograms$226,000
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$184,262
...and 24 more grants received totalling $1,704,512

Personnel at Sustainable Conservation

NameTitleCompensation
Ashley BorenChief Executive Officer$173,540
Michael A. BehrensChief Development Officr$144,397
Gina PacheuFinance Director$135,111
Pamela SergioDirector Human Resources and Administration$122,090
Stacey SullivanPolicy Director$122,900
...and 7 more key personnel

Financials for Sustainable Conservation

RevenuesFYE 12/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$4,394,013
Program services$164,807
Investment income and dividends$205,992
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$0
Miscellaneous revenues$1,373
Total revenues$4,766,185

Form 990s for Sustainable Conservation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-122021-08-04990View PDF
2019-122020-09-10990View PDF
2018-122019-10-28990View PDF
2017-122018-11-15990View PDF
2016-122018-10-16990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s

Organizations like Sustainable Conservation

OrganizationLocationRevenue
Save the Sound (CFE)New Haven, CT$6,544,864
Potomac Riverkeeper Network (PRKN)Washington, DC$1,569,836
Prairie Rivers NetworkChampaign, IL$1,224,170
American RiversWashington, DC$16,657,900
Clark Fork CoalitionMissoula, MT$3,371,880
Columbia RiverkeeperHood River, OR$3,012,706
The Escondido Creek ConservancyEscondido, CA$5,199,427
The Coral Reef AllianceOakland, CA$4,056,840
Buffalo Niagara WaterkeeperBuffalo, NY$2,585,704
Huron River Watershed Council (HRWC)Ann Arbor, MI$1,884,720
Data update history
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 6 new grant, including a grant for $226,000 from American Endowment Foundation
April 13, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
April 6, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
December 17, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 7 new personnel
October 20, 2021
Used new vendors
Identified 4 new vendors, including , , , and
Nonprofit Types
Social advocacy organizationsEnvironmental organizationsCharities
Issues
PollutionLand and water conservationEnvironment
Characteristics
LobbyingReceives government fundingEndowed supportTax deductible donations
General information
Address
98 Battery St Ste 302
San Francisco, CA 94111
Metro area
San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA
County
San Francisco County, CA
Website URL
suscon.org/ 
Phone
(415) 977-0380
Facebook page
SustainableConservation 
Twitter profile
@suscon_ca 
IRS details
EIN
94-3232437
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1995
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
C32: Water Resource, Wetlands Conservation and Management
NAICS code, primary
813312: Environment, Conservation, and Wildlife Organizations
Parent/child status
Independent
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