EIN 94-3211245

The Coral Reef Alliance

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Coral takes a multi-pronged approach to protecting Coral reefs in partnership with local communities. Our strategies include reducing local threats, helping communities benefit from conservation and improving Reef management. Uniting communities to sa...
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Program areas at The Coral Reef Alliance

Mesoamerican region (mar) Coral works with local organizations, communities and governments across The mesoamerican Reef system to establish The conditions that will help corals adapt to The effects of climate change with funding from long-term grants recorded as revenue in The prior fiscal year, but receivable in The current year. Over The past 15 years, we have built a reputation as experts in resolving water quality issues, addressing overfishing, and promoting sustainable tourism. Specifically, our longstanding work in coastal honduras and The bay islands to reduce local threats has resulted in tangible and durable benefits to both Coral reefs and The communities that depend on them.
Science and alliancesto help save Coral reefs during an era of rapid environmental change, Coral is (1) improving our scientific understanding of how organisms adapt to rapid change; and (2) using this knowledge to identify conservation strategies that promote adaptation and are robust to uncertainty about The future. Our research shows that evolution can help rescue Coral reefs and that local management is essential to success. Coral is leading ongoing research on Coral adaptation potential with university partners, employing funds from large, multi-year grants recorded as revenue in prior years, but available in The current year. We are turning this science into action by(contd. On schedule o)building alliances to facilitate Coral adaptation within diverse, connected, and large networks of healthy reefs.
Hawai'ion The main Hawaiian islands, Coral is implementing a comprehensive approach to reducing land-based sources of pollution. On hawai'Hawaii'i island, Coral works with communities and The government to reduce The amount of poorly treated wastewater that leaches into The marine environment, harming Coral reefs, human health, and The local economy. Coral also leads a robust citizen science program to collect water quality data in three regions across hawai'Hawaii'i island to raise environmental awareness and inform resource management decisions. In west maui, we restore watersheds using a variety of ridge-to-reef techniques, including stream bank stabilization and planting (contd. On schedule o)native species. Our work captures and retains sediment and increasing The land's capacity to filter stormwater and absorb nutrients, sediments, and other pollutants.

Grants made by The Coral Reef Alliance

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Rutgers the State University of NJAdaptive Reefscapes$420,607
Roatan Marine Park InternationalHonduras$7,000

Who funds The Coral Reef Alliance

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Schwab Charitable FundEnvironmental and Animals$249,045
Greater Washington Community Foundation$120,774
Bently FoundationHonduras - West End Roatan$115,000
...and 39 more grants received totalling $1,167,282

Personnel at The Coral Reef Alliance

Julio san Martin ChicasPrincipal Program Coordinator for the North Coast
Madhavi ColtonExecutive Director / Associate Programs Director and Reefs Tomorrow Initiative Program Director
Heidi MyersDirector of Finance and Operations
Zach HortonDevelopment and Marketing Director
Dorothy GannesDirector of Development$118,676
...and 21 more key personnel

Financials for The Coral Reef Alliance

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$4,031,568
Program services$24,000
Investment income and dividends$1,025
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$247
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$4,056,840

Form 990s for The Coral Reef Alliance

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-04-14990View PDF
2019-062020-02-06990View PDF
2018-062019-02-21990View PDF
2017-062017-12-22990View PDF
2016-062017-04-10990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

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Data update history
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 11 new grant, including a grant for $115,000 from Bently Foundation
December 28, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 18 new personnel
December 27, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
December 26, 2021
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
October 3, 2021
Received grants
Identified 18 new grant, including a grant for $120,774 from Greater Washington Community Foundation
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General information
1330 Broadway No 600
Oakland, CA 94612
Metro area
San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA
Alameda County, CA
Website URL
(510) 370-0500
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NTEE code, primary
C32: Water Resource, Wetlands Conservation and Management
NAICS code, primary
813312: Environment, Conservation, and Wildlife Organizations
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