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The Ocean Foundation (TOF)

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

TOF is a endangered species organization based in Washington, DC that was founded in 2001. As of 2019 they had $8.5 million in revenue and $5.9 million in assets.

The Ocean Foundation (TOF) is a unique community foundation with a mission to support, strengthen, and promote those organizations dedicated to reversing the trend of destruction of ocean environments around the world.

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Program areas at TOF

Protecting species of concern - for many of us, our first interest in the oceans began with an interest in the large animals that call it home. Whether it be the awe inspired by a gentle humpback whale, the undeniable charisma of a curious dolphin, or the ferocious gaping maw of a great white shark, these animals are more than just the ambassadors of the sea. These apex predators and keystone species keep the ocean ecosystem in balance, and the health of their populations often serves as an indicator for the health of the oceans as a whole.

Protecting marine habitats and special places - our oceans are a mosaic of special places, from the bustling vibrancy of coral reefs to the tidal pools of the rocky coasts to the stark, glistening beauty of the frozen arctic. These habitats and ecosystems are more than just picturesque; they all provide vital benefits to the health of the ocean, the plants and animals that live in them, and the human communities that depend on them.

Expanding ocean literacy and public awareness - one of the most significant barriers to progress in the marine conservation sector is a lack of real understanding about the vulnerability and connectivity of ocean systems. It is easy to think of the oceans as vast, almost unlimited sources of food and recreation with abundant animals, plants, and protected spaces. Thus, it can be difficult to see the destructive consequences of human activities along the coast and below the surface. This lack of

Form 990s for TOF

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-06Jan 2, 2020990View PDF
2018-06Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Jan 18, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Feb 28, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Jan 11, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for TOF

Total grants, contributions, etc.$7,733,201
Program services$759,947
Investment income and dividends$1,961
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$37,089
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$0
Total revenues$8,532,198

Vendors for TOF

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Kronzek, Fisher and Lopez, PLLCTax accounting2020-01-02
█████ █████Consulting$114,8832020-01-02
███████ ███████████████ ████ █████ █████Consulting$120,7152020-01-02
█████ ███████Consulting$117,1742020-01-02
███████ ██████ ███ █████ ████Tax accounting; Audit accounting2019-11-12
██████Content management system software2019-10-02
█████████Marketing software2019-10-02

Personnel at TOF

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Mark SpaldingChair / President$251,310May 29, 2020
Samantha SammyChief Morale Officer-July 14, 2019
█████ ████Vice President, Operations$89,774July 14, 2019
██████ ██████████Finance and Operations Director-May 29, 2020
██████ █████Marketing and Operations Manager-Oct. 25, 2017
█████ ███████████Senior Accountant and Operations Manager-May 29, 2020
█████ ████Annual Giving Manager-May 29, 2020
███ █████Talent Manager-May 29, 2020
██████ █████Grants and Program Manager-May 29, 2020
███ ███████Program Officer / Senior Program Manager-May 29, 2020
...and seven more key personnel

Peer endangered species protection organizations

1Alaska Wilderness League501(c)(3)$3.5 millionWashington, DC
2Wild Earth Allies501(c)(3)$2.1 millionChevy Chase, MD
3The Jane Goodall Institute501(c)(3)$20 millionVienna, VA
4Born Free USA united with API501(c)(3)$2.5 millionSilver Spring, MD
5Wolf Haven International501(c)(3)$2.4 millionTenino, WA
6Sea Turtle Conservancy501(c)(3)$3.2 millionGainesville, FL
7The Conservation Alliance501(c)(3)$3.0 millionBend, OR
8International Rhino Foundation (IRF)501(c)(3)$3.9 millionFort Worth, TX
9National Wild Turkey Federation501(c)(3)$40 millionEdgefield, SC
10Sea Shepherd Conservation Society501(c)(3)$14 millionAlexandria, VA
11Wildlife Alliance501(c)(3)$3.9 millionNew York, NY
12Cheetah Conservation Fund501(c)(3)$2.8 millionAlexandria, VA
13Defenders of Wildlife501(c)(3)$39 millionWashington, DC
14The Fund For Animals501(c)(3)$8.5 millionWashington, DC
15American Rivers501(c)(3)$23 millionWashington, DC
16African Wildlife Foundation (AWF)501(c)(3)$26 millionWashington, DC
17Tiger Creek Animal Sanctuary501(c)(3)$3.8 millionTyler, TX
18Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center Foundation501(c)(3)$4.0 millionVirginia Beach, VA
19Elephant Sanctuary501(c)(3)$10 millionHohenwald, TN
20American Bird Conservancy (ABC)501(c)(3)$13 millionThe Plains, VA
21American Eagle Foundation501(c)(3)$2.5 millionPigeon Forge, TN
22Keepers of the Wild501(c)(3)$2.4 millionValentine, AZ
23Global Wildlife Conservation (GWC)501(c)(3)$22 millionAustin, TX
24American Humane - First To Serve501(c)(3)$19 millionWashington, DC
25Humane Society International (HSI)501(c)(3)$18 millionWashington, DC

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