Financials

​​​​​84% of our revenue is spent directly on REEF's mission-orriented ocean conservation and education programs.

 

 

You Can Trust REEF

REEF has a proven track record of achieving our mission in a fiscally responsible way and this means your donation goes directly toward making a difference for our ocean. REEF’s focus is to develop strong programming to engage and inspire the public through citizen science, education, and partnering with the scientific community to achieve a healthier ocean.

Because of this commitment to our mission, REEF has been recognized as a Top-Rated Non-profit by GreatNonprofits and with a Platinum Seal of Transparency by GuideStar. REEF is also recognized by Charity Navigator and is an approved nonprofit partner in the1% for the Planet network.

Reef Environmental Education Foundation, Inc. Nonprofit Overview and Reviews on GreatNonprofits

 

Principles and Practices for Nonprofit Excellence

As a charitable nonprofit, REEF follows best practices reflecting accountability and transparency, prudent fiduciary oversight, legal, ethical, and responsible fundraising, and effective governance, as outlined by the National Council of Nonprofits. This includes policies that cover conflicts of interest, accounting activities, Board giving and governance, financial reporting and transparency, and demonstrating REEF's outcomes and effectiveness.

 

Financial Reviews and IRS Filings

2019 Financial Compilation Report

2019 Form 990

2018 Form 990

2017 Form 990

2016 Form 990

2015 Form 990

 

The Impact of REEF

 

 

REEF is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in the US. Our tax ID number is 65-0270064.
Donations are 100% tax-deductible as allowed by law.


REEF ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION FOUNDATION, INC., (REEF) IS REGISTERED WITH THE STATE UNDER THE SOLICITATION OF CONTRIBUTIONS ACT, 1992. REEF’S REGISTRATION NUMBER IS SC-06492. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING 1-800-435-7352, WITHIN FLORIDA, REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.