Farallon Institute

Address
101 H Street Suite Q
Petaluma, CA 94952
Contact
Website: http://www.faralloninstitute.org
Phone: +1 (707) 981-8033
Nonprofit
NTEE: C05 - Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis
EIN: 26-0467490

Mission

Scientific research organization dedicated to the understanding and preservation of healthy marine ecosystems.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2007
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area7362
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$175,405.00$168,958.00$165,488.00$120,864.00$115,104.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$175,405.00$178,958.00$165,488.00$120,864.00$115,104.00
Number of employees1211966
Number of people compensated >$100k11111
Number of volunteers44444
Number of highly compensated contractors00000
Personnel
D, Alec
TitleDirectorDirectorDirectorDirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated personAlec D MacCall Ph DAlec D MacCall Ph DAlec D MacCall Ph DAlec D MacCall Ph DAlec D MacCall Ph D
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$10,000.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.000.00
D, Nathan
TitleDirectorDirectorDirectorDirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated personNathan Mantua Ph DNathan Mantua Ph DNathan Mantua Ph DNathan Mantua Ph DNathan Mantua Ph D
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.000.00
D, William
TitlePresidentPresidentPresidentPres & Exec DirPres & Exec Dir
Name of key/compensated personWilliam Sydeman Ph DWilliam Sydeman Ph DWilliam Sydeman Ph DWilliam Sydeman Ph DWilliam Sydeman Ph D
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$131,029.00$127,208.00$124,490.00$120,864.00$115,104.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$10,315.00$9,781.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.000.00
Dorman, Jeff
TitleExecutive Dir.Executive Dir.Executive Dir.  
Name of key/compensated personJeff DormanJeff DormanJeff Dorman  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org20.0020.0020.00  
Reportable compensation from org$44,376.00$41,750.00$40,998.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.00  
Madonia, Catherine
TitleTreasurerTreasurerTreasurerTreasurerTreasurer
Name of key/compensated personCatherine MadoniaCatherine MadoniaCatherine MadoniaCatherine MadoniaCatherine Madonia
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.000.00
Milholland, Hope
TitleSecretarySecretarySecretarySecretarySecretary
Name of key/compensated personHope MilhollandHope MilhollandHope MilhollandHope MilhollandHope Milholland
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.000.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesScientific research organization dedicated to the understanding and preservation of healthy marine ecosystems.Scientific research organization dedicated to the understanding and preservation of healthy marine ecosystems.Scientific research organization dedicated to the understanding and preservation of healthy marine ecosystems.Scientific research organization dedicated to the understanding and preservation of healthy marine ecosystems.Scientific research organization dedicated to the understanding and preservation of healthy marine ecosystems.
Program service expenses, total$632,097.00$685,638.00$688,556.00$625,449.00$561,259.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
Conducted various research projects subject to ecological changes, specifically in the Pacific Northwest. Projects included studies on marine birds, plankton in the Gulf of Alaska, analysis of ecosystems information in support of the Northern California coastal area. Projects funded by federal, state and local governments, and charitable foundation grants. All results of the Institute's projects are held in the public domain for the benefit of the general public.
Program expenses$632,097.00$685,638.00$688,556.00$625,449.00$561,259.00
Program revenue$320,069.00$642,653.00$793,247.00  
Program descriptionConducted various research projects subject to ecological changes, specifically in the Pacific Northwest. Projects included studies on marine birds, plankton in the Gulf of Alaska, analysis of ecosystems information in support of the Northern California coastal area. Projects funded by federal, state and local governments, and charitable foundation grants. All results of the Institute's projects are held in the public domain for the benefit of the general public.Conducted various research projects subject to ecological changes, specifically in the Pacific Northwest. Projects included studies on marine birds, plankton in the Gulf of Alaska, analysis of ecosystems information in support of the Northern California coastal area. Projects funded by federal, state and local governments, and charitable foundation grants. All results of the Institute's projects are held in the public domain for the benefit of the general public.Conducted various research projects subject to ecological changes, specifically in the Pacific Northwest. Projects included studies on marine birds, plankton in the Gulf of Alaska, analysis of ecosystems information in support of the Northern California coastal area. Projects funded by federal, state and local governments, and charitable foundation grants. All results of the Institute's projects are held in the public domain for the benefit of the general public.Conducted various research projects subject to ecological changes, specifically in the Pacific Northwest. Projects included studies on marine birds, plankton in the Gulf of Alaska, analysis of ecosystems information in support of the Northern California coastal area. Projects funded by federal, state and local governments, and charitable foundation grants. All results of the Institutes's projects are held in the public domain for the benefit of the general public.Conducted various research projects subject to ecological changes, specifically in the Pacific Northwest. Projects included studies on Marin birds, plankton in the Gulf of Alaska, analysis of ecosystems information in support of the Northern California coastal area. Projects funded by federal, state and local governments, and charitable foundation grants. All results of the Institutes's projects are held in the public domain for the benefit of the general public.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$670,737.00$679,417.00$925,729.00$630,906.00$593,915.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$350,263.00$279,740.00$915,923.00$626,042.00$590,551.00
Revenue from noncash contributions $5,000.00   
Investment income, current yr$405.00$544.00$299.00$199.00$279.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$350,263.00$279,740.00$915,923.00$626,042.00$590,551.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total)$320,069.00$399,133.00$9,507.00$4,665.00$3,085.00
Gross receipts$670,737.00$679,417.00$925,729.00$630,906.00$593,915.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from gov't grants  $446,539.00$406,602.00$436,493.00
Revenue from all other contributions$350,263.00$279,740.00$469,384.00$219,440.00$154,058.00
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net revenue from gaming (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$405.00$544.00$299.00$199.00$279.00
Net rental income$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net inventory sales (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$783,085.00$788,256.00$787,338.00$684,101.00$585,220.00
Total functional expenses: program service $632,097.00$685,638.00$688,556.00$625,449.00$561,259.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$106,868.00$79,895.00$79,032.00$51,128.00$16,788.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$44,120.00$22,723.00$19,750.00$7,524.00$7,173.00
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Legal fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
General management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investment management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$137,380.00$236,832.00$360,078.00$232,858.00$269,165.00
Total assets, beginning of year$236,832.00$360,078.00$232,858.00$269,165.00$261,102.00
Total liabilities$20,684.00$7,788.00$22,195.00$33,366.00$16,567.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$7,788.00$22,195.00$33,366.00$16,478.00$17,199.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Loans & receivables from key persons$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$61,930.00$81,840.00$114,775.00$108,862.00$161,688.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$54,766.00$147,204.00$223,108.00$90,630.00$90,910.00
Net assets$116,696.00$229,044.00$337,883.00$199,492.00$252,598.00
Net assets, beginning of year$229,044.00$337,883.00$199,492.00$252,687.00$243,903.00
Intangible assets$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other assets$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investments: other securities$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investments: publicly traded securities$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$21,975.00$37,057.00$25,720.00$51.00$1,946.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$37,057.00$25,720.00$51.00$1,946.00$9,701.00
Investments -- program-related$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Inventories for sale or use$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$112,348.00-$108,839.00$138,391.00-$53,195.00$8,695.00
Advertising (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Savings & temp cash investment$37,206.00$158,569.00$186,491.00$48,829.00$157,443.00
Accounts receivable, net$69,321.00$29,801.00$138,669.00$175,489.00$99,367.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$3,568.00$3,546.00$6,030.00$3,428.00$3,164.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$20,684.00$7,788.00$22,195.00$33,366.00$16,567.00
Total net assets or fund balances$116,696.00$229,044.00$337,883.00$199,492.00$252,598.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$2,549.00$2,105.00$1,893.00$2,184.00$2,687.00
Payment to affiliates$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members55555
Number of independent voting members44444
Relationships among key personnelTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-01
Tax year end date2017-12-012016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-10-102017-10-192016-10-132015-08-122014-10-21
IRS schema version2017v2.22016v3.02015v2.02014v5.02013v3.1
Filing identifier201822209349301202201722339349301027201611749349300741201531469349300428201411619349300956
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