Lake Superior Watershed Conservancy Inc

Address
285 Wilson St
Sault Ste Marie, ON P6B 2K6
CA
Contact
Website: http://www.superiorconservancy.org
Phone: +1 (705) 946-0044
Nonprofit
NTEE: C32 - Water Resource, Wetlands Conservation and Management
EIN: 27-3304262

Mission

EXPLORING OPPORTUNITIES FOR ACQUISITION OF ENVIRONMENTALLY SENSITIVE LAND CONTINUING TO PROMOTE THE HEALTH OF LAKE SUPERIOR AND ITS BASIN. COMPLETING THE INSTALLMENT OF AMENITIES AT THE SIXTEEN ACCESS POINTS ON THE LAKE SUPERIOR WATER TRAIL.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2010
Subsection code03
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$0.00$0.00   
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$0.00$0.00   
Number of employees01   
Number of people compensated >$100k00   
Number of volunteers712   
Number of highly compensated contractors00   
Personnel
Burtch, Peter
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personPeter Burtch    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.0    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Childs, Sally
TitleDirectorDirector   
Name of key/compensated personSally ChildsSally Childs   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org2.00.0   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Collver, Kime
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personKime Collver    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.0    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Dougherty, Dennis
Title Director   
Name of key/compensated person Dennis Dougherty   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 0.0   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Egan, Patrick
TitleDirectorDirector   
Name of key/compensated personPatrick EganPatrick Egan   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org4.00.0   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
McGuffin, Gary
TitleDirectorDirector   
Name of key/compensated personGary McGuffinGary McGuffin   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org10.00.0   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Moore, Robert
Title Director   
Name of key/compensated person Robert Moore   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 0.0   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Richards, Gillian
Title Director   
Name of key/compensated person Gillian Richards   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 0.0   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Robinson, Richard
TitleDirectorDirector   
Name of key/compensated personRichard RobinsonRichard Robinson   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org2.00.0   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Strom, Ivy
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personIvy Strom    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.0    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Wells, Richard
TitleDirectorDirector   
Name of key/compensated personRichard WellsRichard Wells   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org2.00.0   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesThe mission is to protect the Lake Superior Watershed for future generations. The major project is the Trans Canada Trail to join with trails surrounding Lake Superior.The mission is to protect the Lake Superior Watershed for future generations. The major project is the Trans Canada Trail to joins trails surrounding Lake Superior.   
Program service expenses, total$73,141.00$327,159.00   
Programs, including revenue & expenses
Exploring opportunities for acquisition of environmentally sensitive land continuing to promote the health of Lake Superior and its basin. Completing the installment of amenities at the sixteen access points on the Lake Superior water trail.
Program expenses$70,806.00$327,159.00   
Grants and allocations made$52,218.00    
Program descriptionExploring opportunities for acquisition of environmentally sensitive land continuing to promote the health of Lake Superior and its basin. Completing the installment of amenities at the sixteen access points on the Lake Superior water trail.Exploring opportunities for acquisition of environmentally sensitive land continuing to promote the health of Lake Superior and its basin. Completing the installment of amenities at the sixteen access points on the Lake Superior water trail.   
The Conservancy worked with American Friends of Canadian Land Trusts to complete the transfer of ownership of the twenty Gargantua Islands off the shore from Lake Superior Provincial Park to the Conservancy's control.
Program expenses$2,335.00    
Grants and allocations made$451,409.00    
Program descriptionThe Conservancy worked with American Friends of Canadian Land Trusts to complete the transfer of ownership of the twenty Gargantua Islands off the shore from Lake Superior Provincial Park to the Conservancy's control.    
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$576,563.00$423,591.00   
Revenue from contributions (total)$124,498.00$410,505.00 $48,207.00$38,796.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$451,409.00    
Investment income, current yr$591.00$745.00   
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$124,498.00$410,505.00   
Other revenue, current yr$451,474.00$12,341.00   
Program service revenue (total)$0.00$0.00 $12,223.00$0.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from gov't grants$52,218.00$353,417.00   
Revenue from all other contributions$72,280.00$57,088.00   
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total)$0.00$0.00   
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$451,409.00$0.00   
Net revenue from gaming (total)$0.00$0.00   
Investment income$591.00$745.00   
Net rental income$0.00$0.00 $0.00 
Net income from fundraising events$65.00$12,341.00   
Net inventory sales (total)$0.00$0.00   
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$152,358.00$358,938.00   
Total functional expenses: program service $73,141.00$327,159.00   
Total functional expenses: management and general$78,613.00$31,192.00   
Total functional expenses: fundraising$604.00$587.00   
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$0.00$0.00   
Legal fees (total)$0.00$0.00   
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00   
General management fees (total)$58,132.00$12,988.00   
Investment management fees (total)$0.00$0.00   
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$665,684.00$260,932.00 $161,686.00$132,962.00
Total assets, beginning of year$260,932.00$163,054.00   
Total liabilities$16,274.00$35,727.00 $1,697.00$0.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$35,727.00$2,502.00   
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$0.00$0.00   
Loans & receivables from key persons$0.00$0.00   
Net assets$649,410.00$225,205.00   
Net assets, beginning of year$225,205.00$160,552.00   
Other liabilities$10,315.00$23,459.00   
Bond liabilities$0.00$0.00   
Intangible assets$0.00$0.00   
Other assets$0.00$0.00   
Investments: other securities$0.00$0.00   
Investments: publicly traded securities$0.00$0.00   
Cash: non-interest bearing$33,936.00$42,646.00   
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$42,646.00$62,988.00   
Investments -- program-related$0.00$0.00   
Escrow or custodial account liability$0.00$0.00   
Loans and other payables to key persons$0.00$0.00   
Grants payable$0.00$0.00   
Inventories for sale or use$0.00$0.00   
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$424,205.00$64,653.00   
Advertising (total)$5,789.00$0.00   
Savings & temp cash investment$92,811.00$89,737.00   
Accounts receivable, net$11,293.00$35,464.00   
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$0.00$469.00   
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$5,959.00$12,268.00   
Deferred revenue$0.00$0.00   
Unsecured notes & loans to unrelated parties$0.00$0.00   
Secured mortgages and notes payable$0.00$0.00   
Total net assets or fund balances$649,410.00$225,205.00   
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$587.00$575.00   
Payment to affiliates$0.00$0.00   
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members88   
Number of independent voting members77   
Financial sheets were auditedTrueTrue   
Relationships among key personnelTrueTrue   
Accrual accountingTrueTrue   
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-01   
Tax year end date2017-12-012016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Business transaction with employeeTrueTrue   
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990   
IRS schema version2017v2.32016v3.0   
Filing identifier201831279349301648201711569349300306   
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