Friends Of The Elephant Seal in Cambria, California (CA)

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Friends Of The Elephant Seal
Employer Identification Number (EIN)770481003
Name of OrganizationFriends Of The Elephant Seal
In Care of NameWilliam R Raver
AddressPO BOX 490, Cambria, CA 93428-0490
SubsectionCharitable Organization
Ruling Date04/1999
DeductibilityContributions are deductible
FoundationOrganization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public
Exempt Organization StatusUnconditional Exemption
Tax Period12/2013
Assets$100,000 to $499,999
Income$100,000 to $499,999
Filing Requirement990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Asset Amount$164,216
Amount of Income$184,965
Form 990 Revenue Amount$145,584
National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE)Animal-Related: Wildlife Preservation, Protection

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Amount of income in 2013: $184,965 (it was $173,415 in 2012)
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Assets in 2013: $164,216 (it was $131,454 in 2012)
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Expenses in 2013: $112,756
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Income to expenses ratio in 2013: 1.6
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Grants share in income in 2013: 64.7%
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Financial snapshot ($)

Revenue for 2013

Support schedule

Revenue, Expenses, and Changes in Net Assets or Fund Balances
Total revenue$93,598$135,902$145,584
Contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts received$77,782$93,704$94,174
Program service revenue including government fees and contracts$1,032$1,466$1,413
Membership dues and assessments$0$0$0
Investment income$281$24$206
Gain/Loss from sale of assets other than inventory$0$0$0
Net income/loss from gaming and fundraising events$4,440$9,457$0
Gross profit/loss from sales of inventory$10,063$31,251$49,495
Gross sales of inventory, less returns and allowances$28,335$59,123$88,876
Less: cost of goods sold$18,272$27,872$39,381
Other revenue$0$0$296
Total expenses$56,807$95,123$112,756
Total net assets$85,514$126,308$159,136
Excess/Deficit for the year$36,791$40,779$32,828
Net assets or fund balances at beginning of year$48,723$85,514$126,308
Other changes in net assets or fund balances$0$15$0
Net assets or fund balances at end of year$126,308$159,136
Balance Sheets
Total assets$90,172$131,454$164,216
Total liabilities$4,658$5,146$5,080
Net assets or fund balances$85,514$126,308$159,136
Other Information
Did the organization engage in any significant activity not previously reported to the IRS?NoNo
Were any significant changes made to the organizing or governing documents?NoNo
Did the organization have unrelated business gross income of $1,000 or more during the year from business activitiesNoNoNo
Has the organization filed a Form 990-T for the year?NoNo
Did the organization undergo a liquidation, dissolution, termination, or significant disposition of net assets during the year?NoNo
Amount of political expenditures, direct or indirect$0$0
Did the organization file Form 1120-POL for this year?NoNo
Did the organization borrow from, or make any loans to, any officer, director, trustee, or key employee or were any such loans made in a prior year and still outstanding at the end of the tax year covered by this return?NoNo
Total amount involved$0$0
Initiation fees and capital contributions$0$0$0
Gross receipts for public use of club facilities$0$0$0
Did the organization engage in any section 4958 excess benefit transaction during the year, or did it engage in an excess benefit transaction in a prior year that has not been reported on any of its prior Forms 990 or 990-EZ?NoNo
At any time during the tax year, was the organization a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction?NoNo
Reason for Public Charity Status (for 2013)
The organization is not a private foundation because it is:An organization that normally receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or from the general public described in section 170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Number of organizations supported0
Sum of amounts of support$0
Support Schedule for Organizations Described in Sections 170(b)(1)(A)(iv) and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) (for 2009 - 2013)
2009 - 2013 Total
Public Support$370,754
Subtotal Support$370,754
Gifts, grants, contributions, and membership fees received$370,754
Tax revenues levied for the organization's benefit and either paid to or expended on its behalf$0
The value of services or facilities furnished by a governmental unit to the organization without charge$0
The portion of total contributions by each person (other than a governmental unit or publicly supported organization) that exceeds 2% of the total support$0
Total Support$371,298
Public Support$370,754
Gross income from interest, dividends, payments received on securities loans, rents, royalties and income from similar sources$544
Net income from unrelated business activities, whether or not the business is regularly carried on$0
Other income. Do not include gain or loss from the sale of capital assets$0
Gross receipts from related activities, etc.$0
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