OSPREY, FL (June 9, 2016) Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast has attained the coveted 4-star rating by Charity Navigator, based on its strong financial health and commitment to greater accountability and transparency. This achievement signifies commitment to the sector’s best practices, efficiency, and strong performance. Only about a quarter of rated charities have achieved this milestone.
“The Board of Trustees and staff are very pleased to attain this distinction,” notes Eileen Scudder-Zimmermann, board chair. “Conservation Foundation is a careful steward of our donors’ contributions and we keep our attention focused toward delivering on our mission to save natural lands, forever.”
Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast saves land, forever, preserving those special natural lands that make our region extraordinary. Working with landowners, businesses, and government, they protect the character and natural integrity of the bays, beaches, barrier islands and their watersheds on Florida’s Gulf Coast. A nationally accredited land trust, the Foundation purchases natural areas, holds land preservation agreements and educates for responsible land and water stewardship in Manatee, Sarasota, Charlotte and Lee Counties. Learn more at www.conservationfoundation.com.