OSPREY, FL Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast attained the coveted 4-star rating by Charity Navigator for the second year, based on its strong financial health and commitment to greater accountability and transparency. This accomplishment signifies commitment to the sector’s best practices, efficiency and strong performance. Less than a quarter of rated charities achieve this distinction consistently.
“The Board of Trustees and staff are proud to have, once again, achieved this level of distinction,” notes Eileen Scudder-Zimmermann, board chair. “Conservation Foundation is ever mindful of our need to assure that our donors’ contributions are put to good use, ensuring that we are able to fulfill our mission to save natural lands, forever.”
Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast saves land forever, protecting those special natural lands that make this region extraordinary. Working with landowners, businesses, and government, Conservation Foundation protects 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 conservation agreements and educates for responsible land and water stewardship in Manatee, Sarasota, Charlotte and Lee Counties. Learn more at www.conservationfoundation.com.