Seaside Seabird Sanctuary

Saving lives... One bird at a time!

aka Seaside Seabird Sanctuary   |   Indian Shores, FL   |  www.seasideseabirdsanctuary.org

Mission

To rescue, treat, and rehabilitate sick and injured wild birds with the goal of releasing them back into their native habitat in the wild. To educate the general public about Florida’s native wild bird population, and how to prevent and reduce man-made dangers wild birds face every day.

Ruling year info

2016

Vice President

Alex von Gontard

Main address

18328 Gulf Blvd.

Indian Shores, FL 33785 USA

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EIN

81-3774704

NTEE code info

Bird Sanctuary/Preserve (D32)

Hospital (Specialty) (E24)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Blog

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Increasing revenue through private donations and grants in order to fund the upgrading of medical equipment in the Sanctuary hospital and for the renovation of outdoor aviaries.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Injured Bird Rescue

Conducts off-site bird rescues.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Traveling to Schools and festivals to conduct educational demonstration on the dangers that wild birds encounter, how those dangers can be prevented, and how to report a sick or injured bird sighting.

The Sanctuary also conducts educational tours at the Sanctuary.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Awards

Difference Maker Award 2019

Tampa Bay Charity Coalition

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of captive animals released

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Adults

Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

The total number of sick and injured birds that were admitted into our hospital, Successfully treated and rehabilitated, and released back into the wild.

Number of people working at the SME/Coop/Enterprise on a part-time basis (< 35 hours per week) as a result of the nonprofit's efforts

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Women and girls, Men and boys, Adults

Type of Metric

Other - describing something else

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Number of people working at the SME/Coop/Enterprise on a full-time (> 35 hours per week) basis as a result of the nonprofit's efforts

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Women and girls, Men and boys, Adults

Type of Metric

Other - describing something else

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Increasing revenue through private donations and grants in order to fund the upgrading of medical equipment in the Sanctuary hospital and for the renovation of outdoor aviaries.

Conduct more onsite and offsite fundraisers, Increase the number of grants applied for, and obtain more media exposure.

Having a strong, experienced staff of employees and volunteers.

Both donations and general admission to the Sanctuary have increased each year.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Suggestion box/email, other,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Seaside Seabird Sanctuary

Board of directors
as of 7/26/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. Andrew Von Gontard

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 07/26/2021

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male
Sexual orientation
Decline to state
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data