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EIN/Federal Tax ID Number: 23-7245152

Tax Status
Ocean Conservancy, Inc. is a tax-exempt not-for-profit organization as described in sections 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) and 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  Donations and bequests to Ocean Conservancy are tax-deductible as allowed by law, for income, gift, and estate tax purposes. Ocean Conservancy Financials

IRS Tax Exempt Status Verification Letter (PDF)

Use of Materials
The materials at this Site are copyrighted and any unauthorized use of any materials at this Site may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. You may request reprint usage of text and/or graphics from this Site by contacting Ocean Conservancy. The materials at this Site are provided without any express or implied warranty of any kind.

Previous Names
If you named the "Center for Marine Conservation" in your will, trust, retirement plan or life insurance policy, ensure your gift will accomplish the work you intended by asking your attorney or plan administrator to update your papers. Our current legal name "Ocean Conservancy, Inc." and our tax identification is number 23-7245152. All previous names and programs include:

 The Ocean Conservancy
 The Center for Marine Conservation, Inc. (CMC) 
 Center for Environmental Education, Inc. (CEE) 
 The Delta Organization, Inc.
 Whale Protection Fund
 Seal Rescue Fund
 Sea Turtle Rescue Fund
 Marine Habitat Program

Name Change Certification for Center for Environmental Education to Center for Marine Conservation (PDF)

Name Change Certification for Center for Marine Conservation to The Ocean Conservancy (PDF)

Name Amendment Certification for The Ocean Conservancy to Ocean Conservancy (PDF)

This educational information is not intended as legal, tax, or investment advice. Please consult an attorney or professional advisor about your specific situation.

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