Our 501(c)(3) Non-profit Status

Charitable status of the Central Coast Bat Survey & The PCCA

The Central Coast Bat Survey is the primary research project of the 501(c)(3) (non-profit) Pacific Coast Conservation Alliance (PCCA). The PCCA was incorporated in 2003 and received its non-profit status determination from the Internal Revenue Service in 2007.

Read our IRS determination letter (2007).

Here’s a copy of our Articles of Incorporation (2003).

Federal 501(c)(3) Charitable Status

In general, an individual who itemizes deductions may deduct contributions to most charitable organizations up to 50% of his or her adjusted gross income computed without regard to net operating loss carrybacks. Individuals generally may deduct charitable contributions to other organizations up to 30% of their adjusted gross income (computed without regard to net operating loss carrybacks).

The CCBS/PCCA is designated by the Internal Revenue Service as an Organizations Eligible to Receive Tax-Deductible Charitable Contributions. The PCCA (EIN: 77-0630225) is listed as a public charity with the maximum deductibility limitation of 50%. To confirm PCCA’s IRS status, use this link:

Fill in one or more of the following fields to access our federal status:

Roosting Red Bat. Photo: Chris Harshaw

 

  • Name: Pacific Coast Conservation Alliance
  • Charitable Registry Number: CT0161825
  • Federal EIN: 77-0630225
  • State: CA
  • Zip Code: 93446

 State of California Charitable Registry

The PCCA is registered and in good standing with the State of California Charitable Registry. To view our record and financial documents, visit the State of California Department of Justice Office of the Attorney General site:

Here’s a link to access our state Charitable Registry Listing.

Fill in one or more of the following field to access our Charitable Registry record and our financial documents:

Big Brown Bat. Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters

 

  • Name: Pacific Coast Conservation Alliance
  • Charitable Registry Number: CT0161825
  • Federal EIN: 77-0630225
  • CA Corporation: 2437442
  • State: CA
  • Zip Code: 93446

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