ORCA Annual Report 2015-2016
The last two years have been pretty dynamic for ORCA in so many ways. We received funding from the state of Florida to deploy 25 Kilroys and for the first time we have been able to gather the critical data needed to determine what needs to be done to help clean up the Indian River Lagoon. With a lot of determination, we are finally starting to see the substantive results that we predicted from this level of monitoring.
ORCA Annual Report 2013-2014
To address the growing concerns of the decline of the health of the lagoon, ORCA started the Campaign for a Clean Indian River Lagoon, in May of 2013. Long before the protests and daily news reports, Dr. Widder warned, "We have arrived at the tipping point for the Indian River Lagoon. Pushed any further and it will collapse into an algaedominated, pollution-laden system that is unhealthy for fish, dolphins and humans alike."

ORCA Annual Report 2011-2012
Thanks to the increased generous support of individual donors and the on-going support of foundations and private agencies, 2011 and 2012 were full of innovation and expansion for ORCA. With this support, ORCA has increased monitoring of our treasured waterways and continues to make strides in our technologies to reduce costs and increase production. Despite tough economic times, ORCA's program efficiency remains high as we make every effort to use funds to benefit our technology and conservation programs.

ORCA Annual Report 2010
2010 was a productive year for ORCA thanks to the significant commitment of individual donors and on-going support from foundations and government agencies who understand the importance of preserving and protecting our waters. Revenues increased 10% overall, while overall expenses decreased 5%. Despite world economic conditions and the increasing cost of business in today's economy, our program efficiency is still high with 75 cents from every dollar spent on programs.
ORCA Annual Report 2008-2009
In 2008, ORCA generated revenues from a balanced array of government agencies, private foundations and individuals. This healthy diversity of support enabled us to close our 2008 fiscal year with an operating surplus. As with most companies—commercial and nonprofit alike—the global economic downturn of 2009 presented significant challenges. Multi-billion-dollar shortfalls in Florida's state budget left little room for the state's environmental agencies to continue their support of our Kilroy program. However, ORCA's growing group of individual and foundation supporters rose to the challenge, almost entirely overcoming shortfalls in government funding targets.

ORCA is a non-profit, non-governmental conservation organization tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) IRS. Contributions are tax-deductible for those who itemize their deductions.

 IRS non-profit 501(c)(3) determination (pdf)

 IRS non-profit 501(c)(3) confirmation letter (pdf)





"ORCA has a clear understanding of the challenges they need to tackle now, as well as a well thought out plan for applying the technology of Kilroy into meaningful conservation efforts."
-Alexandra Cousteau
Ocean Conservationist


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