Our Charitable Status

Our Charitable Status

The Pacific Coast Conservation Alliance (The PCCA) is a 501(c)(3) (non-profit) public benefit charitable organization. The PCCA was incorporated in 2003 and received its non-profit status determination from the Internal Revenue Service in 2007.

View our IRS Determination Letter and our Articles of Incorporation.

Federal Deductibility Status

The PCCA is designated by the Internal Revenue Service as an Organizations Eligible to Receive Tax-Deductible Charitable Contributions. In general, an individual who itemizes deductions may deduct contributions to The PCCA up to 50% of his or her adjusted gross income computed without regard to net operating loss carrybacks. To review explanations of IRS rules and to ascertain PCCA’s eligibility to receive tax-deductible charitable contributions, please reference this IRS database.

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.

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