What We Do The Foundation empowers coastal organizations and leaders to meet the economic, social, cultural and environmental challenges facing the nation’s coasts and oceans. CSSF has provided over $7 million dollars between 2014-18 in fiscal sponsorship and administrative services to address the critical issues facing our nation’s coasts, oceans, and Great Lakes. CSSF’s fiscal year begins on January 1st and ends on December 31st of the same calendar year. Services Grant Management Accounting & Financial Oversight Legal & Compliance Human Resources Reports & Financials 2017 Report 990 – 2016 990 – 2015 990 – 2014 The Coastal States Stewardship Foundation is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions made out to CSSF are deductible under section 170 of the Code.