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American Chemical Society (ACS)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

ACS is a trade / professional association based in Washington, DC that was founded in 1938. As of 2018 they had $600 million in revenue and $1.4 billion in assets.

To advance the broader chemistry enterprise and its practitioners for the benefit of Earth and its people.

EIN:
53-0196572
City:
State:
Metro:
Website:
Phone:
(202) 872-4600
Twitter:
Founded:
1938
Type:
501(c)(3)
NTEE:
Revenue:
$600,301,761
Assets:
$1,455,887,899
Employees:
2,373
Fiscal year end:
December
Revenue trends:
Asset trends:

Program areas at ACS

Information Services - The American Chemical Society (ACS) achieves its goal to be an indispensable professional and information resource for members and other chemistry-related practitioners through two publishing divisions, Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) and ACS Publications. These divisions provide significant services to ACS members and the global scientific community with accurate, timely, and authoritative chemical and related scientific information. For more than 110 years, CAS has been analyzing the world's scientific content and advancing new search technologies to make information more accessible. As a global hub for big chemistry data, CAS offers secure, reliable systems backed by proprietary cutting-edge technology. CAS's strength comes from its people: - Hundreds of scientists spend hours analyzing published literature - Tech experts manage data and build new technologies to tackle the unique challenges of scientific content - As a division of the American Chemical Society, CAS knowledge of scientific information far exceeds any other ...

Acs petroleum research fund - the acs petroleum research fund is a permanently restricted endowment established to provide resources for advanced scientific education and fundamental research in the petroleum field, which may include any field of pure science which affords a basis for subsequent research directly connected with the petroleum field. In 2017, the acs prf funded 173 grants, totaling $17.075 million. The grants included 63 new directions grants; 69 doctoral new investigator grants; 20 undergraduate research grants; and 21 undergraduate new investigator grants. The following types of grants are among those funded by the acs petroleum research fund: - research grants for fundamental research in the petroleum field at phd-granting institutions. Research grants to academic institutions for regularly appointed faculty scientists and engineers to assist advanced scientific education and fundamental research. - research grants for fundamental research in the petroleum field at the undergraduate level. Research grants to academic ...

Education and Membership SUPPORTING EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION IS A STRATEGIC GOAL OF ACS. ACS RESOURCES, SERVICES, AND PRODUCTS FOSTER THE DEVELOPMENT OF INNOVATIVE, RELEVANT, AND EFFECTIVE CHEMISTRY AND CHEMISTRY-RELATED EDUCATION THAT PREPARES A SCIENTIFICALLY LITERATE CITIZENRY AND HIGHLY QUALIFIED CHEMICAL WORKFORCE READY TO ADDRESS GLOBAL CHALLENGES. IN 2017, ACS REACHED OUT TO NUMEROUS ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS AND TEACHERS IN NEW AND INNOVATIVE WAYS. ACS PROVIDED A NEW GENERATION OF UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE STUDENTS AND FACULTY WITH OPPORTUNITIES TO LEARN SKILLS THAT THEY WILL NEED TO COMPETE AND SUCCEED AS THEY MOVE FORWARD WITH THEIR CAREERS. THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CHEMISTRY TEACHERS (AACT,) LAUNCHED IN 2014, IS THE FIRST NATIONAL, CHEMISTRY-SPECIFIC ASSOCIATION OF ITS KIND DEDICATED TO K-12 TEACHERS. AACT ENDED 2017 WITH MORE THAN 4,800 MEMBERS, 88 PERCENT OF WHOM ARE K-12 TEACHERS. IN 2017, THE NUMBER OF MEMBERS WITH FEWER THAN FIVE YEARS OF TEACHING EXPERIENCE INCREASED ...

Form 990s for ACS

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Dec 13, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Jan 18, 2018990View PDF
2015-12Feb 22, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Jan 28, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for ACS

Field2017
Total grants, contributions, etc.$4,697,411
Program services$528,983,622
Investment income and dividends$21,111,804
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$2,802,510
Net rental income$11,076
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$42,642,080
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$53,258
Total revenues$600,301,761

Vendors for ACS

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
KPMG LLPTax accounting; Audit accounting2018-12-18
███████████ ███████ ███████████It Contracting Services$5,652,1752017-12-01
█████Abstracting$5,431,5532017-12-01
█████████ ███████████ ███ ███Abstracting Services$5,038,4282017-12-01
██████ ██████████It Contracting Services$7,469,1642017-12-01
███████ ██████ ████████ ███ ███Database Services$5,091,6932017-12-01
████ ████████ ███ █████████ █████Insurance agent or broker$9452016-12-31
█████ ███████ ███Audit accounting2016-12-31
...and 11 more vendors

Personnel at ACS

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
James MilnePresident , Acs Publications / President, Acs Publications-April 27, 2020
Thomas M. ConnellyExecutive Director and Chief Executive Officer-April 27, 2020
██ ███████Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer-April 27, 2020
████ ████████Chief Information Officer, Washington It Operations$481,257April 27, 2020
█████████ █████Vice President , Marketing , Cas$382,136Dec. 31, 2017
████ █████Executive Vice President, Membership and Society Services-April 27, 2020
█████ ████████Executive Vice President, Human Resources-April 27, 2020
███████ ██████Senior Vice President , Sales MTKG DGT Stgy , Pubs$389,628Dec. 31, 2017
█████ ████████Vice President , Sales , Cas$401,991Dec. 31, 2017
███████ █ ████████Senior Vice President , Product and Content Operations , Cas$630,877Dec. 31, 2017
...and 11 more key personnel

Peer trade / professional associations and chambers of commerce

 NameTypeRevenueLocation
1Association of American Medical Colleges501(c)(3)$216 millionWashington, DC
2National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME)501(c)(3)$175 millionPhiladelphia, PA
3National Academy of Sciences501(c)(3)$298 millionWashington, DC
4National Education Association of the United States501(c)(5)$383 millionWashington, DC
5The College Board501(c)(3)$1.0 billionNew York, NY
6Cfa Institute501(c)(6)$370 millionCharlottesville, VA
7American Medical Association (AMA)501(c)(6)$317 millionChicago, IL
8College of American Pathologists (CAP)501(c)(6)$224 millionNorthfield, IL
9Metropolitan Opera Association501(c)(3)$312 millionNew York, NY
10Air Line Pilots Association International (ALPA)501(c)(5)$211 millionMclean, VA
11National Association of Realtors501(c)(6)$245 millionChicago, IL
12Project Management Institute (PMI)501(c)(6)$261 millionNewtown Square, PA
13American Federation of Teachers (AFT)501(c)(5)$229 millionWashington, DC
14Research Triangle Institute (RTI)501(c)(3)$965 millionResearch Triangle Park, NC
15National Football League (NFL)501(c)(6)$619 millionNew York, NY
16American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees501(c)(5)$160 millionWashington, DC
17Teach for America (TFA)501(c)(3)$263 millionNew York, NY
18The Common Fund for Nonprofit Organizations501(c)(3)$270 millionWilton, CT
19American Diabetes Association (ADA)501(c)(3)$158 millionArlington, VA
20Act501(c)(3)$349 millionIowa City, IA
21Harvard Business Publishing Corporate Learning501(c)(3)$246 millionBrighton, MA
22Boy Scouts of America (BSA)501(c)(3)$266 millionIrving, TX
23American Heart Association (AHA)501(c)(3)$851 millionDallas, TX
24Alzheimer's Association501(c)(3)$345 millionChicago, IL
25Consumer Reports (CR)501(c)(3)$248 millionYonkers, NY