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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 2019 they had $644 million in revenue and $1.3 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:
$644,479,275
Assets:
$1,396,004,967
Employees:
2,162
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

Field2018
Total grants, contributions, etc.$3,878,073
Program services$563,248,743
Investment income and dividends$27,249,904
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$2,279,941
Net rental income$11,412
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$47,542,391
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$268,811
Total revenues$644,479,275

Vendors for ACS

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
KPMG LLPTax accounting; Audit accounting2018-12-18
█████Abstracting$5,431,5532017-12-01
███████ ██████ ████████ ███ ███Database Services$5,091,6932017-12-01
█████████ ███████████ ███ ███Abstracting Services$5,038,4282017-12-01
███████████ ███████ ███████████It Contracting Services$5,652,1752017-12-01
██████ ██████████It Contracting Services$7,469,1642017-12-01
█████ ███████ ███Audit accounting2016-12-31
███████ █████████ ███Insurance agent or broker$2,4812016-12-31
...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
2United States Golf Association (USGA)501(c)(3)$230 millionLiberty Corner, NJ
3National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME)501(c)(3)$175 millionPhiladelphia, PA
4National Academy of Sciences501(c)(3)$298 millionWashington, DC
5National Education Association of the United States501(c)(5)$383 millionWashington, DC
6The College Board501(c)(3)$1.0 billionNew York, NY
7CFA Institute501(c)(6)$416 millionCharlottesville, VA
8American Medical Association501(c)(6)$332 millionChicago, IL
9College of American Pathologists (CAP)501(c)(6)$224 millionNorthfield, IL
10Metropolitan Opera Association501(c)(3)$312 millionNew York, NY
11National Association of Realtors501(c)(6)$245 millionChicago, IL
12Air Line Pilots Association International (ALPA)501(c)(5)$211 millionMclean, VA
13Project Management Institute (PMI)501(c)(6)$261 millionNewtown Square, PA
14American Federation of Teachers (AFT)501(c)(5)$204 millionWashington, DC
15Research Triangle Institute (RTI)501(c)(3)$965 millionResearch Triangle Park, NC
16National Football League (NFL)501(c)(6)$619 millionNew York, NY
17Teach for America (TFA)501(c)(3)$263 millionNew York, NY
18Act501(c)(3)$349 millionIowa City, IA
19The Common Fund for Nonprofit Organizations501(c)(3)$270 millionWilton, CT
20Harvard Business Publishing Corporate Learning501(c)(3)$246 millionBrighton, MA
21Boy Scouts of America (BSA)501(c)(3)$285 millionIrving, TX
22Consumer Reports (CR)501(c)(3)$248 millionYonkers, NY
23American Heart Association (AHA)501(c)(3)$746 millionDallas, TX
24Alzheimer's Association501(c)(3)$389 millionChicago, IL