EIN 05-0264797

American Mathematical Society (AMS)

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The American Mathematical Society fulfills its mission through programs and services that promote mathematical research and its uses, strengthen mathematical education, and foster awareness and appreciation of mathematics.
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Program areas at AMS

Publication and dissemination of Mathematical literature, including research journals, books of general Mathematical interest, graduate and upper level undergraduate course material, proceedings of meetings in current topical areas and high level research monographs. Ams publications also include the Mathematical reviews database, mathscinet, the premier Mathematical research tool, containing citations and reviews of Mathematical literature dating back to 1940, and bibliographic items dating back to 1812. In addition, the ams published 32,775 pages of new material in 90 new books. Also, journal and other publications included 41,188 pages of published material.
Meetings of the Society include the annual joint Mathematical meeting held in january each year and co-sponsored with the Mathematical association of america. In addition, eight to nine sectional meetings are held in four regions of the u.s. each year. The joint mathematics meeting, held in san diego, ca in 2019 and had attendance of approximately 5,500 participants.
Membership and outreach activities, as well as professional services and programs for the Mathematical community, such as employment services, grant or endowment supported conference, surveys of the profession, endowment supported prizes, awards, scholarships and fellowships for achievements in mathematics, high school outreach, public awareness, and other programs. The Society has approximately 30,000 individual and institutional members, with no criteria for membership , who are served through the membership program. To support its mission, the Society awarded fellowships, prizes, and other awards to approximately 237 individuals and organizations, totaling more than $674,000. The Society also received funding from individuals, foundations, and federal grants to fund expenses for approximately 409 mathematicians to engage in Mathematical research and collaboration.

Grants made by AMS

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Duke UniversityBirman Fellowship for Women Scholars-Annual Support$50,000
Bridge To Enter Advanced MathematicsEpsilon-Annual Support$15,000
Mathematical Association of AmericaProject Next Fellows-Annual Support$15,000
...and 21 more grants made totalling $223,150

Who funds American Mathematical Society (AMS)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Joan and Joseph Birman FoundationCreation of A Fellowship for Women Mathematicians$50,000
Stephen and Margaret Gill Family FoundationScholarships$10,000
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$9,522
...and 2 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
National Science FoundationMATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES$723,949
National Science FoundationEDUCATION AND HUMAN RESOURCES$158,233

Personnel at AMS

Lucy MaddockeChief Financial Officer
Ms. Emily RileyChief Financial Officer and Associate Executive Director$204,977
Thomas BlytheeChief Information Officer$176,783
Catherine Roberts, PhDExecutive Director$246,820
Ms. Emily Riley-ChiefHead of Finance
...and 11 more key personnel

Financials for AMS

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$5,173,145
Program services$25,295,522
Investment income and dividends$4,559,511
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$63,817
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$35,091,995

Form 990s for AMS

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-03-31990View PDF
2018-122020-01-14990View PDF
2017-122019-02-21990View PDF
2016-122018-03-14990View PDF
2015-122016-12-30990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s
Data update history
March 11, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 8 new personnel
September 22, 2021
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $10,000 from Stephen and Margaret Gill Family Foundation
August 23, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
June 17, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
June 17, 2021
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
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General information
201 Charles St
Providence, RI 02904
Metro area
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA
Providence County, RI
Website URL
(401) 455-4000
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IRS details
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Form 990
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
S41: Promotion of Business
NAICS code, primary
813920: Professional Associations
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