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 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 2022, the ams published 21,024 pages of new material in 54 new books. Ams journals and other publications included 30,286 pages of published material.
Meetings of the Society include the annual joint Mathematical meeting held in january each year. Additionally, eight to nine sectional meetings are held in four regions of the u.s. each year. In 2022, the joint mathematics meeting was held virtually due to the pandemic. Approximately 2,658 participants attended.
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 25,000 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 147 individuals and organizations, totaling more than $459,000. The Society also received funding from individuals, foundations, and federal grants to fund expenses for approximately 306 mathematicians to engage in Mathematical research and collaboration.
Government relations is a division of the Society which maintains contact with other professional scientific organizations and government agencies whose purpose is to support science, Mathematical research and education. The office provides information to the government about issues related to science and Mathematical research and education, and to the Mathematical community about the government's efforts and initiatives in these areas.

Grants made by AMS

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
The Board of Trustees of the University of IllinoisCentennial Research Fellowship & Epsilon - Annual Support & Simons Grant$53,000
University of Pennsylvania (Penn)Centennial Research Fellowship & Epsilon - Annual Support & Simons Grant$51,500
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)Epsilon - Annual Support & Simons Grant$16,000
...and 4 more grants made

Who funds American Mathematical Society (AMS)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Simons FoundationAms-Simons Travel Grants$330,000
Joan and Joseph Birman FoundationCreation of A Fellowship for Women Mathematicians$125,000
Joan and Joseph Birman FoundationCreation of A Fellowship for Women Mathematicians$59,000
...and 23 more grants received totalling $800,281

Personnel at AMS

Lucy R MaddockChief Financial Officer$243,346
Thomas BlytheChief Information Officer$188,147
Catherine Roberts, PhDExecutive Director$331,431
Nicola S PoserDirector of Marketing$151,664
Shannon ReallDirector of Information Technology$142,984
...and 18 more key personnel

Financials for AMS

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$6,196,502
Program services$23,611,358
Investment income and dividends$4,882,989
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-1,875,405
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$32,815,444

Form 990s for AMS

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-10-12990View PDF
2021-122022-10-18990View PDF
2020-122021-10-12990View PDF
2019-122021-03-31990View PDF
2018-122020-01-14990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s
Data update history
December 31, 2023
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $330,000 from Simons Foundation
November 29, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
November 28, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
November 26, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 4 new vendors, including , , , and
November 25, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
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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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Form 990
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
A33: Printing, Publishing
NAICS code, primary
813920: Professional Associations
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