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American Museum of Natural History

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

American Museum of Natural History is a natural history museum based in New York, NY that was founded in 1869. As of 2018 they had $205 million in revenue and $1.4 billion in assets.

The museum's mission statement is: "to discover, interpret, and disseminate - through scientific research and education - knowledge about human cultures, the natural world, and the universe.". Nat history museum, exhibitions, library, collections, con...

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Founded:
1869
Type:
501(c)(3)
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Revenue:
$205,386,527
Assets:
$1,463,348,689
Employees:
1,641
Fiscal year end:
June
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Program areas at American Museum of Natural History

SCIENCE-SINCE ITS FOUNDING, THE MUSEUM HAS PURSUED A SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH PROGRAM to ADVANCE UNDERSTANDING OF THE BIOLOGICAL, PHYSICAL, AND CULTURAL WORLD. THE MUSEUM'S CURATORS, SCIENTISTS, and POST DOCS NUMBER approx 200 scientists WHO DO RESEARCH IN THE BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, ASTROPHYSICS, PALEONTOLOGY, EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCES, AND ANTHROPOLOGY AND PUBLISH IN PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS. THROUGH APPROX 100 FIELD EXPEDITION PROJECTS EACH YEAR, THE MUSEUM'S ROBUST COLLECTION OF OVER 34 MILLION SPECIMENS AND ARTIFACTS GROWS. THE MUSEUM CONTINUES ITS PH.D. AND MASTER'S PROGRAMS THROUGH ITS RICHARD GILDER GRADUATE SCHOOL, THE ONLY PH.D. AND MAT GRANTING PROGRAM OF ANY MUSEUM IN THE U.S.

Education and other public programs-the museum's professional development program serves approximately 4,000 teachers each year, while the museum's signature science education program, urban advantage, has grown to reach nearly one-half of new york city middle schools. The museum's master of arts in teaching program helps to ameliorate the critical shortage of qualified science teachers in new york state, placing graduates in high needs schools. Approximately five million on-site visitors including approximately 500,000 school and camp group visitors experience the museum education and public programs annually, including its early childhood programs that offer hands-on science exploration.

Form 990s for American Museum of Natural History

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Nov 4, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Sep 29, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Aug 3, 2016990View PDF
2014-06Aug 20, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for American Museum of Natural History

Field2018
Total grants, contributions, etc.$131,564,005
Program services$35,986,559
Investment income and dividends$5,037,105
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$16,380
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$19,206,226
Net income from fundraising events$-607,456
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$7,969,804
Miscellaneous revenues$6,213,904
Total revenues$205,386,527

Vendors for American Museum of Natural History

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Grant Thornton LLPTax accounting; Audit accounting2019-11-04
██████Fundraising software2019-09-21
█████████ ████████Software2019-09-21
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2019-09-21
█████ █████ ████Construction Service$3,666,2032018-06-01
█ █ █████████ ████████Fundraising Counsel$242,4182018-06-01
████████ ███ ███████████ ███Construction Service$3,594,9312018-06-01
██████████ ██████████Restaurant Management$9,994,2002018-06-01
...and 12 more vendors

Personnel at American Museum of Natural History

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Daniel StoddardVice President and Chief Investment Officer$387,963June 30, 2018
Ellen GallagherSenior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer$548,965Nov. 4, 2019
███ ██████Senior Vice President Operations and Capital PRG$362,933June 30, 2018
████ █████Vice President Communications , Marketing$353,897June 30, 2018
█████ ██████Senior Vice President Exhibition$300,570June 30, 2018
█████ ██████President and Trustee$1.0 millionMay 20, 2020
██████ ██████Senior Vice President and General Counsel$464,669June 30, 2018
██████ ████Controller-March 22, 2019
████████ ██ ██████Treasurer$0May 20, 2020
███████████ ██ █████Vice Chairman$0May 20, 2020
...and nine more key personnel

Peer natural history and sciences museums

 NameTypeRevenueLocation
1Field Museum of Natural History501(c)(3)$123 millionChicago, IL
2Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh501(c)(3)$90 millionPittsburgh, PA
3California Academy of Sciences501(c)(3)$85 millionSan Francisco, CA
4Denver Museum of Nature and Science501(c)(3)$63 millionDenver, CO
5Whitney Museum of American Art501(c)(3)$85 millionNew York, NY
6Museum of Modern Art501(c)(3)$283 millionNew York, NY
7New York Botanical Garden (NYBG)501(c)(3)$109 millionBronx, NY
8Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation (SRGF)501(c)(3)$77 millionNew York, NY
9Metropolitan Museum of Art501(c)(3)$574 millionNew York, NY
10Peabody Essex Museum (PEM)501(c)(3)$74 millionSalem, MA
11Museum of Science501(c)(3)$80 millionBoston, MA
12Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art501(c)(3)$73 millionBentonville, AR
13Museum of Science and Industry (MSI)501(c)(3)$54 millionChicago, IL
14Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)501(c)(3)$62 millionCanada,
15Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM)501(c)(3)$52 millionLos Angeles, CA
16Cincinnati Museum Center501(c)(3)$74 millionCincinnati, OH
17National WWII Museum501(c)(3)$72 millionNew Orleans, LA
18Norton Museum of Art501(c)(3)$53 millionWest Palm Beach, FL
19Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA)501(c)(3)$63 millionCleveland, OH
20Philadelphia Museum of Art501(c)(3)$73 millionPhiladelphia, PA
21The Museum of Fine Arts Houston501(c)(3)$166 millionHouston, TX
22Museum of Fine Arts501(c)(3)$133 millionBoston, MA
23Research Foundation of The City University of New York (RFCUNY)501(c)(3)$600 millionNew York, NY
24International Aids Vaccine Initiative501(c)(3)$77 millionNew York, NY
25The Exploratorium501(c)(3)$51 millionSan Francisco, CA