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Archbold Biological Station (ABS)

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

ABS is a animal shelter based in Venus, FL that was founded in 1937. As of 2019 they had $30 million in revenue and $86 million in assets.

The mission of Archbold is to build and share the scientific knowledge needed to protect the life, lands, and waters of the heart of Florida and beyond.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Archbold Expeditions.

(863) 465-2571
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Program areas at ABS

Archbold Expeditions conducts scientific research, education, and conservation programs across the lands and waters of the headwaters of the everglades watershed in south central Florida. Within this landscape Archbold Expeditions manages nearly 20,000 acres, serving as a natural laboratory for programmatic activities, including (1) Archbold biological station, a 5,200-acre pristine Florida scrub ecosystem located on the ancient lake wales; (2) the 10,500-acre buck island ranch, a working cattle ranch landscape formerly managed by Archbold Expeditions as the macarthur agro-ecology research center maerc; and (3) the wetland and upland ecosystem restoration landscape of the 3,600-acre Archbold reserve. (buck island ranch was leased by Archbold Expeditions, 1988-2018, from the john d and catherine t macarthur foundation and was acquired by Archbold Expeditions from the foundation in 2018. )scientific research: staff and visiting scientists study ecological patterns and processes on pristine Florida scrub ecosystems, working ranchlands, and wetland and upland restoration lands in ...

Form 990s for ABS

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 27, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Dec 22, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Jan 18, 2018990View PDF
2015-12Jan 18, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Sep 29, 2015990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for ABS

Total grants, contributions, etc.$27,132,097
Program services$131,620
Investment income and dividends$1,047,987
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,517,435
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$-26,448
Miscellaneous revenues$365,114
Total revenues$30,167,805

Vendors for ABS

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
BlackbaudCRM software; Fundraising software2020-06-24
█████████ ████████ ███ ███████Tax accounting; Audit accounting2020-01-27
███████ ███ ████████ ███Annual Appeals Fundraising Consulting Services$43,2662018-12-01
██████████ ██ ████████Grant Sub Recipient$120,9662018-12-01
███████ ██████ ███████Cattle Feed$417,7962018-12-01
█████ ████ ███ ██████Cattle Feed$483,2012018-12-01
███████ █████ ███████ ████Land Construction$129,7932018-12-01
███████ ████ ███ ██████ ███████Cattle Feed$173,2032018-12-01
...and one more vendors

Personnel at ABS

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Eric SteinAssistant Secretary / Chief Financial Officer$60,736July 16, 2020
Hilary SwainAssistant Secretary / Executive Director$123,401July 16, 2020
███████ ████ ███████Director of Philanthropy , E - Mail / Development Director-July 16, 2020
█████████ ████ ██Operations Manager, E - Mail-July 16, 2020
█████ ███████M.S Assistant Data Manager-July 16, 2020
█████████ ██████Assistant Data Manager-July 16, 2020
████████ ████████M.S Gis and Data Manager-July 16, 2020
████ ████Vice President and Legal Affairs$0July 16, 2020
████████ ███████Secretary$0July 16, 2020
██████ ███████Vice President$0July 16, 2020
...and six more key personnel

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23The Animal Foundation501(c)(3)$14 millionLas Vegas, NV
24Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles (spcaLA)501(c)(3)$11 millionLos Angeles, CA
25Humane Society of Huron Valley (HSHV)501(c)(3)$8.3 millionAnn Arbor, MI