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Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG)

Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

BBG is a botanical garden based in Brooklyn, NY that was founded in 1977. As of 2019 they had $9.6 million in revenue and $101 million in assets.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is an urban botanic garden that connects people to the world of plants, fostering delight and curiosity while inspiring an appreciation and sense of stewardship of the environment.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Brooklyn Botanic Garden Corporation.

(718) 623-7200
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Form 990s for BBG

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Aug 5, 2019990View PDF
2018-06Jul 23, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Apr 10, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Aug 8, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Jul 19, 2016990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for BBG

Total grants, contributions, etc.$6,827,229
Program services$1,191,074
Investment income and dividends$710,290
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$732,327
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-1,711
Net income from fundraising events$-17,245
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$65,580
Miscellaneous revenues$153,858
Total revenues$9,661,402

Vendors for BBG

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Microsoft ServicesSoftware2020-03-17
██████ ███████ ███████ ███ ████████ █Tax accounting2019-05-03
█████████████ ██████████ ███Architects$533,2622018-06-01
███████ ██████████████ █████ ███Architects$337,2472018-06-01
████Direct Mail Solicit$64,5002018-06-01
██ ████Tent Rental$159,1312018-06-01

Personnel at BBG

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Dorota RashidVice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer$182,402Jan. 8, 2019
Leslie FindlenSenior Vice President of Institutional Advancement$260,332Jan. 8, 2019
█████ █████Vice President of Education and Interpretation$131,880Jan. 8, 2019
██████ █████████Vice President of Planning, Design and Construction$138,190Jan. 8, 2019
████████ ████████Vice President of Visitor Experience and Marketing-Jan. 8, 2019
█████████ ████Secretary$0July 17, 2019
█████ ██ █████████Board Chair$0July 17, 2019
█████ ██ ████Vice Chair$0July 17, 2019
████ ███████President$437,394June 20, 2019
████████ ██ ████Vice Chair$0June 12, 2019
...and four more key personnel

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6San Diego Botanic Garden501(c)(3)$4.5 millionEncinitas, CA
7Brookgreen Gardens501(c)(3)$12 millionPawleys Island, SC
8Norfolk Botanical Garden501(c)(3)$9.1 millionNorfolk, VA
9Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens501(c)(3)$6.2 millionBoothbay, ME
10Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation501(c)(3)$2.4 millionArcadia, CA
11Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Society501(c)(3)$21 millionDallas, TX
12Stonecrop Gardens501(c)(3)$3.0 millionCold Spring, NY
13Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden501(c)(3)$4.9 millionStaten Island, NY
14Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens Society501(c)(3)$3.8 millionBuffalo, NY
15The Garden Conservancy501(c)(3)$7.0 millionGarrison, NY
16Wave Hill Incorporated501(c)(3)$6.5 millionBronx, NY
17Queens Botanical Garden Society501(c)(3)$5.3 millionFlushing, NY
18Horticultural Society of New York (HSNY)501(c)(3)$4.2 millionNew York, NY
19Holden Arboretum501(c)(3)$8.8 millionKirtland, OH
20Ladew Topiary Gardens501(c)(3)$3.9 millionMonkton, MD
21Denver Botanic Gardens501(c)(3)$33 millionDenver, CO
22Ganna Walska Lotusland501(c)(3)$3.7 millionSanta Barbara, CA
23San Francisco Botanical Garden Society At Strybing Arboretum501(c)(3)$3.3 millionSan Francisco, CA
24Myriad Botanical Gardens501(c)(3)$5.4 millionOklahoma City, OK
25Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens501(c)(3)$15 millionPittsburgh, PA