EIN 23-2909123

Science History Institute Support Company (CHF)

IRS 501(c) type
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The Chemical Heritage Foundation serves the community of the chemical and molecular sciences, and the wider public, by treasuring the past, educating the present, and inspiring the future. CHF carries out a program of outreach and interpretation, in order to advance an understanding of the role of the chemical and molecular sciences, technologies, and industries in shaping society; maintains a world-class collection of materials that document the history and heritage of the chemical and molecular sciences, technologies, and industries; and encourages research in its collections.
Also known as...
Chemical Heritage Foundation; CHF Inc
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Program areas at CHF

Science History Institute Support Company maintains and operates a specialty research library. The library holds collections of historical books, manuscripts and oral histories.
Science History Institute Support Company maintains specific collections and archives devoted to the preservation of the History of chemical sciences, technology and businesses. In addition, certain archives include pictorial collections, which include prints, negatives, slides, and audio visual items.

Grants made by CHF

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Science History InstituteGeneral Assistance$5,296,102

Personnel at CHF

David ColePresident and Chief Executive Officer$0
Kevin CavanaughVice President , Chief Administrative Officer , and Chief Financial Officer / Treasurer$0
Michal MeyerEditor in Chief , Distillations
Patrick H. SheaChief Curator of Archives and Manuscripts
Resa ThomasonVice President of Development and External Relations / Secretary$0
...and 31 more key personnel

Financials for CHF

RevenuesFYE 06/2021
Total grants, contributions, etc.$198,246
Program services$806
Investment income and dividends$280,713
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$4,721,731
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$5,201,496

Form 990s for CHF

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-04-12990View PDF
2019-062020-08-21990View PDF
2018-062019-04-18990View PDF
2017-062018-06-14990View PDF
2016-062017-07-31990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s
Data update history
November 7, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 4 new personnel
August 21, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
June 24, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
October 23, 2020
Updated personnel
Identified 24 new personnel
September 30, 2020
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2018
Nonprofit Types
Libraries and archivesArts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsMuseumsHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Science and technologyArts, cultural, and humanitiesHistory
Conducts researchNational levelEndowed supportTax deductible donationsNo full-time employees
General information
315 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Metro area
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD
Philadelphia County, PA
Website URL
(215) 925-2222
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
A54: History Museums
NAICS code, primary
51912: Libraries and Archives
Parent/child status
Central organization
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