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Chicago Zoological Society

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Chicago Zoological Society is a zoo based in Brookfield, IL that was founded in 1921. As of 2018 they had $75 million in revenue and $218 million in assets.

The mission of the Chicago Zoological Society is to inspire conservation leadership by connecting people with wildlife and nature. They had an international reputation for taking a cutting-edge role in animal care and conservation of the natural world.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: The Northern Trust Company; and Brookfield Zoo.

(708) 688-8000
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Form 990s for Chicago Zoological Society

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2017-12Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2015-12Jan 5, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Jan 8, 2016990View PDF
2013-12Oct 28, 2014990View PDF
2012-12Sep 26, 2013990View PDF
...and two more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Chicago Zoological Society

Federated campaigns$0
Membership dues$9,862,972
Fundraising event contributions$1,611,230
Related organizations$0
Government grants (contributions)$15,945,068
Normal grants, contributions, etc.$12,304,371
Non-cash contributions$1,969,830
Program services$22,571,849
Investment income and dividends$1,014,980
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$52,400
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$2,436,177
Net income from fundraising events$-371,168
Net income from gaming activities$36,649
Net income from sales of inventory$10,325,014
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$75,789,542

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Vendors for Chicago Zoological Society

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Plante and Moran PLLCTax accounting; Audit accounting2019-04-16
███████████ ████████ ███Third Party Exhibit Fees$421,8402017-12-01
████████ ██████ ███ ██████████Consulting Fundraising Dinner$70,0462017-12-01
██████████ ███Payment Card Processing$606,5592017-12-01
███ ███Benefits Administration$436,0282017-12-01
███ ██ ████Advertising$1,100,9582017-12-01
██████████ ██ ████████Veterinary Pathology Lab Research Services$458,7392017-12-01
████████ ██████ ████████Investment management2016-12-31
...and 11 more vendors

Personnel at Chicago Zoological Society

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Stuart D. StrahlPresident and Chief Executive Officer$491,746July 17, 2019
Rich GambleChief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President-Sept. 26, 2018
█████ ███████Chief Advancement Officer-July 17, 2019
████ █████Senior Vice President of Finance-July 17, 2019
██████ █████Controller / Interim Vice President of Finance-July 12, 2018
████ █████Vice President , Marketing and Communications-Sept. 11, 2018
███████ ██ █████Vice President , Information Technology / Vice President Information Technology$171,619Sept. 12, 2018
█████ █████Vice President , Membership-July 19, 2018
████████ ██████Vice President of Government Affairs-Aug. 29, 2018
██████ █ ██████████Vice President , Human Resources / Vice President Human Resources$156,725Aug. 30, 2018
...and 55 more key personnel

Peer zoos and acquariums

1Shedd Aquarium501(c)(3)$60 millionChicago, IL
2Lincoln Park Zoological Society501(c)(3)$43 millionChicago, IL
3Knoxville Zoological Gardens Inc501(c)(3)$21 millionKnoxville, TN
4Tennessee Aquarium501(c)(3)$23 millionChattanooga, TN
5ZooTampa501(c)(3)$24 millionTampa, FL
6Fort Worth Zoo501(c)(3)$38 millionFort Worth, TX
7Georgia Aquarium501(c)(3)$93 millionAtlanta, GA
8Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium's501(c)(3)$65 millionOmaha, NE
9Toledo Zoological Society501(c)(3)$34 millionToledo, OH
10Columbus Zoological Park Association501(c)(3)$78 millionPowell, OH
11San Diego Zoo Global501(c)(3)$342 millionSan Diego, CA
12Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium501(c)(3)$26 millionPittsburgh, PA
13The Phoenix Zoo501(c)(3)$30 millionPhoenix, AZ
14Houston Zoo501(c)(3)$71 millionHouston, TX
15Sea Research Foundation Inc501(c)(3)$21 millionMystic, CT
16Detroit Zoological Society501(c)(3)$46 millionRoyal Oak, MI
17Zoo Atlanta501(c)(3)$40 millionAtlanta, GA
18Philadelphia Zoo501(c)(3)$38 millionPhiladelphia, PA
19Oakland Zoo501(c)(3)$33 millionOakland, CA
20Woodland Park Zoo501(c)(3)$42 millionSeattle, WA
21San Antonio Zoological Society501(c)(3)$33 millionSan Antonio, TX
22Monterey Bay Aquarium501(c)(3)$101 millionMonterey, CA
23National Aquarium501(c)(3)$47 millionBaltimore, MD
24Nashville Zoo501(c)(3)$29 millionNashville, TN
25San Francisco Zoo and Gardens501(c)(3)$31 millionSan Francisco, CA

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