EIN 04-3129124

Commonwealth Zoological Corporation (CZC)

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
350
City
Year formed
1991
Most recent tax filings
2020-06
Description
Zoo New England's mission is to inspire people to protect and sustain the natural world for future generations by creating fun and engaging experiences that integrate wildlife and conservation programs, research, and education.
Also known as...
Zoo New England; Attn Finance Office

Program areas at CZC

Following last year's record-breaking attendance of 708,278 visitors we were on track for another record-breaking year with a goal of 715,830 visitors. Due to covid 19 pandemic, Zoo New England ended fy 20 with 501,975 in total attendance. In fy 20, membership revenues from over 15,000 member households brought in over $1,500,000 in revenue.
Education/ teens and community relations in fy 20, Zoo New England reached approximately half as many program participants for in-person and off-site programs as in fy 19. School programs, after-school, group programs, overnights and other programs reached 7,688 participants compared with 13,849 in fy 19. This dramatic decrease is due to covid-related cancellation of scheduled programs during our busiest months of the year.
Animal care and exhibitsas of june 30, 2020, franklin park Zoo features 64 public animal exhibits and stone Zoo features 46. Zoo New England is home to more than 2,277 animals representing more than 205 different species. Acquisitions at franklin park Zoo included eight female black welsh mountain sheep, a male and a female kea, and a female kori bustard. At stone Zoo, significant acquisitions included six young mexican gray wolves, a female north american river otter, and a female coatimundi. Six rock hyrax were also born at stone Zoo.

Form 990s for CZC

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-062020-09-16990View PDF
2018-062019-06-19990View PDF
2017-062018-04-10990View PDF
2016-062017-07-28990View PDF
2015-062016-03-17990View PDF
...and 5 more Form 990s

Who funds Commonwealth Zoological Corporation (CZC)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$2,141,035
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...and 21 more grants received

Grants made by CZC

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Smithsonian Institution (SI)Conservation/wild Life$20,000
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Financials for CZC

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$22,036,537
Program services$4,478,183
Investment income and dividends$100,796
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-2,275
Net income from fundraising events$464,529
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$305,024
Total revenues$27,382,794

Personnel at CZC

NameTitleCompensation
John LinehanPresident and Chief Executive Officer$135,252
Bob ChabotChief Operating Officer
Carolyn VaughanVice President of Development, Leadership Giving and Operations$95,704
 Subscribe to viewExecutive Vice President of External Affairs and Programming$121,842
 Subscribe to viewVice President of Development, Strategic Development$97,057
...and 10 more key personnel
Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$27,382,794
2020
Yearly growth
35.1%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$17,806,085
2020
Yearly growth
-2.7%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$41,301,885
2020
Yearly growth
37%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
350
2020
Yearly growth
5.4%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
One Franklin Park Road
Boston, MA 02121
Metro area
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
Website URL
zoonewengland.org/ 
Phone
(617) 375-9700
Facebook page
franklinparkzoo 
Twitter profile
@zoonewengland 
IRS details
EIN
04-3129124
Fiscal year end
June
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1991
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
D50: Zoo, Zoological Society
NAICS code, primary
813312: Environment, Conservation, and Wildlife Organizations
Parent/child status
Independent