EIN 31-0585917

Dayton Society of Natural History

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
69
City
State
Year formed
1952
Most recent tax filings
2020-12-01
Description
To be the premier regional provider of interactive science learning experiences which enrich the lives of children and adults, enhance the quality of life in our community, and promote a broad understanding of the world.

Program areas at Dayton Society of Natural History

The Dayton Society of Natural History promotes and diffuses scientific knowledge through the establishment and maintenance of a museum and archaeological park and stimulates scientific investigation.operation of the boonshoft museum of discovery and sunwatch indian village/archaeological park provide interactive learning experiences for about 61,333 visitors, educating and enlightening them about the wonders of the world through science. In 2020, the boonshoft museum of discovery had 55,746 member and guest visits; 3,245 school children visited the museum; the exhibits-to-go program reached 1,971; and 3,616 visited sunwatch indian village/archaeological park.

Form 990s for Dayton Society of Natural History

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-03-01990View PDF
2018-122019-12-11990View PDF
2017-122019-02-21990View PDF
2016-122017-11-28990View PDF
2015-122017-04-06990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds Dayton Society of Natural History

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
The Dayton FoundationGeneral Support and Various Projects$224,044
 View purchase optionsMiscellaneous$50,000
 View purchase optionsNever Too Young To Start: Pre-Preschool and Museums$30,000
...and 2 more grants received

Financials for Dayton Society of Natural History

RevenuesFYE 12/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,543,961
Program services$657,360
Investment income and dividends$531,930
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$348,106
Net income from fundraising events$29,586
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$55,644
Miscellaneous revenues$116,209
Total revenues$4,282,796

Personnel at Dayton Society of Natural History

NameTitleCompensation
Douglas HullChief Financial Officer$77,323
Michael WestendorfChief Financial Officer / Board Member$83,007
Cheryl EnnisTreasurer$0
 View purchase optionsChair$0
 View purchase optionsBoard Member$156,056
...and 5 more key personnel

Organizations like Dayton Society of Natural History

OrganizationLocationRevenue
Intrepid Sea-Air-Space MuseumNew York, NY$9,089,021
San Diego Society of Natural HistorySan Diego, CA$10,054,284
Shell Museum and Educational FoundationSanibel, FL$2,384,044
Bishop MuseumHonolulu, HI$13,933,378
Da Vinci Science Center (DSC)Allentown, PA$2,984,689
Cleveland Museum of Natural HistoryCleveland, OH$17,996,353
National Nordic MuseumSeattle, WA$13,373,743
Grand Rapids Public MuseumGrand Rapids, MI$8,666,843
Ocean InstituteDana Point, CA$5,350,910
Northern Virginia Science Center FoundationFairfax, VA$2,834,276
Orlando Science CenterOrlando, FL$10,422,273
Oregon Museum of Science and IndustryPortland, OR$15,942,443
WESTERN Science Center (WSC)Hemet, CA$1,586,408
Buffalo Society of Natural SciencesBuffalo, NY$4,052,411
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural HistorySanta Barbara, CA$8,999,280
Chesapeake Bay Maritime MuseumSaint Michaels, MD$11,802,090
The EcoTariumWorcester, MA$3,948,047
Adventure Science Center - NashvilleNashville, TN$4,440,046
Virginia Living MuseumNewport News, VA$4,068,968
Arizona Sonora Desert Museum (ASDM)Tucson, AZ$11,636,364
Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM)Milwaukee, WI$10,588,953
Museum Foundation of Pacific GrovePacific Grove, CA$1,739,690
Perot Museum of Nature and ScienceDallas, TX$10,408,594
Columbus Museum of Art (CMA)Columbus, OH$10,937,046
Senator John Heinz History CenterPittsburgh, PA$7,849,869
Also known as...
Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$4,282,796
2020
Yearly growth
5.1%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$3,812,095
2020
Yearly growth
-13.1%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$18,242,556
2020
Yearly growth
1%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
69
2020
Yearly growth
-31.7%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
2600 Deweese Pkwy
Dayton, OH 45414
Metro area
Dayton-Kettering, OH
County
Montgomery County, OH
Website URL
boonshoft.org/ 
Phone
(937) 275-7431
Facebook page
BoonshoftMuseum 
Twitter profile
@boonshoftmuseum 
IRS details
EIN
31-0585917
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1952
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
A56: Natural History, Natural Science Museums
NAICS code, primary
7121: Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
Parent/child status
Independent