EIN 39-1691578

Discovery World

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
193
Year formed
2004
Most recent tax filings
2019-12
Description
Discovery World educates, motivates,. Discovery World educates, motivates, mobilizes and inspires the innovators and entrepreneurs of the 21st century. We connect innovation, science, and technology with exploration, environment, and our Great Lakes f...

Program areas at Discovery World

The Museum offers educational programs, camps and tours to the public which provides the public an opportunity to interact with the scientific, economic, and technological exhibits.
Schooner educational programs focusing on ship building, the Great Lakes, and water ecology. Discovery World also operates a maritime museum which demonstrates historical information about life on the Great Lakes.

Form 990s for Discovery World

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-04-02990View PDF
2018-122019-10-04990View PDF
2017-122018-12-22990View PDF
2016-122017-10-12990View PDF
2015-122017-02-21990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds Discovery World

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Great Lakes FutureOperations Support$409,500
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...and 26 more grants received

Financials for Discovery World

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$5,601,009
Program services$3,443,381
Investment income and dividends$83,226
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$-370,219
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-67,751
Net income from fundraising events$146,762
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$3,901
Miscellaneous revenues$-35,331
Total revenues$8,804,978

Personnel at Discovery World

NameTitleCompensation
Bryan W. WunarPresident and Chief Executive Officer
Carl SchoettelChief Operating Officer$119,067
Kate HalfwassenChief Financial Officer$107,515
 Subscribe to viewVice President of Exhibits and Audience Engagement
 Subscribe to viewDirector of Finance
...and 14 more key personnel

Organizations like Discovery World

OrganizationLocationRevenue
Discovery PlaceCharlotte, NC$12,858,473
Science Center of Iowa (SCI)Des Moines, IA$7,150,997
Hiller Aviation InstituteSan Carlos, CA$2,844,657
Oregon Museum of Science and IndustryPortland, OR$16,921,372
Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space MuseumDenver, CO$5,929,450
Liberty Science CenterJersey City, NJ$30,956,172
California Science Center FoundationLos Angeles, CA$32,211,440
Orlando Science CenterOrlando, FL$10,422,273
The Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery MuseumReno, NV$2,540,009
Museum of FlightSeattle, WA$28,399,588
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History (FWMSH)Fort Worth, TX$8,471,721
Frost ScienceMiami, FL$19,801,491
Da Vinci Science Center (DSC)Allentown, PA$3,672,711
North Carolina Museum of Life and ScienceDurham, NC$10,790,094
Peggy Notebaert Nature MuseumChicago, IL$5,993,527
Michigan Science CenterDetroit, MI$3,606,541
Northern Virginia Science Center FoundationFairfax, VA$2,834,276
John P McGovern Museum of Health & Medical ScienceHouston, TX$3,255,983
Reuben H Fleet Science CenterSan Diego, CA$8,779,842
South Florida Science Center and AquariumWest Palm Beach, FL$5,496,833
Reading Public Museum (RPM)Reading, PA$3,758,573
Pacific Science CenterSeattle, WA$19,382,842
The Witte MuseumSan Antonio, TX$13,875,132
Connecticut Science CenterHartford, CT$10,721,959
Great Lakes Museum of Science Environment and TechnologyCleveland, OH$6,870,947
Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$8,804,978
2019
Yearly growth
37.2%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$9,396,122
2019
Yearly growth
7%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$57,678,160
2019
Yearly growth
-3.3%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
193
2019
Yearly growth
3.8%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
500 N Harbor Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Metro area
Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI
Website URL
discoveryworld.org/ 
Phone
(414) 765-8602
Facebook page
DiscoveryWorldMKE 
Twitter profile
@discoveryworld 
IRS details
EIN
39-1691578
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
2004
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
A57: Science and Technology Museums
NAICS code, primary
7121: Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
Parent/child status
Independent