EIN 36-2167011

Field Museum of Natural History

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Field Museum of Natural History engages in research and public education, through its four complementary centers - the collections center, the integrative research center, the science action center, and the learning center. These centers advance the Museum's mission of understanding natural history. Additionally, it provides engineering, maintenance, and security services for its 1,300,000 square feet area while directly supporting science and education and public programs.
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Program areas at Field Museum of Natural History

Science & education: science and education consists of four complementary centers-the collections center, the integrative research center, the science action center, and the learning center. Together, these centers advance the Museum's mission of understanding the past, exploring its present, and shaping a future for the earth that is rich with biological and cultural diversity. The collections amount to over 30,000,000 Natural objects and man-made artifacts spanning the Museum's four disciplines - anthropology, botany, geology, and zoology.
Museum services: the Museum has approximately 1,300,000 square feet for which Museum services provides engineering, maintenance, and security, as well as directly supports the science and education and public programs.
Public programs: the Museum brings science to life with more than 400,000 square feet of space devoted to exhibitions and other public programs. In 2022, the Museum welcomed more than 1,017,000 visitors.
Museum outreach and business enterprises.

Grants made by Field Museum of Natural History

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
The University of Chicago (UChicago)Stipend for Science and Education$90,805
Tca HealthStipend for Science and Education$16,330
Houston Museum of Natural ScienceStipend for Science and Education$8,353

Who funds Field Museum of Natural History

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
National Philanthropic TrustCulture & Arts$20,157,250
Negaunee FoundationRestricted Use$2,256,000
Walter Family FoundationGeneral Support$1,550,000
...and 162 more grants received totalling $30,690,488

Personnel at Field Museum of Natural History

Julian SiggersPresident and Chief Executive Officer$764,900
Le Monte G BookerChief Financial Officer$311,657
Rob ZschernitzChief Technology Officer Information Technology
Alyssa HaslamChief of Staff Office of President and Chief Executive Officer
Charles KatzenmeyerVice President, Institutional Advancement Institutional Advancement$312,145
...and 28 more key personnel

Financials for Field Museum of Natural History

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$53,026,730
Program services$26,955,177
Investment income and dividends$7,351,776
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$1,490
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$4,928,130
Net income from fundraising events$-381,379
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$91,881,924

Form 990s for Field Museum of Natural History

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-11-08990View PDF
2021-122022-11-10990View PDF
2020-122021-11-11990View PDF
2019-122021-04-02990View PDF
2018-122020-01-31990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s
Data update history
January 21, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
January 14, 2024
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
January 14, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 6 new personnel
January 3, 2024
Received grants
Identified 55 new grant, including a grant for $2,256,000 from Negaunee Foundation
December 31, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
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General information
1400 S Dusable Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60605
Metro area
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
Website URL
(312) 922-9410
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IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
A56: Natural History, Natural Science Museums
NAICS code, primary
7121: Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
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