EIN 36-2167011

Field Museum of Natural History

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The Field Museum is an educational institution concerned with the diversity and relationships in nature and among cultures. It provides collection-based research and learning for greater public understanding and appreciation of the world in which we l...

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 2019, the Museum welcomed more than 1,300,000 visitors.

Form 990s for Field Museum of Natural History

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-04-02990View PDF
2018-122020-01-31990View PDF
2017-122019-02-21990View PDF
2016-122018-01-18990View PDF
2015-122017-02-17990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds Field Museum of Natural History

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The Chicago Community TrustGeneral Operating Support$1,157,566
 View purchase optionsAs Needed$500,000
 View purchase optionsTo Expand the Loreto Regional Conservation System (RCS) in Peru To 6.9 Million Hectares By Applying Improved and Inclusive Management Effectiveness Tools.$500,000
...and 106 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
National Science FoundationBIOLOGICAL SCIENCES$121,662
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...and 28 more federal grants / contracts

Grants made by Field Museum of Natural History

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
The University of Chicago (UChicago)Stipend for Science and Education$15,004

Financials for Field Museum of Natural History

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$39,351,332
Program services$27,845,067
Investment income and dividends$8,003,315
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$39,123
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$15,049,275
Net income from fundraising events$-310,582
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$89,977,530

Personnel at Field Museum of Natural History

Alyssa HaslamDirector of Leadership Communications Office of President and Chief Executive Officer
Julian SiggersPresident and Chief Executive Officer
Lemonte BookerChief Financial Officer
 View purchase optionsChief Marketing Officer Marketing$255,002
 View purchase optionsChief Technology Officer Information Technology
...and 29 more key personnel

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1400 South Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60605
Metro area
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
Cook County, IL
Website URL
(312) 922-9410
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Form 990
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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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