EIN 54-1734274

Foundation for Meat and Poultry Research and Education

IRS 501(c) type
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To promote scientific advances in Meat processing and related industries.
Also known as...
American Meat Institute Foundation; Ami Foundation
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Program areas at Foundation for Meat and Poultry Research and Education

Beef board: the operating committee of the beef board contracts with the Foundation to oversee and administer applied Research related to the post-harvest safety of u.s. Beef products and processed beef nutrition and disseminate the Research and other scientific information to beef processors. Foundation activities provide practical, science-based Research that can be used by in-plant personnel and others to ensure the safety of the Meat and Poultry supply; support the role of Meat and Poultry in healthy dietary patterns; and evaluate and improve product quality. The Foundation oversees a panel of industry and academic experts and practitioners to establish Research priorities and evaluate proposals. Based upon their recommendations, Research contracts are awarded based on merit and priority need. After the award, Foundation staff closely monitor the Research contracts to ensure timely and complete Research work products are available for distribution to the industry. Dissemination of Research results and other scientific information is also undertaken by Foundation staff. The beef board reimburses the Foundation for the direct costs of the Research contracts and dissemination activities. In addition, administrative and management costs incurred by the Foundation to administer the Research and communication programs are also reimbursed. By law, the operating committee and the beef board contract with established national, nonprofit, industry-governed organizations like the Foundation to implement programs of promotion, Research, consumer information, industry information, foreign marketing and producer communications. Contractors are reimbursed only for the work they actually do for the beef board and are not allowed to make a profit from a checkoff contract. Checkoff funds cannot be used to influence government policy or action, including lobbying.
Foundation Research: Foundation Research includes the costs incurred from contracted Research projects. These projects are reviewed and recommended by the Foundation's Research advisory committee and approved by the Foundation's board of directors.
Conferences and short courses: educational workshops and seminars on new issues and developments within the Meat industry.
Listeria interventions: varied Research projects to reduce the prevalence of listeria monocytogenes on ready-to-eat Meat and Poultry products.
National hot dog and sausage council
National pork board: the national pork board (npb) contracts with the Foundation to manage and administer post-harvest pork safety Research and to conduct the deli Meat month campaign.

Who funds Foundation for Meat and Poultry Research and Education

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Eden Bridge FoundationDonation To Ministry$15,000
Eden Bridge FoundationDonation To Ministry$15,000
The Osi Group FoundationFoundation Research Contribution$4,000
...and 1 more grant received

Personnel at Foundation for Meat and Poultry Research and Education

Thao GrimesVice President , Finance$0
Anne HalalSenior Vice President$0
Katierose McCulloughDirector of Scientific and Regulatory / Director of Scientific and Reg Affairs$0
Susan BackusPresident , / Vice President$0
Julie Anna PottsChairman$0
...and 4 more key personnel

Financials for Foundation for Meat and Poultry Research and Education

RevenuesFYE 12/2021
Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,736,639
Program services$384,438
Investment income and dividends$0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$3,121,077

Form 990s for Foundation for Meat and Poultry Research and Education

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-02-24990View PDF
2018-122019-12-11990View PDF
2017-122019-02-21990View PDF
2016-122018-01-18990View PDF
2015-122017-01-09990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s

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Data update history
May 17, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
May 13, 2023
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $15,000 from Eden Bridge Foundation
May 18, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 3 new vendors, including , , and
September 24, 2021
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $347,229 from North American Meat Institute
August 23, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
Nonprofit Types
Research centersHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Science and technology
Conducts researchTax deductible donationsNo full-time employees
General information
1150 Connecticut Ave NW 1200
Washington, DC 20036
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
Website URL
(202) 587-4200
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
U50: Biological, Life Science Research
NAICS code, primary
5417: Scientific Research and Development Services
Parent/child status
Central organization
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