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Great Basin Institute

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Great Basin Institute is a wildlife sanctuary based in Reno, NV that was founded in 1999. As of 2020 they had $16 million in revenue and $10 million in assets.

To provide environmental education, research and consevation throughout the west to people of all ages.

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Program areas at Great Basin Institute

To educate individuals on environmental issues facing northern Nevada, as well as restoration and research of the natural environment.

Form 990s for Great Basin Institute

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-12Oct 22, 2020990View PDF
2018-12Sep 20, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Aug 20, 2018990View PDF
2017-06Mar 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Jul 26, 2017990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Great Basin Institute

Total grants, contributions, etc.$9,622,875
Program services$6,781,364
Investment income and dividends$160
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$71,328
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$33,861
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$16,509,588

Vendors for Great Basin Institute

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Schettler Macy and AssociatesTax accounting; Audit accounting2020-10-22
██████Fundraising software2020-03-01
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-03-01
█████████Content management system software2020-03-01
████ ██████ ███Audit accounting2016-12-31
████████████ ████ █████████ ███████Recordkeeping and information management (computing, tabulating, data processing, etc.), Participant loan processing; Investment management; Insurance$8,2152016-12-31
█████ █ ██████Insurance agent or broker$6642016-12-31
███████ ██████Insurance agent or broker$2,7042016-12-31
...and one more vendors

Personnel at Great Basin Institute

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Sarah BaughmanChief Financial Officer-Jan. 17, 2018
Steve Lafer, PhD.Treasurer / Board Member$0Dec. 31, 2019
█████ ██ ██████President / Board Member , Guest$0Dec. 31, 2019
█████ █████████Cheif Financial Officer-Feb. 25, 2016

Peer wildlife sanctuaries and refuges

1The Conservancy of Southwest Florida501(c)(3)$24 millionNaples, FL
2The Marine Mammal Center501(c)(3)$15 millionSausalito, CA
3Coastal Conservation Association501(c)(3)$17 millionHouston, TX
4Wildlife Safari501(c)(3)$5.6 millionWinston, OR
5Wildlife Management Institute (WMI)501(c)(3)$4.5 millionGardners, PA
6Animal Welfare Institute501(c)(3)$5.2 millionWashington, DC
7South Florida Wildlife Center501(c)(3)$6.3 millionFort Lauderdale, FL
8Defenders of Wildlife501(c)(3)$33 millionWashington, DC
9The Wilds501(c)(3)$7.3 millionPowell, OH
10Fossil Rim Wildlife Center501(c)(3)$7.0 millionGlen Rose, TX
11Chimp Haven501(c)(3)$7.8 millionKeithville, LA
12National Wild Turkey Federation501(c)(3)$40 millionEdgefield, SC
13Teatown Lake Reservation501(c)(3)$6.8 millionOssining, NY
14Audubon Naturalist Society (ANS)501(c)(3)$9.2 millionChevy Chase, MD
15National Marine Mammal Foundation501(c)(3)$16 millionSan Diego, CA
16World Wildlife Fund Canada501(c)(3)$18 millionCanada,
17Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium's501(c)(3)$61 millionOmaha, NE
18Shedd Aquarium501(c)(3)$65 millionChicago, IL
19Akron Zoological Park501(c)(3)$14 millionAkron, OH
20Detroit Zoological Society501(c)(3)$46 millionRoyal Oak, MI
21Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC)501(c)(3)$10 millionLa Jolla, CA
22Living Desert501(c)(3)$20 millionPalm Desert, CA
23Point Blue Conservation Science (PRBO)501(c)(3)$11 millionPetaluma, CA
24National Aviary Pittsburgh501(c)(3)$9.1 millionPittsburgh, PA
25International Crane Foundation501(c)(3)$11 millionBaraboo, WI