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High Desert Museum

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

High Desert Museum is a natural history museum based in Bend, OR that was founded in 1974. As of 2018 they had $5.0 million in revenue and $18 million in assets.

The High Desert Museum is an indoor/outdoor exploration of the High Desert, including live wildlife, living history characters and changing cultural exhibits. Talk to pioneers. Meet owls, hawks, porcupines, badgers and more close up in daily shows.

EIN:
51-0179336
City:
State:
Website:
Phone:
541-382-4754
Facebook:
Twitter:
Founded:
1974
Type:
501(c)(3)
NTEE:
Revenue:
$5,049,194
Assets:
$18,558,446
Employees:
105
Fiscal year end:
June
Revenue trends:
Asset trends:

Program areas at High Desert Museum

Educational exhibits and activities designed to interpret and make available to the public information on the cultural and natural resources of the arid intermountain west.

Form 990s for High Desert Museum

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06May 14, 2019990View PDF
2017-06May 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Aug 18, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Jul 14, 2016990View PDF
2014-06Mar 9, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for High Desert Museum

Field2018
Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,387,169
Program services$2,451,228
Investment income and dividends$71,061
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$20,999
Net income from fundraising events$102,496
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$16,241
Total revenues$5,049,194

Vendors for High Desert Museum

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2020-06-20
█████ ███ ████ ██Tax accounting2019-02-07
█████████ ████████Software2018-09-09
███ ████ ███ ███████████ ███Tax accounting2015-03-09

Personnel at High Desert Museum

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Carmen MelamedChief Financial Officer , Chief Operating Officer$54,099June 30, 2018
Dana WhitelawExecutive Director$97,231Aug. 19, 2019
█████ ██████Vice - Chair$0Aug. 19, 2019
████ ██████Chair$0Aug. 19, 2019
███ ████████Development Chair$0Aug. 19, 2019
████ ███Finance Chair$0Aug. 19, 2019
███ ██████Board Member$0Dec. 25, 2014
█████ █ ████████Chair$0June 30, 2014

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