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Ithaka is a social science institute based in New York, NY that was founded in 1995. As of 2019 they had $94 million in revenue and $191 million in assets.

ITHAKA is a not-for-profit organization that works with the global higher education community to advance and preserve knowledge and to improve teaching and learning through the use of digital technologies.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Ithaka Harbors.

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Program areas at Ithaka

JSTOR is a not-for-profit cloud-based library where scholars, students, and the public can access thousands of journals, books, images, and other content as well as tools that promote research, teaching, sharing, and contribution. JSTOR includes content from over 1,000 publishers and serves: 6 million unique monthly visitors; 10,000+ universities, schools, and institutions in 176 nations. In addition to the program service revenue of $76,853,085 reported above, ITHAKA received grant revenue of $2,647,347 allocable to JSTOR REPORTED ON PART VIII LINE 1F.

Ithaka S+R is a not-for-profit service that provides research and strategic guidance to help the academic and cultural communities serve the public good and navigate economic, technological, and demographic change. Working with leaders of universities and colleges, libraries, publishers, cultural institutions and foundations, Ithaka S+R aims to broaden access to higher education by reducing costs, expanding opportunities for students from diverse backgrounds and developing strategies to improve student outcomes. In addition to the program service revenue of $1,437,342, ITHAKA received grant revenue of $1,503,300 allocable to Ithaka S+R reported on Part VIII, Lines 1E and 1F.

Portico is a not-for-profit digital preservation service for electronic journals, books, and other scholarly content that is supported by a global community of thousands of libraries and hundreds of academic publishers. Porticos mission is to ensure that the worlds scholarship, now stored and disseminated largely in digital form, will be accessible to future generations. Portico includes: 84+ million items; 24,000+ e-Journals preserved; 540,000+ e-Books preserved; 473 participating publishers and over 1,000 participating libraries.

Form 990s for Ithaka

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 15, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Mar 15, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Jan 18, 2018990View PDF
2015-12Apr 10, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Jan 13, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Ithaka

Total grants, contributions, etc.$4,150,647
Program services$84,423,095
Investment income and dividends$9,939,054
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-4,767,132
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$427,035
Total revenues$94,172,699

Vendors for Ithaka

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Vision Service PlanInsurance2019-12-31
███████ █████████ ████████Insurance agent or broker$6362019-12-31
██████████ █████████ ███████ ██ ███████Insurance2019-12-31
██████ ████████████ ██████████ ████Insurance2019-12-31
███████ █████████ ███████Insurance2019-12-31
███ ███████████ ███Insurance agent or broker$1282019-12-31
█████████ █████████ ██████ ███Insurance agent or broker$1,5292019-12-31
██████ ██████ ███ ████████ ███Insurance agent or broker$1,5802019-12-31
...and 12 more vendors

Personnel at Ithaka

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Nathalie UdoInterim Chief Operating Officer-Sept. 4, 2020
Gerard AurigemmaChief Financial Officer and Treasurer$248,612Sept. 4, 2020
███████ ████Chief Information Officer and Vice President, Technology-July 8, 2019
█████ ████████Vice President , Communications / Vice President , Marketing and Communications-Sept. 4, 2020
███████ ███████Vice President, Data Analytics-Sept. 4, 2020
████ ████████Vice President , Product and Design-Sept. 4, 2020
█████ ████████Senior Vice President , Open Collections and Infrastructure / Vice President , Outreach and Participation Services-Sept. 4, 2020
████ █████Vice President , Platform Engineering and Operations / Vice President Platform Engineering and Operations$219,594Sept. 4, 2020
██████ ███████Vice President , Work Life and Culture-Sept. 4, 2020
█████ █████Vice President , Content Management$225,224Sept. 4, 2020
...and 13 more key personnel

Peer social science organizations

1The Heritage Foundation501(c)(3)$81 millionWashington, DC
2FSG501(c)(3)$27 millionBoston, MA
3National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)501(c)(3)$40 millionCambridge, MA
4American Enterprise Institute501(c)(3)$61 millionWashington, DC
5National Opinion Research Center (NORC)501(c)(3)$196 millionChicago, IL
6Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education501(c)(3)$26 millionBoulder, CO
7Pew Research Center501(c)(3)$42 millionWashington, DC
8The Pew Charitable Trusts (Pew)501(c)(3)$337 millionPhiladelphia, PA
9Center for Global Development (CGD)501(c)(3)$31 millionWashington, DC
10The Brookings Institution501(c)(3)$96 millionWashington, DC
11The Milken Institute501(c)(3)$59 millionSanta Monica, CA
12Mercatus Center501(c)(3)$28 millionArlington, VA
13The Aspen Institute501(c)(3)$134 millionWashington, DC
14Center on Budget and Policy Priorities501(c)(3)$33 millionWashington, DC
15The Sphere Institute501(c)(3)$29 millionBurlingame, CA
16Van Alen Institute Projects in Public Architecture501(c)(3)$30 millionNew York, NY
17Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation (MDRC)501(c)(3)$69 millionNew York, NY
18Center for Popular Democracy (CPD)501(c)(3)$36 millionBrooklyn, NY
19The Conference Board501(c)(3)$67 millionNew York, NY
20RAND Corporation (RAND)501(c)(3)$416 millionSanta Monica, CA
21US Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF)501(c)(3)$27 millionWashington, DC
22World Economic Forum501(c)(6)$318 millionSwitzerland,
23International City County Management Association501(c)(3)$29 millionWashington, DC
24Council on Foundations501(c)(3)$36 millionWashington, DC
25The Institutes (AICPCU)501(c)(3)$75 millionMalvern, PA