EIN 36-2512404

Lincoln Park Zoological Society

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
549
Year formed
1959
Most recent tax filings
2020-03
Description
The Lincoln Park Zoological Society is created and organized, and shall be operated, exclusively for charitable, scientific, and educational purposes. The special purpose for which the Society is created and organized is to aid in the improvement, mai...

Program areas at Lincoln Park Zoological Society

Buildings and groundsset on nearly 49 acres of park-like setting, Lincoln Park zoo is one of the few zoos in the nation that offers free year-round admission and is home to more than 750 animals, many of which are endangered or threatened, that reside in a variety of buildings designed to house animals habitats, some of which are historically landmarked.
Visitor servicesapproximately 3.6 million visitors come to zoo grounds every year to discover the wonders of wildlife in the heart of chicago.
Animal care and conservationlincoln Park zoo has one of the largest zoo-based conservation & science departments in the country, with experts in areas including urban wildlife; behavioral, cognitive, and welfare research; computer modeling of populations and ecosystems; and the study of hormones and disease.

Form 990s for Lincoln Park Zoological Society

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-032020-08-19990View PDF
2018-032019-06-19990View PDF
2017-032018-03-14990View PDF
2016-032017-04-18990View PDF
2015-032016-02-18990View PDF
...and 5 more Form 990s

Who funds Lincoln Park Zoological Society

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Walter Family FoundationFor Preservation of the Zoo and Animals$911,300
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...and 46 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
NLG - POPULATION VARIABILITY ANALYSIS FOR SPECIES SURVIVAL PLANS$136,179
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...and 7 more federal grants / contracts

Grants made by Lincoln Park Zoological Society

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Association of Zoos and AquariumsSafe - Saving Animals From Extinction$100,000

Financials for Lincoln Park Zoological Society

RevenuesFYE 03/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$36,998,266
Program services$9,895,343
Investment income and dividends$2,427,896
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$753,983
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$939,228
Net income from fundraising events$27,003
Net income from gaming activities$70,260
Net income from sales of inventory$240,772
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$51,352,751

Personnel at Lincoln Park Zoological Society

NameTitleCompensation
Kevin J BellPresident and Chief Executive Officer$538,960
Rena SolanoChief Financial Officer$203,606
Kurt ZitznerVice President of Operations$163,131
 Subscribe to viewVice President of Marketing and Communications
 Subscribe to viewVice President , Human Resources and Administration$143,829
...and 16 more key personnel
Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$51,352,751
2020
Yearly growth
21.5%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$37,391,439
2020
Yearly growth
-9.3%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$177,977,452
2020
Yearly growth
-0.1%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
549
2020
Yearly growth
-5.3%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
2001 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614
Metro area
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
Website URL
lpzoo.org/ 
Phone
(312) 742-2000
Facebook page
lincolnparkzoo 
Twitter profile
@lincolnparkzoo 
IRS details
EIN
36-2512404
Fiscal year end
March
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1959
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
D50: Zoo, Zoological Society
NAICS code, primary
813312: Environment, Conservation, and Wildlife Organizations
Parent/child status
Independent