EIN 23-7236155

Memphis Zoo

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
433
Year formed
1951
Most recent tax filings
2020-06-01
Description
The Memphis Zoo's mission is to connect people with wildlife.
Also known as...
Memphis Zoological Society
Total revenues
$13,451,841
2020
Total expenses
$18,504,338
2020
Total assets
$13,256,710
2020
Num. employees
433
2020

Program areas at Memphis Zoo

Program service expenses were incurred in the accomplishment of the following objectives:to act as a manager of the Memphis zoo. To work toward making the Memphis zoo the major metropolitan zoo that the city of Memphis needs and deserves.to engage in fundraising campaigns and programs to provide capital funds from the public and private sectors for the enlargements and improvement of the Memphis zoo.to be primarily responsible for managing, marketing and promoting the Memphis zoo and for raising funds from the private sector for use in activiites and the operation of the Memphis zoo.to act as a steward for the funds raised in the private sector by the Memphis Zoological Society and to assure the proper and efficient application of such funds for the operation and improvement of the Memphis zoo.to support the educational, recreational and conservation programs and objectives of the Memphis zoo.in partnership with the city of Memphis and the city of Memphis parks department, to engage in long range planning for the Memphis zoo, especially towards adoption, implementation and completion of such master plan or plans as the city of Memphis, the city of Memphis parks department and the Memphis Zoological Society may mutually approve.

Grants made by Memphis Zoo

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Mississippi State UniversityGiant Panda Chemical Communication Grant$25,000

Who funds Memphis Zoo

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Community Foundation of Greater MemphisGeneral Operational Support$39,019
United Way of the Mid-SouthSee SCH O$13,500
PK Seidman Charitable TrustGeneral/operating$10,000
...and 9 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of AgricultureDISTANCE LEARNING AND TELEMEDICINE$500,000
2011 CONSERVATION PROJECT SUPPORT$140,000
2009 NATIONAL LEADERSHIP GRANTS NLG MUSEUM RESEARCH$123,640
...and 2 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at Memphis Zoo

NameTitleCompensation
Jim DeanChief Executive Officer$200,556
Clayton JonesChief Operations Officer
Mary Ann BeilChief Financial Officer$69,779
Nick HarmeierChief Marketing Officer
Michele CorreiaChief Development Officer
...and 13 more key personnel

Financials for Memphis Zoo

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$5,229,461
Program services$6,501,838
Investment income and dividends$239,443
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$647,232
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$827,640
Miscellaneous revenues$6,227
Total revenues$13,451,841

Form 990s for Memphis Zoo

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-04-13990View PDF
2019-062020-09-04990View PDF
2018-062019-05-14990View PDF
2017-062018-03-14990View PDF
2016-062017-06-29990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Organizations like Memphis Zoo

OrganizationLocationRevenue
Sacramento Zoological SocietySacramento, CA$8,723,043
Conservation Society of CaliforniaOakland, CA$23,716,679
Chicago Zoological SocietyBrookfield, IL$59,844,719
Nashville ZooNashville, TN$19,366,460
Philadelphia ZooPhiladelphia, PA$26,529,421
Toledo Zoological SocietyToledo, OH$33,389,335
Pittsburgh Zoological and PPG AquariumPittsburgh, PA$21,703,268
The Phoenix ZooPhoenix, AZ$29,672,738
Woodland Park ZooSeattle, WA$45,884,182
Lincoln Park Zoological SocietyChicago, IL$51,352,751
Data update history
July 22, 2022
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $3,000 from The Sims Family Charitable Trust
December 26, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 9 new personnel
September 22, 2021
Received grants
Identified 5 new grant, including a grant for $39,019 from Community Foundation of Greater Memphis
August 21, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
June 24, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
Nonprofit Types
Social advocacy organizationsZoosAnimal organizationsCharities
Issues
Animals
Characteristics
MembershipsFundraising eventsOperates internationallyState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
Address
2000 Prentiss Pl
Memphis, TN 38112
Metro area
Memphis, TN-MS-AR
County
Shelby County, TN
Website URL
memphiszoo.org/ 
Phone
(901) 333-6500
Facebook page
memphiszoo 
Twitter profile
@memphiszoo 
IRS details
EIN
23-7236155
Fiscal year end
June
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1951
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
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