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Merit Network

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

Merit Network is a engineering or technology research center based in Ann Arbor, MI that was founded in 1966. As of 2019 they had $119 million in revenue and $196 million in assets.

Merit serves the research, education and public sector communities as a trusted and valued partner. Merit advances member success, research, economic development, collaboration, and professional development by leveraging its Network infrastructure, ex...

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Program areas at Merit Network

High speed internet connectivity and related services designed to meet the needs of the research and educational community.

National and local seminars, training, and workshops in support of the internet research and educational community.

Education oriented service packages providing virtual servers, related software, monitoring, technical support and funded research.

Form 990s for Merit Network

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-06Sep 3, 2020990View PDF
2018-06Jun 19, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Sep 1, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Jul 25, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Merit Network

Total grants, contributions, etc.$317,568
Program services$22,031,237
Investment income and dividends$3,961,289
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$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$92,979,200
Total revenues$119,289,294

Vendors for Merit Network

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Plante and Moran PLLCTax accounting; Audit accounting2020-04-21
█████████Content management system software2020-03-06
███ ██ ███Consulting$172,0762019-06-01
██████ ██████████ █████ ███ ██████ ██Legal and Consulting$1,802,0732019-06-01

Personnel at Merit Network

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Joseph SawaskyPresident and Chief Executive Officer$256,318Aug. 29, 2019
Karen SmithVice President and Chief Financial Officer Finance and Administration / Vice President Finance and Administration$184,248Aug. 29, 2019
█████ █████Chief Information Security Officer-Nov. 1, 2017
█████████ ███████████Vice President Member Engagement and Marketing$137,947Aug. 29, 2019
███████ ████████Vice President , Technology Operations Technology Operations / Vice President Technology Operations$154,773Aug. 29, 2019
███ ███████ ██ █████ █████Vice President Research and Cyber Security$183,714June 30, 2018
███ ███████Vice President , Network Engineering , It and Operations-Aug. 29, 2019
█████ ██████Executive Director / Director of Product and Software Development-Aug. 29, 2019
███████ ███████Director of Business Operations-Nov. 1, 2017
█████ ███████Director of Member Relations-Nov. 1, 2017
...and nine more key personnel

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8National Academy of Sciences501(c)(3)$298 millionWashington, DC
9Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS)501(c)(3)$39 millionCambridge, MA
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13Marshall University Research Corporation (MURC)501(c)(3)$33 millionHuntington, WV
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21University Enterprises Incorporated501(c)(3)$101 millionSacramento, CA
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24Us Foundation for Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology501(c)(3)$87 millionManchester, NH
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