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Metropolitan Improvement District (DSA)

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

DSA is a urban development organization based in Seattle, WA that was founded in 1999. As of 2019 they had $13 million in revenue and $2.6 million in assets.

The Downtown Seattle Association (DSA) is the member-based non-profit 501(c)(4) organization focused exclusively on making Downtown Seattle a great place to live, work, shop and play through public policy advocacy, economic development and marketing.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Dbia Services; and Downtown Seattle Association.

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Program areas at DSA

See schedule ohospitality / safety results:1) provided on-the-street hospitality Services to nearly 110,466 people2) 9,726 welfare checks to build relationships with people living outdoors and to assist in connecting them with outreach services3) conducted an annual inventory of 2,665 light poles in the Metropolitan Improvement districtneighborhood cleaning results:1) removed 32,610 graffiti tags + 34,033 33 gallon bags of trash2) removed 7,735 32 gallon bags of leaves and 11 tons of illegal dumps3) cleaned alleys 1,898 times and sidewalks 23,519 times4) removed human/animal waste 13,312 times

Form 990s for DSA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-06Oct 14, 2020990View PDF
2018-06May 14, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Apr 10, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Jul 26, 2017990OView PDF
2015-06Jul 13, 2016990OView PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for DSA

Total grants, contributions, etc.$657,035
Program services$12,774,131
Investment income and dividends$130
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$0
Total revenues$13,431,296

Vendors for DSA

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
The Myers Associates PCTax accounting2020-01-17
████████ ███████ ███████████Management Services$1,140,8572019-06-01
█████████ ██████Lighting$129,5732019-06-01
████ ██ ███████Emphasis Patrols$226,3082019-06-01
█████████It Services$134,2182019-06-01

Personnel at DSA

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Scholes JonPresident and Chief Executive Officer$0June 30, 2019
James ElisabethChief Operating Officer$0June 30, 2019
███████ ████Vice President , Clean , Safe and Outreach Operations$105,002June 30, 2019
█████ ██████Chair$0June 30, 2019
███████ █████Treasurer$0June 30, 2019
████ ███████Vice Chair$0June 30, 2019
█████ █████Secretary and Treasurer$0June 30, 2018
█████████ ███████Vice Chair$0June 30, 2017
████████ ████Chair$0June 30, 2016
█████ ██████Vice President Finance$0June 30, 2016
...and six more key personnel

Peer urban development organizations

1The Right Place501(c)(6)$9.5 millionGrand Rapids, MI
2Team Neo501(c)(6)$5.7 millionBrecksville, OH
3Georgetown Business Improvement District501(c)(6)$4.0 millionWashington, DC
4Greater Spokane Incorporated (GSI)501(c)(6)$3.8 millionSpokane, WA
5Nashville Downtown Partnership501(c)(6)$11 millionNashville, TN
6Downtown San Diego Partnership501(c)(6)$9.9 millionSan Diego, CA
7NoMa Business Improvement District501(c)(6)$3.5 millionWashington, DC
8Laramie Chamber Business Alliance501(c)(6)$4.1 millionLaramie, WY
9Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP)501(c)(6)$14 millionCleveland, OH
10Arkansas Capital Corporation501(c)(6)$6.9 millionLittle Rock, AR
11Dayton Development Coalition (DDC)501(c)(6)$4.1 millionDayton, OH
12Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance501(c)(6)$3.4 millionFort Lauderdale, FL
13Rosslyn Business Improvement District (BID)501(c)(6)$3.7 millionArlington, VA
14St Louis Regional Chamber501(c)(6)$8.6 millionSt Louis, MO
15Charleston Regional Development Alliance (CRDA)501(c)(6)$3.5 millionNorth Charleston, SC
16Birmingham Business Alliance501(c)(6)$3.7 millionBirmingham, AL
17Greater Memphis Chamber501(c)(6)$6.8 millionMemphis, TN
18World Economic Forum USA501(c)(6)$31 millionNew York, NY
19Partnership for New York City (PFNYC)501(c)(6)$8.7 millionNew York, NY
20Fka Economic Development Commission of Mid-Florida (EDC)501(c)(6)$7.9 millionOrlando, FL
21Chester County Economic Development Council (CCEDC)501(c)(6)$4.2 millionExton, PA
22Greater New Orleans501(c)(6)$3.9 millionNew Orleans, LA
23Cloud Security Alliance (CSA)501(c)(6)$4.5 millionSeattle, WA
24Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance501(c)(6)$3.8 millionCedar Rapids, IA
25San Diego Region EDC (SDREDC)501(c)(6)$3.8 millionSan Diego, CA