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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 2018 they had $12 million in revenue and $2.7 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

Hospitality/safety:provided on-the-street hospitality services to nearly 121,357 visitorshelped 489 people connect to jobs, medical assistance, housing and/or case managementconducted an annual inventory of all 2,109 light poles in the metropolitan improvement districtneighborhood cleaning results:removed >42,317 graffiti tags & >23,814 33-gallon bags of trashremoved >8,393 32-gallon bags of leaves & 10.35 tons of illegal dumpscleaned alleys 1,390 times and sidewalks 23,519 timeshuman/animal waste removed- 13,834 instances

Form 990s for DSA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06May 14, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Apr 10, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Jul 26, 2017990OView PDF
2015-06Jul 13, 2016990OView PDF
2014-06Dec 29, 2014990OView PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for DSA

Total grants, contributions, etc.$510,917
Program services$11,937,627
Investment income and dividends$145
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$329
Total revenues$12,449,018

Vendors for DSA

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
The Myers Associates PCTax accounting2019-03-24
████████ ███████ ███████████Management Services$1,021,9872018-06-01
████ █ █ ███Buskers$138,4102018-06-01
█████████ ██████Lighting$134,1152018-06-01

Personnel at DSA

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Jon ScholesPresident and Chief Executive Officer-May 13, 2019
James ElisabethChief Operating Officer$0June 30, 2018
████ ███████Vice Chair$0June 30, 2018
█████ █████Secretary and Treasurer$0June 30, 2018
█████████ ███████Vice Chair$0June 30, 2017
████████ ████Chair$0June 30, 2016
█████ ██████Vice President Finance$0June 30, 2016
██████ ████Past President and Chief Executive Officer$0June 30, 2015
████ ████████Board Chair-Dec. 29, 2014
███████ █████Secretary and Treasurer$0June 30, 2014
...and three more key personnel

Peer urban development organizations

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4The Right Place501(c)(6)$9.5 millionGrand Rapids, MI
5Nevada Development Authority (NDA)501(c)(6)$3.9 millionLas Vegas, NV
6Downtown San Diego Partnership501(c)(6)$10 millionSan Diego, CA
7NoMa Business Improvement District501(c)(6)$3.7 millionWashington, DC
8Rosslyn Business Improvement District (BID)501(c)(6)$3.6 millionArlington, VA
9Charleston Regional Development Alliance (CRDA)501(c)(6)$3.4 millionNorth Charleston, SC
10St Louis Regional Chamber501(c)(6)$8.6 millionSt Louis, MO
11Fka Economic Development Commission of Mid-Florida (EDC)501(c)(6)$7.9 millionOrlando, FL
12Chester County Economic Development Council (CCEDC)501(c)(6)$4.0 millionExton, PA
13Greater New Orleans501(c)(6)$4.4 millionNew Orleans, LA
14Partnership for New York City (PFNYC)501(c)(6)$8.7 millionNew York, NY
15Dayton Development Coalition (DDC)501(c)(6)$4.1 millionDayton, OH
16Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance501(c)(6)$3.5 millionFort Lauderdale, FL
17Arkansas Capital Corporation (ACC)501(c)(6)$7.1 millionLittle Rock, AR
18Laramie Chamber Business Alliance501(c)(6)$4.5 millionLaramie, WY
19Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP)501(c)(6)$11 millionCleveland, OH
20Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA)501(c)(6)$3.8 millionBirmingham, AL
21Greater Memphis Chamber501(c)(6)$6.0 millionMemphis, TN
22World Economic Forum USA501(c)(6)$31 millionNew York, NY
23Cloud Security Alliance (CSA)501(c)(6)$4.5 millionSeattle, WA
24Centerstate Corporation for Economic Opportunity501(c)(6)$11 millionSyracuse, NY
25Of Lafayette501(c)(6)$3.5 millionLafayette, LA