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Missouri Botanical Garden Board of TRUSTEES

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Missouri Botanical Garden Board of TRUSTEES is a botanical garden based in St Louis, MO that was founded in 1859. As of 2019 they had $50 million in revenue and $239 million in assets.

To discover and share knowledge about plants and their environment in order to preserve and enrich life. Discover/share knowledge about plants and their environment in order to preserve and enrich life.

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Program areas at Missouri Botanical Garden Board of TRUSTEES

Horticulture: the gardens horticulture program develops plant collections and maintains landscapes for display, home gardening demonstrations and information dissemination, and in support of research and ex-situ conservation. The ex situ conservation efforts with the gardens living collections included 1,230 species of conservation concern and the gardens seed bank held 34% of state of Missouri's native flora. Our plant collections included 17,200 taxa and 7,900 species. The garden's 76 acres feature indoor and outdoor plant displays that attracted 1,037,216 visitors to all sites in 2018. Home gardeners around the world regularly utilize the garden's on-site and digital resources. There were more than 20,000,000 visits to the gardening web resources in 2018.

Education: the garden takes seriously its mission to share knowledge about plants and the environment with people of all ages. In 2018, more than 330,000 people participated in educational experiences led by the Missouri botanical garden, from on-site classes and events to year-long programs and community-based projects. Of this number, 58,000 were prek-grade 12 students and teachers who connected with the garden in ways that deepened their understanding and appreciation for plants, nature, and the importance of living sustainably. In the community, the garden is a leader in educating and activating the public to steward local lands and waters, from creating more biodiverse home landscapes to helping steward local parks, trails, creeks, streams, and other green space in their own community. In 2018, our programs activated more than 1,000 citizen scientists to document local biodiversity and more than 800 citizen stewards to remove 300,000 invasive plants in priority habitats.

Science: the Missouri botanical garden is a world leader in pant discovery and plant conservation around the world. In 2018, garden scientists described around 200 new plant species, approximately 10 percent of the global total. The garden's herbarium contains approximately 7.5 million specimens, making it one of the largest and most comprehensive plant specimen libraries in the world. The herbarium serves as a global database of plants and is used to make evaluations on conservation status. By knowing what plants are threatened, we can identify areas of high conservation value where protecting landscapes may save threatened species. The garden also continues to add to its tropicos database, as it works with partners around the globe to digitally document all known plant life by 2020.

Form 990s for Missouri Botanical Garden Board of TRUSTEES

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Oct 4, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Oct 11, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Jan 10, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Sep 18, 2015990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Missouri Botanical Garden Board of TRUSTEES

Total grants, contributions, etc.$39,619,263
Program services$6,461,928
Investment income and dividends$2,753,561
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$63,126
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$369,956
Net income from fundraising events$-48,428
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$954,236
Miscellaneous revenues$539,198
Total revenues$50,712,840

Vendors for Missouri Botanical Garden Board of TRUSTEES

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Uhy Advisors Ny IncAudit accounting2020-02-19
███ █ ██████████Content management system software2019-12-04
███ ████████ ██ ███Tax accounting2019-07-23
███ █████████ █████ ███It Consultant$270,5852018-12-01
█████ ███ ██████████Management Consultant$158,6162018-12-01
███ ███████ ███It Services$150,1852018-12-01
███████ ███████████Construction Services$2,849,1282018-12-01
███ ████ █████Grant Research Writing Support$56,9692018-12-01
...and 14 more vendors

Personnel at Missouri Botanical Garden Board of TRUSTEES

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Robert WoodruffChief Operating Officer$246,090May 20, 2020
Charles K. Miller, Jr.Vice President, Information Technology$195,355May 20, 2020
█████ ██████Vice President, Institutional Advancement-May 20, 2020
██████ █████Vice President, Human Resources$157,507May 20, 2020
██████ ████Vice President, Education-May 20, 2020
█████ ██ ██████Senior Vice President Science and Conserv$176,009May 20, 2020
██████ ████████Vice President, Visitor Operations-May 20, 2020
█████ ████ ███████President$352,442Dec. 31, 2018
███ ███████Director, Marketing and Communications-May 20, 2020
███████ ████Director Planning and Systems$154,288Dec. 31, 2018
...and 12 more key personnel

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