EIN 53-0196932

National Academy of Sciences

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
1,210
Year formed
1863
Most recent tax filings
2019-12-01
Description
The National Academy of Sciences (nas) was formed under a charter passed as an act of incorporation by the united states congress and signed into law on march 3, 1863. The nas operates as a private membership organization of distinguished scholars eng...
Total revenues
$406,416,247
2019
Total expenses
$339,454,609
2019
Total assets
$1,421,374,418
2019
Num. employees
1,210
2019

Program areas at National Academy of Sciences

Performance in connection with contracts and grants with the u.s. government in accordance with the National Academy of Sciences' congressional charter.
Endowment and trust activities representing scientific prizes, awards, and support of research.
Studies, projects and other services in connection with private grants and other arrangements exclusive of work funded by the u.s. government.

Grants made by National Academy of Sciences

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical CollegeResearch Grant$3,412,861
University of North Carolina at Chapel HillResearch Grant$1,667,255
Urban InstituteResearch Grant$1,635,745
...and 47 more grants made totalling $19,504,603

Who funds National Academy of Sciences

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
The Ford FoundationFor the Ford Fellowships Program for Predoctoral Dissertation and Postdoctoral Fellowships$10,600,000
National Academy of Engineering Fund (NAE)Support for Nas Programs$3,183,674
Governors Highway Safety AssociationBehavioral Traffic Safety Cooperative Research$1,197,993
...and 138 more grants received totalling $27,145,932
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of TransportationNATIONAL COOPERATIVE HIGHWAY RESEARCH PROGRAM (NCHRP)$27,913,000
Department of TransportationNATIONAL COOPERATIVE HIGHWAY RESEARCH PROGRAM$15,592,000
Department of TransportationACRP - AIRPORT COOPERATIVE RESEARCH PROGRAM$12,503,000
...and 537 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at National Academy of Sciences

NameTitleCompensation
Alton D. Romig JR.Chief Operating Officer
Mary SalmonChief Financial Officer$312,918
David MayChief Communications Officer$338,040
Robert UllrichRerf Chief of Research$459,907
Clyde J. BehneyExecutive Director, Health and Medicine Division$324,997
...and 18 more key personnel

Financials for National Academy of Sciences

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$278,346,510
Program services$8,336,622
Investment income and dividends$15,446,059
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$745,275
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$99,085,815
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$2,452,210
Miscellaneous revenues$2,003,756
Total revenues$406,416,247

Form 990s for National Academy of Sciences

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-03-01990View PDF
2018-122020-02-07990View PDF
2017-122019-02-21990View PDF
2016-122017-12-28990View PDF
2015-122017-03-29990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 2, 2022
Received grants
Identified 9 new grant, including a grant for $3,183,674 from National Academy of Engineering Fund (NAE)
October 2, 2021
Received grants
Identified 112 new grant, including a grant for $10,600,000 from The Ford Foundation
August 23, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
May 1, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2018
April 9, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 5 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Social advocacy organizationsResearch centersHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Issues
Science and technologyBusiness and industry
Characteristics
MembershipsConducts researchLobbyingOperates internationallyNational levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringProvides scholarshipsTax deductible donations
General information
Address
2101 Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20418
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
County
District of Columbia, DC
Website URL
nationalacademies.org/ 
Phone
(202) 334-3003
Facebook page
theNASciences 
Twitter profile
@thenasciences 
IRS details
EIN
53-0196932
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1863
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
U50: Biological, Life Science Research
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
Parent/child status
Central organization
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