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
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...

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.

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

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
 Subscribe to viewSupport for Nas Programs$4,765,675
 Subscribe to viewBehavioral Traffic Safety Cooperative Research$1,197,993
...and 135 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of TransportationNATIONAL COOPERATIVE HIGHWAY RESEARCH PROGRAM (NCHRP)$27,913,000
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...and 537 more federal grants / contracts

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
 Subscribe to viewResearch Grant$1,257,192
 Subscribe to viewResearch Grant$1,214,304
...and 45 more grants made

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

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
 Subscribe to viewChief Development Officer$322,522
 Subscribe to viewRerf Chief of Research$459,907
...and 20 more key personnel

Organizations like National Academy of Sciences

OrganizationLocationRevenue
Research Triangle Institute (RTI)Research Triangle Park, NC$967,451,493
Associated UniversitiesWashington, DC$109,665,661
Southwest Research InstituteSan Antonio, TX$685,545,163
West Virginia University ResearchMorgantown, WV$134,256,339
CogniaAlpharetta, GA$121,196,667
American Museum of Natural HistoryNew York, NY$198,055,556
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)Piscataway, NJ$563,250,052
Salk Institute for Biological StudiesLa Jolla, CA$168,102,957
American Type Culture Collection (ATCC)Manassas, VA$110,718,935
Woods Hole Oceanographic InstitutionWoods Hole, MA$261,786,466
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)Washington, DC$116,504,513
Weizmann Institute of ScienceIsrael, $414,515,393
American Diabetes Association (ADA)Arlington, VA$146,766,492
Research Foundation for the State University of New York (RFSUNY)Albany, NY$1,572,885,709
SRCNorth Syracuse, NY$279,923,526
MRIGlobalKansas City, MO$108,959,622
National Opinion Research Center (NORC)Chicago, IL$237,788,687
In-Q-TelArlington, VA$133,417,523
American Chemical SocietyWashington, DC$671,055,307
American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral SciencesArlington, VA$829,569,118
American Heart Association (AHA)Dallas, TX$700,362,587
Cold Spring Harbor LaboratoryCold Spring Harbor, NY$307,604,088
Ymca of the USAChicago, IL$117,892,587
American Lung AssociationChicago, IL$104,443,385
ActIowa City, IA$302,301,198
Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$406,416,247
2019
Yearly growth
36.3%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$339,454,609
2019
Yearly growth
8.4%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$1,421,374,418
2019
Yearly growth
8.3%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
1,210
2019
Yearly growth
1.7%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
2101 Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20418
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
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