EIN 53-0196932

National Academy of Sciences

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National Academy of Sciences dedicates itself to furthering and utilizing science for the general welfare. The organization was formed under a charter passed by the United States Congress in 1863 and presently operates as a private membership organization of distinguished scholars. It executes contracts and grants with the U.S. government, as per its congressional charter, while also conducting studies, projects, and other services related to private grants. Its headquarters are located in Washington D.C.
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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
Woods Hole Oceanographic InstitutionResearch Grant$2,713,897
Florida State University Research Foundation (FSURF)Research Grant$1,616,375
Tulane UniversityResearch Grant$1,603,603
...and 77 more grants made totalling $23,782,960

Who funds National Academy of Sciences

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The Ford FoundationFor the Ford Fellowships Program for Predoctoral, Dissertation and Postdoctoral Fellowships$10,630,000
National Academy of Engineering Fund (NAE)Support for Nas Programs$4,864,400
Schwab Charitable FundPublic, Societal Benefit$2,285,683
...and 173 more grants received totalling $43,115,892

Personnel at National Academy of Sciences

Lory WingateChief Operating Officer$403,603
Ebun JohnsonChief Financial Officer
Leonard KimChief Information Officer$331,782
Gregory SymmesChief Program Officer$412,640
Kenneth FultonNas Executive Director$336,298
...and 19 more key personnel

Financials for National Academy of Sciences

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$281,382,538
Program services$6,707,461
Investment income and dividends$10,455,630
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$1,327,180
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-22,436,141
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$2,166,957
Miscellaneous revenues$321,791
Total revenues$279,925,416

Form 990s for National Academy of Sciences

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-11-09990View PDF
2021-122022-11-14990View PDF
2020-122021-11-09990View PDF
2019-122021-03-01990View PDF
2018-122020-02-07990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s
Data update history
January 21, 2024
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
January 21, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 6 new personnel
January 3, 2024
Received grants
Identified 99 new grant, including a grant for $10,630,000 from The Ford Foundation
December 31, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 3 new vendors, including , , and
October 26, 2023
Received grants
Identified 15 new grant, including a grant for $331,000 from Carnegie Corporation of New York
Nonprofit Types
Professional associationsBusiness and community development organizationsResearch centersHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Science and technologyCommunity improvementBusiness and industry
MembershipsConducts researchLobbyingOperates internationallyNational levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringProvides scholarshipsTax deductible donations
General information
2101 Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20418
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
District of Columbia, DC
Website URL
(202) 334-3003
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
U03: Science and Technology Professional Societies and Associations
NAICS code, primary
813920: Professional Associations
Parent/child status
Central organization
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