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National Geographic Society (NGS)

Form 990s | Financials | Social media | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

NGS is a environmental education program based in Washington, DC that was founded in 1888. As of 2019 they had $130 million in revenue and $1.5 billion in assets.

The National Geographic Society is scientific and educational organization that pushes the boundaries of exploration to further our understanding of our planet and empower us all to generate solutions for a more sustainable future.

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Form 990s for NGS

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jul 23, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Dec 22, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Nov 30, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Feb 24, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Feb 13, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for NGS

Total grants, contributions, etc.$30,724,235
Program services$9,465,912
Investment income and dividends$13,110,350
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$16,078,261
Net rental income$1,365,692
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$59,993,357
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$130,737,807

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Vendors for NGS

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
SalesforceCRM software2019-08-22
████ ███Tax accounting; Audit accounting2019-06-21
██████ ██████████ █████ ███Fundraising Consultant$507,6642018-12-01
█████ ██████ ████████Fundraising Consultant$7,3132018-12-01
████████ ██It Services Consulting$1,492,2562018-12-01
███████ ████████ ████████ ███It Services Consulting$1,651,9052018-12-01
██████ ████ ██████████Architecture Services Consulting$1,735,3692018-12-01
██████ ██████████████Fundraising Consultant$93,5552018-12-01
...and 20 more vendors

Personnel at NGS

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Tracy R. WolstencroftPresident and Chief Executive Officer$0July 18, 2019
Michael L. UlicaExecutive Vice President and Chief Operating and Financial Officer$513,553July 18, 2019
████ ████████Chief Marketing and Engagement-July 18, 2019
████ █████Chief Administrative Officer-July 18, 2019
█████ ████████Executive Vice President and Chief Education Officer-July 18, 2019
██████ ████████Chief Program Officer-Feb. 18, 2017
████████ ███████Executive Vice President and Chief-July 18, 2019
███████ █████Vice President, Public Programming-July 18, 2019
████ ███████Vice President, International-July 18, 2019
███████ ███████Senior Vice President, Storytelling-July 18, 2019
...and eight more key personnel

Peer environmental education organizations

1Student Conservation Association (SCA)501(c)(3)$41 millionArlington, VA
2Wilderness Society501(c)(3)$42 millionWashington, DC
3Defenders of Wildlife501(c)(3)$39 millionWashington, DC
4Ocean Conservancy501(c)(3)$37 millionWashington, DC
5World Wildlife Fund (WWF)501(c)(3)$226 millionWashington, DC
6Massachusetts Audubon Society501(c)(3)$34 millionLincoln, MA
7Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC)501(c)(3)$33 millionBoston, MA
8Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy501(c)(3)$61 millionSan Francisco, CA
9World Resources Institute (WRI)501(c)(3)$93 millionWashington, DC
10Greenpeace501(c)(4)$39 millionWashington, DC
11The Humane Society of the United States501(c)(3)$142 millionWashington, DC
12Citizens Network for Foreign Affairs (CNFA)501(c)(3)$54 millionWashington, DC
13National Parks Conservation Association501(c)(3)$34 millionWashington, DC
14National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS)501(c)(3)$41 millionLander, WY
15UAW-Ford National Programs Center501(c)(5)$51 millionDearborn, MI
16International Spy Museum501(c)(3)$61 millionWashington, DC
17Newseum501(c)(3)$58 millionWashington, DC
18American Geophysical Union (AGU)501(c)(3)$57 millionWashington, DC
19Carnegie Institution for Science (CIS)501(c)(3)$147 millionWashington, DC
20Urban Institute501(c)(3)$86 millionWashington, DC
21Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy501(c)(3)$346 millionWashington, DC
22American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF)501(c)(3)$121 millionWashington, DC
23National Trust for Historic Preservation501(c)(3)$44 millionWashington, DC
24United Nations Foundation501(c)(3)$91 millionWashington, DC
25Pheasants Forever Incorporated501(c)(3)$76 millionSt Paul, MN

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