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New York Botanical Garden (NYBG)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

NYBG is a botanical garden based in Bronx, NY that was founded in 1891. As of 2018 they had $109 million in revenue and $606 million in assets.

The New York Botanical Garden is a museum of plants, an educational institution, and a scientific research organization. Founded in 1891 & now a National Historic Landmark, it is one of the greatest botanical gardens in the world.

(718) 817-8700
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Program areas at NYBG

Plant science - collecting for and maintaining the Garden herbarium for public use, including research. The Botanical Garden's scientists, librarians, staff, graduate students, honorary research associates, and curators perform fieldwork and conduct cutting-edge research in plant systematics, economic botany, ecology, molecular systematics, and plant genomics.

Education and outreach - development, organization, and presentation of educational courses. The Garden's adult education program offers 750 classes at the Botanical Garden and the midtown education center in manhattan. Certificates are offered in seven program areas: Botanical art & illustration, botany, floral design, gardening, horticultural therapy, horticulture, and landscape design. Three annual lecture programs, landscape design portfolios lecture series, winter lecture series, and andrew carnegie distinguished lecture, feature internationally recognized speakers.

Horticulture and living collections - preparation of research, maintenance of gardens and exhibits for public use and enjoyment. Public exhibitions and festivals to enhance the experience of the visiting public. The Garden's living collections contain more than one million plants in 50 gardens and collections, including: the enid a. haupt conservatory, the nation's preeminent victorian-style glasshouse; the nolen greenhouses for living collections; the three-and-one-half-acre native plant Garden; the eleven-acre azalea Garden, which includes nearly one mile of woodland paths meandering beneath ancient native oaks, tulip trees, and sweetgums and surrounded by more than 70,000 plants; the fifty-acre thain family forest, the largest extant forest that once covered much of New York city.

Form 990s for NYBG

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Jul 23, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Jul 18, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Sep 27, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Aug 3, 2016990View PDF
2014-06Aug 21, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for NYBG

Total grants, contributions, etc.$63,397,964
Program services$28,285,076
Investment income and dividends$1,799,317
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$13,200,683
Net income from fundraising events$-806,102
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$2,454,365
Miscellaneous revenues$674,759
Total revenues$109,006,062

Vendors for NYBG

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Deloitte Tax LLPAudit accounting2020-03-24
████████████ ████ █████████ ███████Insurance2019-12-31
██████ ██ ███ ████Insurance agent or broker$7,6302019-12-31
█████ ████ █████████ ███Insurance2019-12-31
████████ █████ ████ ████ ███ ██ ███████████ ██Insurance2019-12-31
██████ ██ ███ ████ ████Insurance agent or broker$922019-12-31
███████ █████Advertising$2,817,4422018-06-01
██ ██████ ██ ███Construction$978,6872018-06-01
...and six more vendors

Personnel at NYBG

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Carrie Rebora BarrattSenior President-July 17, 2019
Annemarie BlancatoChief Financial Officer$226,819Jan. 8, 2019
██ ███ █████Chief Advancement Officer-July 17, 2019
██████ ███████Vice President for Marketing and Communications-July 17, 2019
███████ ██ ███████Vice President for Communications-July 17, 2019
█████████ ████Vice President for Information Technology$214,267July 17, 2019
█████ █████████Vice President for Membership-July 17, 2019
█████ ███████Vice President for Human Resources and Administration$214,195July 17, 2019
█████ ██████Vice President for Government and Community Relations-July 17, 2019
███████ ██ ███████Vice President for Retail and Business Development-July 17, 2019
...and 16 more key personnel

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