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New York Hall of Science (NYSCI)

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

NYSCI is a science museum based in Corona, NY that was founded in 1964. As of 2018 they had $15 million in revenue and $59 million in assets.

New York Hall of Science's (NYSCI) mission is to nurture generations of passionate learners, critical thinkers and active citizens through an approach they call Design-Make-Play.

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Program areas at NYSCI

Museum experiences:nysci is the largest hands-on science museum in new york, welcoming 500,000 visitors a year. It offers one-of-a-kind opportunities to learn through more than 450 exhibits, as well as large-scale experiences, community-anchored after-school programs and camps, maker space workshops and academic conferences.nysci has programs for every age and level of scientific interest, from toddlers to adults, casual visitors to future stem professionals. These include nysci after dark, which brings 20- and 30-somethings to special after-hours programs on subjects like beekeeping, astronomy and the design of hollywood special effects; access, which pairs working scientists with professional artists and designers to discover new ways of accessing the scientific concepts behind our exhibits; and our stem expo, which gives youth a platform to learn about educational and career opportunities in stem.

Education:nysci is one of the most successful developers of diverse stem talent in the united states. Our ladder of learning includes opportunities for students from pre-k to college to gain stem competencies, learn 21st century skills, and discover pathways to academic and career success. This year, we delivered early childhood programming to more than 5,000 participants through family workshops, community events and public programs. Through after-school programs and camps, dozens of middle schoolers participated in investigations of neighborhood problems and used design-thinking approaches to create their own solutions. And more than 2,000 high school and college students took advantage of experiences that connected them to stem professionals and helped them acquire important skills necessary to succeed in college and careers.the community nysci serves is one of the most diverse and vibrant in the country, and is critically underserved. The nysci neighbors initiative embodies our commitment to responding to local needs, ...

Research and development: nysci is a dynamic laboratory for learning. Ten doctorate-level learning scientists and 50 science educators, exhibit developers and program experts at nysci carry out and apply research on the most effective, engaging ways to support stem learning for diverse audiences. Our research informs the design of all of our exhibits, our programs for youth, community members and educators, and our groundbreaking digital apps and games. Beyond nysci, this work is building an evidence base for successful stem education with diverse audiences.through research grants from the u.s. national science foundation, department of education, national institutes of health, and private supporters, we investigated topics ranging from how to teach data science to the youngest learners, to integrating computational thinking into a digital game and middle school curriculum. This research helps nysci create innovative programs for families and educators; offer equitable opportunities for learners to discover the impact we can ...

Form 990s for NYSCI

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Jun 19, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Sep 29, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Aug 3, 2016990View PDF
2014-06Aug 20, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for NYSCI

Total grants, contributions, etc.$10,502,888
Program services$3,406,191
Investment income and dividends$124,109
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$2,908
Net rental income$292,148
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$226,149
Net income from fundraising events$162,675
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$542,646
Total revenues$15,259,714

Vendors for NYSCI

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
PKF O'Connor Davies LLPTax accounting; Audit accounting2019-05-08
██████ ███Software2018-09-20
██████Fundraising software2018-09-20
█████████Marketing software2018-09-20
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2018-09-20
█████████Content management system software2018-09-20
██████ ██It Design and Consulting$263,7672018-06-01
██ ████████ ████████ ███Gala Services$204,2072018-06-01
...and five more vendors

Personnel at NYSCI

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Margaret HoneyPresident and Chief Executive Officer$378,439May 29, 2019
Danny WempaChief Operating Officer$182,386June 30, 2018
██████ █████Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Thru 1 and 31 and 18$186,152June 30, 2018
██████████ ██Chief Financial Officer$145,819Jan. 25, 2019
█████ ███████Chief Development Officer$202,175June 30, 2018
█████████ ████████ ████Chief Learning Officer$196,659June 30, 2018
███████ ███████ █████Vice President Digital Education Strategy$147,160June 30, 2018
███████ █████ ████Vice President Science and Technology$143,689June 30, 2018
█████ █ █████Vice President Human Resources$141,948June 30, 2017
████████ ███████Vice President , Special Events-May 1, 2017
...and 12 more key personnel

Peer science and technology museums

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2Challenger Center for Space Science Education501(c)(3)$3.9 millionWashington, DC
3International Science Council (ICSU)501(c)(3)$9.6 millionFrance,
4Space Center Houston501(c)(3)$37 millionHouston, TX
5Intrepid Museum Foundation501(c)(3)$26 millionNew York, NY
6New York Academy of Sciences501(c)(3)$27 millionNew York, NY
7Connecticut Science Center501(c)(3)$10 millionHartford, CT
8Pacific Science Center501(c)(3)$25 millionSeattle, WA
9South Florida Science Center and Aquarium501(c)(3)$5.7 millionWest Palm Beach, FL
10Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum501(c)(3)$5.1 millionDenver, CO
11The Adler Planetarium501(c)(3)$16 millionChicago, IL
12McWane Science Center501(c)(3)$6.5 millionBirmingham, AL
13Discovery Place501(c)(3)$20 millionCharlotte, NC
14Museum of Flight501(c)(3)$27 millionSeattle, WA
15Science Center of Iowa (SCI)501(c)(3)$6.7 millionDes Moines, IA
16CuriOdyssey501(c)(3)$6.4 millionSan Mateo, CA
17The Tech Museum of Innovation501(c)(3)$26 millionSan Jose, CA
18Arizona Science Center501(c)(3)$11 millionPhoenix, AZ
19Discovery World501(c)(3)$6.4 millionMilwaukee, WI
20Maryland Academy of Sciences501(c)(3)$7.7 millionBaltimore, MD
21Orlando Science Center501(c)(3)$12 millionOrlando, FL
22National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF)501(c)(3)$32 millionNorth Canton, OH
23The Franklin Institute501(c)(3)$39 millionPhiladelphia, PA
24Discovery Science Center of Orange County501(c)(3)$12 millionSanta Ana, CA
25The Kentucky Science Center501(c)(3)$5.1 millionLouisville, KY

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