EIN 38-1428955

NSF International (NSF)

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
765
Year formed
1952
Most recent tax filings
2019-12-01
NTEE code, primary
Description
NSF International is dedicated to being the leading global provider of public health and safety-based risk management solutions while serving the interests of all stakeholders, namely the public, the business community and government agencies.
Total revenues
$124,578,999
2019
Total expenses
$114,951,255
2019
Total assets
$472,699,437
2019
Num. employees
765
2019

Program areas at NSF

The NSF water division certifies products that come into contact with drinking water; such products include plumbing components, water treatment chemicals, drinking water filters, and pool & spa equipment. NSF pioneered the development of the american national standards for all materials and products which treat (or come in contact with) drinking water, to help protect public health and the environment, and minimize adverse health effects. In 1990, the u.s. epa replaced its own drinking water product advisory program with these NSF standards. Today, most plumbing codes require certification to NSF standards for pipes and plumbing components in commercial and residential buildings.
The NSF health sciences division offers reference standards, certification, training, consulting, research/development, and auditing services for the pharmaceutical and dietary supplement industries.
The NSF food safety division of the not-for-profit NSF International includes both food equipment and nonfood compounds certification. The food equipment program tests and certifies food equipment products for acceptance across the us, europe and other global markets. The nonfoodcompounds program offers risk management solutions for nonfood compounds and proprietary substances (i.e. Lubricants, cleaners and water treatment chemicals used in food and beverage processing).

Grants made by NSF

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
United Way of Washtenaw County (UWWC)General Support$64,183
Food GatherersGeneral Support$14,705
Ann Arbor SparkGeneral Support$10,000
...and 4 more grants made

Personnel at NSF

NameTitleCompensation
Kevan P LawlorPresident , Chief Executive Officer$1,945,951
Michael P WalshChief Financial Officer and Vice President / Vice President , Chief Financial Officer$700,536
Lesley MaVice President , Chief Information Officer$0
Elizabeth JonesVice President , Marketing$694,857
Karen KrezaVice President , Human Resources$412,752
...and 16 more key personnel

Financials for NSF

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$0
Program services$122,120,764
Investment income and dividends$1,827,018
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$603,987
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$27,230
Total revenues$124,578,999

Form 990s for NSF

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-02-24990View PDF
2018-122020-01-16990View PDF
2017-122019-02-21990View PDF
2016-122018-01-18990View PDF
2015-122017-04-12990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 23, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
April 29, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2018
April 6, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 7 new personnel
March 30, 2021
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
November 28, 2020
Used new vendors
Identified 3 new vendors, including , , and
Nonprofit Types
Public utilitiesBusiness and community development organizationsCharities
Issues
Science and technologyHealthPollutionLand and water conservationEnvironmentBusiness and industry
Characteristics
Conducts researchLobbyingOperates internationallyTax deductible donations
General information
Address
789 North Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Metro area
Ann Arbor, MI
County
Washtenaw County, MI
Website URL
nsf.org/ 
Phone
(734) 769-8010
Facebook page
NSFInternational 
Twitter profile
@nsf_intl 
IRS details
EIN
38-1428955
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1952
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
S41: Promotion of Business
NAICS code, primary
2213: Water, Sewage, and Air Systems
Parent/child status
Independent
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