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San Diego Zoo Global

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

San Diego Zoo Global is a zoo based in San Diego, CA that was founded in 1916. As of 2019 they had $343 million in revenue and $698 million in assets.

San Diego Zoo Global is committed to saving species worldwide by uniting our expertise in animal care and conservation science with our dedication to inspiring passion for nature. Saving species worldwide by uniting our expertise in animal care and co...

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Zoological Society Of San Diego.

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Program areas at San Diego Zoo Global

Exhibition and animal care facility operations: an important part of San Diego Zoo Global's mission of saving species is our ability to reach a wide audience allowing them to learn and care about endangered species. As part of this effort our two wildlife sanctuaries host more than 4.5 million guests each year including more than 350,000 school children that receive free or discounted education programs. The San Diego Zoo & San Diego Zoo safari park are accredited and licensed to care for critically endangered plants and animals. The 100 acre Zoo is home to more than 3,700 animals representing more than 700 rare and endangered species with more than 700,000 plants of more than 600 species and subspecies. The 1,800 acre safari park and biodiversity reserve is home to more than 2,600 animals representing 300 species.

Educational and outreach programs: services to over 350,000 students and educators through school field trips, assembly & classroom programs, classroom teaching kits, curriculum & activities, teacher workshops and videoconferencing. An additional 60,000guests are reached through sleepovers, camp programs, art & photography classes, team building programs & scavenger hunts and special tours. Outreach and offsite programs such as sdz kid's tv for children's hospitals and the animal ambassadors program. Each year sdzg's animal ambassadors visit more than fifty sd county hospitals, senior centers, child care facilities and organizations serving those with developmental difficulties.

Research and conservation activities: conservation programsthrough the Zoological Society of San Diego's institute forconservation research, one of the largest zoo-basedmulti-disciplinary research teams in the world. The mission ofthe institute for conservation research is to generate, share andapply scientific knowledge vital to the conservation of animals,plants and habitats. The institute has grown to includeinternational field conservation programs in more than 35countries worldwide.

Form 990s for San Diego Zoo Global

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Feb 10, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Dec 4, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Nov 7, 2016990View PDF
2014-12Jan 12, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for San Diego Zoo Global

Total grants, contributions, etc.$113,796,393
Program services$195,431,597
Investment income and dividends$4,194,503
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$680,835
Net rental income$226,536
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$9,304,207
Net income from fundraising events$-246,726
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$18,709,706
Miscellaneous revenues$932,792
Total revenues$343,029,843

Vendors for San Diego Zoo Global

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
BlackbaudCRM software; Marketing software2020-09-05
██████Content management system software2020-09-05
███████████ ███Tax accounting; Audit accounting2019-11-14
██████████ █████ ███Consulting$54,1832018-12-01
███ ███████ ███████Donor Stewardship Soliciting$23,5732018-12-01
█████ █████General Contractor$1,345,1322018-12-01
██████ ███████████Entertainment$975,7842018-12-01
███████Donor Aquisitions$290,9732018-12-01
...and 59 more vendors

Personnel at San Diego Zoo Global

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Douglas G. MyersPresident and Chief Executive Officer$933,268April 27, 2020
Shawn DixonChief Operating Officer$409,010April 27, 2020
█████ █████Chief Financial Officer$517,005April 27, 2020
██████ ███████Chief Human Resources Officer$250,174Dec. 31, 2018
███████ ██ ██████Executive Director Emeritus-April 27, 2020
███ ██████Corporate Director of Marketing$252,527April 27, 2020
█████ ██████General Counsel$235,198Dec. 31, 2018
██████ █████Director - San Diego Zoo$351,011Dec. 31, 2018
██████ ██ ██████Chairman$0April 27, 2020
██████ ████████Vice Chairman$0April 27, 2020
...and four more key personnel

Peer zoos and acquariums

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2Columbus Zoological Park Association501(c)(3)$89 millionPowell, OH
3Houston Zoo501(c)(3)$103 millionHouston, TX
4Georgia Aquarium501(c)(3)$96 millionAtlanta, GA
5The Trust for Public Land501(c)(3)$137 millionSan Francisco, CA
6The Humane Society of the United States501(c)(3)$128 millionWashington, DC
7Best Friends Animal Society501(c)(3)$93 millionKanab, UT
8Wildlife Conservation Society501(c)(3)$278 millionBronx, NY
9The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty To Animals501(c)(3)$267 millionNew York, NY
10National Geographic Society (NGS)501(c)(3)$130 millionWashington, DC
11Nature Conservancy501(c)(3)$1.1 billionArlington, VA
12Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)501(c)(3)$210 millionNew York, NY
13Natural Resources Defense Council501(c)(3)$182 millionNew York, NY
14National Audubon Society501(c)(3)$133 millionNew York, NY
15Atlantic Coast Conservancy501(c)(3)$105 millionJasper, GA
16Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento De Maiz y Trigo501(c)(3)$122 millionMexico,
17Kamehameha Schools (KS)501(c)(3)$408 millionHonolulu, HI
18Neighborhood House Association (NHA)501(c)(3)$95 millionSan Diego, CA
19System Management Group501(c)(3)$167 millionLa Jolla, CA
20Guide Dogs for the Blind (GDB)501(c)(3)$86 millionSan Rafael, CA
21Wikimedia Foundation (WMF)501(c)(3)$101 millionSan Francisco, CA
22Los Angeles LGBT Center501(c)(3)$119 millionLos Angeles, CA
23Loma Linda University Shared Services501(c)(3)$279 millionLoma Linda, CA
24Donor Network West501(c)(3)$88 millionSan Ramon, CA
25SRI International501(c)(3)$408 millionMenlo Park, CA