EIN 94-1429538

San Francisco Zoo and Gardens

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
258
Year formed
1954
Most recent tax filings
2020-06
Description
Nestled against the Pacific Ocean, the San Francisco Zoo & Gardens is an urban oasis. It is home to over 1,000 exotic, endangered and rescued animals representing more than 250 species and lovely peaceful gardens full of native and foreign plants.
Also known as...
San Francisco Zoological Society

Program areas at San Francisco Zoo and Gardens

General public service: food, merchandise, rides, and parking. The San Francisco zoo serves hundreds of thousands of visitors annually and is open to the public 365 days a year. The facility is located on 90 acres on the edge of the pacific ocean in the city of San Francisco.
Animal and botanical collections: the San Francisco zoo is home to thousands of engangered and rescued animals comprised of species from around the world. The zoo participates in conservation programs aimed at protecting and saving endangered animals. The zoo maintains gardens showcasing a variety of plant species.
Membership services, admissions, educational programs, and publications: educational programs and services including docent-guided tours, adult and youth volunteer programs, zoo camp, children's and adult classes, overnights, conservation lecture series, zoo mobile, wildlife theatre presentations, and teacher resources.

Form 990s for San Francisco Zoo and Gardens

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-062020-06-08990View PDF
2018-062019-04-15990View PDF
2017-062018-06-14990View PDF
2016-062017-07-26990View PDF
2015-062016-07-26990View PDF
...and 5 more Form 990s

Who funds San Francisco Zoo and Gardens

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Frederick Stroh Memorial FoundationGift To Public Charity$1,425,000
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...and 44 more grants received

Financials for San Francisco Zoo and Gardens

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$9,314,527
Program services$10,715,002
Investment income and dividends$207,134
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$171,427
Net income from fundraising events$152,895
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$2,649
Total revenues$20,563,634

Personnel at San Francisco Zoo and Gardens

NameTitleCompensation
Vincent GrubbsChief Financial Officer$150,000
Connors ChristopherExecutive Vice President of Operations$125,000
Timothy WuExecutive Vice President of Philanthropy / Executive Vice President of Philanth / Vice President of Philanthropy$144,218
 Subscribe to viewExecutive Vice President of Human Resources$190,000
 Subscribe to viewExecutive Vice President of Wellness and Animal Behavior / Executive Vice President of Wellness and Animal Be / Vice President of Wellness and Animal Behavior$144,218
...and 9 more key personnel

Organizations like San Francisco Zoo and Gardens

OrganizationLocationRevenue
Houston ZooHouston, TX$73,932,331
Naples ZooNaples, FL$13,425,715
Conservation Society of CaliforniaOakland, CA$23,716,679
Denver Zoological FoundationDenver, CO$52,738,933
Philadelphia ZooPhiladelphia, PA$40,201,321
Utah Zoological SocietySalt Lake City, UT$18,231,670
Chicago Zoological SocietyBrookfield, IL$70,997,747
Cheyenne Mountain Zoological SocietyColorado Springs, CO$20,597,161
Shedd AquariumChicago, IL$73,772,254
Birmingham ZooBirmingham, AL$12,327,529
Maritime Aquarium at NorwalkSouth Norwalk, CT$16,220,239
The Phoenix ZooPhoenix, AZ$34,751,066
Living DesertPalm Desert, CA$23,975,685
Lincoln Park Zoological SocietyChicago, IL$42,262,357
Zoo AtlantaAtlanta, GA$30,140,543
Woodland Park ZooSeattle, WA$45,884,182
National AquariumBaltimore, MD$50,248,514
Sacramento Zoological SocietySacramento, CA$8,723,043
Seneca Park ZooRochester, NY$6,784,492
Oregon Coast AquariumNewport, OR$10,904,101
Memphis ZooMemphis, TN$17,682,633
The Maryland Zoo in BaltimoreBaltimore, MD$29,484,797
The Buffalo ZooBuffalo, NY$10,821,399
Pittsburgh Zoological and PPG AquariumPittsburgh, PA$21,703,268
Tennessee AquariumChattanooga, TN$25,849,468
Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$20,563,634
2020
Yearly growth
-16.1%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$23,683,646
2020
Yearly growth
-10.5%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$17,451,059
2020
Yearly growth
3.3%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
258
2020
Yearly growth
-8.8%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
1 Zoo Road
San Francisco, CA 94132
Metro area
San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA
Website URL
sfzoo.org/ 
Phone
(415) 753-7080
Facebook page
sanfranzoo 
Twitter profile
@sfzoo 
IRS details
EIN
94-1429538
Fiscal year end
June
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1954
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
D50: Zoo, Zoological Society
NAICS code, primary
813312: Environment, Conservation, and Wildlife Organizations
Parent/child status
Independent