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Simons Foundation

Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Simons Foundation is a private foundation based in New York, NY that was founded in 1995. As of 2019 they had $441 million in revenue and $3.6 billion in assets.

To create strong collaborations and foster cross-pollination of ideas between investigators, as these interactions often lead to unexpected breakthroughs and new understanding.

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Form 990s for Simons Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Feb 7, 2020990PFView PDF
2017-12Mar 15, 2019990PFView PDF
2016-12Dec 27, 2017990PFView PDF
2015-12Mar 7, 2017990PFView PDF
2014-12Jan 21, 2016990PFView PDF
...and three more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Simons Foundation

Total grants, contributions, etc.$222,000,000
Investment income and dividends$847,783
Net rental income$1,638
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$217,926,871
Gross sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$1,011,615
Total revenues$441,873,986

Vendors for Simons Foundation

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Grant Thornton LLPTax accounting2019-11-04
█████████ ██████ ███Program Consulting$1,280,7002018-12-01
███ ███████ ███Genetic Sequence Service$1,815,4792018-12-01
███ ████████Security Services$1,519,4482018-12-01
██████████████████ ███Genotyping Services$1,341,1492018-12-01
█████████ ███████████████ ███Genetic Sequence Service$5,591,7182018-12-01
█████████ ██████████ ██████████ ███Investment advisory (plan)2016-12-31
███ █████████ ███████████Insurance agent or broker$35,8002016-12-31
...and three more vendors

Personnel at Simons Foundation

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Euan W. RobertsonChief Operating Officer-May 28, 2020
Gerald D. FischbachTrustee and Chief Scientist$500,019May 28, 2020
████ ████Chief Informatics Officer$475,076May 28, 2020
██████ ███████Vice President, Administration$361,371May 28, 2020
███████ ██ ██████President and Trustee$0May 28, 2020
█████ ███████Director, Center for Computational Astrophysics, Flatiron Institute-May 28, 2020
██████ █████████Director, Center for Computational Mathematics, Flatiron Institute$425,049May 28, 2020
███████ ███████D.director, Center for Computational Biology, Flatiron Institute-May 28, 2020
███████ ███████Director CCQ$491,000Dec. 31, 2018
█████ ██ █████████Director, Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative$600,023May 28, 2020
...and seven more key personnel

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7W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF)501(c)(3)$386 millionBattle Creek, MI
8Gordon E and Betty I Moore Foundation501(c)(3)$530 millionPalo Alto, CA
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15John D & Catherine T Macarthur Foundation501(c)(3)$132 millionChicago, IL
16The Schmidt Family Foundation (TSFF)501(c)(3)$613 millionPalo Alto, CA
17Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation501(c)(3)$138 millionOwings Mills, MD
18M J Murdock Charitable Trust501(c)(3)$115 millionVancouver, WA
19Cynthia & Geo Mitchell Foundation (CGMF)501(c)(3)$154 millionThe Woodlands, TX
20Cornelia T Bailey Charitable Trust501(c)(3)$343 millionWest Palm Beach, FL
21Heinz Endowments501(c)(3)$114 millionPittsburgh, PA
22Kresge Foundation501(c)(3)$275 millionTroy, MI
23Charter School Growth Fund (CSGF)501(c)(3)$216 millionBroomfield, CO
24Michael and Susan Dell Foundation (MSDF)501(c)(3)$139 millionAustin, TX
25Cotsen Foundation for the Art of Teaching501(c)(3)$178 millionLos Angeles, CA