EIN 47-5349004

Soil Health Institute

IRS 501(c) type
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Soil Health Institute advances soil health through scientific research and advancement, and partners with leaders in the industry. In 2022, it collaborated with 14 organizations to conduct programs in about 25 states, focusing on education, research and development, measurement, and communications. Soil Health Institute is located in Morrisville, NC.
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Program areas at Soil Health Institute

In 2022, the Soil Health Institute (shi) partnered with 14 organizations to conduct programs in approximately 25 states to advance Soil Health education, research and development, measurement, and communications. In education, shi established and conduct a Soil Health education program for farmers and agronomists growing potatoes across canada, cotton across the u.s. south, and corn and soy across the u.s. midwest; and conducted an internship program for 5 students from hbcus, providing them with experience using the fieldprint calculator, data analysis, report writing, giving presentations, and Soil sampling.in measurement and research & development, shi established shi's recommended measurements for assessing Soil Health by posting peer-reviewed journal articles, interpretive summaries, videos, popular articles, field and lab standard operating procedures, and many other resources including the publication of 8 peer-reviewed scientific papers on shi's research. In communicating this knowledge, shi redesigned and launched a new website that also serves as a digital case for support, highlighting our updated strategic plan, initiatives, impact, people, progress, many resources, career opportunities, and donation assets (e.g., charity navigator and guidestar ratings) and updated shi's strategic plan that addresses contemporary strategic goals of climate change, regenerative agriculture, water resources, farmer empowerment, and consumer demand + policy.additionally, shi released new advances and associated news through 14 formal press releases, reaching a potential audience totaling over 739 million; updated stakeholders, partners, and the general public through over 600 social media posts and 45 new video releases in 2022; and engaged stakeholders and general public in learning about the latest advances in Soil Health science and adoption through shi's 7th annual meeting with 1912 registrants representing 1322 organizations from 72 countries and 45 states. Shi increased its impact by serving as an impact partner to the u.s. Climate alliance.

Who funds Soil Health Institute

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The Ralph Lauren Corporate FoundationCharity$4,611,202
Wal-Mart FoundationNature$2,000,000
The VF FoundationU.s. Regenerative Cotton Fund$250,000
...and 4 more grants received

Personnel at Soil Health Institute

C Wayne HoneycuttPresident and Chief Executive Officer
Sheldon JonesChief Operating Officer$250,317
Christine MorganChief Scientific Officer$275,225
Lara BealExecutive Director, Institute for Feed Industry Education and Research, Ifeeder
Dr. Michael CopeStatistician and Database Manager
...and 4 more key personnel

Financials for Soil Health Institute

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$5,761,001
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$1,501
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$5,762,502

Form 990s for Soil Health Institute

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-09-18990View PDF
2021-122022-08-23990View PDF
2020-122021-08-13990View PDF
2019-122020-10-15990View PDF
2018-122019-10-04990View PDF
...and 2 more Form 990s
Data update history
December 25, 2023
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $2,000,000 from Wal-Mart Foundation
November 15, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
October 26, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
August 10, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
June 25, 2023
Received grants
Identified 9 new grant, including a grant for $4,611,202 from The Ralph Lauren Corporate Foundation
Nonprofit Types
Professional associationsBusiness and community development organizationsEnvironmental organizationsCharities
Science and technologyLand and water conservationEnvironmentPublic policyBusiness and industry
Partially liquidatedOperates internationallyNational levelReceives government fundingTax deductible donations
General information
2803 Slater Rd 115
Morrisville, NC 27560
Metro area
Raleigh-Cary, NC
Website URL
(919) 230-0303
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
C30: Natural Resources Conservation and Protection
NAICS code, primary
813920: Professional Associations
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