EIN 59-0598726

Bishop Museum of Science and Nature

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
57
State
Year formed
1946
Most recent tax filings
2019-12-01
Description
South Florida Museum is the largest natural and cultural history museum on Florida's Gulf Coast. The museum interprets the region from the Pleistocene to the present.
Also known as...
South Florida Museum and Bishop Planetarium; South Florida Museum
Total revenues
$3,925,916
2019
Total expenses
$4,049,173
2019
Total assets
$45,725,325
2019
Num. employees
57
2019

Program areas at Bishop Museum of Science and Nature

Operation of a Science Museum, manatee rehabilitation habitat, and planetarium which is open to the public for educational purposes.

Who funds Bishop Museum of Science and Nature

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
South Florida Museum Endowment TrustProviding Funds for the Successful Operation of the South Florida Museum and Bishop Planetarium$443,922
Manatee Community Foundation (MCF)General Support, Program Support$269,356
Daniel S Blalock JR CharitableSupport$200,000
...and 8 more grants received

Personnel at Bishop Museum of Science and Nature

NameTitleCompensation
Marco YoungChief Financial Officer$30,733
Brynne A BesioExecutive Director$124,714
John QuinlanVice President$0
Chris PerkinsTreasurer$0
Brian CarterPresident and Chair$0
...and 4 more key personnel

Financials for Bishop Museum of Science and Nature

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$3,025,610
Program services$676,026
Investment income and dividends$91,908
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$33,336
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-3,182
Net income from fundraising events$20,664
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$73,940
Miscellaneous revenues$7,614
Total revenues$3,925,916

Form 990s for Bishop Museum of Science and Nature

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-02-26990View PDF
2018-122019-12-11990View PDF
2017-122018-12-22990View PDF
2016-122017-10-11990View PDF
2015-122016-12-08990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s

Organizations like Bishop Museum of Science and Nature

OrganizationLocationRevenue
Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM)Milwaukee, WI$10,588,953
Intrepid Sea-Air-Space MuseumNew York, NY$9,089,021
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural HistorySanta Barbara, CA$8,999,280
Virginia Living MuseumNewport News, VA$4,068,968
Arizona Sonora Desert Museum (ASDM)Tucson, AZ$11,636,364
Museum Foundation of Pacific GrovePacific Grove, CA$1,739,690
Perot Museum of Nature and ScienceDallas, TX$10,408,594
San Diego Society of Natural HistorySan Diego, CA$10,054,284
Nasher Sculpture CenterDallas, TX$11,011,402
Chesapeake Bay Maritime MuseumSaint Michaels, MD$11,802,090
Data update history
August 2, 2022
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $200,000 from Daniel S Blalock JR Charitable
September 23, 2021
Received grants
Identified 7 new grant, including a grant for $443,922 from South Florida Museum Endowment Trust
August 23, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
April 7, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 3 new personnel
November 27, 2020
Updated personnel
Identified 15 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Arts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsMuseumsHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Issues
EducationArts, cultural, and humanities
Characteristics
Fundraising eventsState / local levelReceives government fundingGala fundraisersTax deductible donationsEndowed support
General information
Address
P O Box 9265
Bradenton, FL 34206
Metro area
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
County
Manatee County, FL
Website URL
bishopscience.org/ 
Phone
(941) 746-4131
Facebook page
SouthFLMuseum 
Twitter profile
@southflmuseum 
IRS details
EIN
59-0598726
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1946
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
A56: Natural History, Natural Science Museums
NAICS code, primary
7121: Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
Parent/child status
Central organization
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