EIN 52-0996352

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
264
Year formed
1876
Most recent tax filings
2020-06
Description
Currently the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore's animal collection encompasses birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles, representing nearly 200 species. Animals are displayed in natural settings replicating their native habitats.
Also known as...
The Maryland Zoological Society

Program areas at The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

Visitor services: provide assistance to over 252,000 guests annually. Services include ticket and membership sales, shuttle service, carousel and train rides and animal experiences, including giraffe feeding and penguin encounters. The Zoo also provides security and first aid. Zoo publications include an annual report, monthly e-mail updates, and a tri-annual magazine, zoogram. The Zoo maintains public relations and marketing programs (including website and social media) to inform visitors of Zoo news and support positive guest experiences. The Zoo closed to guests on march 23, 2020 and reopened to members only on june 22, 2020 with restrictions on capacity and timed tickets required. On june 26, 2020 The Zoo reopened to all visitors, with restrictions on capacity and timed tickets required.
Educational services: The Zoo offers a variety of educational programs for students and teachers, both on and off Zoo grounds. Staff and volunteers are stationed throughout The Zoo daily to teach guests about wildlife and conservation through stations, scripted talks, exhibit interpretation, and handling animal ambassadors. The zoomobile outreach program takes The Zoo to classrooms, senior centers and other facilities all over The state." The Zoo closed to guests on march 23, 2020 and reopened to members only on june 22, 2020 with restrictions on capacity and timed tickets required. On june 26, 2020 The Zoo reopened to all visitors, with restrictions on capacity and timed tickets required.
Flora and fauna: Zoo staff provide daily care for over 1,518 animals from routine husbandry procedures, i.e. Care and feeding, training and enrichment, special assistance with breeding and births. Zoo animal, horticulture, maintenance and exhibit staff provide upkeep to exhibit areas, as well as gardens and fauna found elsewhere on Zoo grounds.

Form 990s for The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-062020-09-22990View PDF
2018-062019-02-21990View PDF
2017-062018-01-19990View PDF
2016-062017-08-07990View PDF
2015-062016-03-28990View PDF
...and 5 more Form 990s

Who funds The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
ImpactAssetsGeneral Operating Support$114,750
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...and 28 more grants received

Grants made by The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Polar Bears InternationalConservation Projects$6,500

Financials for The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$13,628,609
Program services$4,521,079
Investment income and dividends$13,492
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$236,232
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$-23,480
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$123,584
Total revenues$18,499,516

Personnel at The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

NameTitleCompensation
Donald P. HutchinsonPresident and Chief Executive Officer$206,032
Nancy NoppenbergerExecutive Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer$137,535
Diane HutchinsVice President of Governmental Affairs$115,342
 Subscribe to viewVice President of Human Resources$116,852
 Subscribe to viewVice - Chairman$0
...and 6 more key personnel
Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$18,499,516
2020
Yearly growth
-37.3%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$17,629,804
2020
Yearly growth
-4.3%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$73,117,441
2020
Yearly growth
7.1%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
264
2020
Yearly growth
0.8%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
1876 Mansion House Drive
Baltimore, MD 21217
Metro area
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD
Website URL
marylandzoo.org/ 
Phone
(410) 396-7102
Facebook page
MarylandZoo 
Twitter profile
@marylandzoo 
IRS details
EIN
52-0996352
Fiscal year end
June
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1876
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