EIN 13-1624124

New York Historical Society

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
498
Year formed
1809
Most recent tax filings
2020-06-01
NTEE code, primary
Description
The mission of the new-york Historical Society ("new-york Historical") is to collect, preserve, and interpret, for the broadest possible public, material relevant to the history of the united states in general and of New York state and city in particu...

Program areas at New York Historical Society

Museum and museum exhibitions - the mission of new-york Historical's museum is to gather, preserve, and interpret materials related to american history through the lens of New York. It holds one of the world's greatest collections of Historical artifacts, american art, and other materials. The museum's collection holdings comprise more than two million works. Exhibitions, both permanent and rotating, in-house and traveling, enable the new-york Historical Society to interpret and showcase these materials to the broadest possible public. For more information, see schedule o.
Educational and public programs - the new-york Historical Society informs and educates the public through its school programs, adult public programs, and website. For more information, see schedule o.
Library - the new-york Historical Society's library (the patricia d. klingenstein library) is one of the oldest research libraries in the united states. Its mission is to foster and facilitate research that reveals the dynamism of history and its influence on the world today. The library's collection contains more than 12 million items. For more information, see schedule o.

Form 990s for New York Historical Society

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-04-27990View PDF
2019-062021-01-21990View PDF
2018-062019-12-27990View PDF
2017-062018-09-12990View PDF
2016-062017-08-30990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds New York Historical Society

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$704,030
 View purchase optionsArts, Culture & Humanities$654,795
 View purchase optionsMuseum and Cultural$600,000
...and 115 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
PROMOTION OF THE HUMANITIES_CHALLENGE GRANTS$620,000
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...and 7 more federal grants / contracts

Financials for New York Historical Society

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$34,991,506
Program services$2,465,499
Investment income and dividends$420,425
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$81,386
Net rental income$1,413,246
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,024,380
Net income from fundraising events$-4,470
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$309,841
Miscellaneous revenues$391,979
Total revenues$41,093,792

Personnel at New York Historical Society

NameTitleCompensation
Louise MirrerPresident and Chief Executive Officer$625,891
Jennifer SchantzSecretary , Executive Vice President , Chief Operating Officer / Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer$260,746
Richard A SheinAssistant Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer$210,375
 View purchase optionsVice President Museum Director$184,019
 View purchase optionsVice President Marketing and Communication$166,493
...and 23 more key personnel

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Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$41,093,792
2020
Yearly growth
-3.7%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$41,775,267
2020
Yearly growth
-3.5%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$181,964,309
2020
Yearly growth
0.5%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
498
2020
Yearly growth
2.9%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
Metro area
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
County
New York County, NY
Website URL
nyhistory.org:443/ 
Phone
(212) 873-3400
Facebook page
nyhistory 
Twitter profile
@nyhistory 
IRS details
EIN
13-1624124
Fiscal year end
June
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1809
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
A54: History Museums
NAICS code, primary
7121: Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
Parent/child status
Independent