EIN 94-2864660

The Tech Interactive

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We are family-friendly interactive science and technology center located in the heart of downtown San Jose, California. It has become a landmark for visitors seeking a glimpse of the most inventive place on Earth, Silicon Valley.
Also known as...
The Tech Museum of Innovation

Program areas at The Tech Interactive

The mission of The Tech is to inspire The innovator in everyone. The Tech accomplishes its mission by engaging visitors in hands-on learning experiences involving science and technology, through high-quality professional development for teachers and by making its facilities available for teacher training, and other community convening. Through its exhibits, programs and facilities, The Tech aims to inspire learning and invigorate innovation locally, nationally and globally. The Tech's learning experiences include Interactive exhibits, hands-on science labs, after-school activities and standards-based educational imax films. The Tech also hosts two annual signature programs. The Tech challenge is a team competition that inspires thousands of students in grades 4-12 to design and build devices that solve a real-world problem. For 33 years, The Tech challenge has connected with various ethnic and socioeconomic communities to introduce students not only to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (stem) concepts, but also to The thrill of hands-on learning and real-world design. The Tech hosts as many as 500,000 people a year in its galleries and programs and has approximately 4,000 member households.
The Tech for global good, an evolution of The Tech awards, aims to inspire young people to use technology to solve global challenges by connecting them with The people doing just that around The world.

Form 990s for The Tech Interactive

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-04-06990View PDF
2019-062021-03-09990View PDF
2018-062019-05-14990View PDF
2017-062018-04-10990View PDF
2016-062017-07-31990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s

Who funds The Tech Interactive

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Gordon E and Betty I Moore FoundationIn Support of the Purchase and Installation of An Imax Digital Dome Projection System and Sound System.$1,803,000
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...and 38 more grants received

Grants made by The Tech Interactive

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
D-Rev DESIGN for THE Other Ninety PercentUnrestricted$50,000
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Financials for The Tech Interactive

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$21,033,563
Program services$3,418,091
Investment income and dividends$239,601
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$24,691,255

Personnel at The Tech Interactive

Christopher DigiorgioInterim Chief Executive Officer$0
Harvard SungChief Financial Officer$184,096
Rachel WilnerVice President for Media and Community$165,069
 Subscribe to viewVice President, Development$191,500
 Subscribe to viewVice President, Education$185,736
...and 9 more key personnel

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201 South Market Street
San Jose, CA 95113
Metro area
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
Website URL
(408) 294-8324
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
A57: Science and Technology Museums
NAICS code, primary
7121: Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
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