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Seneca Park Zoo Society

 

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...501(c)(3) organization

...Donations are tax-deductible

...http://www.senecaparkzoo.org/

...2222 Saint Paul Street
Rochester NY 14621 

585-336-7200


Rochester NY | IRS ruling year: 1958 | EIN: 16-0905390  

 

Chartered in 1957, the Seneca Park Zoo Society supports and promotes the Seneca Park Zoo by running educational programs, special events, marketing and public relations efforts, and fund raising. Through the exhibition of animals in naturalistic settings, the Seneca Park Zoo provides engaging and educational experiences to give our community the motivation and skills to act as stewards of the environment. The zoo is one of the leading attractions in the Rochester area and improvements continue to enhance the zoo experience.

Seneca Park Zoo inspires our community to connect, care for, and conserve wildlife and wild places.

Seneca Park Zoo will be a national leader in education and conservation action for species survival.

 


Rating Information

Good


This charity's score is 85%, earning it a Three-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.


This overall score is calculated entirely from a single beacon score: 100% Accountability & Finance. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

 Important note on the timeliness of ratings

The IRS is significantly delayed in processing nonprofits' annual tax filings (Forms 990). As a result, the Accountability & Finance score for Seneca Park Zoo Society is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations. Please check with the charity directly for any questions you may have.

Rating Report

  • Impact & Results
  • Accountability & Finance
  • Culture & Community
  • Leadership & Adaptability
Accountability & Finance
Impact & ResultsAccountability & FinanceCulture & CommunityLeadership & Adaptability

 

Accountability & Finance

 

Seneca Park Zoo Society has earned a 85% for the Accountability & Finance beacon. See the metrics below for more information.

This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

This score represents Form 990 data from 2019, the latest year published by the IRS. 

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Accountability and Transparency
...Full Credit
  
...Partial Credit
  
...No Credit
  
...Not Applicable
Governance
Policies
Transparency

Financial Metrics
...Full Credit
  
...Partial Credit
  
...No Credit
  
...Not Applicable
...Liabilities to Assets Ratio - 11.20% - 7.5/10 pts
...Working Capital Ratio - 0.42 years - 5/10 pts
...Fundraising Efficiency - $0.14 - 7.5/10 pts
...Administrative Expense Ratio - 22.30% - 5/10 pts
...Fundraising Expense Ratio - 2.19% - 10/10 pts
...Program Expense Ratio - 75.40% - 7.25/10 pts
...Program Expense Growth - 7.38% - 8.38/10 pts

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