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Society for Science & the Public

Inform. Educate. Inspire.

four stars

97.23

1719 N Street, NW Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 785-2255   Web Site
EIN: 53-0196483

Board Leadership
H. Robert Horvitz
Chair

CEO
Maya Ajmera
Chief Executive Officer, President and Publisher

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Society for Science & the Public is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) membership organization dedicated to public engagement in scientific research and education. Our vision is to promote the understanding and appreciation of science and the vital role it plays in human advancement: to inform, educate and inspire. The Society is proud to continue to convey the world of science to our global community. Educating and informing students, parents, teachers and the greater community about the evolving and influential world of science, we inspire the endless possibilities they have to offer.

Society for Science & the Public is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) membership organization dedicated to public engagement in scientific research and education. Our vision is to promote the understanding and appreciation of science and the vital role it plays in human advancement: to inform, educate and inspire. The Society is proud to continue to convey the world of science to our global community. Educating and informing students, parents, teachers and the greater community about the evolving and influential world of science, we inspire the endless possibilities they have to offer.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
92.5%
  Administrative Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.67
  Program Expenses Growth 10.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Society for Science & the Public on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Society for Science & the Public on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $14,227,481
   Federated Campaigns $4,324
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $55,890
Total Contributions $14,287,695
   Program Service Revenue $4,592,302
Total Primary Revenue $18,879,997
   Other Revenue $1,237,203
TOTAL REVENUE $20,117,200
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $26,545,539
   Administrative Expenses $554,891
   Fundraising Expenses $1,525,701
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $28,626,131
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-8,508,931
   
Net Assets $93,098,157

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$401,553 1.40% Maya Ajmera President, CEO

Mission

Society for Science & the Public is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) membership organization dedicated to public engagement in scientific research and education. Our vision is to promote the understanding and appreciation of science and the vital role it plays in human advancement: to inform, educate and inspire. The Society is proud to continue to convey the world of science to our global community. Educating and informing students, parents, teachers and the greater community about the evolving and influential world of science, we inspire the endless possibilities they have to offer.

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Charity Contact Info

Society for Science & the Public
1719 N Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 785-2255
EIN: 53-0196483

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Board Leadership

H. Robert Horvitz
Chair

CEO

Maya Ajmera
Chief Executive Officer, President and Publisher