Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

CuriOdyssey

Touch science. Meet animals.

three stars

85.53

1651 Coyote Point Drive San Mateo, CA 94401
tel: (650) 342-7755   Web Site
EIN: 94-1262434

Board Leadership
Laurel Miranda
Chair

CEO
Rachel Meyer
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.53 three stars
  Financial 79.55 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

CuriOdyssey, formerly Coyote Point Museum, is a science museum and native animal zoo recognized locally and nationally as a leader in informal science education. As a science and wildlife center, CuriOdyssey helps children acquire the tools to deeply understand the changing world. Since 1953, we have connected children of all ages to the wonders of the natural world. Today, we continue to spark the curiosity and imagination of more than 100,000 children and families each year through interactive science exhibits, exciting animal encounters, and engaging school and public programs.

CuriOdyssey, formerly Coyote Point Museum, is a science museum and native animal zoo recognized locally and nationally as a leader in informal science education. As a science and wildlife center, CuriOdyssey helps children acquire the tools to deeply understand the changing world. Since 1953, we have connected children of all ages to the wonders of the natural world. Today, we continue to spark the curiosity and imagination of more than 100,000 children and families each year through interactive science exhibits, exciting animal encounters, and engaging school and public programs.

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Financial

two stars

79.55

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
66.5%
  Administrative Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 22.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.24
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.42
  Program Expenses Growth 5.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by CuriOdyssey on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by CuriOdyssey on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,818,327
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $463,702
   Fundraising Events $619,542
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,901,571
   Program Service Revenue $1,211,690
Total Primary Revenue $6,113,261
   Other Revenue $288,920
TOTAL REVENUE $6,402,181
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,144,793
   Administrative Expenses $498,061
   Fundraising Expenses $889,673
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,532,527
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,869,654
   
Net Assets $16,097,390

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$168,800 3.72% Rachel Meyer Executive Director

Mission

CuriOdyssey, formerly Coyote Point Museum, is a science museum and native animal zoo recognized locally and nationally as a leader in informal science education. As a science and wildlife center, CuriOdyssey helps children acquire the tools to deeply understand the changing world. Since 1953, we have connected children of all ages to the wonders of the natural world. Today, we continue to spark the curiosity and imagination of more than 100,000 children and families each year through interactive science exhibits, exciting animal encounters, and engaging school and public programs.

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EcoTarium (MA) 88.48 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

CuriOdyssey
1651 Coyote Point Drive
San Mateo, CA 94401
tel: (650) 342-7755
EIN: 94-1262434

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Board Leadership

Laurel Miranda
Chair

CEO

Rachel Meyer
Executive Director