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Environment : Botanical Gardens, Parks, and Nature Centers

San Antonio Botanical Garden Society

Inspiring people to connect with the plant world and understand the importance of plants in our lives

90.31

555 Funston Place San Antonio, TX 78209
tel: (210) 536-1400   Web Site
EIN: 74-2178792

Board Leadership
Karen Greenwood
President

CEO
Sabina Carr
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.31
  Financial 91.84
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the San Antonio Botanical Garden society is to inspire people to connect with the plant world and understand the importance of plants in our lives. Community events sponsored by the Botanical Society heighten public awareness of the Botanical Garden. Marketing and public relations efforts further extend the role of the Botanical Society in making the Botanical Garden a compelling attraction for the City of San Antonio.

The mission of the San Antonio Botanical Garden society is to inspire people to connect with the plant world and understand the importance of plants in our lives. Community events sponsored by the Botanical Society heighten public awareness of the Botanical Garden. Marketing and public relations efforts further extend the role of the Botanical Society in making the Botanical Garden a compelling attraction for the City of San Antonio.

Financial

91.84

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
82.7%
  Administrative Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.41
  Program Expenses Growth 38.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by San Antonio Botanical Garden Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by San Antonio Botanical Garden Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Antonio Botanical Garden Society (TX) 90.31
Tulsa Botanic Garden (OK) 87.00
Idaho Botanical Gardens (ID) 87.33
The Morton Arboretum (IL) 90.57
Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden (IA) 95.11

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,543,757
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $327,448
   Related Organizations $75,024
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,946,229
   Program Service Revenue $2,051,591
Total Primary Revenue $8,997,820
   Other Revenue $470,288
TOTAL REVENUE $9,468,108
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,952,127
   Administrative Expenses $306,109
   Fundraising Expenses $728,500
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,986,736
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,481,372
   
Net Assets $38,277,173

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Visitors to the Garden $2,104,364 53.2%
Education Programs $1,469,278 37.2%
Plant Sales $378,485 9.6%

Ratings History
San Antonio Botanical Garden Society has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 09/01/2021 90.31
2018-12 05/01/2020 90.41
2017-12 12/21/2018 88.42
2016-12 09/01/2018 89.41
2015-12 07/01/2017 90.06
2014-12 07/01/2016 85.88
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.14
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 86.80
2012-12 06/01/2014 75.90
2011-12 11/01/2013 78.26

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 74-2178792
Name in IRS Master File SAN ANTONIO BOTANICAL GARDEN SOCIETY INC
NTEE Code C41
NTEE Classification Botanical Gardens, Arboreta and Botanical Organizations
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (199) Other scientific research activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date September, 1981
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$36,923 0.74% Sabina Carr CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$69,754 1.39% Cindy Campbell CFO
$5,649 0.11% J. Robert Brackman Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Antonio Botanical Garden Society (TX) 90.31
Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest (KY) 88.61
The New York Botanical Garden (NY) 89.43
The Morton Arboretum (IL) 90.57
Olbrich Botanical Society (WI) 92.24

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Charity Contact Info

San Antonio Botanical Garden Society
555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209
tel: (210) 536-1400
EIN: 74-2178792

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Board Leadership

Karen Greenwood
President

CEO

Sabina Carr
Chief Executive Officer

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