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Animals : Zoos and Aquariums

Reid Park Zoological Society

To support, advocate for, and enhance the value of Reid Park Zoo.

four stars

90.58

1100 S. Randolph Way Tuscon, AZ 85716
tel: (520) 791-3204   Web Site
EIN: 94-2379052

Board Leadership
Lisa Lovallo
Chair

CEO
Nancy Kluge
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.58 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Reid Park Zoological Society is "To support, advocate for, and enhance the value of Reid Park Zoo for the community." The Reid Park Zoological Society provides support for the Reid Park Zoo, enabling over 585,000 visitors to view wildlife in natural settings. We provided support for onsite education programs, outreach, and teacher workshops related to life science, environmental education, and conservation reaching approximately 1,200 teachers and 36,000 students last year.

The mission of the Reid Park Zoological Society is "To support, advocate for, and enhance the value of Reid Park Zoo for the community." The Reid Park Zoological Society provides support for the Reid Park Zoo, enabling over 585,000 visitors to view wildlife in natural settings. We provided support for onsite education programs, outreach, and teacher workshops related to life science, environmental education, and conservation reaching approximately 1,200 teachers and 36,000 students last year.

Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 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)
86.9%
  Administrative Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.25
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.48
  Program Expenses Growth 45.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Reid Park Zoological Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Reid Park Zoological Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Reid Park Zoological Society (AZ) 90.58 four stars
Elmwood Park Zoo (PA) 88.76 three stars
Detroit Zoological Society (MI) 94.64 four stars
Cleveland Zoological Society (OH) 92.58 four stars
Zoological Society of Milwaukee (WI) 93.32 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,122,656
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $37,500
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,160,156
   Program Service Revenue $7,394,560
Total Primary Revenue $8,554,716
   Other Revenue $1,131,417
TOTAL REVENUE $9,686,133
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,906,797
   Administrative Expenses $489,645
   Fundraising Expenses $363,170
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,759,612
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,926,521
   
Net Assets $8,441,874

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
Support Reid Park Zoo $6,906,797 100.0%

Ratings History
Reid Park Zoological Society has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2021 90.58 four stars
2018-06 08/01/2019 90.45 four stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 91.16 four stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 91.00 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 89.85 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.14 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 91.60 four stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 88.51 three stars
2012-06 02/01/2014 90.92 four stars

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

EIN 94-2379052
Name in IRS Master File REID PARK ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY
NTEE Code D11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(119) Other cultural or historical 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 January, 1977
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$148,397 1.91% Nancy J. Kluge President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Reid Park Zoological Society (AZ) 90.58 four stars
Fort Wayne Zoological Society (IN) 99.20 four stars
The Zoo Society (WA) 89.39 three stars
Saint Louis Zoo Association (MO) 92.45 four stars
Como Friends (MN) 89.39 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Reid Park Zoological Society
1100 S. Randolph Way
Tuscon, AZ 85716
tel: (520) 791-3204
EIN: 94-2379052

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Board Leadership

Lisa Lovallo
Chair

CEO

Nancy Kluge
President

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