Disable all preview features

Animals : Zoos and Aquariums

New Mexico BioPark Society

Supporting your ABQ BioPark

two stars

74.07

903 Tenth Street Sw Albuquerque, NM 87102
tel: (505) 764-6280   Web Site
EIN: 23-7087964

Board Leadership
Patti Williams
President

CEO
Julie Miller Rugg
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 74.07 two stars
  Financial 63.33 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The New Mexico BioPark Society is dedicated to the development of, procurement for and capital improvement of the ABQ BioPark (Zoo, Aquarium, Botanic Garden, Tingley Beach) and to providing a quality facility through the support of related conservation, education and recreation programs.

The New Mexico BioPark Society is dedicated to the development of, procurement for and capital improvement of the ABQ BioPark (Zoo, Aquarium, Botanic Garden, Tingley Beach) and to providing a quality facility through the support of related conservation, education and recreation programs.

Impact Information

data icon Looking for Impact Information?

Charity Navigator is collaborating with GuideStar, GlobalGiving, Classy, and ImpactMatters to display impact-related information on our rated profile pages. Each partner collects this data directly from nonprofits and provides updates to Charity Navigator when available.

If you are interested in seeing this charity provide its impact information, please click below. This will indicate your interest and encourage the nonprofit to share data with partners that are currently collecting information.

Financial

one star

63.33

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
55.5%
  Administrative Expenses 16.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 28.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.36
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.77
  Program Expenses Growth 2.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New Mexico BioPark Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New Mexico BioPark Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New Mexico BioPark Society (NM) 74.07 two stars
Detroit Zoological Society (MI) 94.01 four stars
North Carolina Zoological Society (NC) 91.16 four stars
Henry Vilas Park Zoological Society (WI) 88.43 three stars
Friends of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park (NY) 89.67 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,434,784
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $1,967,496
   Fundraising Events $120,589
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,522,869
   Program Service Revenue $557,283
Total Primary Revenue $4,080,152
   Other Revenue $1,084,068
TOTAL REVENUE $5,164,220
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $2,567,835
   Administrative Expenses $446,912
   Fundraising Expenses $1,239,182
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,253,929
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $910,291
   
Net Assets $9,383,169

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
Program Services $1,527,911 46.0%
Membership Activities $1,012,978 30.5%
Assistance to Albuquerque Biological Park $778,983 23.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 74.07 two stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 72.94 two stars
2016-12 08/01/2018 75.70 two stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 74.48 two stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 75.10 two 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 23-7087964
Name in IRS Master File NEW MEXICO BIOPARK SOCIETY INC
NTEE Code D11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 December, 1970
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
$122,674 2.88% Julie Miller Rugg Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New Mexico BioPark Society (NM) 74.07 two stars
The Zoo Society (WA) 89.39 three stars
Fort Wayne Zoological Society (IN) 87.14 three stars
Como Friends (MN) 89.47 three stars
Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association (CA) 89.74 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

This charity has an official representative registered with Charity Navigator.

Charity Contact Info

New Mexico BioPark Society
903 Tenth Street Sw
Albuquerque, NM 87102
tel: (505) 764-6280
EIN: 23-7087964

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Patti Williams
President

CEO

Julie Miller Rugg
Chief Executive Officer

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.