Research and Public Policy : Non-Medical Science & Technology Research

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

A research and educational institution

four stars

93.70

One Bungtown Road Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724
tel: (516) 367-8840   Web Site
EIN: 11-2013303

Board Leadership
Jamie C. Nicholls
Chair

CEO
Bruce Stillman
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.70 four stars
  Financial 91.10 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) is a private institution with research programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant genetics, genomics, and bioinformatics and a broad educational mission. We are at the forefront of efforts in molecular biology and genetics to generate knowledge that will yield better diagnostics and treatments for cancer, neurological diseases and other major causes of human suffering, and that will lead to improved and more diverse food resources and more efficient biofuels. Each year 12,000 of the world's leading life scientists attend CSHL's legendary Meetings and Courses program and seminal Banbury conferences to present and evaluate new data and ideas in biological research. CSHL's Watson School of Biological Sciences trains the next generation of scientists through an innovative Ph.D. program and other educational offerings, while the DNA Learning Centers educate the public about genetics through the nation's first science centers dedicated to this purpose. The CSHL Press publishes textbooks, laboratory manuals, and research journals that are among the most highly cited in their fields.

Founded in 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) is a private institution with research programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant genetics, genomics, and bioinformatics and a broad educational mission. We are at the forefront of efforts in molecular biology and genetics to generate knowledge that will yield better diagnostics and treatments for cancer, neurological diseases and other major causes of human suffering, and that will lead to improved and more diverse food resources and more efficient biofuels. Each year 12,000 of the world's leading life scientists attend CSHL's legendary Meetings and Courses program and seminal Banbury conferences to present and evaluate new data and ideas in biological research. CSHL's Watson School of Biological Sciences trains the next generation of scientists through an innovative Ph.D. program and other educational offerings, while the DNA Learning Centers educate the public about genetics through the nation's first science centers dedicated to this purpose. The CSHL Press publishes textbooks, laboratory manuals, and research journals that are among the most highly cited in their fields.

Financial

four stars

91.10

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
86.7%
  Administrative Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.03
  Program Expenses Growth -0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $33,018,420
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $4,850,180
   Related Organizations $5,585,705
   Government Grants $52,185,305
Total Contributions $95,639,610
   Program Service Revenue $23,806,162
Total Primary Revenue $119,445,772
   Other Revenue $14,402,452
TOTAL REVENUE $133,848,224
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $124,938,694
   Administrative Expenses $17,162,664
   Fundraising Expenses $2,402,265
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $144,503,623
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-10,655,399
   
Net Assets $535,268,606

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$582,440 0.40% Bruce Stillman President, CEO

Mission

Founded in 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) is a private institution with research programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant genetics, genomics, and bioinformatics and a broad educational mission. We are at the forefront of efforts in molecular biology and genetics to generate knowledge that will yield better diagnostics and treatments for cancer, neurological diseases and other major causes of human suffering, and that will lead to improved and more diverse food resources and more efficient biofuels. Each year 12,000 of the world's leading life scientists attend CSHL's legendary Meetings and Courses program and seminal Banbury conferences to present and evaluate new data and ideas in biological research. CSHL's Watson School of Biological Sciences trains the next generation of scientists through an innovative Ph.D. program and other educational offerings, while the DNA Learning Centers educate the public about genetics through the nation's first science centers dedicated to this purpose. The CSHL Press publishes textbooks, laboratory manuals, and research journals that are among the most highly cited in their fields.

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Charity Contact Info

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
One Bungtown Road
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724
tel: (516) 367-8840
fax: (516) 367-8850
EIN: 11-2013303

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Board Leadership

Jamie C. Nicholls
Chair

CEO

Bruce Stillman
President, CEO

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