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Nashville Zoo
3777 Nolensville Pike
Nashville, TN 37211
tel: (615) 833-1534
fax: (615) 333-0632
EIN: 62-1411210

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Board Leadership

Julie W. Walker
Chairman

CEO

Rick Schwartz
President


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Animals : Zoos and Aquariums

Nashville Zoo

Where Animals, Nature & Fun Converge

 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 100.00 4 stars
  Financial 100.00 4 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 4 stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
88.6%
  Administrative Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.28
  Program Expenses Growth 10.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Nashville Zoo on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Income Statement     (FYE 12/2014)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,265,277
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $2,916,217
   Fundraising Events $307,419
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $881,922
Total Contributions $13,370,835
   Program Service Revenue $5,156,401
Total Primary Revenue $18,527,236
   Other Revenue $3,859,084
TOTAL REVENUE $22,386,320
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,838,955
   Administrative Expenses $901,772
   Fundraising Expenses $481,945
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,222,672
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $10,163,648
   
Net Assets $48,645,938

Financial Charts

Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 12/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$337,837 2.76% Rick Schwartz President, Executive Director

Mission

Nashville Zoo's mission is to inspire a culture of understanding and discovery of our natural world through conservation, innovation and leadership.

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