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Health : Medical Research

The Scripps Research Institute

Today's research, tomorrow's cures

93.86

10550 North Torrey Pines Road TPC2
La Jolla, CA 92037
tel: (800) 788-4931   Web Site
EIN: 33-0435954

Board Leadership
John D. Diekman
Chair

CEO
Peter G. Schultz
President, CEO

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.86
  Financial 94.88
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1946, The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) is one of the country's largest, private, non-profit research organizations. TSRI has always stood at the forefront of basic biomedical science, a vital segment of medical research that seeks to comprehend the most fundamental processes of life. TSRI has become internationally recognized for its basic research into immunology, molecular and cellular biology, chemistry, neurosciences, autoimmune diseases, cardiovascular diseases, virology and synthetic vaccine development. The Institute has established a lengthy track record of major contributions to the betterment of health and the human condition.

Established in 1946, The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) is one of the country's largest, private, non-profit research organizations. TSRI has always stood at the forefront of basic biomedical science, a vital segment of medical research that seeks to comprehend the most fundamental processes of life. TSRI has become internationally recognized for its basic research into immunology, molecular and cellular biology, chemistry, neurosciences, autoimmune diseases, cardiovascular diseases, virology and synthetic vaccine development. The Institute has established a lengthy track record of major contributions to the betterment of health and the human condition.

Financial

94.88

Accountability & Transparency

93.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
94.8%
  Administrative Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.49
  Program Expenses Growth 5.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Scripps Research Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Scripps Research Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Scripps Research Institute (CA) 93.86
American Federation for Aging Research (NY) 95.93
Salk Institute for Biological Studies (CA) 93.62
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OK) 96.90
Hereditary Disease Foundation (NY) 92.58

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $98,670,124
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $485,980
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $267,122,294
Total Contributions $366,278,398
   Program Service Revenue $2,851,883
Total Primary Revenue $369,130,281
   Other Revenue $43,053,700
TOTAL REVENUE $412,183,981
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $405,461,303
   Administrative Expenses $23,185,426
   Fundraising Expenses $3,951,238
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $432,597,967
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-20,413,986
   
Net Assets $680,840,800

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
Research $379,098,469 93.5%
Education $26,362,834 6.5%

Ratings History
The Scripps Research Institute has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 02/01/2021 93.86
2018-09 02/01/2020 90.59
2017-09 03/01/2019 90.57
2016-09 03/01/2018 89.86
2015-09 03/01/2017 91.67
2014-09 06/01/2016 94.30
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 04/01/2016 89.26
2014-09 12/22/2015 88.37
2013-09 06/01/2015 83.50
2012-09 03/01/2014 89.44
2011-09 11/06/2012 97.20
2010-09 02/01/2012 94.32
2009-09 09/20/2011 91.79
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 12/01/2010 88.48
2008-09 03/01/2010 89.55
2007-09 04/01/2009 91.49
2006-09 05/01/2008 98.37
2005-09 12/15/2006 95.47
2004-09 02/01/2006 95.66
2003-09 01/05/2005 95.13

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

EIN 33-0435954
Name in IRS Master File SCRIPPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
NTEE Code H92
NTEE Classification Biomedicine, Bioengineering Research
NTEE Type Medical Research
Classification Scientific Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (150) Hospital
(161) Scientific research (diseases)
(162) Other medical research
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, 1991
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$835,853 0.19% Peter G. Schultz President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$1,046,647 0.24% Eric Topol Professor, Executive Vice President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Scripps Research Institute (CA) 93.86
Salk Institute for Biological Studies (CA) 93.62
The Jackson Laboratory (ME) 96.60
Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (MD) 98.23
IAVI (NY) 89.96

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Charity Contact Info

The Scripps Research Institute
10550 North Torrey Pines Road
TPC2
La Jolla, CA 92037
tel: (800) 788-4931
fax: (858) 784-2608
EIN: 33-0435954

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Board Leadership

John D. Diekman
Chair

CEO

Peter G. Schultz
President, CEO

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