Animals : Zoos and Aquariums

Zoo Miami Foundation

Our mission is to foster community pride and involvement with Zoo Miami and secure financial support for the zoo.

four stars

97.73

12400 Southwest 152nd Street Miami, FL 33177
tel: (305) 255-5551   Web Site
EIN: 59-6192814

Board Leadership
Jose Romano
Chairman

CEO
William W. Moore
President and Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.73 four stars
  Financial 96.79 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Zoo Miami Foundation (ZMF) is the non-profit support organization for Zoo Miami. Zoo Miami Foundation was founded in 1956. Its Board of Directors includes community leaders in Miami-Dade and Broward counties who are committed to the education, conservation and recreation goals of Zoo Miami. While Miami-Dade County operates and maintains the Zoo, Zoo Miami Foundation, backed by its strong membership, supports Zoo Miami's programs and special capital enhancements. Zoo Miami Foundation also operates key educational programs and contributes to global and local conservation initiatives. Through the generosity of our vital philanthropic partners, ZMF engages community members of all ages in programs that include our Conservation Teen Scientists, adult volunteers, Zoo to You outreach, and Nature Play that engages families in outdoor adventures and skill building. In 2018, ZMF volunteers contributed over 49,000 hours to Zoo Miami.

Zoo Miami Foundation (ZMF) is the non-profit support organization for Zoo Miami. Zoo Miami Foundation was founded in 1956. Its Board of Directors includes community leaders in Miami-Dade and Broward counties who are committed to the education, conservation and recreation goals of Zoo Miami. While Miami-Dade County operates and maintains the Zoo, Zoo Miami Foundation, backed by its strong membership, supports Zoo Miami's programs and special capital enhancements. Zoo Miami Foundation also operates key educational programs and contributes to global and local conservation initiatives. Through the generosity of our vital philanthropic partners, ZMF engages community members of all ages in programs that include our Conservation Teen Scientists, adult volunteers, Zoo to You outreach, and Nature Play that engages families in outdoor adventures and skill building. In 2018, ZMF volunteers contributed over 49,000 hours to Zoo Miami.

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Financial

four stars

96.79

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
87.6%
  Administrative Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.83
  Program Expenses Growth 5.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Zoo Miami Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Zoo Miami Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,101,300
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $1,698,619
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $293,000
Total Contributions $5,092,919
   Program Service Revenue $246,763
Total Primary Revenue $5,339,682
   Other Revenue $924,156
TOTAL REVENUE $6,263,838
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,987,016
   Administrative Expenses $380,975
   Fundraising Expenses $260,410
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,628,401
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $635,437
   
Net Assets $21,817,111

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$171,613 3.04% William Moore President, CEO

Mission

Zoo Miami Foundation (ZMF) is the non-profit support organization for Zoo Miami. Zoo Miami Foundation was founded in 1956. Its Board of Directors includes community leaders in Miami-Dade and Broward counties who are committed to the education, conservation and recreation goals of Zoo Miami. While Miami-Dade County operates and maintains the Zoo, Zoo Miami Foundation, backed by its strong membership, supports Zoo Miami's programs and special capital enhancements. Zoo Miami Foundation also operates key educational programs and contributes to global and local conservation initiatives. Through the generosity of our vital philanthropic partners, ZMF engages community members of all ages in programs that include our Conservation Teen Scientists, adult volunteers, Zoo to You outreach, and Nature Play that engages families in outdoor adventures and skill building. In 2018, ZMF volunteers contributed over 49,000 hours to Zoo Miami.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Zoo Miami Foundation (FL) 97.73 four stars
Henry Vilas Park Zoological Society (WI) 90.07 four stars
Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association (CA) 89.74 three stars
Cleveland Zoological Society (OH) 91.06 four stars
North Carolina Zoological Society (NC) 91.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Zoo Miami Foundation
12400 Southwest 152nd Street
Miami, FL 33177
tel: (305) 255-5551
fax: (305) 255-7126
EIN: 59-6192814

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Board Leadership

Jose Romano
Chairman

CEO

William W. Moore
President and Chief Executive Officer