Animals : Zoos and Aquariums

Rhode Island Zoological Society

Supporting the Roger Williams Park Zoo

three stars

82.07

1000 Elmwood Avenue Providence, RI 02907
tel: (401) 785-3510   Web Site
EIN: 05-6016675

Board Leadership
Maribeth Williamson
Board Chair

CEO
Jeremy Goodman
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.07 three stars
  Financial 74.65 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Rhode Island Zoological Society works to secure the public and private sector support needed by Roger Williams Park Zoo to continue to develop new world-class exhibits, make significant contributions to conservation and serve the community as a valuable source of environmental education, recreation and economic development.

Roger Williams Park Zoo strives to engage guests in an extraordinary and unique educational experience to improve their understanding of and appreciation for the natural world. We contribute significantly to the conservation of our earth's animals, plants and other natural resources by challenging ourselves and our audience to act as responsible environmental stewards.

The Rhode Island Zoological Society works to secure the public and private sector support needed by Roger Williams Park Zoo to continue to develop new world-class exhibits, make significant contributions to conservation and serve the community as a valuable source of environmental education, recreation and economic development.

Roger Williams Park Zoo strives to engage guests in an extraordinary and unique educational experience to improve their understanding of and appreciation for the natural world. We contribute significantly to the conservation of our earth's animals, plants and other natural resources by challenging ourselves and our audience to act as responsible environmental stewards.

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Financial

two stars

74.65

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
79.4%
  Administrative Expenses 16.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.11
  Program Expenses Growth 4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 53.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Rhode Island Zoological Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Rhode Island Zoological Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,367,933
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $1,940,784
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,308,717
   Program Service Revenue $4,145,182
Total Primary Revenue $7,453,899
   Other Revenue $1,808,284
TOTAL REVENUE $9,262,183
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,555,794
   Administrative Expenses $1,615,196
   Fundraising Expenses $367,823
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,538,813
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-276,630
   
Net Assets $2,408,671

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$162,592 1.70% Jeremy Goodman Executive Director

Mission

The Rhode Island Zoological Society works to secure the public and private sector support needed by Roger Williams Park Zoo to continue to develop new world-class exhibits, make significant contributions to conservation and serve the community as a valuable source of environmental education, recreation and economic development.

Roger Williams Park Zoo strives to engage guests in an extraordinary and unique educational experience to improve their understanding of and appreciation for the natural world. We contribute significantly to the conservation of our earth's animals, plants and other natural resources by challenging ourselves and our audience to act as responsible environmental stewards.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Rhode Island Zoological Society (RI) 82.07 three stars
Detroit Zoological Society (MI) 94.01 four stars
Oregon Zoo Foundation (OR) 95.00 four stars
Henry Vilas Park Zoological Society (WI) 88.43 three stars
Reid Park Zoological Society (AZ) 90.45 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Rhode Island Zoological Society
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Providence, RI 02907
tel: (401) 785-3510
fax: (401) 941-3988
EIN: 05-6016675

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Board Leadership

Maribeth Williamson
Board Chair

CEO

Jeremy Goodman
Executive Director