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

New York Academy of Sciences

The World's Smartest Network®

three stars

89.75

Seven World Trade Center 250 Greenwich Street, 40th Floor
New York, NY 10007
tel: (212) 298-8600   Web Site
EIN: 13-1773640

Board Leadership
Jerry Hultin
Chair

CEO
Nicholas B. Dirks
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.75 three stars
  Financial 87.31 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the New York Academy of Sciences is to drive innovative solutions to society's challenges by advancing scientific research, education and policy. We do this by:

Convening and Mobilizing Communities of Experts
To drive scientific progress, we host over 120 symposia annually, connecting experts across sectors, disciplines, and boundaries. Research presented at the Academy is disseminated globally via Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.

Catalyzing Collective Action to Address Global Challenges
Moving from knowledge dissemination to action, we bring individuals and organizations together to drive science-based solutions to global challenges.

Supporting Scientists and Engineers Through Every Step in their Careers
From STEM mentoring programs for teens, to skills training for early career scientists and engineers, and prestigious prizes such as The Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists, we're working to inspire and support the next generation of STEM innovators.

The mission of the New York Academy of Sciences is to drive innovative solutions to society's challenges by advancing scientific research, education and policy. We do this by:

Convening and Mobilizing Communities of Experts
To drive scientific progress, we host over 120 symposia annually, connecting experts across sectors, disciplines, and boundaries. Research presented at the Academy is disseminated globally via Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.

Catalyzing Collective Action to Address Global Challenges
Moving from knowledge dissemination to action, we bring individuals and organizations together to drive science-based solutions to global challenges.

Supporting Scientists and Engineers Through Every Step in their Careers
From STEM mentoring programs for teens, to skills training for early career scientists and engineers, and prestigious prizes such as The Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists, we're working to inspire and support the next generation of STEM innovators.

Financial

three stars

87.31

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 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)
75.6%
  Administrative Expenses 13.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.50
  Program Expenses Growth 10.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New York Academy of Sciences on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New York Academy of Sciences on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New York Academy of Sciences (NY) 89.75 three stars
Lowell Observatory (AZ) 88.01 three stars
Earthwatch Institute (MA) 87.21 three stars
Carnegie Institution for Science (DC) 87.85 three stars
The Leakey Foundation (CA) 85.58 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $18,306,564
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $623,834
   Fundraising Events $446,581
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $19,376,979
   Program Service Revenue $4,065,320
Total Primary Revenue $23,442,299
   Other Revenue $175,760
TOTAL REVENUE $23,618,059
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $21,169,871
   Administrative Expenses $3,817,939
   Fundraising Expenses $2,786,282
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $27,774,092
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-4,156,033
   
Net Assets $13,683,615

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
Scientific Conferences $18,770,291 88.7%
Publications $1,609,279 7.6%
Memberships $790,301 3.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 03/01/2021 89.75 three stars
2018-06 12/20/2019 87.84 three stars
2018-06 09/03/2019 86.44 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 78.38 two stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 88.14 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 88.67 three stars
2014-06 08/01/2016 86.88 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 84.75 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 86.99 three stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 87.92 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 87.53 three stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 82.94 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 75.78 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 83.97 three stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 81.39 three stars
2007-06 06/01/2009 87.14 three stars
2006-06 11/01/2007 80.74 three stars
2005-06 11/01/2006 73.02 two stars
2004-06 08/01/2005 57.24 one star
2003-06 08/01/2004 62.44 one star

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

EIN 13-1773640
Name in IRS Master File NEW YORK ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(279) Other services or benefits to members or employees
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Central - the organization is a central type organization (no group exemption) of a National, Regional or Geographic grouping of organizations.
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date March, 1936
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$374,013 1.34% Ellis Rubinstein President & CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New York Academy of Sciences (NY) 89.75 three stars
APhA Foundation (DC) 86.20 three stars
Mote Marine Laboratory (FL) 92.20 four stars
Institute of Noetic Sciences (CA) 89.78 three stars
Marine Biological Laboratory (MA) 87.85 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

New York Academy of Sciences
Seven World Trade Center
250 Greenwich Street, 40th Floor
New York, NY 10007
tel: (212) 298-8600
EIN: 13-1773640

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Board Leadership

Jerry Hultin
Chair

CEO

Nicholas B. Dirks
President and CEO

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