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Environment : Botanical Gardens, Parks, and Nature Centers

Irvine Nature Center

Explore, Respect, Protect Nature

88.84

11201 Garrison Forest Road Owings Mills, MD 21117
tel: (443) 738-9200   Web Site
EIN: 52-1231286

Board Leadership
Frances H. Flanigan & Anna L. Smith
President

CEO
Brooks Paternotte
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.84
  Financial 84.22
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Irvine is an environmental education organization. Our mission is to educate and inspire current and future generations to explore, respect and protect nature.

At Irvine, we guide learning.
We live green.
We foster respect.
And we thrive outdoors.

Irvine is an environmental education organization. Our mission is to educate and inspire current and future generations to explore, respect and protect nature.

At Irvine, we guide learning.
We live green.
We foster respect.
And we thrive outdoors.

Financial

84.22

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

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)
80.1%
  Administrative Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.25
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.12
  Program Expenses Growth 5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Irvine Nature Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Irvine Nature Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Irvine Nature Center (MD) 88.84
This Is The Place Foundation (UT) 88.81
Glynwood (NY) 85.04
Audubon Canyon Ranch (CA) 87.92
World Forestry Center (OR) 87.55

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,019,618
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $27,720
   Fundraising Events $229,715
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $35,000
Total Contributions $1,312,053
   Program Service Revenue $840,691
Total Primary Revenue $2,152,744
   Other Revenue $182,517
TOTAL REVENUE $2,335,261
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,719,319
   Administrative Expenses $110,063
   Fundraising Expenses $383,073
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,212,455
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $122,806
   
Net Assets $11,692,260

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
Urban Education $1,233,542 71.7%
Nature Preschool $233,139 13.6%
School Programs $126,376 7.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 02/01/2021 88.84
2019-06 12/23/2020 88.48
2018-06 10/01/2019 92.06
2017-06 07/01/2018 90.75
2016-06 10/01/2017 90.30
2015-06 10/01/2016 89.93
2015-06 07/01/2016 89.70
2014-06 06/01/2016 83.47
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 83.57
2013-06 05/01/2015 80.97
2012-06 02/01/2014 76.99
2012-06 08/01/2013 74.66
2011-06 05/01/2012 78.27
2010-06 12/01/2011 79.33
2009-06 09/20/2011 84.63
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 81.42
2008-06 06/01/2009 68.64
2007-06 05/01/2008 95.18
2006-06 03/01/2007 92.55
2005-06 05/01/2006 92.66

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

EIN 52-1231286
Name in IRS Master File IRVINE NATURAL SCIENCE CENTER INC
NTEE Code C60
NTEE Classification Environmental Education and Outdoor Survival Programs
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
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 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 December, 1981
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$88,140 3.98% W. Brooks Paternotte Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Irvine Nature Center (MD) 88.84
Walking Mountains Science Center (CO) 91.46
Greater Newark Conservancy (NJ) 88.75
This Is The Place Foundation (UT) 88.81
Riveredge Nature Center (WI) 91.90

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Charity Contact Info

Irvine Nature Center
11201 Garrison Forest Road
Owings Mills, MD 21117
tel: (443) 738-9200
fax: (410) 902-8210
EIN: 52-1231286

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Board Leadership

Frances H. Flanigan & Anna L. Smith
President

CEO

Brooks Paternotte
Executive Director

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