Norristown Zoological Society in Norristown, Pennsylvania (PA)

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Norristown Zoological Society
Employer Identification Number (EIN)231970067
Name of OrganizationNorristown Zoological Society
Address1661 Harding Blvd, Norristown, PA 19401-2974
ActivitiesMuseum, zoo, planetarium, etc., Preservation of natural resources (conservation), Wildlife sanctuary or refuge
SubsectionEducational Organization
Ruling Date06/1976
DeductibilityContributions are deductible
FoundationOrganization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public
Exempt Organization StatusUnconditional Exemption
Tax Period10/2012
Assets$1,000,000 to $4,999,999
Income$1,000,000 to $4,999,999
Filing Requirement990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Asset Amount$4,145,468
Amount of Income$2,558,810
Form 990 Revenue Amount$2,421,358
National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE)Animal-Related: Zoo, Zoological Society

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Amount of income in 2012: $2,558,810 (it was $2,043,113 in 2011)
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Assets in 2012: $4,145,468 (it was $3,750,300 in 2011)
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Financial snapshot ($)

Revenue for 2011

Functional expenses for 2011

Support schedule

Statements Regarding Other IRS Filings and Tax Compliance (for 2011)
Did the organization have unrelated business gross income of $1,000 or more during the year?No
Initiation fees and capital contributions$0
Gross receipts for public use of club facilities $0
Gross income from members or shareholders$0
Gross income from other sources$0
Statement of Revenue (for 2011)
Total revenue$2,043,113
Contributions, Gifts, Grants and Other Similar Amounts$1,221,013
Program Service Revenue$751,394
Other Revenue
Investment income (including dividends, interest, and other similar amounts)$13,414
Income from investment of tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sales of assets other than inventory$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$57,292
Gross sales of inventory, less returns and allowances$100,960
Less: cost of goods sold$43,668
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Statement of Functional Expenses (for 2011)
Total functional expenses$1,950,744
Compensation of current officers, directors, trustees, and key employees$211,635
Other salaries and wages$728,205
Payroll taxes$93,392
Professional fundraising services$0
Balance Sheet (for 2011)
Total assets$3,750,300
Total liabilities$439,150
Tax-exempt bond liabilities$0
Secured mortgages and notes payable to unrelated third parties$352,678
Unsecured notes and loans payable to unrelated third parties$0
Total net assets or fund balances$3,311,150
Retained earnings, endowment, accumulated income, or other funds$0
Reason for Public Charity Status (for 2011)
The organization is not a private foundation because it is:An organization that normally receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or from the general public described in section 170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Support Schedule for Organizations Described in Sections 170(b)(1)(A)(iv) and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) (for 2011)
2007 - 2011 Total
Total Support$16,122,403
Gifts, grants, contributions, and membership fees received$15,923,459
Tax revenues levied for the organization's benefit and either paid to or expended on its behalf$0
The value of services or facilities furnished by a governmental unit to the organization without charge$0
Gross income from interest, dividends, payments received on securities loans, rents, royalties and income from similar sources$198,944
Gross receipts from related activities, etc.$0
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IdNameAddressStateEstablishedTotal Income
1Wildlife Conservation Society2300 Southern Boulevard Attention P, Bronx, NY 10460-1068NY1939-02$350,137,962
2Zoological Society Of San DiegoPO BOX 120551, San Diego, CA 92112-0551CA1942-04$317,761,896
3Shedd Aquarium Society1200 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605-2402IL1932-03$112,534,392
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7Zoological Society Of Philadelphia3400 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19104-1139PA1942-10$54,968,709
8New England Aquarium CorporationCentral Wharf, Boston, MA 02110MA1960-11$54,659,651
9National Aquarium In Baltimore IncPier 3 - 501 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202-3103MD1979-04$43,464,244
10Woodland Park Zoological Society6010 N 59th St, Seattle, WA 98103WA1967-01$42,017,651
11Ironworkers District Council Of New England Pension Fund161 Granite Ave, Dorchester, MA 02124-5491MA1985-12$39,851,721
12Zoological Society Of Cincinnati3400 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45220-1333OH1941-06$39,018,252
13Lincoln Park Zoological Society2001 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614-4712IL1961-03$34,563,204
14Omaha Zoological Society Inc3701 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68107-2299NE1953-03$34,065,849
15Indianapolis Zoological Society Inc1200 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46222-4552IN1966-02$32,869,520
16Toledo Zoological Society2700 Broadway St, Toledo, OH 43614OH1943-06$31,941,447
17Arizona Zoological Society, Phoenix Zoo455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3431AZ1962-06$28,082,334
18Zoological Society Of Pittsburgh1 Hill Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-1178PA1983-03$17,410,434
19Erie Zoological SocietyPO BOX 3268, Erie, PA 16508-0268PA1964-12$3,720,224
20Norristown Zoological Society1661 Harding Blvd, Norristown, PA 19401-2974PA1976-06$2,558,810
Number of organizations performing similar types of work
North Dakota4
New Jersey1
New York9
Rhode Island1
South Carolina2
South Dakota2
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