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Rhode Island Natural History Survey

Organization summary

Type of Nonprofit

Designated as a Organizations for any of the following purposes: religious, educational, charitable, scientific, literary, testing for public safety, fostering national or international amateur sports competition (as long as it doesn’t provide athletic facilities or equipment), or the prevention of cruelty to children or animals.

Category: Science and Technology Research Institutes, Services / Science, General (NTEE)

Donations to this organization are tax deductible.

Summary charts: organization finances over time

Revenue
$794k (2022)

Expenses
$750k (2022)

Total Assets
$667k (2022)

Total Liabilities
$166k (2022)

Source: Form 990 tax filings from 2010 to 2022

Tax Filings by Year

Form 990 is an information return that most organizations claiming federal tax-exempt status must file yearly with the IRS. Nonprofit Explorer has IRS digitized Form 990 data for filings processed in 2012 and later. If this organization filed an amended return, it may not be reflected below. Duplicate download links may indicate a resubmission or amendment to this organization's original return. Form 990 data is from the IRS.

Fiscal Year Ending Dec.
2022

Extracted Financial Data

Extracted Financial Data from Form 990
Revenue
$794,416
Expenses
$750,090
Net Income
$44,326
Net Assets
$501,636
Notable Sources of Revenue Percent of Total Revenue
Contributions $212,362
26.7%
Program Services $582,007
73.3%
Investment Income $47
0.0%
Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental Property Income $0
Net Fundraising $0
Sales of Assets $0
Net Inventory Sales $0
Other Revenue $0
Notable Expenses Percent of Total Expenses
Executive Compensation $0
Professional Fundraising Fees $0
Other Salaries and Wages $336,135
44.8%
Assets/Debt
Total Assets $667,477
Total Liabilities $165,841
Net Assets $501,636
Compensation
Key Employees and Officers Compensation Related Other
Louis Perrotti (President And Director) $0 $0 $0
Sarah Gaines (President Elect And Director) $0 $0 $0
Robert Kenney (Secretary And Director) $0 $0 $0
Stan Tragar (Treasurer And Director) $0 $0 $0
April Alix (Director) $0 $0 $0
Scott Buchanan (Director) $0 $0 $0
Caitlin Chaffee (Director) $0 $0 $0
Howard Ginsberg (Director) $0 $0 $0
Peter August (Director) $0 $0 $0
Nancy Karraker (Director) $0 $0 $0
Keith Killingbeck (Director) $0 $0 $0
Hugh Markey (Director) $0 $0 $0
Bryan Oakley (Director) $0 $0 $0
Emily Holland (Director) $0 $0 $0
Donald De Hayes (Director) $0 $0 $0
Dennis Skidds (Director) $0 $0 $0
Marty Wencek (Vice President And Director) $0 $0 $0
James Waters (Director) $0 $0 $0

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Fiscal Year Ending Dec.
2021

Extracted Financial Data

Extracted Financial Data from Form 990
Revenue
$736,991
Expenses
$662,221
Net Income
$74,770
Net Assets
$457,310
Notable Sources of Revenue Percent of Total Revenue
Contributions $247,086
33.5%
Program Services $489,859
66.5%
Investment Income $46
0.0%
Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental Property Income $0
Net Fundraising $0
Sales of Assets $0
Net Inventory Sales $0
Other Revenue $0
Notable Expenses Percent of Total Expenses
Executive Compensation $0
Professional Fundraising Fees $0
Other Salaries and Wages $328,383
49.6%
Assets/Debt
Total Assets $553,768
Total Liabilities $96,458
Net Assets $457,310
Compensation
Key Employees and Officers Compensation Related Other
Louis Perrotti (President And Director) $0 $0 $0
Sarah Gaines (President Elect And Director) $0 $0 $0
Robert Kenney (Secretary And Director) $0 $0 $0
Stan Tragar (Treasurer And Director) $0 $0 $0
April Alix (Director) $0 $0 $0
Scott Buchanan (Director) $0 $0 $0
Caitlin Chaffee (Director) $0 $0 $0
Howard Ginsberg (Director) $0 $0 $0
Peter August (Director) $0 $0 $0
Nancy Karraker (Director) $0 $0 $0
Keith Killingbeck (Director) $0 $0 $0
Hugh Markey (Director) $0 $0 $0
Bryan Oakley (Director) $0 $0 $0
Emily Holland (Director) $0 $0 $0
Donald De Hayes (Director) $0 $0 $0
Dennis Skidds (Director) $0 $0 $0
Marty Wencek (Vice President And Director) $0 $0 $0
James Waters (Director) $0 $0 $0

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Fiscal Year Ending Dec.
2020

Extracted Financial Data

Extracted Financial Data from Form 990
Revenue
$611,171
Expenses
$624,340
Net Income
-$13,169
Net Assets
$382,540
Notable Sources of Revenue Percent of Total Revenue
Contributions $184,227
30.1%
Program Services $426,812
69.8%
Investment Income $132
0.0%
Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental Property Income $0
Net Fundraising $0
Sales of Assets $0
Net Inventory Sales $0
Other Revenue $0
Notable Expenses Percent of Total Expenses
Executive Compensation $0
Professional Fundraising Fees $0
Other Salaries and Wages $310,318
49.7%
Assets/Debt
Total Assets $541,079
Total Liabilities $158,539
Net Assets $382,540
Compensation
Key Employees and Officers Compensation Related Other
Peter August (Director) $0 $0 $0
Scott Buchanan (Director) $0 $0 $0
Kim Gaffett (Director) $0 $0 $0
Howard Ginsberg (Director) $0 $0 $0
Sarah Gaines (Director) $0 $0 $0
Nancy Karraker (Director) $0 $0 $0
Keith Killingbeck (Director) $0 $0 $0
Hugh Markey (Director) $0 $0 $0
Bryan Oakley (Director) $0 $0 $0
Lou Perrotti (Director) $0 $0 $0
Jonathan Scoones (Director) $0 $0 $0
Dennis Skidds (Director) $0 $0 $0
Marty Wencek (Director) $0 $0 $0
Emilie Holland (President And Director) $0 $0 $0
Stephen Hale (Vice President And Director) $0 $0 $0
Robert Kenney (Secretary And Director) $0 $0 $0
Stan Tragar (Treasurer And Director) $0 $0 $0

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Fiscal Year Ending Dec.
2019

Extracted Financial Data

Extracted Financial Data from Form 990
Revenue
$672,760
Expenses
$631,395
Net Income
$41,365
Net Assets
$395,709
Notable Sources of Revenue Percent of Total Revenue
Contributions $239,378
35.6%
Program Services $433,361
64.4%
Investment Income $21
0.0%
Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental Property Income $0
Net Fundraising $0
Sales of Assets $0
Net Inventory Sales $0
Other Revenue $0
Notable Expenses Percent of Total Expenses
Executive Compensation $0
Professional Fundraising Fees $0
Other Salaries and Wages $334,523
53.0%
Assets/Debt
Total Assets $463,426
Total Liabilities $67,717
Net Assets $395,709

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Fiscal Year Ending Dec.
2018

Extracted Financial Data

Extracted Financial Data from Form 990
Revenue
$689,418
Expenses
$637,549
Net Income
$51,869
Net Assets
$354,344
Notable Sources of Revenue Percent of Total Revenue
Contributions $111,907
16.2%
Program Services $576,495
83.6%
Investment Income $1,016
0.1%
Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental Property Income $0
Net Fundraising $0
Sales of Assets $0
Net Inventory Sales $0
Other Revenue $0
Notable Expenses Percent of Total Expenses
Executive Compensation $0
Professional Fundraising Fees $0
Other Salaries and Wages $313,350
49.1%
Assets/Debt
Total Assets $433,461
Total Liabilities $79,117
Net Assets $354,344

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Fiscal Year Ending Dec.
2017

Extracted Financial Data

Extracted Financial Data from Form 990
Revenue
$480,254
Expenses
$507,641
Net Income
-$27,387
Net Assets
$302,475
Notable Sources of Revenue Percent of Total Revenue
Contributions $74,973
15.6%
Program Services $405,243
84.4%
Investment Income $38
0.0%
Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental Property Income $0
Net Fundraising $0
Sales of Assets $0
Net Inventory Sales $0
Other Revenue $0
Notable Expenses Percent of Total Expenses
Executive Compensation $0
Professional Fundraising Fees $0
Other Salaries and Wages $271,991
53.6%
Assets/Debt
Total Assets $352,157
Total Liabilities $49,682
Net Assets $302,475

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Fiscal Year Ending Dec.
2016

Extracted Financial Data

Extracted Financial Data from Form 990
Revenue
$471,866
Expenses
$383,892
Net Income
$87,974
Net Assets
$329,861
Notable Sources of Revenue Percent of Total Revenue
Contributions $79,947
16.9%
Program Services $391,875
83.0%
Investment Income $44
0.0%
Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental Property Income $0
Net Fundraising $0
Sales of Assets $0
Net Inventory Sales $0
Other Revenue $0
Notable Expenses Percent of Total Expenses
Executive Compensation $164,791
42.9%
Professional Fundraising Fees $0
Other Salaries and Wages $0
Assets/Debt
Total Assets $397,070
Total Liabilities $67,209
Net Assets $329,861

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Fiscal Year Ending Dec.
2015

Extracted Financial Data

Extracted Financial Data from Form 990
Revenue
$411,610
Expenses
$373,604
Net Income
$38,006
Net Assets
$243,609
Notable Sources of Revenue Percent of Total Revenue
Contributions $120,889
29.4%
Program Services $292,121
71.0%
Investment Income $31
0.0%
Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental Property Income $0
Net Fundraising $0
Sales of Assets $0
Net Inventory Sales $0
Other Revenue -$1,431
Notable Expenses Percent of Total Expenses
Executive Compensation $0
Professional Fundraising Fees $0
Other Salaries and Wages $206,395
55.2%
Assets/Debt
Total Assets $303,972
Total Liabilities $60,363
Net Assets $243,609

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Fiscal Year Ending Dec.
2014

Extracted Financial Data

Extracted Financial Data from Form 990
Revenue
$492,673
Expenses
$494,618
Net Income
-$1,945
Net Assets
$205,603
Notable Sources of Revenue Percent of Total Revenue
Contributions $179,356
36.4%
Program Services $313,277
63.6%
Investment Income $40
0.0%
Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental Property Income $0
Net Fundraising $0
Sales of Assets $0
Net Inventory Sales $0
Other Revenue $0
Notable Expenses Percent of Total Expenses
Executive Compensation $260,936
52.8%
Professional Fundraising Fees $0
Other Salaries and Wages $0
Assets/Debt
Total Assets $277,611
Total Liabilities $72,008
Net Assets $205,603

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Fiscal Year Ending Dec.
2013

Extracted Financial Data

Extracted Financial Data from Form 990
Revenue
$695,034
Expenses
$758,587
Net Income
-$63,553
Net Assets
$207,548
Notable Sources of Revenue Percent of Total Revenue
Contributions $192,431
27.7%
Program Services $501,647
72.2%
Investment Income $64
0.0%
Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental Property Income $0
Net Fundraising $0
Sales of Assets $0
Net Inventory Sales $0
Other Revenue $892
0.1%
Notable Expenses Percent of Total Expenses
Executive Compensation $0
Professional Fundraising Fees $0
Other Salaries and Wages $300,614
39.6%
Assets/Debt
Total Assets $270,045
Total Liabilities $62,497
Net Assets $207,548

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Fiscal Year Ending Dec.
2012

Extracted Financial Data

Extracted Financial Data from Form 990
Revenue
$595,693
Expenses
$590,140
Net Income
$5,553
Net Assets
$271,101
Notable Sources of Revenue Percent of Total Revenue
Contributions $208,496
35.0%
Program Services $387,147
65.0%
Investment Income $109
0.0%
Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental Property Income $0
Net Fundraising $0
Sales of Assets $0
Net Inventory Sales $0
Other Revenue -$59
Notable Expenses Percent of Total Expenses
Executive Compensation $0
Professional Fundraising Fees $0
Other Salaries and Wages $273,643
46.4%
Assets/Debt
Total Assets $388,741
Total Liabilities $117,640
Net Assets $271,101

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Fiscal Year Ending Dec.
2011

Extracted Financial Data

Extracted Financial Data from Form 990
Revenue
$923,762
Expenses
$827,505
Net Income
$96,257
Net Assets
$265,548
Notable Sources of Revenue Percent of Total Revenue
Contributions $242,471
26.2%
Program Services $681,198
73.7%
Investment Income $93
0.0%
Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental Property Income $0
Net Fundraising $0
Sales of Assets $0
Net Inventory Sales $0
Other Revenue $0
Notable Expenses Percent of Total Expenses
Executive Compensation $0
Professional Fundraising Fees $0
Other Salaries and Wages $368,238
44.5%
Assets/Debt
Total Assets $379,428
Total Liabilities $113,880
Net Assets $265,548

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Fiscal Year Ending Dec.
2010

Extracted Financial Data

Extracted Financial Data from Form 990
Revenue
$1,103,691
Expenses
$1,084,943
Net Income
$18,748
Net Assets
$169,291
Notable Sources of Revenue Percent of Total Revenue
Contributions $140,129
12.7%
Program Services $963,104
87.3%
Investment Income $458
0.0%
Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental Property Income $0
Net Fundraising $0
Sales of Assets $0
Net Inventory Sales $0
Other Revenue $0
Notable Expenses Percent of Total Expenses
Executive Compensation $0
Professional Fundraising Fees $0
Other Salaries and Wages $404,889
37.3%
Assets/Debt
Total Assets $250,053
Total Liabilities $80,762
Net Assets $169,291

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Fiscal Year Ending Dec.
2009

No Extracted Financial Data

Extracted financial data is not available for the forms filed in this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

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Fiscal Year Ending Dec.
2008

No Extracted Financial Data

Extracted financial data is not available for the forms filed in this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

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Fiscal Year Ending Dec.
2007

No Extracted Financial Data

Extracted financial data is not available for the forms filed in this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

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Fiscal Year Ending Dec.
2006

No Extracted Financial Data

Extracted financial data is not available for the forms filed in this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

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Fiscal Year Ending Dec.
2005

No Extracted Financial Data

Extracted financial data is not available for the forms filed in this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

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Fiscal Year Ending Dec.
2004

No Extracted Financial Data

Extracted financial data is not available for the forms filed in this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

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Fiscal Year Ending Dec.
2003

No Extracted Financial Data

Extracted financial data is not available for the forms filed in this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

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Fiscal Year Ending Dec.
2002

No Extracted Financial Data

Extracted financial data is not available for the forms filed in this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

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Fiscal Year Ending Dec.
2001

No Extracted Financial Data

Extracted financial data is not available for the forms filed in this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

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