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Animals : Zoos and Aquariums

Zoo Miami Foundation

Our mission is to foster community pride and involvement with Zoo Miami and secure financial support for the zoo.

100.00

12400 Southwest 152nd Street Miami, FL 33177
tel: (305) 255-5551   Web Site
EIN: 59-6192814

Board Leadership
Jose C. Romano
Chair

CEO
William Moore
President & CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 100.00
  Financial 100.00
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 02/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Zoo Miami Foundation (ZMF) is the non-profit support organization for Zoo Miami. Zoo Miami Foundation was founded in 1956. Its Board of Directors includes community leaders in Miami-Dade and Broward counties who are committed to the education, conservation and recreation goals of Zoo Miami. While Miami-Dade County operates and maintains the Zoo, Zoo Miami Foundation, backed by its strong membership, supports Zoo Miami's programs and special capital enhancements. Zoo Miami Foundation also operates key educational programs and contributes to global and local conservation initiatives. Through the generosity of our vital philanthropic partners, ZMF engages community members of all ages in programs that include our Conservation Teen Scientists, adult volunteers, Zoo to You outreach, and Nature Play that engages families in outdoor adventures and skill building. In 2018, ZMF volunteers contributed over 49,000 hours to Zoo Miami.

Zoo Miami Foundation (ZMF) is the non-profit support organization for Zoo Miami. Zoo Miami Foundation was founded in 1956. Its Board of Directors includes community leaders in Miami-Dade and Broward counties who are committed to the education, conservation and recreation goals of Zoo Miami. While Miami-Dade County operates and maintains the Zoo, Zoo Miami Foundation, backed by its strong membership, supports Zoo Miami's programs and special capital enhancements. Zoo Miami Foundation also operates key educational programs and contributes to global and local conservation initiatives. Through the generosity of our vital philanthropic partners, ZMF engages community members of all ages in programs that include our Conservation Teen Scientists, adult volunteers, Zoo to You outreach, and Nature Play that engages families in outdoor adventures and skill building. In 2018, ZMF volunteers contributed over 49,000 hours to Zoo Miami.

Financial

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
87.2%
  Administrative Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.75
  Program Expenses Growth 9.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Zoo Miami Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Zoo Miami Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Zoo Miami Foundation (FL) 100.00
Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association (CA) 97.19
Henry Vilas Park Zoological Society (WI) 88.43
Zoological Society of Milwaukee (WI) 93.32
Seneca Park Zoo Society (NY) 85.43

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,087,698
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $1,270,207
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $849,794
Total Contributions $6,207,699
   Program Service Revenue $94,906
Total Primary Revenue $6,302,605
   Other Revenue $2,139,355
TOTAL REVENUE $8,441,960
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,417,859
   Administrative Expenses $461,080
   Fundraising Expenses $355,251
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,234,190
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,207,770
   
Net Assets $24,214,841

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Zoo Miami Foundation has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-09 02/01/2022 100.00
2019-09 04/01/2021 98.35
2018-09 09/03/2019 97.73
2017-09 08/01/2018 93.74
2016-09 12/01/2017 100.00
2015-09 12/01/2016 97.14
2014-09 06/01/2016 94.39
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/22/2015 98.99
2013-09 04/01/2015 85.08
2013-09 12/22/2014 83.41
2012-09 09/01/2013 76.47
2011-09 08/01/2012 71.87
2011-09 07/01/2012 71.79
2010-09 09/20/2011 72.61
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 08/01/2010 86.16
2008-09 10/01/2009 97.16
2007-09 08/01/2008 96.63
2006-09 07/01/2007 88.87
2005-09 09/01/2006 93.99
2004-09 02/01/2006 88.34

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

EIN 59-6192814
Name in IRS Master File ZOO MIAMI FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code D50
NTEE Classification Zoo, Zoological Society
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
(59) Other school related activities
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 March, 1958
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$235,610 3.77% William Moore President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Zoo Miami Foundation (FL) 100.00
Detroit Zoological Society (MI) 94.64
Friends of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park (NY) 85.00
Minnesota Zoo Foundation (MN) 91.21
Cleveland Zoological Society (OH) 92.58

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Charity Contact Info

Zoo Miami Foundation
12400 Southwest 152nd Street
Miami, FL 33177
tel: (305) 255-5551
fax: (305) 255-7126
EIN: 59-6192814

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Board Leadership

Jose C. Romano
Chair

CEO

William Moore
President & CEO

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