California Botanical Society in Berkeley, California (CA)

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California Botanical Society
Employer Identification Number (EIN)946091639
Name of OrganizationCalifornia Botanical Society
In Care of NameU C Herbarium
Address1001 Vlsb 2465 University Of Ca, Berkeley, CA 94720-0001
ActivitiesScientific research (diseases), Contact or sponsored scientific research for industry, Other school related activities
SubsectionEducational Organization, Scientific Organization
Ruling Date12/1967
DeductibilityContributions are deductible
FoundationOrganization 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
Exempt Organization StatusUnconditional Exemption
Tax Period12/2013
Assets$100,000 to $499,999
Income$25,000 to $99,999
Filing Requirement990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Asset Amount$268,876
Amount of Income$91,788
Form 990 Revenue Amount$91,788
National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE)Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification: Garden Club, Horticultural Program

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Amount of income in 2013: $91,788 (it was $57,671 in 2012)
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Assets in 2013: $268,876 (it was $260,891 in 2012)
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Expenses in 2013: $86,905
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Income to expenses ratio in 2013: 1.1
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Grants share in income in 2013: 3.5%
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Financial snapshot ($)

Revenue for 2013

Support schedule

Revenue, Expenses, and Changes in Net Assets or Fund Balances
Total revenue$54,296$57,671$91,788
Contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts received$1,160$3,362$3,206
Program service revenue including government fees and contracts$14,115$13,927$46,827
Membership dues and assessments$29,592$27,952$29,259
Investment income$5,446$12,430$12,496
Gain/Loss from sale of assets other than inventory$3,983$0$0
Net income/loss from gaming and fundraising events$0$0$0
Gross profit/loss from sales of inventory$0$0$0
Other revenue$0$0$0
Total expenses$41,093$43,664$86,905
Total net assets$230,504$244,509$249,493
Excess/Deficit for the year$13,203$14,006$4,883
Net assets or fund balances at beginning of year$217,301$244,445$242,117
Other changes in net assets or fund balances$0$-13,942$2,493
Net assets or fund balances at end of year$230,568$251,986
Balance Sheets
Total assets$260,828$260,891$268,876
Total liabilities$30,324$16,382$19,383
Net assets or fund balances$230,504$244,509$249,493
Other Information
Did the organization engage in any significant activity not previously reported to the IRS?NoNo
Were any significant changes made to the organizing or governing documents?NoNo
Did the organization have unrelated business gross income of $1,000 or more during the year from business activitiesNoNoNo
Has the organization filed a Form 990-T for the year?NoNo
Did the organization undergo a liquidation, dissolution, termination, or significant disposition of net assets during the year?NoNo
Amount of political expenditures, direct or indirect$0$0
Did the organization file Form 1120-POL for this year?NoNo
Did the organization borrow from, or make any loans to, any officer, director, trustee, or key employee or were any such loans made in a prior year and still outstanding at the end of the tax year covered by this return?NoNo
Total amount involved$0$0
Initiation fees and capital contributions$0$0$0
Gross receipts for public use of club facilities$0$0$0
Did the organization engage in any section 4958 excess benefit transaction during the year, or did it engage in an excess benefit transaction in a prior year that has not been reported on any of its prior Forms 990 or 990-EZ?NoNo
At any time during the tax year, was the organization a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction?NoNo
Reason for Public Charity Status (for 2013)
The organization is not a private foundation because it is:An organization that normally receives: (1) more than 33 1/3 % of its support from contributions, membership fees, and gross receipts from activities related to its exempt functions - subject to certain exceptions, and (2) no more than 33 1/3 % of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business taxable income (less section 511 tax) from businesses acquired by the organization after June 30, 1975
Number of organizations supported0
Sum of amounts of support$0
Support Schedule for Organizations Described in Section 509(a)(2) (for 2009 - 2013)
2009 - 2013 Total
Public support$250,250
Gifts, grants, contributions, and membership fees received$154,675
Gross receipts from admissions, merchandise sold or services performed, or facilities furnished in any activity that is related to the organization's tax-exempt purpose$95,575
Gross receipts from activities that are not an unrelated trade or business under section 513$0
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
Amounts received from disqualified persons$0
Amounts received from other than disqualified persons that exceed the greater of $5,000 or 1% of the total support$0
Total support$288,219
Public support$250,250
Gross income from interest, dividends, payments received on securities loans, rents, royalties and income from similar sources$37,969
Unrelated business taxable income (less section 511 taxes) from businesses acquired after June 30, 1975$0
Net income from unrelated business activities, whether or not the business is regularly carried on$0
Other income$0
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1Civic Garden Club Of San CarlosPO BOX 954, San Carlos, CA 94070-0954CA1944-11$49,312
2Worcester County Horticultural SocietyPO BOX 598, Boylston, MA 01505-0598MA1983-06$9,129,908
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8San Diego Horticultural SocietyPO BOX 231869, Encinitas, CA 92023-1869CA2002-04$103,994
9California Botanical Society1001 Vlsb 2465 University Of Ca, Berkeley, CA 94720-0001CA1967-12$91,788
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Number of organizations performing similar types of work
District of Columbia1
North Carolina4
North Dakota1
New Jersey11
New Mexico3
New York13
Rhode Island1
South Carolina3
West Virginia1
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