San Joaquin Valley Paleontology Foundation in Madera, California (CA)

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San Joaquin Valley Paleontology Foundation
Employer Identification Number (EIN)770436217
Name of OrganizationSan Joaquin Valley Paleontology Foundation
In Care of NameBrian Reams
AddressPo Box 1020, Madera, CA 93636
ActivitiesDescribed in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code, Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
SubsectionCharitable Organization
Ruling Date11/1997
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 Period2009
Assets$25,000 to $99,999
Income$100,000 to $499,999
Filing Requirement990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Asset Amount$39,390
Amount of Income$157,006
Form 990 Revenue Amount$135,220
National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE)Arts, Culture and Humanities: Natural History, Natural Science Museums

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Amount of income in 2009: $157,006 (it was $135,220 in 2013)
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Assets in 2009: $39,390 (it was $39,390 in 2013)
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Expenses in 2013: $151,554
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Income to expenses ratio in 2013: 1.0
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Grants share in income in 2013: 6.0%
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Financial snapshot ($)

Revenue for 2013

Support schedule

Revenue, Expenses, and Changes in Net Assets or Fund Balances
Total revenue$101,029$145,500$135,220
Contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts received$2,760$3,845$8,166
Program service revenue including government fees and contracts$63,013$92,613$89,403
Membership dues and assessments$4,032$11,543$8,551
Investment income$2$6$0
Gain/Loss from sale of assets other than inventory$0$0$0
Net income/loss from gaming and fundraising events$20,566$14,597$8,419
Gross income from gaming$0$0$0
Gross income from fundraising events$30,011$25,965$12,365
Less: direct expenses from gaming and fundraising events$9,445$11,368$3,946
Gross profit/loss from sales of inventory$10,656$22,896$20,304
Gross sales of inventory, less returns and allowances$24,265$37,734$38,144
Less: cost of goods sold$13,609$14,838$17,840
Other revenue$0$0$377
Total expenses$76,475$138,478$151,554
Total net assets$42,485$46,501$35,890
Excess/Deficit for the year$24,554$7,022$-16,334
Net assets or fund balances at beginning of year$17,931$39,479$52,224
Other changes in net assets or fund balances$0$0$0
Net assets or fund balances at end of year$24,554$7,022$30,167
Balance Sheets
Total assets$42,485$46,501$39,390
Total liabilities$0$0$3,500
Net assets or fund balances$42,485$46,501$35,890
Other Information
Did the organization engage in any significant activity not previously reported to the IRS?NoNoNo
Were any significant changes made to the organizing or governing documents?NoNoNo
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?NoNoNo
Did the organization undergo a liquidation, dissolution, termination, or significant disposition of net assets during the year?NoNoNo
Amount of political expenditures, direct or indirect$0$0$0
Did the organization file Form 1120-POL for this year?NoNoNo
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?NoNoNo
Total amount involved$0$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?NoNoNo
At any time during the tax year, was the organization a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction?NoNoNo
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$381,749
Gifts, grants, contributions, and membership fees received$38,897
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$342,852
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$381,749
Public support$381,749
Gross income from interest, dividends, payments received on securities loans, rents, royalties and income from similar sources$0
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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