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Society for Science & the Public

AKA SSP

Washington, DC

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Fiscal Year Starting: Jan 1, 2012
Fiscal Year Ending: Dec 31, 2012
Revenue
Total Revenue $11,987,435
Expenses
Total Expenses $18,707,143

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Basic Organization Information

Society for Science & the Public

Also Known As:
SSP
Physical Address:
Washington, DC 20036 2801
EIN:
53-0196483
Web URL:
www.societyforscienc... 
Blog URL:
www.societyforscienc... 
NTEE Category:
U Science and Technology Research Institutes 
U20 Science, General (includes Interdisciplinary Scientific Activities) 
B Educational Institutions 
B82 Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards 
U Science and Technology Research Institutes 
U40 Engineering and Technology Research, Services 
Ruling Year:
1922 
How This Organization Is Funded:
Corporations and general support - $4,941,020
Science News Subscribers and Society members - $5,947,561
Other - $1,098,854

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Mission Statement

Society for Science & the Public (SSP) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) membership organization dedicated to public engagement in scientific research and education. Our vision is to promote the understanding and appreciation of science and the vital role it plays in human advancement: to inform, educate and inspire.

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Balance Sheet

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Forms 990 Provided by the Nonprofit


Financial Statements

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Officers for Fiscal Year (IRS Form 990)

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Program: Intel International Science and Engineering Fair

Budget:
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Category:
None
Population Served:
Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)
None
None

Program Description:

The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) is the world's largest international pre-college science competition. The Intel ISEF annually provides a forum for more than 1,600 high school students from over 70 countries, regions and territories to showcase their independent research, while competing for over $4 million in awards and scholarships.

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Program: Science News magazine

Budget:
$6,875,004
Category:
None
Population Served:
Adults
Young Adults (20-25 years) -- currently not in use
Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Program Description:

Science News offers readers bold, contemporary, award-winning editorial content and detailed imagery. Concise, current, and comprehensive, the magazine provides an approachable overview from all fields and applications of science and technology. Science News is edited for an educated readership of professionals, scientists and other science enthusiasts. Written by a staff of experienced science journalists, it treats science as news, reporting accurately and placing findings in perspective. Published since 1922, the biweekly print publication reaches more than 100,000 dedicated subscribers. Now available on the Kindle, iPad, and updated continuously online, Science News attracts nearly ten million online visits annually.

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Program: Intel Science Talent Search

Budget:
$7,145,696
Category:
None
Population Served:
Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)
None
None

Program Description:

The Intel Science Talent Search (Intel STS) is America's most prestigious science research competition for high school seniors. Since 1942, first in partnership with Westinghouse and since 1998 with Intel, SSP has provided a national stage for America's best and brightest young scientists to present original research to nationally recognized professional scientists. SSP is proud that 7 Nobel Laureates have been selected from alumni of this program.

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Program: Science News for Kids

Budget:
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Category:
None
Population Served:
Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)
Adults
None

Program Description:

Science News for Kids is our online publication, found at www.sciencenewsforkids.org, devoted to students, their teachers and parents. SNK offers timely, interesting news stories and features, accompanied by suggestions for hands-on activities, books, articles, and web resources. It attracts nearly four million visitors annually. Younger and older visitors enjoy its pages.

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Program: Broadcom MASTERS

Budget:
$1,100,000
Category:
None
Population Served:
Children Only (5 - 14 years)
None
None

Program Description:

Broadcom MASTERS stands for Math, Applied Science, Technology, and Engineering for Rising Stars. The premier science and engineering competition for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students, Broadcom MASTERS inspires middle schoolers to pursue their personal passion for science, engineering and math into high school.

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Impact Summary from the Nonprofit

SSP is proud to deliver and explain the world of science to our global community; educating and informing students, parents, educators and the greater community about the evolving and influential world of science, we inspire the endless possibilities they have to offer.

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