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Natural History Institute

Integrating art, science, and humanities

Prescott, AZ   |  naturalhistoryinstitute.org

Mission

Natural History Institute is organized to provide leadership and resources for a revitalized practice of natural history that integrates art, science, and humanities to promote the health and well being of humans and the rest of the natural world.

Ruling year info

2018

Executive Director

Bob Ellis

Main address

126 N Marina St

Prescott, AZ 86301 USA

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EIN

82-1871782

NTEE code info

History Museums (A54)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Our programs

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Artist/Scientist Speaker Series, Webinars, Field Workshops and Exhibitions

Located in a newly renovated historic building in downtown Prescott, the Natural History Institute provides educational programming to a diverse range of participants from young children through older adults. We have an art gallery, science lab, collections, speaker’s auditorium and workshop area, all open to public use. We conduct a wide range of educational programming that includes an artist/scientist speaker series, field workshops, art exhibitions, advanced scientific research into the Mogollon Highlands, and new publications. We have a significant online presence with our YouTube channel, Notes From the Field (nature video series) and Stories of Nature and Culture (webinar interviews) with over 30,000 national views. We run a minimum of five to ten public activities per month from speakers and field activities to webinars, the majority of which are free to the public.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Retired people
Academics
Artists and performers

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How we listen

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Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, Staff find it hard to prioritize feedback collection and review due to lack of time, It is difficult to identify actionable feedback

Financials

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Natural History Institute

Board of directors
as of 01/24/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Ms. Becky Ruffner

Retired

Term: 2025 - 2023

John Farmer

Cambium Financial

Ty Fitzmorris

Peregrine Book Company

Josephene Arader Delille

Arader Galleries

Reuben Ellis

Woodbury College

Earl Duque

Intelligent Light

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 1/24/2024

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Multi-Racial/Multi-Ethnic (2+ races/ethnicities)
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

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