THE WHITE MEMORIAL CONSERVATION CEN

Address
71 WHITEHALL ROAD PO BOX 368
LITCHFIELD, CT 06759
Contact
Website: http://www.whitememorialcc.org
Phone: +1 (860) 567-0857
Nonprofit
NTEE: C053 - Environment
EIN: 06-6065807

Mission

1)TO ESTABLISH, ORGANIZE, MAINTAIN, AND OPERATE A MUSEUM EXCLUSIVELY FOR SCIENTIFIC, EDUCATIONAL AND LITERARY PURPOSES. THE MUSEUM SHALL BE OPEN, AT REASONABLE TIMES, TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC. 2)TO OPERATE AND MAINTAIN THE AFOREMENTIONED MUSEUM FOR THE PURPOSE OF EDUCATING AND INSTRUCTING MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC, BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN, IN THE CONSERVATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO PLANTS,TREES, ANIMALS, FISH, OTHER LIVING ORGANISM, SOIL, WATER AND MINERALS. 3)TO ENCOURAGE THE SCIENTIFIC STUDY AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE PRACTICES OF CONSERVATION AND OF THE NATURAL SCIENCES, AND TO THAT END TO ACQUIRE, PREPARE, MAINTAIN, AND USE EXHIBITS, BOOKS AND EQUIPMENT, CONDUCT CLASSES AND RESEARCH, AND TO PUBLISH DOCUMENTS AND BOOKS RELATING TO THE AFOREMENTIONED SUBJECTS.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1964
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$20,568.00    
Number of employees00000
Number of volunteers250250250250250
Personnel
Cudworth, Keith
TitleEXECUTIVE DIEXECUTIVE DIEXECUTIVE DIEXECUTIVE DIEXECUTIVE DI
Name of key/compensated personKEITH R CUDWORTHKEITH R CUDWORTHKEITH R CUDWORTHKEITH R CUDWORTHKEITH R CUDWORTH
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org10.0010.0010.0010.0010.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs40.0040.0040.000.0040.00
Diedrick, Arthur
TitlePRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personARTHUR H DIEDRICKARTHUR H DIEDRICKARTHUR H DIEDRICKARTHUR H DIEDRICKARTHUR H DIEDRICK
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org4.004.004.004.004.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs4.004.004.004.004.00
Gault, Gerald
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personGERALD W GAULTGERALD W GAULTGERALD W GAULTGERALD W GAULTGERALD W GAULT
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.003.003.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs3.00  0.00 
Hamilton, Sue
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personSUE HAMILTONSUE HAMILTONSUE HAMILTONSUE HAMILTONSUE HAMILTON
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.003.003.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00  0.00 
Morosani, John
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personJOHN W MOROSANIJOHN W MOROSANIJOHN W MOROSANIJOHN W MOROSANIJOHN W MOROSANI
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.003.003.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs3.003.003.003.003.00
Perrault, Henry
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personHENRY PERRAULTHENRY PERRAULTHENRY PERRAULTHENRY PERRAULTHENRY PERRAULT
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.003.003.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00  0.00 
Plunkett, William
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personWILLIAM F PLUNKETT JRWILLIAM F PLUNKETT JRWILLIAM F PLUNKETT JRWILLIAM F PLUNKETT JRWILLIAM F PLUNKETT JR
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.003.003.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs3.003.003.003.003.00
Pollock, Susan
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personSUSAN VW POLLOCKSUSAN VW POLLOCKSUSAN VW POLLOCKSUSAN VW POLLOCKSUSAN VW POLLOCK
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.003.003.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs3.003.003.003.003.00
Roraback, Charles
TitleASST. SECRETASST. SECRETASST. SECRETASST. SECRETASST. SECRET
Name of key/compensated personCHARLES W RORABACKCHARLES W RORABACKCHARLES W RORABACKCHARLES W RORABACKCHARLES W RORABACK
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.003.003.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs3.003.003.003.003.00
Samponaro, Philip
TitleSECRETARY /SECRETARY /SECRETARY /SECRETARY /SECRETARY /
Name of key/compensated personPHILIP G SAMPONAROPHILIP G SAMPONAROPHILIP G SAMPONAROPHILIP G SAMPONAROPHILIP G SAMPONARO
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.003.003.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs3.003.003.003.003.00
Schoelzel, Hugh
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personHUGH SCHOELZELHUGH SCHOELZELHUGH SCHOELZELHUGH SCHOELZELHUGH SCHOELZEL
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.003.003.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs3.003.003.003.00 
Skilton, Mary
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personMARY W SKILTONMARY W SKILTONMARY W SKILTONMARY W SKILTONMARY W SKILTON
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.003.003.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00  0.00 
Spencer, Susan
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personSUSAN F SPENCERSUSAN F SPENCERSUSAN F SPENCERSUSAN F SPENCERSUSAN F SPENCER
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.003.003.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs3.003.003.003.003.00
Victor, Royall
Title  DIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  ROYALL VICTOR IIIROYALL VICTOR IIIROYALL VICTOR III
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  3.003.003.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs  3.003.003.00
Weik, Guy
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personGUY WEIKGUY WEIKGUY WEIKGUY WEIKGUY WEIK
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.003.003.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00  0.00 
Youngling, James
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personJAMES A YOUNGLINGJAMES A YOUNGLINGJAMES A YOUNGLINGJAMES A YOUNGLINGJAMES A YOUNGLING
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.003.003.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs3.003.003.003.003.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTO ENCOURAGE THE SCIENTIFIC STUDY AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE PRACTICES OF CONSERVATION AND OF THE NATURAL SCIENCES.TO ENCOURAGE THE SCIENTIFIC STUDY AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE PRACTICES OF CONSERVATION AND OF THE NATURAL SCIENCES.TO ENCOURAGE THE SCIENTIFIC STUDY AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE PRACTICES OF CONSERVATION AND OF THE NATURAL SCIENCES.1)TO ESTABLISH, ORGANIZE, MAINTAIN, AND OPERATE A MUSEUM EXCLUSIVELY FOR SCIENTIFIC, EDUCATIONAL AND LITERARY PURPOSES. THE MUSEUM SHALL BE OPEN, AT REASONABLE TIMES, TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC. 2)TO OPERATE AND MAINTAIN THE AFOREMENTIONED MUSEUM FOR THE PURPOSE OF EDUCATING AND INSTRUCTING MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC, BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN, IN THE CONSERVATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO PLANTS,TREES, ANIMALS, FISH, OTHER LIVING ORGANISM, SOIL, WATER AND MINERALS. 3)TO ENCOURAGE THE SCIENTIFIC STUDY AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE PRACTICES OF CONSERVATION AND OF THE NATURAL SCIENCES, AND TO THAT END TO ACQUIRE, PREPARE, MAINTAIN, AND USE EXHIBITS, BOOKS AND EQUIPMENT, CONDUCT CLASSES AND RESEARCH, AND TO PUBLISH DOCUMENTS AND BOOKS RELATING TO THE AFOREMENTIONED SUBJECTS.1)TO ESTABLISH, ORGANIZE, MAINTAIN, AND OPERATE A MUSEUM EXCLUSIVELY FOR SCIENTIFIC, EDUCATIONAL AND LITERARY PURPOSES. THE MUSEUM SHALL BE OPEN, AT REASONABLE TIMES, TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC. 2)TO OPERATE AND MAINTAIN THE AFOREMENTIONED MUSEUM FOR THE PURPOSE OF EDUCATING AND INSTRUCTING MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC, BOTH ADULTS AND MINORS, IN THE CONSERVATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO PLANTS, TREES, ANIMALS, FISH, OTHER LIVING ORGANISM, SOIL, WATER AND MINERALS. 3)TO ENCOURAGE THE SCIENTIFIC STUDY AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE PRACTICES OF CONSERVATION AND OF THE NATURAL SCIENCES, AND TO THAT END TO ACQUIRE, PREPARE, MAINTAIN, AND USE EXHIBITS, BOOKS AND EQUIPMENT, CONDUCT CLASSES AND RESEARCH, AND TO PUBLISH DOCUMENTS AND BOOKS RELATING TO THE AFOREMENTIONED SUBJECTS.
Program service expenses, total$409,137.00$422,106.00$406,564.00$420,684.00$390,500.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
EXHIBITIONS AND LIBRARIES - OPERATING A NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, NATURE LIBRARY AND MOTT VAN WINKLE CENTER FOR EDUCATING THE PUBLIC ABOUT NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION.
Program expenses$209,790.00$200,737.00$194,857.00$189,043.00$169,689.00
Program revenue$134,273.00$122,902.00$115,589.00$104,659.00$108,188.00
Program descriptionEXHIBITIONS AND LIBRARIES - OPERATING A NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, NATURE LIBRARY AND MOTT VAN WINKLE CENTER FOR EDUCATING THE PUBLIC ABOUT NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION.EXHIBITIONS AND LIBRARIES - OPERATING A NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, NATURE LIBRARY AND MOTT VAN WINKLE CENTER FOR EDUCATING THE PUBLIC ABOUT NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION.EXHIBITIONS AND LIBRARIES - OPERATING A NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, NATURE LIBRARY AND MOTT VAN WINKLE CENTER FOR EDUCATING THE PUBLIC ABOUT NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION.EXHIBITIONS AND LIBRARIES - OPERATING A NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, NATURE LIBRARY AND MOTT VAN WINKLE CENTER FOR EDUCATING THE PUBLIC ABOUT NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION.EXHIBITIONS AND LIBRARIES - OPERATING A NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, NATURE LIBRARY AND MOTT VAN WINKLE CENTER FOR EDUCATING THE PUBLIC ABOUT NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION.
RESEARCH AND EDUCATION - MONTHLY CONSERVATION RESEARCH REPORTS ARE ISSUED AND FILED FOR THE PUBLIC INFORMATION AND INSPECTION.
Program expenses  $211,707.00$231,641.00$220,811.00
Program description  RESEARCH AND EDUCATION - MONTHLY CONSERVATION RESEARCH REPORTS ARE ISSUED AND FILED FOR THE PUBLIC INFORMATION AND INSPECTION.RESEARCH AND EDUCATION - MONTHLY CONSERVATION RESEARCH REPORTS ARE ISSUED AND FILED FOR THE PUBLIC INFORMATION AND INSPECTION.RESEARCH AND EDUCATION - MONTHLY CONSERVATION RESEARCH REPORTS ARE ISSUED AND FILED FOR THE PUBLIC INFORMATION AND INSPECTION.
RESEARCH AND EDUCATION - RESEARCH CONSERVATION INFORMATION IS PUBLISHED IN THE WILDLIFE MONITOR, WHICH IS THE CENTER'S ONLINE BLOG AND IN THE CENTER'S QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER, WHICH ARE AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE.
Program expenses$199,347.00$221,369.00   
Program descriptionRESEARCH AND EDUCATION - RESEARCH CONSERVATION INFORMATION IS PUBLISHED IN THE WILDLIFE MONITOR, WHICH IS THE CENTER'S ONLINE BLOG AND IN THE CENTER'S QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER, WHICH ARE AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE.RESEARCH AND EDUCATION - RESEARCH CONSERVATION INFORMATION IS PUBLISHED IN THE WILDLIFE MONITOR, WHICH IS THE CENTER'S ONLINE BLOG AND IN THE CENTER'S QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER, WHICH ARE AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE.   
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$551,478.00$764,589.00$681,114.00$824,120.00$1,104,591.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$294,402.00$274,260.00$296,086.00$337,717.00$291,523.00
Investment income, current yr$122,803.00$367,427.00$269,439.00$368,329.00$690,963.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$294,402.00$274,260.00$296,086.00$337,717.00$291,523.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$13,435.00$12,061.00$11,096.00$13,415.00$13,917.00
Program service revenue (total)$120,838.00$110,841.00$104,493.00$104,659.00$108,188.00
Gross receipts$649,070.00$5,287,522.00$2,723,515.00$2,220,026.00$4,798,096.00
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues$51,435.00$57,638.00$46,790.00$45,260.00$44,198.00
Contributions from related organizations$145,500.00$97,500.00$130,000.00$138,000.00$138,000.00
Revenue from all other contributions$97,467.00$119,122.00$119,296.00$154,457.00$109,325.00
Other types of revenue
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$108,638.00$115,387.00$107,085.00$103,840.00$156,630.00
Net rental income  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Net inventory sales (total)$13,435.00$12,061.00$11,096.00$13,415.00$13,917.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$566,693.00$527,822.00$522,941.00$531,837.00$492,401.00
Total functional expenses: program service $409,137.00$422,106.00$406,564.00$420,684.00$390,500.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$113,401.00$80,753.00$89,237.00$85,230.00$76,773.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$44,155.00$24,963.00$27,140.00$25,923.00$25,128.00
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investment management fees (total) $10,478.00$24,585.00$23,309.00$16,752.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$7,647,446.00$7,001,144.00$6,776,349.00$7,012,904.00$6,683,159.00
Total assets, beginning of year$7,001,144.00$6,776,349.00$7,012,904.00$6,683,159.00$6,111,161.00
Total liabilities$30,480.00$31,736.00$7,503.00$29,693.00$36,074.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$31,736.00$7,503.00$29,693.00$36,074.00$5,700.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$7,552,915.00$6,916,972.00$6,712,924.00$6,935,364.00$6,605,398.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$32,364.00$20,749.00$24,235.00$16,160.00$10,000.00
Permanently restricted net assets, end of yr$31,687.00$31,687.00$31,687.00$31,687.00$31,687.00
Net assets$7,616,966.00$6,969,408.00$6,768,846.00$6,983,211.00$6,647,085.00
Net assets, beginning of year$6,969,408.00$6,768,846.00$6,983,211.00$6,647,085.00$6,105,461.00
Other assets  $4,419.00$3,953.00$3,444.00
Investments: publicly traded securities$5,189,767.00$4,496,216.00$4,240,086.00$4,649,597.00$4,285,067.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$139,552.00$133,974.00$121,719.00$130,064.00$121,104.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$133,974.00$121,719.00$130,064.00$121,104.00$97,727.00
Inventories for sale or use$13,333.00$13,993.00$13,263.00$14,049.00$13,488.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$15,215.00$236,767.00$158,173.00$292,283.00$612,190.00
Accounts receivable, net  $113.00  
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$30,480.00$31,736.00$7,503.00$29,693.00$36,074.00
Total net assets or fund balances$7,616,966.00$6,969,408.00$6,768,846.00$6,983,211.00$6,647,085.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$62,497.00$63,727.00$59,558.00$59,517.00$55,749.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members1414151515
Number of independent voting members1414151515
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Audited on both consolidated and separate basisTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-01
Tax year end date2017-12-012016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-08-292017-10-062016-09-142015-07-022014-09-29
IRS schema version2017v2.32016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.1
Filing identifier201831309349303018201731289349302168201611309349302401201521249349300132201431259349300808
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