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Accountability and Transparency Information
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

2020 Charity Navigator 4 star rated

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Organizational Information

Board of Trustees

Executive Staff

Form 990 (pdf)

Audited Financial Statement (pdf)

Effectiveness & Results

Strategic Plan — Vision 2011-2015

2004 — 2006 Strategic Operating Plan (Updated/Revised May 2009)
(Our Goals, Strategies and Progress To Date)

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“During our first visit to the Desert Museum in 1994 we agreed it was the best full spectrum natural history experience we'd ever had - and right here in our own backyard!
We've supported the Museum annually since then and encourage friends and business associates to do the same.”
--Jerry Weinert
& Marni Dittmar