Contact & General Information

Salk Institute for Biological Studies
10010 N Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
Tax Status: 501(c)3

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Stated Mission

The advancement & dissemination of knowledge relevant to the health & well-being of man. Performs research & advanced instruction in biology; the cause, prevention & cure of diseases; and the factors & circumstances conducive to the fulfillment of man's biological potential.
Fiscal Year Ended 06/30/16

Program Percentage :  85 %

Calculated Total Expenses (rounded) :  $116,000,000 

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Cost to Raise $100 :  $ 8

Calculated Total Contributions (rounded) :  $53,000,000 

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Government Funding

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For the reporting year rated by CharityWatch, this charity received cash grants/contributions from government sources within a range of:

25% to 49%

Financial Documents

Salk Institute for Biological Studies's rating is based on CharityWatch's in-depth analysis of the following documents for the fiscal year represented:

Entity Document Type Tax Id #
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies Audited Financial Statements 95-2160097
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies IRS Form 990 95-2160097

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