Arts, Culture, and Humanities

GEORGIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

  • Savannah, GA
  • www.georgiahistory.com

Mission Statement

TO COLLECT, PRESERVE, AND SHARE GEORGIA AND AMERICAN HISTORY THROUGH A VARIETY OF EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH PROGRAMS, PUBLICATIONS, AND RESEARCH SERVICES.

Service Areas

Self-reported

International

The Georgia Historical Society has members both nationally and internationally

ruling year

1951

Principal Officer

Self-reported

William T. Groce

Keywords

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History

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EIN

58-0593403

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Historical Societies and Related Activities (A80)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

LIBRARY & ARCHIVES-MAINTENANCE OF A LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES WHICH PRESERVES AND MAINTAINS AN UNPARALLELED COLLECTION OF MATERIALS RELATED TO GEORGIA HISTORY. A MAJOR RESEARCH FACILITY FOR TEACHERS, SCHOLARS, AND HISTORY ENTHUSIASTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD.

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Population(s) Served

Budget

406182.00

Program 2

MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM-THE SOCIETY PROVIDES MEMBERS WITH INFORMATION ON GEORGIA HISTORY AS WELL AS THE OPPORTUNITY TO ATTEND LECTURES, NETWORK WITH OTHER HISTORY ENTHUSIASTS, AND PARTICIPATE IN TOURS OF HISTORIC PLACES AND SITES.

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Population(s) Served

Budget

146964.00

Program 3

PUBLICATIONS-PUBLICATION OF THE JOURNAL OF RECORD FOR GEORGIA HISTORY FOR BOTH SCHOLARS AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC. ADDITIONAL PUBLICATIONS ON GENEALOGY, POLITICS, GOVERNMENT, BIOGRAPHY, AND ALL ASPECTS OF GEORGIA HISTORY.

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Population(s) Served

Budget

137189.00

Program 4

EDUCATION AND OUTREACH-ORGANIZE AND DELIVER CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS TO MAKE GEORGIA HISTORY COME ALIVE FOR STUDENTS OF ALL AGES.

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Population(s) Served

Budget

703638.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

International

The Georgia Historical Society has members both nationally and internationally

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Financials

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GEORGIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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GEORGIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Leadership

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Principal Officer

William T. Groce

Governance

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