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Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance: A Public-Private Partnership

The Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County (NHMLAC) are a public-private partnership between the non-profit Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History Foundation and the County of Los Angeles. The Foundation Board of Trustees appoints most of its own members, with members of the County-appointed Board of Governors also serving as Trustees, so that the Board can provide unified museum oversight, policy, and governance. The museums' operational revenue base is derived from public funding, secured by a contractual agreement with the County, as well as private funding, in the form of gifts, grants, and museum enterprises.

Board of Governors Annual Meeting Agenda

Board of Governors Annual Meeting Agenda, September 16, 2020

Financial Statements

Year ended June 30, 2019
Year ended June 30, 2018

Year ended June 30, 2017 
Year ended June 30, 2016 
Year ended June 30, 2015 
Year ended June 30, 2014 

990 Information Return

Year ended June 30, 2018
Year ended June 30, 2017 
Year ended June 30, 2016 
Year ended June 30, 2015 
Year ended June 30, 2014 

IRS Determination Letter

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