Society of Biblical Literature


Society of Biblical Literature

Formerly known as Society of Biblical Literature and Exegesis, SBL is devoted to the critical investigation of the Bible from a variety of academic disciplines. Mission is to advance the academic study of biblical texts and their contexts as well as the traditions and contexts of biblical interpretation. Membership: $15-$210 (Full); $10-$35 (Student); $10-$140 (Public).

Organization Type:
National Trade or Professional Association
Acronym:
SBL
Tax Exempt Status:
501(c)(3)
Industry:
Religion, Bible
Year Founded:
1880
Address:
825 Houston Mill Rd. NE
Suite 350 Atlanta, GA 30329
Telephone:
Toll Free:
Fax:
Website:
Staff:
20
Volunteers:
950
Members:
over 8500 individuals from over 80 countries.


Financial Snapshot

 

Total revenues: $3,647,464


Year - 2018
1st-yr growth
9.65%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Revenue
 
Program service revenue
 
Income from sales of inventory
 
Royalties
 
Other

Total expenses: $3,040,583


Year - 2018
1st-yr growth
2.35%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Expenses
 
Compensation for non-officers/directors
 
Other expenses
 
Travel
 
Other

Total assets: $8,541,134


Year - 2018
1st-yr growth
19.18%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Assets
 
Investments in publicly traded securities
 
Cash -- non-interest bearing
 
Other assets
 
Other

Total Liabilities: $2,390,695


Year - 2018
1st-yr growth
30.95%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Liabilities
 
Deferred revenue
 
Accounts payable and accrued expenses

   Revenue:

Revenue: Amount ($)
Program service revenue 2,713,815
Income from sales of inventory 539,207
Royalties 154,973
Investment income 154,460
Sales of non-inventory assets 85,281
Total contributions 55,592
Miscellaneous revenue 0
Gaming income 0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds 0
Fundraising income 0
Net rental income -55,864
Total Revenue:

$3,647,464

1-yr growth
9.65%
Program service revenue
Income from sales of inventory
Royalties
Investment income
Sales of non-inventory assets
Total contributions

   Expenses:

Expenses: Amount ($)
Compensation for non-officers/directors 894,293
Other expenses 504,936
Travel 410,468
Conferences, conventions, meetings 264,358
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc 191,422
Information technology 140,808
Other employee benefits 109,686
Other fees 107,732
Pension plan contributions 87,027
Payroll taxes 74,513
Occupancy 66,000
Office expenses 49,940
Investment management fees 30,330
Royalties 28,904
Accounting fees 17,951
Insurance 17,806
Depreciation, depletion, amortization 17,328
Legal fees 14,695
Advertising and promotion 7,386
Grants to orgs and individuals outside the US 5,000
Benefits paid to or for members 0
Compensation of disqualified persons 0
Grants to governments/orgs in the US 0
Grants to individuals in the US 0
Travel/entertainment expenses to public officials 0
Lobbying fees 0
Professional fundraising fees 0
Management fees 0
Interest expense 0
Payments to affiliates 0
Total Expenses:

$3,040,583

1-yr growth
2.35%
Compensation for non-officers/directors
Other expenses
Travel
Conferences, conventions, meetings
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc
Information technology
Other employee benefits
Other fees
Pension plan contributions
Payroll taxes
Others

   Assets:

Assets: Amount ($)
Investments in publicly traded securities 3,794,985
Cash -- non-interest bearing 2,157,562
Other assets 1,945,081
Accounts receivable 253,244
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges 226,330
Inventories for sale or use 94,425
Savings and temporary cash investments 53,642
Land, buildings, & equipment (net) 15,865
Pledges and grants receivable 0
Receivables from officers, directors, etc. 0
Receivables from disqualified persons 0
Notes and loans receivables 0
Program-related investments 0
Intangible assets 0
Investments in other securities 0
Total Assets:

$8,541,134

1-yr growth
19.18%
Investments in publicly traded securities
Cash -- non-interest bearing
Other assets
Accounts receivable
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges
Inventories for sale or use
Others

   Liabilities:

Liabilities: Amount ($)
Deferred revenue 2,031,094
Accounts payable and accrued expenses 359,601
Other liabilities 0
Tax-exempt bond liabilities 0
Escrow or custodial account liability 0
Loans and other payables to officers, directors, etc. 0
Secured mortgages and notes payabl 0
Unsecured mortgages and notes payable 0
Grants payable 0
Total Liabilities:

$2,390,695

1-yr growth
30.95%
Deferred revenue
Accounts payable and accrued expenses

   Net Assets:

Net Assets: Amount ($)
Unrestricted net assets 5,237,196
Temporarily restricted net assets 618,613
Permanently restricted net assets 294,630
Total Net Assets:

$6,150,439

1-yr growth
15.15%
Unrestricted net assets
Temporarily restricted net assets
Permanently restricted net assets

Key Staff

  
Name Ascending
Title 
Function 
Add Prospect 
Bob Buller Director, Press Publications ...X
Chris O'Connor Director, Information Technology Computer/Information Technology ...X
Christopher Hooker Associate Director, Membership and Programs Conventions/Meetings, Membership ...X
Heather McMurray Manager, Sales Marketing ...X
John F. Kutsko Executive Director Executive Director ...X
Jonathan Groce Assistant, Press Publications ...X
Jonathan Potter Manager, Serials Senior Executive ...X
Leigh Andersen Managing Editor Publications ...X
Leigh Ann Simpson Manager, Registration and Housing Senior Executive ...X
Lindsay Lingo Editorial Assistant Publications ...X
Nicole Tilford Manager, Production Senior Executive ...X
Paige Schmidt Manager, Programs Conventions/Meetings ...X
Pam Kennemore Director, Finance and Administration Administration, Finance ...X
Pam Polhemus Accounting Assistant Finance ...X
Samantha Spitzner Coordinator, Meetings Conventions/Meetings ...X
Sharon Johnson Manager, Web Design Computer/Information Technology ...X
Trista Krock Director, Global Conferences Conference Committee Chair, Conventions/Meetings ...X

Meetings/Conferences

Year Descending
Name 
Location 
Facility 
From 
To 
Attendance 
Exhibitors 
Facility Amenities 
20232023 International Meeting Pretoria , South Africa University of Pretoria July 3 July 7    ...X
20212021 International Meeting Canterbury , United Kingdom University of Kent July 25 July 29    ...X
2021Annual meeting San Antonio , TX , United States   November 20 November 23    ...X
20202020 International Meeting Adelaide , Australia University of Adelaide July 5 July 9    ...X
2020Annual meeting Boston , MA , United States   November 21 November 24    ...X
20192019 International Meeting Rome , Italy   July 1 July 5    ...X
2019Annual meeting San Diego , CA , United States   November 23 November 26    ...X
20182018 International Meeting Helsinki , Finland University of Helsinki July 30 August 3    ...X
2018Annual meeting Denver , CO , United States Colorado Convention Center November 17 November 20   Convention Center...X
20172017 International Meeting Berlin , Germany Humboldt University August 7 August 11    ...X
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Publications

Name 
Frequency 
Advertising 
Journal of Biblical LiteraturequarterlyYes...X
Member DirectoryonlineNo...X

Recent Lobbying Spending

Source: Lobbying Disclosure Electronic Filings, Office of the Clerk, U.S House of Representatives.

2019 Q4: $0
2019 Q3: $0
2019 Q2: $0
2019 Q1: $0
2018: $0


PAC Details

Name: -



FEC ID: -



Last updated: -


PAC Contributions

(-)

Outside Representation

Firm Name Ascending
Reg/ Term 
Date 
  This organization has no outside representation data available.
 

Legislative Issue Focus

Source: Lobbying Disclosure Electronic Filings, Office of the Clerk, U.S House of Representatives.

This organization has no legislative issue data available.

Active Legislation

This organization has no active legislation data available.

Contractors

Contractor Ascending
Service Category 
Reported Year Descending
Reported Compensation 
  This organization has no contractors information available.
 

***Disclaimer: This information has been sourced from a combination of the IRS Forms 990, 5500, and the Federal Audit Clearinghouse



 
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