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HOWARD HUGHES MEDICAL INSTITUTE
4000 JONES BRIDGE RD
CHEVY CHASE, MD 20815
301-215-8500

Purpose

THE HOWARD HUGHES MEDICAL INSTITUTE ("INSTITUTE" OR "HHMI") IS THE NATION'S LARGEST PRIVATE ACADEMIC BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTION, WITH JUST UNDER $19 BILLION IN NET ASSETS AT THE END OF ITS 2014 FISCAL YEAR. THE MISSION OF THE INSTITUTE HAS REMAINED CONSTANT SINCE ITS FOUNDING IN 1953. AS ITS CHARTER STATES: "THE PRIMARY PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVE OF THE HOWARD HUGHES MEDICAL INSTITUTE SHALL BE THE PROMOTION OF HUMAN KNOWLEDGE WITHIN THE FIELD OF BASIC SCIENCES (PRINCIPALLY THE FIELD OF MEDICAL RESEARCH AND EDUCATION) AND THE EFFECTIVE APPLICATION THEREOF FOR THE BENEFIT OF MANKIND."

Federal Emp. ID
590735717
Activity
H90 - Medical Disciplines Research
IRS Ruling Date
1957
IRS Type
501(c)(3) - Public charity: Religious, educational, charitable, scientific, and literary organizations...
Basis for public charity status
12 - Hospital or medical research organization
Date of most recent return
08/2016
Total Revenue
$1,200,320,873
Total Assets
$21,082,502,290
Name Title/Position Officials
Thomas R. Cech PRESIDENT 2005