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General Information

Requests to Congress

PDF Reports: FY 2017 | FY 2016 | FY 2015 | FY 2014 | FY 2013 | FY 2012 | FY 2011 | FY 2010

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Tax Returns

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Financial Statements, with Independent Auditor's Report

PDF Reports: FY 2016 | FY 2015 | FY 2014 | FY 2013 | FY 2012 | FY 2011 | FY 2010 


Strategic Plan

Inspiring Generations Through Knowledge and Discovery
Through Fiscal Year 2017

Supporting Strategic Plans

Smithsonian Directives


Annual Performance Plan: Fiscal Year 2016

Short-term goals and performance objectives focus the Smithsonian's resources on priorities for major construction projects; securing the funding necessary to address maintenance and revitalization of building; opening new exhibitions and updating others that will have tremendous public impact; improving visitor services; and strengthening stewardship of the national collections.

Annual Performance Plan (PDF)

Management's Discussion and Analysis: Fiscal Year 2016

The Smithsonian Institution's management and financial controls systems provide reasonable assurance that the Institution's programs and resources are protected from fraud, waste, and misuse.

Management's Discussion and Analysis (PDF)

Office of the Inspector General

The Office of the Inspector General is an independent, objective office within the Smithsonian Institution. The Inspector General reports directly to the Smithsonian Board of Regents and to Congress.

Office of Policy and Analysis: Finances and Administration

Smithsonian Enterprises (formerly Smithsonian Business Ventures) Task Force Report

The Task Force report was issued in January 2008 with recommendations for the revenue-generating activities of the Smithsonian Institution.

Smithsonian Enterprises Task Force Report (PDF)


U.S. Government Accountability Office Reports

GAO Reports

Scorecard on Sustainability and Energy Performance

Current Scorecard (PDF)