Niagara Aquarium Foundation
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Niagara Aquarium Foundation

 
501(c)(3) organization
Donations are tax-deductible
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701 Whirlpool Street
Niagara Falls NY 14301

Niagara Falls NY | IRS ruling year: 1994 | EIN: 16-1448764  
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Organization Mission
Niagara Aquarium Foundation operates an aquarium for the education of the general public in marine sciences by providing classes, trips, and exhibits. In addition, t ...
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Rating Information

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Great

This charity's score is 92%, earning it a Four-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.

This overall score is calculated entirely from a single beacon score, weighted as follows: 100% Accountability & Finance. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

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Rating Report

Accountability & Finance
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92

Most Recent Fiscal Year:
FY 2021
This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.
 

Key Accountability Metrics

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Majority Independent Board Members - 100% independent members
8 out of 8 points  plus
Independent Board Size - 13 independent members
7 out of 7 points  plus
Financial Statements - Audit and Oversight Committee
15 out of 15 points  plus
Material Diversion of Assets - None
10 out of 10 points  plus

Tax Form Disclosures and Policies

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Website Listed on Tax Form - Listed
2 out of 2 points  plus
Conflict of Interest Policy - Listed
4 out of 4 points  plus
Whistleblower Policy - Listed
4 out of 4 points  plus
Document Retention and Destruction - Missing
0 out of 4 points  plus
Documents Board Meeting Minutes - Yes
2 out of 2 points  plus

Website Disclosures

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Tax Form Posted on Nonprofit's Website - Missing
0 out of 4 points  plus

Financial Metrics

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Liabilities to Assets: Ratio - 11.14%
15 out of 15 points  plus
Program Expense: Ratio - 71.47%
25 out of 25 points  plus

Additional Information

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Salary of Key Persons - Data Available
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IRS Published Data (Business Master File) - Data Available
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Data Sources (IRS Forms 990) - Data Available
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