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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Historic Deerfield

Opening doorways to the past

four stars

92.21

84B Old Main Street Deerfield, MA 01342
tel: (413) 774-5581   Web Site
EIN: 04-2262880

Board Leadership
Joseph P. Gromacki
Chairperson

CEO
Philip Zea
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.21 four stars
  Financial 89.40 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Historic Deerfield is a museum of early American history, architecture, and the decorative arts that recognizes a particular responsibility for preserving and interpreting the buildings entrusted to it, their unique setting in the Town of Deerfield, and the collections in those buildings. To this end it maintains and operates the buildings as exhibition areas open to the public; conducts a broad range of educational programs; refines and adds to its collections; and promotes continuing research in its museum and library collections and in the history of the Connecticut valley.

Historic Deerfield is a museum of early American history, architecture, and the decorative arts that recognizes a particular responsibility for preserving and interpreting the buildings entrusted to it, their unique setting in the Town of Deerfield, and the collections in those buildings. To this end it maintains and operates the buildings as exhibition areas open to the public; conducts a broad range of educational programs; refines and adds to its collections; and promotes continuing research in its museum and library collections and in the history of the Connecticut valley.

Financial

three stars

89.40

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
79.7%
  Administrative Expenses 13.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.31
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.60
  Program Expenses Growth 3.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Historic Deerfield on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Historic Deerfield on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Historic Deerfield (MA) 92.21 four stars
Hagley Museum and Library (DE) 90.97 four stars
Cape Ann Museum (MA) 93.77 four stars
Louisiana Museum Foundation (LA) 94.33 four stars
National Liberty Museum (PA) 87.74 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,916,178
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,916,178
   Program Service Revenue $2,536,333
Total Primary Revenue $4,452,511
   Other Revenue $2,332,565
TOTAL REVENUE $6,785,076
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,819,318
   Administrative Expenses $1,092,060
   Fundraising Expenses $573,003
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,484,381
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-699,305
   
Net Assets $62,939,021

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Museum Store and Inn $2,632,447 45.2%
Museum $2,570,545 44.2%
Fellowship Program $311,296 5.3%

Ratings History
Historic Deerfield has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/23/2020 92.21 four stars
2018-06 09/03/2019 95.25 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 90.95 four stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 92.18 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2017 89.75 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 88.62 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.00 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 89.57 three stars
2014-06 07/01/2015 86.98 three stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 82.58 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 81.71 three stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 78.49 two stars
2010-06 07/01/2012 77.98 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 67.40 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 70.09 two stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 74.52 two stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 73.66 two stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 84.53 three stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 68.16 one star
2003-12 12/01/2005 85.46 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 04-2262880
Name in IRS Master File HISTORIC DEERFIELD INC
NTEE Code A54
NTEE Classification History Museums
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical activities
(59) Other school related activities
(62) Historical site, records or reenactment
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date December, 1953
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$192,010 2.56% Philip Zea President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Historic Deerfield (MA) 92.21 four stars
Buffalo Bill Center of the West (WY) 85.81 three stars
Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History at the McPherson Center (CA) 93.35 four stars
Museum of New Mexico Foundation (NM) 92.37 four stars
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh (PA) 89.44 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Historic Deerfield
84B Old Main Street
Deerfield, MA 01342
tel: (413) 774-5581
EIN: 04-2262880

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 321
Deerfield, MA 01342

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Board Leadership

Joseph P. Gromacki
Chairperson

CEO

Philip Zea
President

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