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Preservation Virginia

Perpetuating and revitalizing Virginia's cultural, architectural and historic heritage

three stars

88.08

204 West Franklin Street Richmond, VA 23220
tel: (804) 648-1889   Web Site
EIN: 54-0568800

Board Leadership
Patti Loughridge
President

CEO
Elizabeth Kostelny
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.08 three stars
  Financial 87.24 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Preservation Virginia, a private statewide historic preservation leader founded in 1889, is dedicated to perpetuating and revitalizing Virginia's cultural, architectural and historic heritage thereby ensuring that historic places are integral parts of the lives of present and future generations. Preservation Virginia provides leadership, experience, influence, and services to the public and special audiences by saving, managing, and protecting historic places, and developing preservation policy, programs, and strategies with individuals, organizations, and local, state, and national partners. When Preservation Virginia was founded in 1889, a branch structure was established that gave the organization a broader base of membership. Today, the Branches act as advocates for preservation in their cities, counties or regions.

Preservation Virginia, a private statewide historic preservation leader founded in 1889, is dedicated to perpetuating and revitalizing Virginia's cultural, architectural and historic heritage thereby ensuring that historic places are integral parts of the lives of present and future generations. Preservation Virginia provides leadership, experience, influence, and services to the public and special audiences by saving, managing, and protecting historic places, and developing preservation policy, programs, and strategies with individuals, organizations, and local, state, and national partners. When Preservation Virginia was founded in 1889, a branch structure was established that gave the organization a broader base of membership. Today, the Branches act as advocates for preservation in their cities, counties or regions.

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Financial

three stars

87.24

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
84.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.42
  Program Expenses Growth -7.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Preservation Virginia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Preservation Virginia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Preservation Virginia (VA) 88.08 three stars
Archaeological Conservancy (NM) 89.88 three stars
Thomas Jefferson Foundation (VA) 88.53 three stars
World Monuments Fund (NY) 85.36 three stars
American Society for Yad Vashem (NY) 97.11 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,171,433
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,171,433
   Program Service Revenue $1,447,130
Total Primary Revenue $3,618,563
   Other Revenue $832,456
TOTAL REVENUE $4,451,019
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,934,539
   Administrative Expenses $438,340
   Fundraising Expenses $259,992
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,632,871
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $818,148
   
Net Assets $23,081,960

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
Preservation $1,611,468 54.9%
Historic Jamestown $1,323,071 45.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 88.08 three stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 86.84 three stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 86.84 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 86.52 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.48 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 91.01 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 87.37 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 81.10 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 85.59 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 83.12 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 79.62 two stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 90.52 four stars
2007-12 04/01/2009 95.86 four stars
2006-12 03/01/2008 95.73 four stars
2005-12 04/01/2007 92.04 four stars
2004-12 07/01/2006 84.48 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 54-0568800
Name in IRS Master File ASSOCIATION FOR THE PRESERVATION OF VIRGINIA ANTIQUITIES
NTEE Code A80
NTEE Classification Historical Societies, Related Historical Activities
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (65) Fair
(207) Industry trade shows
(59) Other school related activities
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 Central - the organization is a central type organization (no group exemption) of a National, Regional or Geographic grouping of organizations.
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date August, 1941
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
$130,680 3.59% Elizabeth S. Kostelny Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$167,563 4.61% James P. Horn COO For Historic Jamestown

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Preservation Virginia (VA) 88.08 three stars
American Battlefield Trust (DC) 94.17 four stars
The Mount (MA) 87.52 three stars
Historic Columbia (SC) 91.45 four stars
Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation (NY) 90.94 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Preservation Virginia
204 West Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23220
tel: (804) 648-1889
fax: (804) 775-0802
EIN: 54-0568800

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Board Leadership

Patti Loughridge
President

CEO

Elizabeth Kostelny
Executive Director

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