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Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Supporting the mission of the National Museum of the Pacific War

four stars

92.87

340 East Main Street Fredericksburg, TX 78624
tel: (830) 997-8600   Web Site
EIN: 74-1492692

Board Leadership
Case D. Fischer, Sr.
Chairman

CEO
General Michael W. Hagee, USMC (Ret)
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.87 four stars
  Financial 92.75 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

92.75

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
75.6%
  Administrative Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.88
  Program Expenses Growth 36.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Admiral Nimitz Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Admiral Nimitz Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Admiral Nimitz Foundation (TX) 92.87 four stars
National Civil Rights Museum (TN) 91.26 four stars
Berkshire Museum (MA) 88.83 three stars
Museum of Photographic Arts (CA) 92.02 four stars
Museum of Glass (WA) 86.89 three stars

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In an agreement with the Texas Historical Commission, the Admiral Nimitz Foundation manages and provides financial support to the National Museum of the Pacific War in order to:

  • preserve and exhibit the material history of the war in the Pacific and Indo-China during World War II;
  • offer and participate in programs that honor all veterans past and present and in programs that provide strategic insights into national security issues affecting our country;
  • support education concerning the American experience in the Pacific Area during World War;
  • preserve and exhibit the material history of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz; and,
  • provide the general public, researchers, teachers and historians with a readily accessible platform for the exploration of the War in the Pacific during World War II.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,709,502
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $170,341
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,447,846
Total Contributions $11,327,689
   Program Service Revenue $1,331,192
Total Primary Revenue $12,658,881
   Other Revenue $618,271
TOTAL REVENUE $13,277,152
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,700,610
   Administrative Expenses $462,975
   Fundraising Expenses $632,743
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,796,328
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $6,480,824
   
Net Assets $18,903,290

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 Support $4,452,524 78.1%
Retail Sales and Rentals $558,718 9.8%
Memorials and Memberships $106,827 1.9%

Ratings History
Admiral Nimitz Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 12/01/2016 92.87 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.48 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 91.05 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 82.01 three stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 84.85 three stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 75.55 two stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 85.25 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 82.93 three stars
2009-12 10/01/2011 90.28 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.35 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 91.76 four stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 87.35 three stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 84.18 three stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 74.24 two stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 61.20 one star

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

EIN 74-1492692
Name in IRS Master File ADMIRAL NIMITZ FOUNDATION
NTEE Code A11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
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, 1964
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$80,350 1.18% Michael Hagee President, CEO

In an agreement with the Texas Historical Commission, the Admiral Nimitz Foundation manages and provides financial support to the National Museum of the Pacific War in order to:

  • preserve and exhibit the material history of the war in the Pacific and Indo-China during World War II;
  • offer and participate in programs that honor all veterans past and present and in programs that provide strategic insights into national security issues affecting our country;
  • support education concerning the American experience in the Pacific Area during World War;
  • preserve and exhibit the material history of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz; and,
  • provide the general public, researchers, teachers and historians with a readily accessible platform for the exploration of the War in the Pacific during World War II.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Admiral Nimitz Foundation (TX) 92.87 four stars
Muhammad Ali Center (KY) 91.30 four stars
The Mariners' Museum (VA) 92.85 four stars
Intrepid Museum Foundation (NY) 87.62 three stars
Petersen Automotive Museum (CA) 88.58 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Admiral Nimitz Foundation
340 East Main Street
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
tel: (830) 997-8600
EIN: 74-1492692

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Board Leadership

Case D. Fischer, Sr.
Chairman

CEO

General Michael W. Hagee, USMC (Ret)
President and CEO

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