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San Diego Museum of Man

It's about people

four stars

94.55

1350 El Prado Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
tel: (619) 239-2001   Web Site
EIN: 95-1709290

Board Leadership
George Ramirez
Chair

CEO
Micah D. Parzen
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.55 four stars
  Financial 93.42 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The San Diego Museum of Man is a cultural and physical anthropology museum. We collect, preserve, interpret, and communicate evidence of human development, creativity, and artistic expression. The exhibitions of the world-renowned Museum of Man are a major resource for the San Diego community. Permanent exhibits explore the Maya, ancient Egypt, the Kumeyaay Indians of San Diego County, Human Evolution, and the Human Life Cycle. Education is one of the primary functions of the Museum of Man. Through programs which offer engaging and stimulating experiences, the Museum creates a dynamic learning environment for children and adults. We are committed to promoting an understanding of the diverse cultures of the world, human biology, and human ecology through quality education programs.

The San Diego Museum of Man is a cultural and physical anthropology museum. We collect, preserve, interpret, and communicate evidence of human development, creativity, and artistic expression. The exhibitions of the world-renowned Museum of Man are a major resource for the San Diego community. Permanent exhibits explore the Maya, ancient Egypt, the Kumeyaay Indians of San Diego County, Human Evolution, and the Human Life Cycle. Education is one of the primary functions of the Museum of Man. Through programs which offer engaging and stimulating experiences, the Museum creates a dynamic learning environment for children and adults. We are committed to promoting an understanding of the diverse cultures of the world, human biology, and human ecology through quality education programs.

Financial

four stars

93.42

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
77.8%
  Administrative Expenses 15.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.18
  Program Expenses Growth 16.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by San Diego Museum of Man on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by San Diego Museum of Man on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Diego Museum of Man (CA) 94.55 four stars
Virginia Living Museum (VA) 90.96 four stars
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History (CA) 86.90 three stars
Fort Collins Museum of Discovery (CO) 91.69 four stars
High Desert Museum (OR) 91.36 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $877,066
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $54,594
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $213,434
Total Contributions $1,145,094
   Program Service Revenue $2,541,622
Total Primary Revenue $3,686,716
   Other Revenue $214,994
TOTAL REVENUE $3,901,710
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,221,389
   Administrative Expenses $620,673
   Fundraising Expenses $250,262
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,092,324
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-190,614
   
Net Assets $8,195,797

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
Collections, Direction & Exhibitions $2,628,971 81.6%
Education $319,721 9.9%
Museum Program Events $272,697 8.5%

Ratings History
San Diego Museum of Man has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 02/01/2018 94.55 four stars
2015-06 03/01/2017 94.31 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.33 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 92.02 four stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 88.79 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 74.86 two stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 77.47 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 75.54 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 89.01 three stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 83.07 three stars
2007-06 08/01/2008 78.24 two stars
2006-06 08/01/2007 65.81 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 95-1709290
Name in IRS Master File SAN DIEGO MUSEUM OF MAN
NTEE Code A50
NTEE Classification Museum, Museum Activities
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 October, 1958
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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
$203,394 4.97% Micah Parzen CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Diego Museum of Man (CA) 94.55 four stars
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum (AZ) 89.30 three stars
Virginia Living Museum (VA) 90.96 four stars
CuriOdyssey (CA) 86.67 three stars
The Field Museum (IL) 85.73 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

San Diego Museum of Man
1350 El Prado
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
tel: (619) 239-2001
fax: (619) 239-2749
EIN: 95-1709290

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Board Leadership

George Ramirez
Chair

CEO

Micah D. Parzen
Executive Director

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