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The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens

Arts | Gardens | Education

four stars

90.85

829 Riverside Avenue Jacksonville, FL 32204
tel: (904) 356-6857   Web Site
EIN: 59-2191587

Board Leadership
Pam Paul
Chair

CEO
Andrea Barnwell Brownlee
Director, Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.85 four stars
  Financial 89.13 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, opened in 1961, is the largest fine arts museum in northeast Florida. With more than 6,000 objects in its permanent collection, The Cummer offers art and artifacts from the ancient world as well as tapestries, porcelain, paintings and sculptures from the Middle Ages through the 20th century. The Museum is home to a highly regarded collection of European masters and American impressionists, a world-renowned collection of 18th century Meissen porcelain, and more than two-and-one half acres of historic gardens along the St. Johns River. Art Connections, the Museum's nationally recognized education center, provides hands-on art experiences for visitors of all ages. The Cummer's unique blend of art, gardens, and education inspires imagination and excitement making the museum the premier cultural institution in the Southeast region.

The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, opened in 1961, is the largest fine arts museum in northeast Florida. With more than 6,000 objects in its permanent collection, The Cummer offers art and artifacts from the ancient world as well as tapestries, porcelain, paintings and sculptures from the Middle Ages through the 20th century. The Museum is home to a highly regarded collection of European masters and American impressionists, a world-renowned collection of 18th century Meissen porcelain, and more than two-and-one half acres of historic gardens along the St. Johns River. Art Connections, the Museum's nationally recognized education center, provides hands-on art experiences for visitors of all ages. The Cummer's unique blend of art, gardens, and education inspires imagination and excitement making the museum the premier cultural institution in the Southeast region.

Financial

three stars

89.13

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
65.6%
  Administrative Expenses 28.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.26
  Program Expenses Growth 7.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens (FL) 90.85 four stars
Timken Museum of Art (CA) 100.00 four stars
New Britain Museum of American Art (CT) 92.09 four stars
Akron Art Museum (OH) 86.43 three stars
The Mint Museums (NC) 92.60 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,272,644
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $175,221
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $676,272
Total Contributions $3,124,137
   Program Service Revenue $543,136
Total Primary Revenue $3,667,273
   Other Revenue $3,814,877
TOTAL REVENUE $7,482,150
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,533,016
   Administrative Expenses $1,365,211
   Fundraising Expenses $269,629
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,167,856
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,314,294
   
Net Assets $50,229,169

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
Operation of Museum $2,003,318 56.7%
Art Education Center $1,529,698 43.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 02/01/2021 90.85 four stars
2018-09 03/01/2020 83.05 three stars
2017-09 06/01/2019 85.73 three stars
2016-09 09/01/2017 86.34 three stars
2015-09 12/01/2016 95.06 four stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 93.60 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 89.04 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-09 06/01/2015 93.71 four stars
2013-09 06/01/2015 93.71 four stars
2012-09 12/20/2013 90.14 four stars
2011-09 12/20/2012 74.29 two stars
2010-09 02/01/2012 74.97 two stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 76.88 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 03/01/2011 66.48 one star
2008-09 04/01/2010 80.79 three stars
2007-09 02/01/2009 91.71 four stars
2006-09 12/15/2007 71.50 two stars
2005-09 06/01/2007 78.67 two 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 59-2191587
Name in IRS Master File DEETTE HOLDEN CUMMER MUSEUM FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code A51
NTEE Classification Art Museums
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 November, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$4,025 0.07% Adam Levine CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$108,106 2.09% Holly Keris Former Museum Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens (FL) 90.85 four stars
Orlando Museum of Art (FL) 87.47 three stars
Museum of Arts and Sciences (GA) 91.03 four stars
Joslyn Art Museum (NE) 91.77 four stars
Worcester Art Museum (MA) 86.77 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens
829 Riverside Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32204
tel: (904) 356-6857
fax: (904) 353-4101
EIN: 59-2191587

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Board Leadership

Pam Paul
Chair

CEO

Andrea Barnwell Brownlee
Director, Chief Executive Officer

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