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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Libraries, Historical Societies and Landmark Preservation

National Archives Foundation

Connecting you to America's story.

three stars

83.15

700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Room G-12
Washington, DC 20408
tel: (202) 357-5946   Web Site
EIN: 52-1792608

Board Leadership
A’Lelia Bundles
Chair & President

CEO
Patrick M. Madden
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.15 three stars
  Financial 76.51 two 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 National Archives Foundation is an independent nonprofit that increases public awareness of the National Archives, inspires a deeper appreciation of our country's heritage, and encourages citizen engagement in our democracy.

As the National Archives' nonprofit partner, the Foundation generates financial and creative support for National Archives exhibitions, public programs, and educational initiatives, introducing America's records to people around the U.S. and the world.

The National Archives Foundation is an independent nonprofit that increases public awareness of the National Archives, inspires a deeper appreciation of our country's heritage, and encourages citizen engagement in our democracy.

As the National Archives' nonprofit partner, the Foundation generates financial and creative support for National Archives exhibitions, public programs, and educational initiatives, introducing America's records to people around the U.S. and the world.

Financial

two stars

76.51

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)
72.8%
  Administrative Expenses 14.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.87
  Program Expenses Growth -3.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Archives Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Archives Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Archives Foundation (DC) 83.15 three stars
The Massachusetts Historical Society (MA) 85.00 three stars
The New-York Historical Society (NY) 94.67 four stars
Dayton History (OH) 92.22 four stars
Society of the Cincinnati (DC) 88.56 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,405,097
   Federated Campaigns $7,880
   Membership Dues $957,106
   Fundraising Events $536,000
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,906,083
   Program Service Revenue $161,525
Total Primary Revenue $5,067,608
   Other Revenue $1,469,581
TOTAL REVENUE $6,537,189
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,738,614
   Administrative Expenses $652,617
   Fundraising Expenses $689,360
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,080,591
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,456,598
   
Net Assets $4,384,075

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
The National Archives Store $1,091,404 29.2%
Exhibitions $972,996 26.0%
Education $743,417 19.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-09 02/01/2018 83.15 three stars
2014-12 10/01/2016 78.35 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 78.35 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 79.11 two stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 93.26 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 90.97 four stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 92.19 four 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 52-1792608
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL ARCHIVES FOUNDATION
NTEE Code A82
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 June, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$252,105 4.96% Patrick Madden Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Archives Foundation (DC) 83.15 three stars
Dayton History (OH) 92.22 four stars
Western Reserve Historical Society (OH) 95.77 four stars
United States Capitol Historical Society (DC) 86.81 three stars
Senator John Heinz History Center- Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania (PA) 90.44 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Archives Foundation
700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Room G-12
Washington, DC 20408
tel: (202) 357-5946
EIN: 52-1792608

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Board Leadership

A’Lelia Bundles
Chair & President

CEO

Patrick M. Madden
Executive Director

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