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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Shelburne Museum

Offering a new perspectives on four centuries of art and material culture

two stars

78.82

5555 Shelburne Road Shelburne , VT 05482
tel: (802) 985-3346   Web Site
EIN: 03-0179436

Board Leadership
Peter Martin
Chair

CEO
Tom Denenberg
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.82 two stars
  Financial 85.15 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 74.00 two stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1947, Shelburne Museum is one of the finest, most diverse, and unconventional museums of art and Americana. Over 150,000 works are exhibited in a remarkable setting of 39 exhibition buildings, 25 of which are historic and were relocated to the Museum grounds. Shelburne is home to the finest museum collections of 19th-century American folk art, quilts, 19th- and 20th-century decoys, and carriages. The Museum's collections, educational programs, special events, workshops, activities, and special exhibitions constantly offer new perspectives on four centuries of art and material culture, assuring visitors a museum experience unlike any other.

Founded in 1947, Shelburne Museum is one of the finest, most diverse, and unconventional museums of art and Americana. Over 150,000 works are exhibited in a remarkable setting of 39 exhibition buildings, 25 of which are historic and were relocated to the Museum grounds. Shelburne is home to the finest museum collections of 19th-century American folk art, quilts, 19th- and 20th-century decoys, and carriages. The Museum's collections, educational programs, special events, workshops, activities, and special exhibitions constantly offer new perspectives on four centuries of art and material culture, assuring visitors a museum experience unlike any other.

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Financial

three stars

85.15

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

74.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
68.7%
  Administrative Expenses 22.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.33
  Program Expenses Growth 2.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Shelburne Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Shelburne Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Shelburne Museum (VT) 78.82 two stars
Woodmere Art Museum (PA) 87.67 three stars
The Parrish Art Museum (NY) 85.14 three stars
National Museum of Women in the Arts (DC) 89.36 three stars
Boca Raton Museum of Art (FL) 86.60 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,828,018
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $315,740
   Fundraising Events $14,745
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,158,503
   Program Service Revenue $946,812
Total Primary Revenue $6,105,315
   Other Revenue $2,648,828
TOTAL REVENUE $8,754,143
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,831,348
   Administrative Expenses $1,635,865
   Fundraising Expenses $825,771
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,292,984
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,461,159
   
Net Assets $44,553,519

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 78.82 two stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 84.15 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 85.96 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 86.94 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.23 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 82.22 three stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 90.02 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 86.07 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 88.61 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 03-0179436
Name in IRS Master File SHELBURNE MUSEUM INCORPORATED
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.
(59) Other school related 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 July, 1949
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$216,081 2.96% Thomas Denenberg Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Shelburne Museum (VT) 78.82 two stars
Boca Raton Museum of Art (FL) 86.60 three stars
Salvador Dalí Museum (FL) 85.39 three stars
San Jose Museum of Art (CA) 93.25 four stars
National Museum of Wildlife Art (WY) 85.84 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Shelburne Museum
5555 Shelburne Road
Shelburne , VT 05482
tel: (802) 985-3346
EIN: 03-0179436

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 10
Shelburne, VT 05482

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Board Leadership

Peter Martin
Chair

CEO

Tom Denenberg
Director

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