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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

The Frick Pittsburgh

The legacy of Helen Clay Frick

90.85

7227 Reynolds Street Pittsburgh, PA 15208
tel: (412) 371-0600   Web Site
EIN: 25-1596285

Board Leadership
David Burstin
Chair

CEO
Elizabeth Barker
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.85
  Financial 93.19
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Frick Art & Historical Center is open to the public thanks to the generosity of Helen Clay Frick, daughter of Henry Clay Frick. When the Frick family moved to New York in 1905, Helen remained attached to Clayton, her Pittsburgh home. Her long-time wish was for Clayton and the surrounding estate to be preserved and opened to the public after her death. In 1970, Helen had The Frick Art Museum constructed to allow public enjoyment of her art collection. Miss Frick returned to Pittsburgh in 1981 and lived at Clayton until her death in 1984. Open to the public in 1990, Clayton now welcomes over 100,000 visitors a year and provides them with an intimate glimpse into the life of the Frick family a century ago.

The Frick Art & Historical Center is open to the public thanks to the generosity of Helen Clay Frick, daughter of Henry Clay Frick. When the Frick family moved to New York in 1905, Helen remained attached to Clayton, her Pittsburgh home. Her long-time wish was for Clayton and the surrounding estate to be preserved and opened to the public after her death. In 1970, Helen had The Frick Art Museum constructed to allow public enjoyment of her art collection. Miss Frick returned to Pittsburgh in 1981 and lived at Clayton until her death in 1984. Open to the public in 1990, Clayton now welcomes over 100,000 visitors a year and provides them with an intimate glimpse into the life of the Frick family a century ago.

Financial

93.19

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
78.1%
  Administrative Expenses 14.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 12.19
  Program Expenses Growth 4.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Frick Pittsburgh on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Frick Pittsburgh on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Frick Pittsburgh (PA) 90.85
National Gallery of Art (DC) 88.48
Milwaukee Art Museum (WI) 93.30
Florence Griswold Museum (CT) 88.52
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Foundation (VA) 91.45

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,645,014
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $431,402
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $550,000
Total Contributions $2,626,416
   Program Service Revenue $369,323
Total Primary Revenue $2,995,739
   Other Revenue $4,563,235
TOTAL REVENUE $7,558,974
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,592,319
   Administrative Expenses $1,072,005
   Fundraising Expenses $582,486
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,246,810
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $312,164
   
Net Assets $90,999,455

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
Exhibition and Preservation $3,385,966 60.5%
Visitor Experience and Interpretation $2,206,353 39.5%

Ratings History
The Frick Pittsburgh has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-03 10/01/2021 90.85
2019-03 12/20/2019 91.75
2018-03 02/01/2019 92.16
2017-03 02/01/2018 90.99
2016-03 05/01/2017 89.12
2015-03 06/01/2016 88.90
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 02/01/2016 86.99
2014-03 10/01/2015 90.48
2013-03 11/01/2014 92.59
2012-03 07/01/2013 91.14
2011-03 10/01/2012 81.45

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

EIN 25-1596285
Name in IRS Master File FRICK ART & HISTORICAL CENTER INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
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 (91) Art exhibit
(90) Cultural performances
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 April, 1989
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • March, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$29,532 0.40% Elizabeth Barker Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$153,125 2.11% Judith O'Toole Interim Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Frick Pittsburgh (PA) 90.85
Farnsworth Art Museum (ME) 86.04
Joslyn Art Museum (NE) 91.77
Cameron Art Museum (NC) 87.20
Philbrook Museum of Art (OK) 88.07

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Charity Contact Info

The Frick Pittsburgh
7227 Reynolds Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
tel: (412) 371-0600
EIN: 25-1596285

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Board Leadership

David Burstin
Chair

CEO

Elizabeth Barker
Executive Director

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