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Mattress Factory

Art you can get into

three stars

88.31

500 Sampsonia Way Pittsburgh, PA 15212
tel: (412) 231-3169   Web Site
EIN: 25-1338941

Board Leadership
Michael White
Chairman

CEO
Hayley Haldeman
Interim Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.31 three stars
  Financial 87.66 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Mattress Factory is a museum of contemporary art that exhibits room-sized works called installations. Created on site by artists from across the country and around the world, our unique exhibitions feature a variety of media that engage all of the senses. The Museum's unusual galleries are located in two creatively reused buildings on Pittsburgh's historic North Side. Both buildings house a growing-and distinctive- permanent collection, featuring artists James Turrell, Yayoi Kusama, Winifred Lutz and Rolf Julius, as well as innovative exhibitions that change throughout the year. Since 1977, the Mattress Factory has supported more than 500 artists through our world-renowned residency program. Each year artists come to Pittsburgh, live at the museum, and create new work.

The Mattress Factory is a museum of contemporary art that exhibits room-sized works called installations. Created on site by artists from across the country and around the world, our unique exhibitions feature a variety of media that engage all of the senses. The Museum's unusual galleries are located in two creatively reused buildings on Pittsburgh's historic North Side. Both buildings house a growing-and distinctive- permanent collection, featuring artists James Turrell, Yayoi Kusama, Winifred Lutz and Rolf Julius, as well as innovative exhibitions that change throughout the year. Since 1977, the Mattress Factory has supported more than 500 artists through our world-renowned residency program. Each year artists come to Pittsburgh, live at the museum, and create new work.

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Financial

three stars

87.66

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
75.3%
  Administrative Expenses 13.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.94
  Program Expenses Growth 24.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mattress Factory on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mattress Factory on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mattress Factory (PA) 88.31 three stars
Whitney Museum of American Art (NY) 87.00 three stars
New Museum of Contemporary Art (NY) 89.01 three stars
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (CA) 86.81 three stars
The Phillips Collection (DC) 87.82 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $683,068
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $69,688
   Fundraising Events $280,847
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $464,390
Total Contributions $1,497,993
   Program Service Revenue $758,505
Total Primary Revenue $2,256,498
   Other Revenue $175,759
TOTAL REVENUE $2,432,257
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,988,793
   Administrative Expenses $385,491
   Fundraising Expenses $212,545
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,586,829
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-154,572
   
Net Assets $5,196,967

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
Artistic Program $876,569 44.1%
Visitor Services $292,808 14.7%
Education Program $274,338 13.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 09/03/2019 88.31 three stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 87.88 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 84.02 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 81.23 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 79.46 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 71.82 two stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 85.13 three stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 80.00 three stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 80.51 three stars
2010-12 08/01/2012 87.97 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 25-1338941
Name in IRS Master File THE MATTRESS FACTORY
NTEE Code A60
NTEE Classification Performing Arts Organizations
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (91) Art exhibit
(149) Other instruction and training
(119) Other cultural or historical activities
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 September, 1978
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$82,181 3.17% Michael Olijnyk Co-Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mattress Factory (PA) 88.31 three stars
Hyde Park Art Center (IL) 88.85 three stars
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (CA) 85.86 three stars
Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (MO) 88.80 three stars
The Institute of Contemporary Art (MA) 86.33 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Mattress Factory
500 Sampsonia Way
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
tel: (412) 231-3169
EIN: 25-1338941

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Board Leadership

Michael White
Chairman

CEO

Hayley Haldeman
Interim Executive Director

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