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Golisano Children's Museum of Naples

Providing an exciting, inspiring environment where children and their families play, learn and dream together

three stars

88.81

15080 Livingston Road Naples, FL 34109
tel: (239) 514-0084   Web Site
EIN: 01-0687133

Board Leadership
Ted Corbin
Chair

CEO
Karysia Demarest
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.81 three stars
  Financial 88.63 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Golisano Children's Museum of Naples is to provide an exciting, inspiring environment where children and their families play, learn and dream together. Founded in 2002, we celebrate the natural curiosity of children by offering an educationally dynamic space that encourages exploration and discovery. This safe and wonderful place inspires children and families to have fun while learning together. The Golisano Children's Museum of Naples is a two-story 30,000 square foot cultural institution including ten permanent and temporary exhibit galleries, a Family Resource Library, classrooms, birthday party room, meeting rooms, Garden Cafe and Museum Store as well as space for staff, volunteers and ongoing operations. All facilities are designed to be fully accessible. The exhibits blend state-of-the-art technology with a replication of the natural world and human communities. Developed by experts in child psychology, museum master planning and exhibit design this experiential play fosters creativity, curiosity, empathy and self-esteem. Play allows children to develop the social skills needed to cooperate with others, sharpen their senses as a means for exploration, strengthen gross and fine motor skills and develop problem solving techniques.

The mission of the Golisano Children's Museum of Naples is to provide an exciting, inspiring environment where children and their families play, learn and dream together. Founded in 2002, we celebrate the natural curiosity of children by offering an educationally dynamic space that encourages exploration and discovery. This safe and wonderful place inspires children and families to have fun while learning together. The Golisano Children's Museum of Naples is a two-story 30,000 square foot cultural institution including ten permanent and temporary exhibit galleries, a Family Resource Library, classrooms, birthday party room, meeting rooms, Garden Cafe and Museum Store as well as space for staff, volunteers and ongoing operations. All facilities are designed to be fully accessible. The exhibits blend state-of-the-art technology with a replication of the natural world and human communities. Developed by experts in child psychology, museum master planning and exhibit design this experiential play fosters creativity, curiosity, empathy and self-esteem. Play allows children to develop the social skills needed to cooperate with others, sharpen their senses as a means for exploration, strengthen gross and fine motor skills and develop problem solving techniques.

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Financial

three stars

88.63

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

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)
89.3%
  Administrative Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.28
  Program Expenses Growth -0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Golisano Children's Museum of Naples on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Golisano Children's Museum of Naples on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $856,284
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $317,297
   Fundraising Events $272,650
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,446,231
   Program Service Revenue $718,354
Total Primary Revenue $2,164,585
   Other Revenue $131,814
TOTAL REVENUE $2,296,399
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,331,333
   Administrative Expenses $77,064
   Fundraising Expenses $216,433
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,624,830
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-328,431
   
Net Assets $19,244,660

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$136,337 5.19% Karysia Demarest Executive Director

Mission

The mission of the Golisano Children's Museum of Naples is to provide an exciting, inspiring environment where children and their families play, learn and dream together. Founded in 2002, we celebrate the natural curiosity of children by offering an educationally dynamic space that encourages exploration and discovery. This safe and wonderful place inspires children and families to have fun while learning together. The Golisano Children's Museum of Naples is a two-story 30,000 square foot cultural institution including ten permanent and temporary exhibit galleries, a Family Resource Library, classrooms, birthday party room, meeting rooms, Garden Cafe and Museum Store as well as space for staff, volunteers and ongoing operations. All facilities are designed to be fully accessible. The exhibits blend state-of-the-art technology with a replication of the natural world and human communities. Developed by experts in child psychology, museum master planning and exhibit design this experiential play fosters creativity, curiosity, empathy and self-esteem. Play allows children to develop the social skills needed to cooperate with others, sharpen their senses as a means for exploration, strengthen gross and fine motor skills and develop problem solving techniques.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Golisano Children's Museum of Naples (FL) 88.81 three stars
Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus (CO) 89.81 three stars
The Doseum (TX) 98.23 four stars
The Strong National Museum of Play (NY) 87.92 three stars
Exploration Place (KS) 89.82 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Golisano Children's Museum of Naples
15080 Livingston Road
Naples, FL 34109
tel: (239) 514-0084
EIN: 01-0687133

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Board Leadership

Ted Corbin
Chair

CEO

Karysia Demarest
Executive Director