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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

The Doseum

Through Joyful Learning and Discovery, we grow minds, connect families and transform communities.

four stars

97.17

2800 Broadway San Antonio, TX 78209
tel: (210) 212-4453   Web Site
EIN: 74-2659746

Board Leadership
Jeff Galt
Board President

CEO
Daniel Menelly
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.17 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

As a premier educational resource we develop innovative thinkers capable of meeting the challenges of the 21st century.

As a premier educational resource we develop innovative thinkers capable of meeting the challenges of the 21st century.

Results Information

Reported Results
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Total in 2016
Number of free participants on field trips
5,961
Number of paid participants on field trips
6,675
Maximum number of participants allowed on field trips
125
Total number of fields trips
167
Total number of paid admissions
367,639
Total number of free admissions
19,969
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Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
84.0%
  Administrative Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 10.15
  Program Expenses Growth 49.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Doseum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Doseum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Doseum (TX) 97.17 four stars
Lincoln Children's Museum (NE) 86.50 three stars
Children's Museum of Houston (TX) 94.76 four stars
Bay Area Discovery Museum (CA) 91.33 four stars
The Children's Museum of Memphis (TN) 90.05 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,122,028
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $1,122,990
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $200,000
Total Contributions $2,445,018
   Program Service Revenue $2,886,077
Total Primary Revenue $5,331,095
   Other Revenue $3,141,348
TOTAL REVENUE $8,472,443
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,343,758
   Administrative Expenses $560,225
   Fundraising Expenses $316,808
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,220,791
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,251,652
   
Net Assets $52,600,207

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
Museum Exhibits $6,343,758 100.0%

Ratings History
The Doseum has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 06/01/2018 97.17 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 92.19 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.79 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 93.14 four stars
2014-12 12/22/2015 90.02 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 91.52 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 92.06 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 92.12 four stars
2010-12 12/20/2012 86.22 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 74-2659746
Name in IRS Master File SAN ANTONIO CHILDRENS MUSEUM
NTEE Code A52
NTEE Classification Children's Museums
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
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 May, 1993
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

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
$121,307 1.67% Julie Huls CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$134,152 1.85% Vanessa Lacoss Hurd Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Doseum (TX) 97.17 four stars
Lincoln Children's Museum (NE) 86.50 three stars
Mississippi Children's Museum (MS) 97.17 four stars
Amazement Square (VA) 88.61 three stars
San Diego Children's Discovery Museum (CA) 91.02 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Doseum
2800 Broadway
San Antonio, TX 78209
tel: (210) 212-4453
fax: (210) 242-1313
EIN: 74-2659746

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Board Leadership

Jeff Galt
Board President

CEO

Daniel Menelly
Chief Executive Officer

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