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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

92.19

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

Board Leadership
Suzanne Goudge
Board President

CEO
Julie Huls
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.19 four stars
  Financial 99.03 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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

99.03

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
79.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 14.42
  Program Expenses Growth 41.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.9%
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) 92.19 four stars
Boston Children's Museum (MA) 90.65 four stars
Children's Museum of Manhattan (NY) 89.69 three stars
Zimmer Children's Museum (CA) 90.02 four stars
The Children's Museum of Memphis (TN) 93.54 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,588,023
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $678,865
   Fundraising Events $707,469
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,331,868
Total Contributions $4,306,225
   Program Service Revenue $2,587,080
Total Primary Revenue $6,893,305
   Other Revenue $380,514
TOTAL REVENUE $7,273,819
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,466,430
   Administrative Expenses $517,141
   Fundraising Expenses $388,725
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,372,296
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,901,523
   
Net Assets $51,239,590

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 $4,466,430 100.0%

Ratings History
The Doseum has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$135,000 2.51% Vanessa Lacoss Hurd Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Doseum (TX) 92.19 four stars
The Discovery Museums (MA) 88.11 three stars
Louisiana Children's Museum (LA) 90.45 four stars
Lincoln Children's Museum (NE) 88.60 three stars
DISCOVERY Children's Museum (NV) 89.88 three 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

Suzanne Goudge
Board President

CEO

Julie Huls
Chief Executive Officer

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