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Archaeology Southwest

Exploring and protecting the places of our past

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four stars

92.92

300 North Ash Alley Tucson, AZ 85701
tel: (520) 882-6946   Web Site
EIN: 86-0640183

Board Leadership
Peter C. Boyle
Chair

CEO
William Doelle
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.92 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1989, Archaeology Southwest practices a holistic, conservation-based approach to exploring the places of the past. We call this Preservation Archaeology. By exploring what makes a place special, sharing this knowledge in innovative ways, and enacting flexible site protection strategies, we foster meaningful connections to the past and respectfully safeguard its irreplaceable resources.

Founded in 1989, Archaeology Southwest practices a holistic, conservation-based approach to exploring the places of the past. We call this Preservation Archaeology. By exploring what makes a place special, sharing this knowledge in innovative ways, and enacting flexible site protection strategies, we foster meaningful connections to the past and respectfully safeguard its irreplaceable resources.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
79.5%
  Administrative Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.57
  Program Expenses Growth 3.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Archaeology Southwest on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Archaeology Southwest on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Archaeology Southwest (AZ) 92.92 four stars
Montpelier Foundation (VA) 86.75 three stars
Maymont Foundation (VA) 88.85 three stars
Crow Canyon Archaeological Center (CO) 86.52 three stars
American Battlefield Trust (DC) 94.17 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,854,469
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $347,482
Total Contributions $2,201,951
   Program Service Revenue $76,950
Total Primary Revenue $2,278,901
   Other Revenue $287,341
TOTAL REVENUE $2,566,242
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,208,198
   Administrative Expenses $218,430
   Fundraising Expenses $164,873
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,591,501
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $974,741
   
Net Assets $7,940,242

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Archaeology Southwest has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 05/01/2019 92.92 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 96.29 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 91.67 four stars
2014-12 08/01/2016 90.06 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.74 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 76.20 two stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 86.05 three stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 88.06 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 86-0640183
Name in IRS Master File ARCHAEOLOGY SOUTHWEST
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (199) Other scientific research 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 July, 1991
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$75,632 4.75% William H. Doelle President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Archaeology Southwest (AZ) 92.92 four stars
Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation (NY) 90.94 four stars
Thomas Jefferson Foundation (VA) 91.32 four stars
Archaeological Conservancy (NM) 89.88 three stars
Preservation Virginia (VA) 86.84 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Archaeology Southwest
300 North Ash Alley
Tucson, AZ 85701
tel: (520) 882-6946
fax: (520) 882-6948
EIN: 86-0640183

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Board Leadership

Peter C. Boyle
Chair

CEO

William Doelle
President, CEO

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