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Martha's Vineyard Museum

Engaging and connecting the public to the history, art and culture of Martha's Vineyard

three stars

80.55

59 School Street (Pease House) Edgartown, MA 02539
tel: (508) 627-4441   Web Site
EIN: 04-2160642

Board Leadership
Stever Aubrey
Chair

CEO
Phil Wallis
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.55 three stars
  Financial 72.50 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

two stars

72.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 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)
48.6%
  Administrative Expenses 25.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 25.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.22
  Program Expenses Growth 15.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Martha's Vineyard Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Martha's Vineyard Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Martha's Vineyard Museum (MA) 80.55 three stars
Adirondack Historical Association (NY) 86.04 three stars
Detroit Historical Society (MI) 89.25 three stars
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum (TX) 87.27 three stars
The Valentine Richmond History Center (VA) 86.37 three stars

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The Martha's Vineyard Museum preserves and interprets collections that engage and connect the public to the Island's history, art and culture. The Museum is committed to aiding in the education of Island school children as well as offering Island residents adult education programs. The organization also publishes The Dukes County Intelligencer, a journal of Vineyard history, as well as other significant books, guides, novels, and brochures. The Museum is open to the public year round.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,736,038
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $91,450
   Fundraising Events $154,988
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $180,781
Total Contributions $3,163,257
   Program Service Revenue $180,015
Total Primary Revenue $3,343,272
   Other Revenue $-39,163
TOTAL REVENUE $3,304,109
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $883,013
   Administrative Expenses $359,483
   Fundraising Expenses $450,877
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,693,373
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,610,736
   
Net Assets $7,987,033

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 and Library $883,013 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 03/01/2017 80.55 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 78.24 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 80.63 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 79.83 two stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 79.25 two stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 78.66 two stars
2011-12 09/01/2013 85.05 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 04-2160642
Name in IRS Master File MARTHAS VINEYARD MUSEUM INC
NTEE Code A82
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 (60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
(61) Library
(120) Publishing 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 November, 1981
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, 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
$147,291 8.69% David Nathans Executive Director

The Martha's Vineyard Museum preserves and interprets collections that engage and connect the public to the Island's history, art and culture. The Museum is committed to aiding in the education of Island school children as well as offering Island residents adult education programs. The organization also publishes The Dukes County Intelligencer, a journal of Vineyard history, as well as other significant books, guides, novels, and brochures. The Museum is open to the public year round.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Martha's Vineyard Museum (MA) 80.55 three stars
Missouri History Museum (MO) 94.78 four stars
California State Railroad Museum Foundation (CA) 92.38 four stars
Maine Maritime Museum (ME) 94.38 four stars
The Valentine Richmond History Center (VA) 86.37 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Martha's Vineyard Museum
59 School Street (Pease House)
Edgartown, MA 02539
tel: (508) 627-4441
fax: (508) 627-4436
EIN: 04-2160642

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1310
Edgartown, MA 02539

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Board Leadership

Stever Aubrey
Chair

CEO

Phil Wallis
Executive Director

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