Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum

Always Up to Something

three stars

80.73

7711 East Academy Blvd. Denver, CO 80230
tel: (303) 360-5360   Web Site
EIN: 84-0931491

Board Leadership
Charlie Johnson
Chairman

CEO
John L. Barry
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.73 three stars
  Financial 75.07 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum is to educate and inspire people of all ages about aviation and space endeavors of the past, present and future. Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum is a public museum that displays numerous aircraft and other air and space collections. The Museum's Primary exempt purpose is to enhance, preserve, and exhibit the heritage of military, civil, and commercial aviation and space-age involvement in the state of Colorado and the Rocky Mountain Region while educating and inspiring people of all ages about aviation and Space Endeavors in the past, Present, and Future. The Collection housed by the museum includes aircrafts from the earliest days of flight to the space age. An interactive education program challenges youth to explore the adventure of flight. Wings over the Rockies was designated as Colorado's Official Air and Space Museum by the Colorado State Legislature in 1996.

The mission of Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum is to educate and inspire people of all ages about aviation and space endeavors of the past, present and future. Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum is a public museum that displays numerous aircraft and other air and space collections. The Museum's Primary exempt purpose is to enhance, preserve, and exhibit the heritage of military, civil, and commercial aviation and space-age involvement in the state of Colorado and the Rocky Mountain Region while educating and inspiring people of all ages about aviation and Space Endeavors in the past, Present, and Future. The Collection housed by the museum includes aircrafts from the earliest days of flight to the space age. An interactive education program challenges youth to explore the adventure of flight. Wings over the Rockies was designated as Colorado's Official Air and Space Museum by the Colorado State Legislature in 1996.

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Financial

two stars

75.07

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
58.5%
  Administrative Expenses 24.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.28
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.75
  Program Expenses Growth 13.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,430,130
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $129,195
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $494,125
Total Contributions $2,053,450
   Program Service Revenue $1,514,331
Total Primary Revenue $3,567,781
   Other Revenue $524,504
TOTAL REVENUE $4,092,285
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,530,710
   Administrative Expenses $1,066,815
   Fundraising Expenses $677,622
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,275,147
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-182,862
   
Net Assets $14,908,177

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$182,252 4.26% John L. Barry President, CEO

Mission

The mission of Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum is to educate and inspire people of all ages about aviation and space endeavors of the past, present and future. Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum is a public museum that displays numerous aircraft and other air and space collections. The Museum's Primary exempt purpose is to enhance, preserve, and exhibit the heritage of military, civil, and commercial aviation and space-age involvement in the state of Colorado and the Rocky Mountain Region while educating and inspiring people of all ages about aviation and Space Endeavors in the past, Present, and Future. The Collection housed by the museum includes aircrafts from the earliest days of flight to the space age. An interactive education program challenges youth to explore the adventure of flight. Wings over the Rockies was designated as Colorado's Official Air and Space Museum by the Colorado State Legislature in 1996.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum (CO) 80.73 three stars
Discovery World (WI) 90.71 four stars
New York Hall of Science (NY) 92.57 four stars
Rochester Museum and Science Center (NY) 86.86 three stars
Liberty Science Center (NJ) 91.88 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum
7711 East Academy Blvd.
Denver, CO 80230
tel: (303) 360-5360
fax: (303) 360-5328
EIN: 84-0931491

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Board Leadership

Charlie Johnson
Chairman

CEO

John L. Barry
President & CEO