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Mississippi Children's Museum

Ignite a thirst for discovery, knowledge, and learning in all children

four stars

94.39

2145 Highland Drive Jackson, MS 39202
tel: (877) 793-5437   Web Site
EIN: 64-0850010

Board Leadership
James E. Graves, Jr.
Chairman

CEO
Susan Garrard
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.39 four stars
  Financial 93.15 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

93.15

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2016 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)
83.2%
  Administrative Expenses 12.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.58
  Program Expenses Growth 2.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mississippi Children's Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mississippi Children's Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,694,183
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $242,193
   Fundraising Events $102,500
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,038,876
   Program Service Revenue $1,173,397
Total Primary Revenue $3,212,273
   Other Revenue $79,324
TOTAL REVENUE $3,291,597
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,607,172
   Administrative Expenses $371,124
   Fundraising Expenses $127,255
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,105,551
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $186,046
   
Net Assets $22,216,163

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$121,500 3.91% Susan Garrard President, CEO

Mission

The mission of Mississippi Children's Museum is to provide unparalleled experiences that ignite a thirst for discovery, knowledge, and learning in all children. The museum accomplishes this mission through hands-on and engaging exhibits and programs focusing on literacy, the arts, science, health and nutrition - the keys to helping our children mature into healthy and productive adult learners. We want to inspire Mississippi's children from all backgrounds to discover and achieve their potential. We are invested in our state's greatest resource, its children.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mississippi Children's Museum (MS) 94.39 four stars
The New Children's Museum (CA) 90.09 four stars
Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose (CA) 94.16 four stars
Children's Museum of Houston (TX) 93.78 four stars
Kidspace Children's Museum (CA) 91.63 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Mississippi Children's Museum
2145 Highland Drive
Jackson, MS 39202
tel: (877) 793-5437
fax: (601) 709-2603
EIN: 64-0850010

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 55409
Jackson, MS 39296

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Board Leadership

James E. Graves, Jr.
Chairman

CEO

Susan Garrard
President, CEO