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The American Civil War Center At Historic Tredegar

Telling the whole story of the conflict that still shapes our nation.

four stars

92.16

490 Tredegar Street Richmond, VA 23219
tel: (804) 780-1865   Web Site
EIN: 54-1999350

Board Leadership
Donald E. King
Chair

CEO
Christy Coleman & S. Waite Rawls III
Co-CEOs

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.16 four stars
  Financial 98.62 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the American Civil War Center is to tell the whole story of the conflict that still shapes our nation. The American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar is the nation's first museum to interpret the Civil War from Union, Confederate, and African American perspectives. The American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar is located on 8 acres on the historic James River in downtown Richmond. A National Historic Landmark, the Tredegar site contains five surviving buildings illustrating the Iron Works era. The National Park Service operates the Richmond National Battlefield Park Visitor Center located in the restored Pattern Building.

The mission of the American Civil War Center is to tell the whole story of the conflict that still shapes our nation. The American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar is the nation's first museum to interpret the Civil War from Union, Confederate, and African American perspectives. The American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar is located on 8 acres on the historic James River in downtown Richmond. A National Historic Landmark, the Tredegar site contains five surviving buildings illustrating the Iron Works era. The National Park Service operates the Richmond National Battlefield Park Visitor Center located in the restored Pattern Building.

Financial

four stars

98.62

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
80.2%
  Administrative Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 9.00
  Program Expenses Growth 13.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The American Civil War Center At Historic Tredegar on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The American Civil War Center At Historic Tredegar on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The American Civil War Center At Historic Tredegar (VA) 92.16 four stars
Preservation Virginia (VA) 86.84 three stars
World Monuments Fund (NY) 88.50 three stars
The Royal Oak Foundation (NY) 86.22 three stars
Thomas Jefferson Foundation (VA) 89.02 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,723,617
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $350
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $11,723,967
   Program Service Revenue $457,989
Total Primary Revenue $12,181,956
   Other Revenue $123,084
TOTAL REVENUE $12,305,040
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,974,505
   Administrative Expenses $259,966
   Fundraising Expenses $115,453
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,349,924
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $9,955,116
   
Net Assets $19,692,950

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
The Center $934,925 47.3%

Ratings History
The American Civil War Center At Historic Tredegar has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.16 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 92.13 four stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 92.07 four stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 91.52 four 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 54-1999350
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN CIVIL WAR MUSEUM FOUNDATION
NTEE Code A54
NTEE Classification History Museums
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 October, 2000
Filing Requirement 990 - Required to file Form 990-N - Income less than $50,000 per year
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$129,963 5.53% Christy Coleman Co-CEO --
Other Salaries of Note
Not compensated -- Waite Rawls III Co-CEO $132,400

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The American Civil War Center At Historic Tredegar (VA) 92.16 four stars
Blithewold (RI) 89.44 three stars
Thomas Jefferson Foundation (VA) 89.02 three stars
Galveston Historical Foundation (TX) 91.40 four stars
George Washington's Mount Vernon (VA) 92.91 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The American Civil War Center At Historic Tredegar
490 Tredegar Street
Richmond, VA 23219
tel: (804) 780-1865
fax: (804) 780-0264
EIN: 54-1999350

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Board Leadership

Donald E. King
Chair

CEO

Christy Coleman & S. Waite Rawls III
Co-CEOs

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