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George Washington Masonic National Memorial Association

Teaching patriotism and honoring the memory of George Washington.

four stars

91.75

101 Callahan Drive Alexandria, VA 22301
tel: (703) 683-2007   Web Site
EIN: 54-0545202

Board Leadership
J. F. “Jeff” Webb
President

CEO
George D. Seghers
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.75 four stars
  Financial 96.12 four 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 George Washington Masonic National Memorial Association maintains in the city of Alexandria, Virginia, a memorial temple to George Washington. The George Washington Masonic National Memorial is more than a colossal memorial and museum. It is a tourist attraction and destination; research center and library; community center; performing arts center and concert hall; banquet and celebration site; and meeting site for local and countless visiting Masonic lodges and organizations. However, first and foremost, it is a memorial to honor and perpetuate the memory, character and virtues of the man who best exemplifies what Freemasons are and ought to be, Brother George Washington.

The George Washington Masonic National Memorial Association maintains in the city of Alexandria, Virginia, a memorial temple to George Washington. The George Washington Masonic National Memorial is more than a colossal memorial and museum. It is a tourist attraction and destination; research center and library; community center; performing arts center and concert hall; banquet and celebration site; and meeting site for local and countless visiting Masonic lodges and organizations. However, first and foremost, it is a memorial to honor and perpetuate the memory, character and virtues of the man who best exemplifies what Freemasons are and ought to be, Brother George Washington.

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Financial

four stars

96.12

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)
91.0%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.34
  Program Expenses Growth 6.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by George Washington Masonic National Memorial Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by George Washington Masonic National Memorial Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
George Washington Masonic National Memorial Association (VA) 91.75 four stars
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (MD) 97.26 four stars
Museum of South Texas History (TX) 90.84 four stars
Fairfield Museum and History Center (CT) 94.04 four stars
The Valentine Richmond History Center (VA) 87.28 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,330,760
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $229,137
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,559,897
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,559,897
   Other Revenue $792,262
TOTAL REVENUE $2,352,159
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,442,018
   Administrative Expenses $198,948
   Fundraising Expenses $111,943
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,752,909
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-400,750
   
Net Assets $17,955,389

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
Maintenance and Operation $2,442,018 100.0%

Ratings History
George Washington Masonic National Memorial Association has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 91.75 four stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 91.29 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 91.44 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 90.03 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.33 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 83.35 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 87.10 three stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 88.89 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 54-0545202
Name in IRS Master File GEORGE WASHINGTON MASONIC NATIONAL MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION INC
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 (59) Other school related activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 August, 1928
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$197,500 7.17% George D. Seghers Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
George Washington Masonic National Memorial Association (VA) 91.75 four stars
The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago (IL) 85.00 three stars
Adirondack Historical Association (NY) 88.54 three stars
South Street Seaport Museum (NY) 89.44 three stars
Missouri History Museum (MO) 96.66 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

George Washington Masonic National Memorial Association
101 Callahan Drive
Alexandria, VA 22301
tel: (703) 683-2007
fax: (703) 519-9270
EIN: 54-0545202

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Board Leadership

J. F. “Jeff” Webb
President

CEO

George D. Seghers
Executive Director

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