Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Hands on Children's Museum

Stimulating curiosity, creativity and learning

two stars

78.68

414 Jefferson Street NE Olympia, WA 98501
tel: (360) 956-0818   Web Site
EIN: 91-1405065

Board Leadership
Bob Heck
President

CEO
Patty Belmonte
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.68 two stars
  Financial 79.40 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 78.00 two stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Hands On Children's Museum stimulates curiosity, creativity and learning through fun, interactive exhibits and programs for children, families and school groups. At Hands On, we believe that all children deserve respect and the opportunity to learn. Our extensive Free & Reduced Admissions Programs serve about 25,000 visitors a year with free or reduced programs, and serve another 50,000 visitors through free community outreach.

The Hands On Children's Museum stimulates curiosity, creativity and learning through fun, interactive exhibits and programs for children, families and school groups. At Hands On, we believe that all children deserve respect and the opportunity to learn. Our extensive Free & Reduced Admissions Programs serve about 25,000 visitors a year with free or reduced programs, and serve another 50,000 visitors through free community outreach.

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Financial

two stars

79.40

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

78.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
83.7%
  Administrative Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.41
  Program Expenses Growth 4.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 67.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hands on Children's Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hands on Children's Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $965,881
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $284,100
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $66,361
Total Contributions $1,316,342
   Program Service Revenue $2,277,576
Total Primary Revenue $3,593,918
   Other Revenue $418,530
TOTAL REVENUE $4,012,448
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,520,733
   Administrative Expenses $502,355
   Fundraising Expenses $251,697
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,274,785
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-262,337
   
Net Assets $1,726,995

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$135,065 3.15% Patty Belmonte Executive Director

Mission

The Hands On Children's Museum stimulates curiosity, creativity and learning through fun, interactive exhibits and programs for children, families and school groups. At Hands On, we believe that all children deserve respect and the opportunity to learn. Our extensive Free & Reduced Admissions Programs serve about 25,000 visitors a year with free or reduced programs, and serve another 50,000 visitors through free community outreach.

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Hands on Children's Museum (WA) 78.68 two stars
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Golisano Children's Museum of Naples (FL) 88.81 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Hands on Children's Museum
414 Jefferson Street NE
Olympia, WA 98501
tel: (360) 956-0818
fax: (360) 754-8626
EIN: 91-1405065

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Board Leadership

Bob Heck
President

CEO

Patty Belmonte
Executive Director