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Crow Canyon Archaeological Center

Discover the past, share the adventure

three stars

86.52

23390 Road K Cortez, CO 81321
tel: (800) 422-8975   Web Site
EIN: 84-0631786

Board Leadership
W. Bruce Milne
Chair

CEO
Deborah J. Gangloff
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.52 three stars
  Financial 82.70 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1983, the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center is dedicated to understanding, teaching, and helping to preserve the rich history of the ancestral Pueblo people (also called the Anasazi) of the American Southwest. We conduct long-term archaeological research into the ancestral Pueblo Indians of the American Southwest, with a focus on the Mesa Verde region in southwestern Colorado. We also teach the public about archaeology, history, and culture through a variety of hands-on experiences.

Founded in 1983, the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center is dedicated to understanding, teaching, and helping to preserve the rich history of the ancestral Pueblo people (also called the Anasazi) of the American Southwest. We conduct long-term archaeological research into the ancestral Pueblo Indians of the American Southwest, with a focus on the Mesa Verde region in southwestern Colorado. We also teach the public about archaeology, history, and culture through a variety of hands-on experiences.

Financial

three stars

82.70

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
75.1%
  Administrative Expenses 13.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.23
  Program Expenses Growth 2.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Crow Canyon Archaeological Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Crow Canyon Archaeological Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Crow Canyon Archaeological Center (CO) 86.52 three stars
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World Monuments Fund (NY) 88.50 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,983,498
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $498,782
Total Contributions $2,482,280
   Program Service Revenue $1,248,475
Total Primary Revenue $3,730,755
   Other Revenue $523,468
TOTAL REVENUE $4,254,223
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,656,598
   Administrative Expenses $585,042
   Fundraising Expenses $467,658
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,709,298
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-455,075
   
Net Assets $22,795,059

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
Research and Education $2,102,194 57.5%
Campus Services $659,833 18.0%
Cultural Explorations $586,873 16.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 02/01/2018 86.52 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 86.81 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.64 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 88.62 three stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 91.86 four stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 88.37 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 84-0631786
Name in IRS Master File CROW CANYON ARCHAEOLOGICAL CENTER
NTEE Code A72
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (46) Private school
(30) School, college, trade school, etc.
Foundation Status School 170(b)(1)(A)(ii)
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 April, 1973
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$127,966 2.71% Deborah Gangloff President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$750 0.01% Joseph Suina Member
$600 0.01% Ricky Lightfoot Member

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Crow Canyon Archaeological Center (CO) 86.52 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Crow Canyon Archaeological Center
23390 Road K
Cortez, CO 81321
tel: (800) 422-8975
fax: (970) 565-4859
EIN: 84-0631786

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Board Leadership

W. Bruce Milne
Chair

CEO

Deborah J. Gangloff
President & CEO

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