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Crow Canyon Archaeological Center

Discover the past, share the adventure

three stars

86.81

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 86.81 three stars
  Financial 85.73 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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

85.73

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

88.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 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)
74.9%
  Administrative Expenses 13.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.21
  Program Expenses Growth 4.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.9%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,336,158
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $516,209
Total Contributions $3,852,367
   Program Service Revenue $1,248,737
Total Primary Revenue $5,101,104
   Other Revenue $539,940
TOTAL REVENUE $5,641,044
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,666,955
   Administrative Expenses $806,720
   Fundraising Expenses $546,337
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,020,012
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $621,032
   
Net Assets $22,511,383

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$130,529 2.60% Deborah Gangloff President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$9,180 0.18% Ricky Lightfoot Member
$8,050 0.16% Joseph Suina Member

Mission

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.

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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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