Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

C.M. Russell Museum

Collect, preserve, research, interpret, and educate on the art and life of Charles M. Russell

two stars

77.46

400 13th Street North Great Falls, MT 59401
tel: (406) 727-8787   Web Site
EIN: 81-6003526

Board Leadership
Jim Peterson
Chair

CEO
Thomas Figarelle
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.46 two stars
  Financial 68.91 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the C.M. Russell Museum is to collect, preserve, research, interpret, and educate on the art and life of Charles M. Russell; the art and life of his contemporaries; and the art of preceding and ensuing generations that depicts and focuses on the culture, life, and country of Russell's West.​ The C.M. Russell Museum is one of the nation's finest museums of American Western art and the home of the most complete collection of Russell art and memorabilia in the world.

The mission of the C.M. Russell Museum is to collect, preserve, research, interpret, and educate on the art and life of Charles M. Russell; the art and life of his contemporaries; and the art of preceding and ensuing generations that depicts and focuses on the culture, life, and country of Russell's West.​ The C.M. Russell Museum is one of the nation's finest museums of American Western art and the home of the most complete collection of Russell art and memorabilia in the world.

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Financial

one star

68.91

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
60.6%
  Administrative Expenses 13.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 25.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.37
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.30
  Program Expenses Growth 1.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by C.M. Russell Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by C.M. Russell Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,213,928
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $91,570
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $69,875
Total Contributions $2,375,373
   Program Service Revenue $1,628,299
Total Primary Revenue $4,003,672
   Other Revenue $753,780
TOTAL REVENUE $4,757,452
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,263,621
   Administrative Expenses $581,035
   Fundraising Expenses $937,449
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,782,105
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $975,347
   
Net Assets $13,909,292

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$50,000 1.32% Thomas Fargelle Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$74,184 1.96% Justin Campos Chief Finance Officer
$10,947 0.28% Michael Duchemin Former Executive Director

Mission

The mission of the C.M. Russell Museum is to collect, preserve, research, interpret, and educate on the art and life of Charles M. Russell; the art and life of his contemporaries; and the art of preceding and ensuing generations that depicts and focuses on the culture, life, and country of Russell's West.​ The C.M. Russell Museum is one of the nation's finest museums of American Western art and the home of the most complete collection of Russell art and memorabilia in the world.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
C.M. Russell Museum (MT) 77.46 two stars
The Cleveland Museum of Art (OH) 89.80 three stars
Huntington Museum of Art (WV) 87.51 three stars
Reynolda House Museum of American Art (NC) 93.93 four stars
Denver Art Museum (CO) 88.77 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

C.M. Russell Museum
400 13th Street North
Great Falls, MT 59401
tel: (406) 727-8787
EIN: 81-6003526

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Board Leadership

Jim Peterson
Chair

CEO

Thomas Figarelle
Executive Director