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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Libraries, Historical Societies and Landmark Preservation (Grantmaking)

Madison Public Library Foundation

Promotes and supports Madison's library facilities, services and programs

three stars

81.62

201 W. Mifflin Street Madison, WI 53703
tel: (608) 266-6318   Web Site
EIN: 39-1777242

Board Leadership
Tom DeChant
President

CEO
Jenni Collins
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.62 three stars
  Financial 74.01 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Madison Public Library Foundation supports and celebrates Madison's library facilities, services and programs in an effort to develop and sustain a world-class library system. The Madison Public Library Foundation provides leadership and resources to help develop and sustain a world-class library system.

The Madison Public Library Foundation supports and celebrates Madison's library facilities, services and programs in an effort to develop and sustain a world-class library system. The Madison Public Library Foundation provides leadership and resources to help develop and sustain a world-class library system.

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Financial

two stars

74.01

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

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)
72.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 21.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.01
  Program Expenses Growth -8.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Madison Public Library Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Madison Public Library Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Madison Public Library Foundation (WI) 81.62 three stars
The Seattle Public Library Foundation (WA) 98.23 four stars
Urban Libraries Council (DC) 88.83 three stars
The Library Foundation (OR) 95.77 four stars
The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library (MN) 89.02 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $978,824
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $59,080
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,037,904
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,037,904
   Other Revenue $48,280
TOTAL REVENUE $1,086,184
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $831,176
   Administrative Expenses $77,630
   Fundraising Expenses $287,594
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,196,400
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-110,216
   
Net Assets $6,973,191

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
Grants $635,806 76.5%
Public Library Programs $195,370 23.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 02/01/2018 81.62 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 92.58 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 89.25 three stars
2014-12 12/21/2016 91.12 four 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 39-1777242
Name in IRS Master File MADISON PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code B11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (61) Library
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
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 January, 1994
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, 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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$115,415 9.64% Collins Jennifer J Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Madison Public Library Foundation (WI) 81.62 three stars
The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library (MN) 89.02 three stars
Denver Public Library Friends Foundation (CO) 87.78 three stars
Westerly Public Library and Wilcox Park (RI) 91.84 four stars
Friends of the Hennepin County Library (MN) 86.84 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Madison Public Library Foundation
201 W. Mifflin Street
Madison, WI 53703
tel: (608) 266-6318
EIN: 39-1777242

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Board Leadership

Tom DeChant
President

CEO

Jenni Collins
Executive Director

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