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Madison Public Library Foundation

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

four stars

92.58

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 92.58 four stars
  Financial 89.51 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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.

Financial

three stars

89.51

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 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)
84.3%
  Administrative Expenses 3.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.11
  Program Expenses Growth 2.7%
  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) 92.58 four stars
The New York Public Library (NY) 91.76 four stars
Urban Libraries Council (DC) 89.19 three stars
Nashville Public Library Foundation (TN) 89.41 three stars
The Seattle Public Library Foundation (WA) 98.12 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,317,614
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $45,387
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,363,001
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,363,001
   Other Revenue $60,822
TOTAL REVENUE $1,423,823
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $850,774
   Administrative Expenses $77,264
   Fundraising Expenses $288,097
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,216,135
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $207,688
   
Net Assets $6,823,489

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 $691,670 81.3%
Public Library Programs $159,104 18.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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
$111,242 9.14% Jenni Collins Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Madison Public Library Foundation (WI) 92.58 four stars
Louisville Free Public Library Foundation (KY) 89.39 three stars
The Seattle Public Library Foundation (WA) 98.12 four stars
Tulsa Library Trust (OK) 86.44 three stars
The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library (MN) 89.35 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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