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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

National Music Museum

The world's premier collection of musical instruments, Center for Study of the History of Musical Instruments

89.95

The University of South Dakota 414 East Clark Street
Vermillion, SD 57069
tel: (605) 677-5306   Web Site
EIN: 23-7266823

Board Leadership
Tom Lillibridge
Chairman

CEO
Cleveland T. Johnson
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.95
  Financial 92.39
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00
This rating was published 09/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

92.39

Accountability & Transparency

88.00

This rating was published 09/01/2016 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)
74.4%
  Administrative Expenses 22.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.79
  Program Expenses Growth 19.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Music Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Music Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Music Museum (SD) 89.95
Peabody Essex Museum (MA) 87.08
Museum of the Moving Image (NY) 88.48
Grounds for Sculpture (NJ) 90.28
National Constitution Center (PA) 87.10

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Founded in 1973 on the campus of The University of South Dakota in Vermillion, the National Music Museum (NMM) & Center for Study of the History of Musical Instruments is one of the great institutions of its kind in the world. Its renowned collections, which include more than 15,000 American, European, and non-Western instruments from virtually all cultures and historical periods, are the most inclusive anywhere.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,151,310
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $46,333
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $42,848
Total Contributions $1,240,491
   Program Service Revenue $3,229
Total Primary Revenue $1,243,720
   Other Revenue $108,399
TOTAL REVENUE $1,352,119
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,168,531
   Administrative Expenses $416,279
   Fundraising Expenses $31,446
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,616,256
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-264,137
   
Net Assets $7,083,885

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
Daily Operations $682,158 58.4%
Maintenance $314,345 26.9%
Acquisitions $172,028 14.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 09/01/2016 89.95
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.36
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 81.63
2013-06 06/01/2014 81.85

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 23-7266823
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL MUSIC MUSEUM
NTEE Code A54
NTEE Classification History Museums
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
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 October, 1973
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Founded in 1973 on the campus of The University of South Dakota in Vermillion, the National Music Museum (NMM) & Center for Study of the History of Musical Instruments is one of the great institutions of its kind in the world. Its renowned collections, which include more than 15,000 American, European, and non-Western instruments from virtually all cultures and historical periods, are the most inclusive anywhere.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Music Museum (SD) 89.95
Berkshire Museum (MA) 88.83
National Civil Rights Museum (TN) 91.00
Northern Clay Center (MN) 91.16
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Charity Contact Info

National Music Museum
The University of South Dakota
414 East Clark Street
Vermillion, SD 57069
tel: (605) 677-5306
fax: (605) 677-6995
EIN: 23-7266823

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Board Leadership

Tom Lillibridge
Chairman

CEO

Cleveland T. Johnson
Director

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