Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Nordic Heritage Museum

Share the Nordic Spirit!

three stars

82.32

2655 Northwest Market Street Seattle, WA 98107
tel: (206) 789-5707   Web Site
EIN: 91-1107537

Board Leadership
Thomas W. Malone
President

CEO
Eric Nelson
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.32 three stars
  Financial 80.01 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Nordic Heritage Museum shares Nordic culture with people of all ages and backgrounds by exhibiting art and objects, preserving collections, providing educational and cultural experiences, and serving as a community gathering place. Since its founding in 1980, the Nordic Heritage Museum is the only museum in the United States to honor the legacy of immigrants from the five Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

The Nordic Heritage Museum shares Nordic culture with people of all ages and backgrounds by exhibiting art and objects, preserving collections, providing educational and cultural experiences, and serving as a community gathering place. Since its founding in 1980, the Nordic Heritage Museum is the only museum in the United States to honor the legacy of immigrants from the five Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

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Financial

three stars

80.01

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 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)
58.3%
  Administrative Expenses 12.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 28.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 13.47
  Program Expenses Growth 43.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Nordic Heritage Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Nordic Heritage Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,403,299
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $646,141
   Fundraising Events $156,688
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $164,460
Total Contributions $11,370,588
   Program Service Revenue $1,701,432
Total Primary Revenue $13,072,020
   Other Revenue $301,723
TOTAL REVENUE $13,373,743
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,454,799
   Administrative Expenses $565,396
   Fundraising Expenses $1,135,927
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,156,122
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $8,217,621
   
Net Assets $50,393,020

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$256,200 4.96% Eric Nelson CEO

Mission

The Nordic Heritage Museum shares Nordic culture with people of all ages and backgrounds by exhibiting art and objects, preserving collections, providing educational and cultural experiences, and serving as a community gathering place. Since its founding in 1980, the Nordic Heritage Museum is the only museum in the United States to honor the legacy of immigrants from the five Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nordic Heritage Museum (WA) 82.32 three stars
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Heard Museum (AZ) 88.07 three stars
The African American Museum in Philadelphia (PA) 85.38 three stars
Springfield Library and Museums Association (MA) 86.12 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Nordic Heritage Museum
2655 Northwest Market Street
Seattle, WA 98107
tel: (206) 789-5707
EIN: 91-1107537

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Board Leadership

Thomas W. Malone
President

CEO

Eric Nelson
Chief Executive Officer