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The Abraham Lincoln Foundation

Restoring the historic role of the Union League of Philadelphia to the city, state and nation

two stars

77.88

140 South Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19102
tel: (215) 587-6455   Web Site
EIN: 23-2822856

Board Leadership
Joan Carter
Chair

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.88 two stars
  Financial 82.62 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 74.00 two stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

82.62

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

74.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 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)
76.7%
  Administrative Expenses 13.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.19
  Program Expenses Growth -13.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Abraham Lincoln Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Abraham Lincoln Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Abraham Lincoln Foundation (PA) 77.88 two stars
Georgia Historical Society (GA) 91.20 four stars
United States Capitol Historical Society (DC) 92.45 four stars
Oregon Historical Society (OR) 92.12 four stars
Center for Jewish History (NY) 90.30 four stars

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The Abraham Lincoln Foundation (ALF) is recognized as a leading cultural organization in the Greater Philadelphia region, restoring the historic role of the Union League of Philadelphia to the city, state and nation. The ALF is an established leader within the Civil War community, championing Philadelphia's contributions to the Civil War. The country's foremost Lincoln scholars regard the Foundation as an important source of high-quality lectures, symposia and exhibits. As steward of priceless art, archival, manuscript, library and object collections, the ALF enables thousands of students, teachers, researchers, visitors and members to experience the history and heritage of the Union League first hand.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $879,398
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $13,250
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $892,648
   Program Service Revenue $5,373
Total Primary Revenue $898,021
   Other Revenue $83,144
TOTAL REVENUE $981,165
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $714,962
   Administrative Expenses $168,154
   Fundraising Expenses $135,909
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,019,025
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-37,860
   
Net Assets $5,332,555

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
Education $321,217 44.9%
Collections $226,213 31.6%
Exhibit $93,170 13.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 12/01/2016 77.88 two stars
2013-06 06/01/2016 80.86 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-06 04/01/2015 79.02 two stars
2012-06 06/01/2014 82.92 three 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 23-2822856
Name in IRS Master File THE ABRAHAM LINCOLN FOUNDATION OF THE UNION LEAGUE OF PHILADELPHIA
NTEE Code A54
NTEE Classification History Museums
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(91) Art exhibit
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 February, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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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

The Abraham Lincoln Foundation (ALF) is recognized as a leading cultural organization in the Greater Philadelphia region, restoring the historic role of the Union League of Philadelphia to the city, state and nation. The ALF is an established leader within the Civil War community, championing Philadelphia's contributions to the Civil War. The country's foremost Lincoln scholars regard the Foundation as an important source of high-quality lectures, symposia and exhibits. As steward of priceless art, archival, manuscript, library and object collections, the ALF enables thousands of students, teachers, researchers, visitors and members to experience the history and heritage of the Union League first hand.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Abraham Lincoln Foundation (PA) 77.88 two stars
Atlanta History Center (GA) 87.14 three stars
The South Carolina Historical Society (SC) 90.78 four stars
Oregon Historical Society (OR) 92.12 four stars
Dayton History (OH) 92.22 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Abraham Lincoln Foundation
140 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
tel: (215) 587-6455
fax: (215) 851-8789
EIN: 23-2822856

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Board Leadership

Joan Carter
Chair

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