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DuPage Children's Museum

More than a museum...a force for early learning

three stars

84.78

301 North Washington Street Naperville, IL 60540
tel: (630) 637-8000   Web Site
EIN: 36-3565001

Board Leadership
Mark Trembacki
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Sarah Orleans
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.78 three stars
  Financial 84.57 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

DuPage Children's Museum, founded in 1987, offers a variety of programs designed to stimulate the creativity and problem-solving skills among young children as well as programs to support the adults who work with and care for children. These programs include interactive, hands-on experiences for children, learning labs and workshops for education professionals. In addition, the museum provides community support and resources for children with autism spectrum disorders, visual impairments and or mobility impairments.

DuPage Children's Museum, founded in 1987, offers a variety of programs designed to stimulate the creativity and problem-solving skills among young children as well as programs to support the adults who work with and care for children. These programs include interactive, hands-on experiences for children, learning labs and workshops for education professionals. In addition, the museum provides community support and resources for children with autism spectrum disorders, visual impairments and or mobility impairments.

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Financial

three stars

84.57

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
84.0%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.05
  Program Expenses Growth 1.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by DuPage Children's Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by DuPage Children's Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
DuPage Children's Museum (IL) 84.78 three stars
Exploration Place (KS) 87.34 three stars
Mississippi Children's Museum (MS) 95.35 four stars
Children's Museum of Richmond (VA) 88.98 three stars
Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose (CA) 98.67 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,627,020
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $373,692
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $69,475
Total Contributions $2,070,187
   Program Service Revenue $2,184,571
Total Primary Revenue $4,254,758
   Other Revenue $129,333
TOTAL REVENUE $4,384,091
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,288,888
   Administrative Expenses $263,435
   Fundraising Expenses $380,655
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,932,978
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $451,113
   
Net Assets $4,059,392

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 12/01/2018 84.78 three stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 79.50 two stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 80.27 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 80.89 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 77.60 two stars
2013-06 04/01/2015 73.75 two stars
2012-06 06/01/2014 82.59 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 36-3565001
Name in IRS Master File DUPAGE CHILDRENS MUSEUM
NTEE Code A52
NTEE Classification Children's Museums
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical activities
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 August, 1988
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$125,152 3.18% Sarah Orleans President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
DuPage Children's Museum (IL) 84.78 three stars
The Children's Museum of Atlanta (GA) 87.25 three stars
The New Children's Museum (CA) 93.50 four stars
Mississippi Children's Museum (MS) 95.35 four stars
Imagine Children's Museum (WA) 98.76 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

DuPage Children's Museum
301 North Washington Street
Naperville, IL 60540
tel: (630) 637-8000
EIN: 36-3565001

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Board Leadership

Mark Trembacki
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Sarah Orleans
President and CEO

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