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CEC/Seabee Historical Foundation

Preserving, maintaining and documenting the proud heritage and rich history of the CEC and the Seabees

one star

60.18

P.O. Box 657 Gulfport, MS 39502
tel: (228) 865-0480   Web Site
EIN: 58-1998577

Board Leadership
Kevin R. Slates
Chairman

CEO
Steve Hamer
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 60.18 one star
  Financial 48.60 zero star
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in September, 1991, the CEC/Seabee Historical Foundation's purpose is to ensure the proud heritage and rich history of the Navy's Civil Engineer Corps and the Navy's military construction force, the Seabees, are properly documented, preserved and maintained. Public awareness of the contributions and accomplishments of the Seabees and the Civil Engineer Corps is a primary goal. The Foundation is the private support arm of the CEC/Seabee Museum, providing funds for the improvement, expansion, and upgrade of the Museum. The development, restoration, and construction of major exhibits, displays, and artifacts are also funded.

Founded in September, 1991, the CEC/Seabee Historical Foundation's purpose is to ensure the proud heritage and rich history of the Navy's Civil Engineer Corps and the Navy's military construction force, the Seabees, are properly documented, preserved and maintained. Public awareness of the contributions and accomplishments of the Seabees and the Civil Engineer Corps is a primary goal. The Foundation is the private support arm of the CEC/Seabee Museum, providing funds for the improvement, expansion, and upgrade of the Museum. The development, restoration, and construction of major exhibits, displays, and artifacts are also funded.

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Financial

zero star

48.60

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
62.6%
  Administrative Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 29.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.25
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth -6.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 271.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by CEC/Seabee Historical Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by CEC/Seabee Historical Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CEC/Seabee Historical Foundation (MS) 60.18 one star
Western Reserve Historical Society (OH) 93.03 four stars
The Los Angeles Conservancy (CA) 90.14 four stars
Minnesota Historical Society (MN) 87.79 three stars
The New-York Historical Society (NY) 95.94 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,450,649
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $63,320
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $21,660
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,535,629
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,535,629
   Other Revenue $5,683
TOTAL REVENUE $1,541,312
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $654,735
   Administrative Expenses $136,061
   Fundraising Expenses $217,003
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,007,799
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $533,513
   
Net Assets $-1,647,725

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
Membership $636,517 97.2%
Museum Support Services $18,218 2.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 11/01/2019 60.18 one star
2017-12 12/01/2018 65.63 one star
2016-12 02/01/2018 70.25 two stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 65.34 one star
2014-12 06/01/2016 58.97 one star
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 57.71 one star
2013-12 06/01/2015 55.76 one star
2012-12 07/01/2014 51.48 zero star

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

EIN 58-1998577
Name in IRS Master File CEC SEABEE HISTORICAL FOUNDATION INC
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 (60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
(62) Historical site, records or reenactment
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, 1992
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$80,000 7.93% W. M. Hilderbrand President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CEC/Seabee Historical Foundation (MS) 60.18 one star
The Massachusetts Historical Society (MA) 90.85 four stars
United States Capitol Historical Society (DC) 90.68 four stars
Atlanta History Center (GA) 88.82 three stars
California Historical Society (CA) 88.01 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

CEC/Seabee Historical Foundation
P.O. Box 657
Gulfport, MS 39502
tel: (228) 865-0480
EIN: 58-1998577

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Board Leadership

Kevin R. Slates
Chairman

CEO

Steve Hamer
President

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