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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

The African American Museum in Philadelphia

Interpreting the history and stories of African Americans

two stars

76.26

701 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19106
tel: (215) 574-0380   Web Site
EIN: 23-1941617

Board Leadership
Harold T. Epps
Chair

CEO
Patricia Wilson Aden
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 76.26 two stars
  Financial 78.77 two 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

two stars

78.77

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)
70.7%
  Administrative Expenses 24.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.51
  Program Expenses Growth -16.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The African American Museum in Philadelphia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The African American Museum in Philadelphia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The African American Museum in Philadelphia (PA) 76.26 two stars
American Swedish Institute (MN) 86.88 three stars
Japanese American National Museum (CA) 90.45 four stars
Museum of Danish America (IA) 86.65 three stars
Springfield Library and Museums Association (MA) 88.76 three stars

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Founded in 1976, the African American Museum in Philadelphia (AAMP) collects and preserves art and artifacts and, through exhibitions and programs, interprets the history and stories of African Americans and those of the African Diaspora. AAMP enriches the lives of all visitors, especially children and youth, using education to empower them through experiences that will enlighten them culturally and intellectually. It is a gathering place for the community, a forum for broader community engagement and a partner for collaborations with historical and cultural institutions.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $589,470
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $25,290
   Fundraising Events $149,230
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $320,784
Total Contributions $1,084,774
   Program Service Revenue $156,481
Total Primary Revenue $1,241,255
   Other Revenue $259,043
TOTAL REVENUE $1,500,298
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,006,351
   Administrative Expenses $496,802
   Fundraising Expenses $149,751
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,652,904
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-152,606
   
Net Assets $2,657,416

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.

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Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 12/01/2016 76.26 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 84.05 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/22/2015 79.28 two stars
2013-06 05/01/2015 83.50 three stars
2012-06 06/01/2014 83.64 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 23-1941617
Name in IRS Master File AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM IN
NTEE Code A50
NTEE Classification Museum, Museum Activities
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
(64) Commemorative event (centennial, festival, pageant, etc.)
(908) Patriotic 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 December, 1975
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
$109,042 6.59% Patricia Wilson Aden President, CEO

Founded in 1976, the African American Museum in Philadelphia (AAMP) collects and preserves art and artifacts and, through exhibitions and programs, interprets the history and stories of African Americans and those of the African Diaspora. AAMP enriches the lives of all visitors, especially children and youth, using education to empower them through experiences that will enlighten them culturally and intellectually. It is a gathering place for the community, a forum for broader community engagement and a partner for collaborations with historical and cultural institutions.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The African American Museum in Philadelphia (PA) 76.26 two stars
American Swedish Institute (MN) 86.88 three stars
Museum of Danish America (IA) 86.65 three stars
Springfield Library and Museums Association (MA) 88.76 three stars
Japanese American National Museum (CA) 90.45 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The African American Museum in Philadelphia
701 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
tel: (215) 574-0380
EIN: 23-1941617

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Board Leadership

Harold T. Epps
Chair

CEO

Patricia Wilson Aden
President & CEO

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