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Strawbery Banke Museum

Bringing history and people together for delight, discovery, and learning

three stars

89.59

14 Hancock Street Portsmouth, NH 03801
tel: (603) 433-1100   Web Site
EIN: 02-0260158

Board Leadership
Zachary Slater
Chair

CEO
Lawrence J. Yerdon
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.59 three stars
  Financial 85.28 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1967, the mission of Strawbery Banke Museum is to promote understanding of the lives of individuals and the value of community through encounters with the history and ongoing preservation of a New England Seaport Neighborhood. Visitors to Strawbery Banke have the opportunity to experience and imagine how people lived and worked in this typical American neighborhood throughout four centuries of history. Through its restored houses, its featured exhibits, its historic landscapes and gardens, and its interpretive programs, Strawbery Banke tells the stories of the many generations who settled in the Portsmouth, NH, community from the late l7th to the mid-20th century. Annually, the Museum serves 65,000 individuals of all ages.

Founded in 1967, the mission of Strawbery Banke Museum is to promote understanding of the lives of individuals and the value of community through encounters with the history and ongoing preservation of a New England Seaport Neighborhood. Visitors to Strawbery Banke have the opportunity to experience and imagine how people lived and worked in this typical American neighborhood throughout four centuries of history. Through its restored houses, its featured exhibits, its historic landscapes and gardens, and its interpretive programs, Strawbery Banke tells the stories of the many generations who settled in the Portsmouth, NH, community from the late l7th to the mid-20th century. Annually, the Museum serves 65,000 individuals of all ages.

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Financial

three stars

85.28

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
74.3%
  Administrative Expenses 18.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.44
  Program Expenses Growth 3.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Strawbery Banke Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Strawbery Banke Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Strawbery Banke Museum (NH) 89.59 three stars
Fairfield Museum and History Center (CT) 88.36 three stars
National World War II Museum (LA) 90.38 four stars
Dubuque County Historical Society (IA) 90.20 four stars
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley (VA) 94.74 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,263,385
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $149,762
   Fundraising Events $23,000
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $52,573
Total Contributions $1,488,720
   Program Service Revenue $1,042,437
Total Primary Revenue $2,531,157
   Other Revenue $712,412
TOTAL REVENUE $3,243,569
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,367,234
   Administrative Expenses $601,802
   Fundraising Expenses $221,270
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,190,306
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $53,263
   
Net Assets $11,863,516

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
2018-03 08/01/2019 89.59 three stars
2018-03 07/01/2019 88.47 three stars
2017-03 07/01/2018 93.92 four stars
2016-03 06/01/2017 93.68 four stars
2016-03 05/01/2017 93.33 four stars
2015-03 11/01/2016 89.10 three stars
2014-03 06/01/2016 86.46 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-03 09/01/2015 86.97 three stars
2013-03 06/01/2014 87.12 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 02-0260158
Name in IRS Master File STRAWBERY BANKE MUSEUM
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 (59) Other school related activities
(62) Historical site, records or reenactment
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1967
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
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  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$98,527 3.08% Lawrence Yerdon President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Strawbery Banke Museum (NH) 89.59 three stars
Adirondack Historical Association (NY) 89.15 three stars
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley (VA) 94.74 four stars
Detroit Historical Society (MI) 90.03 four stars
George Washington Masonic National Memorial Association (VA) 91.29 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Strawbery Banke Museum
14 Hancock Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801
tel: (603) 433-1100
fax: (603) 433-1129
EIN: 02-0260158

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Board Leadership

Zachary Slater
Chair

CEO

Lawrence J. Yerdon
President

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