Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Berkshire Museum

Art, history, natural science. Make surprising connections!

three stars

86.85

39 South Street Pittsfield, MA 01201
tel: (413) 443-7171   Web Site
EIN: 04-2103878

Board Leadership
Elizabeth McGraw
President

CEO
David Ellis
Interim Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.85 three stars
  Financial 81.85 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Berkshire Museum works to bring people together for experiences that spark creativity and innovative thinking by making inspiring educational connections among art, history, and natural science. The broad and varied collections of the Berkshire Museum include objects from virtually every continent, from important fine art and sculpture to natural science specimens and ancient artifacts.

Berkshire Museum works to bring people together for experiences that spark creativity and innovative thinking by making inspiring educational connections among art, history, and natural science. The broad and varied collections of the Berkshire Museum include objects from virtually every continent, from important fine art and sculpture to natural science specimens and ancient artifacts.

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Financial

three stars

81.85

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
70.3%
  Administrative Expenses 18.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.27
  Program Expenses Growth 4.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Berkshire Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Berkshire Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $566,244
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $226,310
   Fundraising Events $152,699
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $23,568
Total Contributions $968,821
   Program Service Revenue $399,582
Total Primary Revenue $1,368,403
   Other Revenue $989,849
TOTAL REVENUE $2,358,252
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,149,742
   Administrative Expenses $695,877
   Fundraising Expenses $271,700
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,117,319
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-759,067
   
Net Assets $16,673,758

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$138,571 4.44% Van Shields Executive Director

Mission

Berkshire Museum works to bring people together for experiences that spark creativity and innovative thinking by making inspiring educational connections among art, history, and natural science. The broad and varied collections of the Berkshire Museum include objects from virtually every continent, from important fine art and sculpture to natural science specimens and ancient artifacts.

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Berkshire Museum (MA) 86.85 three stars
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Northern Clay Center (MN) 91.32 four stars
International Tennis Hall of Fame (RI) 85.30 three stars
America's Car Museum (WA) 88.19 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Berkshire Museum
39 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
tel: (413) 443-7171
EIN: 04-2103878

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Board Leadership

Elizabeth McGraw
President

CEO

David Ellis
Interim Executive Director