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The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience

Step into a uniquely American story

two stars

76.58

719 South King Street Seattle, WA 98104
tel: (206) 623-5124   Web Site
EIN: 91-6067431

Board Leadership
Ellen Ferguson & Jill Nishi
Co-Presidents

CEO
Beth Takekawa
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 76.58 two stars
  Financial 68.43 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1966, the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience works to connect everyone to the rich history, dynamic cultures and art of the Asian Pacific Americans through vivid storytelling and inspiring experiences. Our facilities offers three floors to tell our communities' stories, with contemporary galleries showcasing both temporary and permanent exhibitions as well as preserved historic spaces. Beyond our walls, we like to tell the story of our neighborhood, Seattle's Chinatown-International District. The Wing offers guided neighborhood tours and events that will encourage you to discover stories and tastes both on- and off-the-beaten path.

Founded in 1966, the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience works to connect everyone to the rich history, dynamic cultures and art of the Asian Pacific Americans through vivid storytelling and inspiring experiences. Our facilities offers three floors to tell our communities' stories, with contemporary galleries showcasing both temporary and permanent exhibitions as well as preserved historic spaces. Beyond our walls, we like to tell the story of our neighborhood, Seattle's Chinatown-International District. The Wing offers guided neighborhood tours and events that will encourage you to discover stories and tastes both on- and off-the-beaten path.

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Financial

one star

68.43

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
69.6%
  Administrative Expenses 19.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.41
  Program Expenses Growth -6.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience (WA) 76.58 two stars
The African American Museum in Philadelphia (PA) 85.38 three stars
Museum of Danish America (IA) 86.64 three stars
Springfield Library and Museums Association (MA) 86.12 three stars
Studio Museum in Harlem (NY) 88.82 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $631,394
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $71,457
   Fundraising Events $485,996
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $326,811
Total Contributions $1,515,658
   Program Service Revenue $494,186
Total Primary Revenue $2,009,844
   Other Revenue $39,176
TOTAL REVENUE $2,049,020
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,702,855
   Administrative Expenses $526,144
   Fundraising Expenses $404,416
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,633,415
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-584,395
   
Net Assets $1,124,313

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
2019-06 12/23/2020 76.58 two stars
2018-06 10/01/2019 80.54 three stars
2017-06 06/01/2018 82.92 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 83.36 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 88.43 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.69 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 82.82 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 85.90 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 91-6067431
Name in IRS Master File WING LUKE MEMORIAL FOUNDATION
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
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 July, 1966
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$93,205 3.53% Beth Takekawa Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience (WA) 76.58 two stars
The African American Museum in Philadelphia (PA) 85.38 three stars
Museum of Danish America (IA) 86.64 three stars
Studio Museum in Harlem (NY) 88.82 three stars
Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage (OH) 85.47 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience
719 South King Street
Seattle, WA 98104
tel: (206) 623-5124
fax: (206) 623-4559
EIN: 91-6067431

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Board Leadership

Ellen Ferguson & Jill Nishi
Co-Presidents

CEO

Beth Takekawa
Executive Director

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