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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Libraries, Historical Societies and Landmark Preservation

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation

The Greatest Story Ever Told

two stars

71.06

500 East Madison Street Suite 200
Springfield, IL 62701
tel: (217) 557-6250   Web Site
EIN: 36-4385644

Board Leadership
Sergio "Satch" Pecori
Chair

CEO
Erin Carlson Mast
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 71.06 two stars
  Financial 60.58 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation supports the educational and cultural programming of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum; fosters Lincoln scholarship through the acquisition and publication of documentary materials relating to Lincoln and his era; and promotes a greater appreciation of history through exhibits, conferences, publications, online services, and other activities designed to promote historical literacy.

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation supports the educational and cultural programming of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum; fosters Lincoln scholarship through the acquisition and publication of documentary materials relating to Lincoln and his era; and promotes a greater appreciation of history through exhibits, conferences, publications, online services, and other activities designed to promote historical literacy.

Financial

one star

60.58

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
60.8%
  Administrative Expenses 16.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 22.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.23
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 8.52
  Program Expenses Growth -13.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation (IL) 71.06 two stars
National Yiddish Book Center (MA) 86.86 three stars
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens (CA) 90.98 four stars
Boston Athenæum (MA) 88.17 three stars
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute (CA) 93.58 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,447,279
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $247,631
Total Contributions $3,694,910
   Program Service Revenue $519,811
Total Primary Revenue $4,214,721
   Other Revenue $237,082
TOTAL REVENUE $4,451,803
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,288,848
   Administrative Expenses $757,009
   Fundraising Expenses $722,399
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,768,256
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,683,547
   
Net Assets $24,724,441

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 03/01/2020 71.06 two stars
2018-06 05/01/2019 74.05 two stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 77.97 two stars
2016-06 05/01/2017 73.84 two stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 73.63 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 02/01/2016 80.58 three stars
2014-06 08/01/2015 76.37 two stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 78.35 two 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 36-4385644
Name in IRS Master File ABRAHAM LINCOLN PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY FOUNDATION
NTEE Code B11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 October, 2000
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2019
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$248,936 8.99% Carla Knorowski Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation (IL) 71.06 two stars
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens (CA) 90.98 four stars
The Richard Nixon Foundation (CA) 91.16 four stars
The Newberry Library (IL) 85.16 three stars
John F. Kennedy Library Foundation (MA) 86.32 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation
500 East Madison Street
Suite 200
Springfield, IL 62701
tel: (217) 557-6250
fax: (217) 558-6041
EIN: 36-4385644

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Board Leadership

Sergio "Satch" Pecori
Chair

CEO

Erin Carlson Mast
President & CEO

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