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

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation

The Greatest Story Ever Told

71.39

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 71.39
  Financial 60.35
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00
This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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

60.35

Accountability & Transparency

92.00

This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
60.0%
  Administrative Expenses 16.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 23.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.22
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 9.22
  Program Expenses Growth -7.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.1%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation (IL) 71.39
John F. Kennedy Library Foundation (MA) 86.32
Boston Athenæum (MA) 88.17
Harry S. Truman Library Institute (MO) 87.14
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute (CA) 93.58

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,794,178
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $271,030
Total Contributions $2,065,208
   Program Service Revenue $307,478
Total Primary Revenue $2,372,686
   Other Revenue $307,595
TOTAL REVENUE $2,680,281
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,751,120
   Administrative Expenses $269,537
   Fundraising Expenses $486,378
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,507,035
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $173,246
   
Net Assets $24,793,577

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
2020-06 08/03/2021 71.39
2019-06 03/01/2020 71.06
2018-06 05/01/2019 74.05
2017-06 05/01/2018 77.97
2016-06 05/01/2017 73.84
2015-06 06/01/2016 73.63
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 02/01/2016 80.58
2014-06 08/01/2015 76.37
2013-06 10/01/2014 78.35

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
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation (IL) 71.39
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute (CA) 93.58
The Richard Nixon Foundation (CA) 91.16
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens (CA) 90.98
Harry S. Truman Library Institute (MO) 87.14

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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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