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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Cape Ann Museum

Art. History. Culture.

four stars

90.43

27 Pleasant Street Gloucester, MA 01930
tel: (978) 283-0455   Web Site
EIN: 04-2143545

Board Leadership
John Cunningham
President

CEO
Ronda Faloon
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.43 four stars
  Financial 92.12 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1873, the Cape Ann Museum is a vibrant cultural center that includes galleries, an auditorium, library/archives, a children's activity center, two sculpture gardens and two historic homes. The Cape Ann Museum strives to foster an appreciation of the quality and diversity of life on Cape Ann, past and present; to further the knowledge and enjoyment of Cape Ann history and art; to collect and preserve significant information and artifacts; and to encourage community involvement in our programs and holdings. In all our activities, the Museum emphasizes the highest standards of quality and seeks to engage the broadest possible audience.

Founded in 1873, the Cape Ann Museum is a vibrant cultural center that includes galleries, an auditorium, library/archives, a children's activity center, two sculpture gardens and two historic homes. The Cape Ann Museum strives to foster an appreciation of the quality and diversity of life on Cape Ann, past and present; to further the knowledge and enjoyment of Cape Ann history and art; to collect and preserve significant information and artifacts; and to encourage community involvement in our programs and holdings. In all our activities, the Museum emphasizes the highest standards of quality and seeks to engage the broadest possible audience.

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Financial

four stars

92.12

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
73.5%
  Administrative Expenses 18.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 8.52
  Program Expenses Growth 9.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cape Ann Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cape Ann Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cape Ann Museum (MA) 90.43 four stars
Historic Deerfield (MA) 90.95 four stars
National Liberty Museum (PA) 87.22 three stars
Buffalo Bill Center of the West (WY) 91.69 four stars
Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art (TN) 96.66 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $828,443
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $353,673
   Fundraising Events $76,815
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,258,931
   Program Service Revenue $120,533
Total Primary Revenue $1,379,464
   Other Revenue $824,890
TOTAL REVENUE $2,204,354
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,381,320
   Administrative Expenses $379,869
   Fundraising Expenses $145,217
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,906,406
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $297,948
   
Net Assets $18,185,535

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.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Preservation of Historical Buildings, Art, etc $1,381,320 100.0%

Ratings History
Cape Ann Museum has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 90.43 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 91.36 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 91.38 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.96 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 90.02 four stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 88.64 three stars
2012-12 10/01/2014 86.44 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 04-2143545
Name in IRS Master File CAPE ANN MUSEUM INC
NTEE Code A80
NTEE Classification Historical Societies, Related Historical Activities
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical 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 December, 1945
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cape Ann Museum (MA) 90.43 four stars
Smithsonian Institution (DC) 91.72 four stars
Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History at the McPherson Center (CA) 92.02 four stars
National Liberty Museum (PA) 87.22 three stars
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh (PA) 86.59 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Cape Ann Museum
27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, MA 01930
tel: (978) 283-0455
fax: (978) 283-4141
EIN: 04-2143545

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Board Leadership

John Cunningham
President

CEO

Ronda Faloon
Executive Director

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