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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Laumeier Sculpture Park

A living laboratory where artists and audiences explore the relationship between contemporary art and the natural environment.

two stars

73.35

12580 Rott Road St. Louis, MO 63127
tel: (314) 615-5278   Web Site
EIN: 43-1131429

Board Leadership
Matthew Harvey
Chair

CEO
Lauren Ross
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 73.35 two stars
  Financial 65.43 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1977, Laumeier Sculpture Park is a living laboratory where artists and audiences explore the relationship between contemporary art and the natural environment. We provide high-quality learning experiences for the greater St. Louis community and for visitors from all over the world. The many changing exhibitions, concerts, educational programs, lectures and special events developed at Laumeier Sculpture Park support the mission of the institution.

Founded in 1977, Laumeier Sculpture Park is a living laboratory where artists and audiences explore the relationship between contemporary art and the natural environment. We provide high-quality learning experiences for the greater St. Louis community and for visitors from all over the world. The many changing exhibitions, concerts, educational programs, lectures and special events developed at Laumeier Sculpture Park support the mission of the institution.

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Financial

one star

65.43

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
60.9%
  Administrative Expenses 19.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.31
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.55
  Program Expenses Growth 0.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Laumeier Sculpture Park on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Laumeier Sculpture Park on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Laumeier Sculpture Park (MO) 73.35 two stars
National Civil Rights Museum (TN) 91.54 four stars
AACA Museum (PA) 92.93 four stars
Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation (VA) 89.63 three stars
USS Constitution Museum (MA) 91.99 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $540,733
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $185,532
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $629,479
Total Contributions $1,355,744
   Program Service Revenue $432,059
Total Primary Revenue $1,787,803
   Other Revenue $36,884
TOTAL REVENUE $1,824,687
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,066,080
   Administrative Expenses $380,857
   Fundraising Expenses $398,515
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,845,452
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-20,765
   
Net Assets $4,827,059

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
Curatorial $647,584 60.7%
Education Classes $210,779 19.8%
Public Programs $117,927 11.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 73.35 two stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 73.48 two stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 78.63 two stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 76.60 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 77.82 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 80.19 three stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 83.78 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 43-1131429
Name in IRS Master File LAUMEIER SCULPTURE PARK
NTEE Code A40
NTEE Classification Visual Arts Organizations
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (603) Non-financial services of facilities to other organizations
(91) Art exhibit
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 April, 1978
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$41,755 2.26% Lauren Ross Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$65,000 3.52% Stephanie Riven Former Interim Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Laumeier Sculpture Park (MO) 73.35 two stars
Museum of Glass (WA) 88.37 three stars
The Mariners' Museum (VA) 95.36 four stars
Grounds for Sculpture (NJ) 89.11 three stars
Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation (VA) 89.63 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Laumeier Sculpture Park
12580 Rott Road
St. Louis, MO 63127
tel: (314) 615-5278
EIN: 43-1131429

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Board Leadership

Matthew Harvey
Chair

CEO

Lauren Ross
Executive Director

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