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Humanities Texas

Advancing heritage, culture, and education

three stars

89.24

1410 Rio Grande Street Austin, TX 78701
tel: (512) 440-1991   Web Site
EIN: 75-1493438

Board Leadership
Chase Untermeyer
Chair

CEO
Eric Lupfer
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.24 three stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  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 1976, Humanities Texas advances heritage, culture, and education. As the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, we conduct and support public programs in history, literature, philosophy, and the other humanities disciplines. These programs strengthen Texas communities by cultivating the knowledge and judgment that representative democracy demands of its citizens.

Founded in 1976, Humanities Texas advances heritage, culture, and education. As the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, we conduct and support public programs in history, literature, philosophy, and the other humanities disciplines. These programs strengthen Texas communities by cultivating the knowledge and judgment that representative democracy demands of its citizens.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

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)
85.9%
  Administrative Expenses 11.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.23
  Program Expenses Growth 15.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humanities Texas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humanities Texas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humanities Texas (TX) 89.24 three stars
Senator John Heinz History Center- Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania (PA) 91.04 four stars
French Heritage Society (NY) 85.50 three stars
Western Reserve Historical Society (OH) 91.24 four stars
Georgia Historical Society (GA) 95.11 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $635,140
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,775,277
Total Contributions $3,410,417
   Program Service Revenue $47,674
Total Primary Revenue $3,458,091
   Other Revenue $91,330
TOTAL REVENUE $3,549,421
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,767,776
   Administrative Expenses $355,934
   Fundraising Expenses $73,920
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,197,630
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $351,791
   
Net Assets $8,549,695

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
2018-10 02/01/2020 89.24 three stars
2017-10 04/01/2019 85.74 three stars
2016-10 03/01/2018 85.36 three stars
2015-10 05/01/2017 83.78 three stars
2014-10 06/01/2016 88.91 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-10 12/22/2015 86.12 three stars
2013-10 07/01/2015 82.87 three stars
2012-10 11/01/2014 85.42 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 75-1493438
Name in IRS Master File HUMANITIES TEXAS
NTEE Code A70
NTEE Classification Humanities Organizations
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 February, 1988
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End October
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • October, 2017
  • October, 2016
  • October, 2015
  • October, 2014
  • October, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$181,357 5.67% Michael Gillette Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humanities Texas (TX) 89.24 three stars
Society of the Cincinnati (DC) 88.37 three stars
United States Capitol Historical Society (DC) 90.68 four stars
Brooklyn Historical Society (NY) 90.15 four stars
Oregon Historical Society (OR) 92.33 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Humanities Texas
1410 Rio Grande Street
Austin, TX 78701
tel: (512) 440-1991
fax: (512) 440-0115
EIN: 75-1493438

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Board Leadership

Chase Untermeyer
Chair

CEO

Eric Lupfer
Executive Director

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