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Albuquerque Museum Foundation

Furthering the cultural and educational programs at the Albuquerque Museum

three stars

84.20

2000 Mountain Road NW Albuquerque, NM 87104
tel: (505) 842-0111   Web Site
EIN: 85-0201054

Board Leadership
Maria Griego-Raby
President

CEO
Emily Blaugrund Fox
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.20 three stars
  Financial 80.56 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Albuquerque Museum Foundation, founded in 1961, is to further the cultural and educational programs at the Albuquerque Museum through broad public and private gifts and volunteer support. As an independent nonprofit corporation, the Foundation's purpose is to encourage the development of the Museum as the outstanding museum of its kind in the Southwest. The Foundation funds the Museum's education, Magic Bus and docent programs, provides additional exhibition funding which brings world-class shows to the Museum, and makes possible amenities like the Museum Store and the café, Slate at The Museum. The Foundation also manages The Museum's membership program.

The mission of the Albuquerque Museum Foundation, founded in 1961, is to further the cultural and educational programs at the Albuquerque Museum through broad public and private gifts and volunteer support. As an independent nonprofit corporation, the Foundation's purpose is to encourage the development of the Museum as the outstanding museum of its kind in the Southwest. The Foundation funds the Museum's education, Magic Bus and docent programs, provides additional exhibition funding which brings world-class shows to the Museum, and makes possible amenities like the Museum Store and the café, Slate at The Museum. The Foundation also manages The Museum's membership program.

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Financial

three stars

80.56

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 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)
76.6%
  Administrative Expenses 13.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.22
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.86
  Program Expenses Growth -5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Albuquerque Museum Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Albuquerque Museum Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Albuquerque Museum Foundation (NM) 84.20 three stars
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (MO) 87.15 three stars
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (MA) 88.13 three stars
The Barnes Foundation (PA) 89.61 three stars
Santa Barbara Museum of Art (CA) 92.24 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $231,828
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $355,044
   Fundraising Events $62,158
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $649,030
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $649,030
   Other Revenue $1,742,825
TOTAL REVENUE $2,391,855
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,086,496
   Administrative Expenses $183,181
   Fundraising Expenses $168,369
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,438,046
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $953,809
   
Net Assets $16,592,051

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
Exhibit Support $759,348 69.9%
The Museum Store $211,627 19.5%
Membership Support $115,521 10.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 05/01/2019 84.20 three stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 82.54 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 91.88 four stars
2015-06 09/01/2016 92.99 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.98 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 86.14 three stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 92.95 four 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 85-0201054
Name in IRS Master File ALBUQUERQUE MUSEUM FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code A50
NTEE Classification Museum, Museum Activities
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
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 May, 1968
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$106,215 7.38% Emily Blaugrund Fox Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Albuquerque Museum Foundation (NM) 84.20 three stars
Wadsworth Atheneum (CT) 92.19 four stars
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Foundation (VA) 90.47 four stars
Allentown Art Museum (PA) 88.59 three stars
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (TX) 88.15 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Albuquerque Museum Foundation
2000 Mountain Road NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
tel: (505) 842-0111
fax: (505) 842-0112
EIN: 85-0201054

Mail donations to:
PO Box 7006
Albuquerque, NM 87194

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Board Leadership

Maria Griego-Raby
President

CEO

Emily Blaugrund Fox
Executive Director

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