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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Concord Museum

A Gateway to Concord's History

three stars

81.67

53 Cambridge Turnpike Concord, MA 01742
tel: (978) 369-9763   Web Site
EIN: 04-2104035

Board Leadership
Richard D. Briggs Jr.
Chair

CEO
Tom Putnam
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.67 three stars
  Financial 76.54 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Concord Museum educates visitors of all ages about the history of Concord and its continuing influence on American political, literary and cultural life. The Museum's nationally significant collection serves as a catalyst for changing exhibitions, extended classroom learning, dynamic programs and publications relevant to an ever-changing world. Founded in 1886, the Museum is a center of cultural enjoyment for the region and a gateway to the town of Concord for visitors from around the world.

The Concord Museum educates visitors of all ages about the history of Concord and its continuing influence on American political, literary and cultural life. The Museum's nationally significant collection serves as a catalyst for changing exhibitions, extended classroom learning, dynamic programs and publications relevant to an ever-changing world. Founded in 1886, the Museum is a center of cultural enjoyment for the region and a gateway to the town of Concord for visitors from around the world.

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Financial

two stars

76.54

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
60.2%
  Administrative Expenses 17.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 21.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.82
  Program Expenses Growth 5.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Concord Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Concord Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Concord Museum (MA) 81.67 three stars
California State Railroad Museum Foundation (CA) 92.38 four stars
Museum of South Texas History (TX) 87.91 three stars
The Valentine Richmond History Center (VA) 88.94 three stars
Genesee Country Village & Museum (NY) 88.06 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,644,005
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $75,813
   Fundraising Events $128,379
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,848,197
   Program Service Revenue $244,166
Total Primary Revenue $5,092,363
   Other Revenue $250,776
TOTAL REVENUE $5,343,139
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,422,814
   Administrative Expenses $701,102
   Fundraising Expenses $618,637
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,742,553
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,600,586
   
Net Assets $19,099,176

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
Museum Curatorial and Exhibit Programs $1,188,420 83.5%
Audience Services: School Programs $194,592 13.7%
Audience Services: Memberships $39,802 2.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-09 02/01/2019 81.67 three stars
2016-09 03/01/2018 85.40 three stars
2015-09 03/01/2017 87.85 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 90.27 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/22/2015 83.48 three stars
2013-09 03/01/2015 92.72 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 04-2104035
Name in IRS Master File CONCORD ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY
NTEE Code A82
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
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 April, 1929
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$169,147 6.16% Margaret R. Burke Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Concord Museum (MA) 81.67 three stars
Historic New England (MA) 92.21 four stars
Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation (VA) 87.55 three stars
Maine Maritime Museum (ME) 93.87 four stars
Dubuque County Historical Society (IA) 90.87 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Concord Museum
53 Cambridge Turnpike
Concord, MA 01742
tel: (978) 369-9763
EIN: 04-2104035

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Board Leadership

Richard D. Briggs Jr.
Chair

CEO

Tom Putnam
Executive Director

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