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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Concord Museum

A Gateway to Concord's History

two stars

76.45

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 76.45 two stars
  Financial 70.28 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

two stars

70.28

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
57.0%
  Administrative Expenses 21.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 21.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 8.06
  Program Expenses Growth -1.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.9%
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) 76.45 two stars
George Washington Masonic National Memorial Association (VA) 91.75 four stars
Museum of South Texas History (TX) 90.84 four stars
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (MD) 97.26 four stars
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley (VA) 92.58 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,368,349
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $56,847
   Fundraising Events $155,397
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,580,593
   Program Service Revenue $116,759
Total Primary Revenue $2,697,352
   Other Revenue $-415,554
TOTAL REVENUE $2,281,798
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,292,161
   Administrative Expenses $368,618
   Fundraising Expenses $440,957
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,101,736
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $180,062
   
Net Assets $20,461,718

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
Audience Services: School Programs $668,080 51.7%
Museum Curatorial and Exhibit Programs $624,081 48.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 12/23/2020 76.45 two stars
2018-09 12/01/2019 77.06 two stars
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, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$165,000 7.85% Thomas Putnam Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Concord Museum (MA) 76.45 two stars
Longyear Museum (MA) 88.87 three stars
Historic New England (MA) 90.71 four stars
Strawbery Banke Museum (NH) 86.79 three stars
Adirondack Historical Association (NY) 88.54 three 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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