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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Libraries, Historical Societies and Landmark Preservation

Connecticut Landmarks

History Moving Forward

three stars

87.79

59 South Prospect Street Hartford, CT 06106
tel: (860) 247-8996   Web Site
EIN: 06-0789151

Board Leadership
Frederick C. Copeland, Jr.
Chair

CEO
Sheryl Hack
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.79 three stars
  Financial 86.70 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1936 as the Antiquarian & Landmarks Society, we are a state-wide network of twelve significant historic properties that span three centuries of New England history. Our museums are starting points, "landmarks in every sense," for deeper exploration and greater appreciation of the Connecticut experience. We have something for everyone: from captivating house tours to lovely historic gardens, history celebrations and remarkable collections of art and antiques. Our real-life stories, as told through our collections, make history matter. Connecticut Landmarks, connects you to Connecticut's past - one great place at a time.

Founded in 1936 as the Antiquarian & Landmarks Society, we are a state-wide network of twelve significant historic properties that span three centuries of New England history. Our museums are starting points, "landmarks in every sense," for deeper exploration and greater appreciation of the Connecticut experience. We have something for everyone: from captivating house tours to lovely historic gardens, history celebrations and remarkable collections of art and antiques. Our real-life stories, as told through our collections, make history matter. Connecticut Landmarks, connects you to Connecticut's past - one great place at a time.

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Financial

three stars

86.70

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
82.2%
  Administrative Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.98
  Program Expenses Growth -1.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Connecticut Landmarks on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Connecticut Landmarks on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Connecticut Landmarks (CT) 87.79 three stars
World Monuments Fund (NY) 85.36 three stars
American Society for Yad Vashem (NY) 97.11 four stars
American Battlefield Trust (DC) 94.17 four stars
George Washington's Mount Vernon (VA) 89.03 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $456,451
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $7,549
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $219,140
Total Contributions $683,140
   Program Service Revenue $115,430
Total Primary Revenue $798,570
   Other Revenue $1,038,830
TOTAL REVENUE $1,837,400
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,297,856
   Administrative Expenses $176,149
   Fundraising Expenses $118,241
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,592,246
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $245,154
   
Net Assets $15,644,414

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 Sites and Programs $864,406 66.6%
Historic Preservation $433,450 33.4%

Within the last year, this charity had a CN Advisory removed. Read More

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-03 06/01/2019 87.79 three stars
2017-03 06/01/2018 90.31 four stars
2016-03 06/01/2017 89.60 three stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 88.10 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-03 11/01/2015 89.35 three stars

Historical CN Advisories

08/20/2018-02/01/2019: Moderate Concern Advisory

In accordance with our policy for removing CN Advisories, Charity Navigator removed the Moderate Concern CN Advisory for Connecticut Landmarks on February 1, 2019, because the issues that prompted the CN Advisory have been resolved. Specifically:
Charity Navigator had published a Moderate Concern CN Advisory on Connecticut Landmarks because we became aware of the following information in connection with this charity:
  • On June 2, 2018, it came to the attention of Charity Navigator that Connecticut Landmarks, is the subject of an investigation by The Office of Attorney General George Jepsen according to an article titled, "The investigation of Connecticut Landmarks will continue through the summer." For this reason, we have issued a Moderate Concern CN Advisory. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see The Day article.

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

EIN 06-0789151
Name in IRS Master File THE ANTIQUARIAN & LANDMARKS SOCIETY INC
NTEE Code A80
NTEE Classification Historical Societies, Related Historical Activities
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (62) Historical site, records or reenactment
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 June, 1947
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$104,000 6.53% Sheryl Hack Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Connecticut Landmarks (CT) 87.79 three stars
Archaeology Southwest (AZ) 97.11 four stars
Maymont Foundation (VA) 86.93 three stars
World Monuments Fund (NY) 85.36 three stars
Fort Ticonderoga Association (NY) 92.29 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Connecticut Landmarks
59 South Prospect Street
Hartford, CT 06106
tel: (860) 247-8996
EIN: 06-0789151

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Board Leadership

Frederick C. Copeland, Jr.
Chair

CEO

Sheryl Hack
Executive Director

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