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

Connecticut Landmarks

History Moving Forward

four stars

91.97

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

Board Leadership
James D. Parry & Deborah Ullman
Co-Chairs

CEO
Aaron Marcavitch
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.97 four stars
  Financial 97.18 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

four stars

97.18

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 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)
83.9%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.29
  Program Expenses Growth 20.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.1%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Connecticut Landmarks (CT) 91.97 four stars
Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation (NY) 91.45 four stars
Preservation Trust of Vermont (VT) 86.44 three stars
Archaeology Southwest (AZ) 97.11 four stars
Friends of Mount Auburn Cemetery (MA) 86.04 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $342,651
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $10,736
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $46,187
Total Contributions $399,574
   Program Service Revenue $146,807
Total Primary Revenue $546,381
   Other Revenue $434,656
TOTAL REVENUE $981,037
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,890,062
   Administrative Expenses $241,937
   Fundraising Expenses $111,511
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,243,510
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,262,473
   
Net Assets $14,250,021

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 $967,147 51.2%
Historic Preservation $922,915 48.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-03 11/01/2020 91.97 four stars
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

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$104,000 4.63% Sheryl Hack Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Connecticut Landmarks (CT) 91.97 four stars
Archaeology Southwest (AZ) 97.11 four stars
Fort Ticonderoga Association (NY) 91.23 four stars
Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation (NY) 91.45 four stars
New York Landmarks Conservancy (NY) 86.57 three 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

James D. Parry & Deborah Ullman
Co-Chairs

CEO

Aaron Marcavitch
Executive Director

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