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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

ShareWell

Playing our way to a better world

two stars

79.74

395 Santa Monica Place Suite 374
Santa Monica, CA 90401
tel: (424) 416-8320   Web Site
EIN: 20-1470992

Board Leadership
Andy Kaplan
Chairperson

CEO
Esther Netter
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.74 two stars
  Financial 72.22 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

ShareWell has a bold, ambitious, and achievable vision: create a future where young people are nurtured at every age to become compassionate, confident human beings with the power to shape their lives and a desire to make the world a better place. Through cultural and creativity workshops that help young people understand complicated new ideas and generate their own, and arts education that encourages critical thinking, ShareWell excels at providing children youth and families with the tools they need to become responsible global citizens. We up of two main initiatives: the Cayton Children's Museum and an innovative program called youTHink that brings arts education, leadership development and civic engagement to middle and high school students in Title 1 public schools.

ShareWell has a bold, ambitious, and achievable vision: create a future where young people are nurtured at every age to become compassionate, confident human beings with the power to shape their lives and a desire to make the world a better place. Through cultural and creativity workshops that help young people understand complicated new ideas and generate their own, and arts education that encourages critical thinking, ShareWell excels at providing children youth and families with the tools they need to become responsible global citizens. We up of two main initiatives: the Cayton Children's Museum and an innovative program called youTHink that brings arts education, leadership development and civic engagement to middle and high school students in Title 1 public schools.

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Financial

two stars

72.22

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
65.6%
  Administrative Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 21.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.97
  Program Expenses Growth -6.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ShareWell on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ShareWell on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ShareWell (CA) 79.74 two stars
Kidsquest Children's Museum (WA) 85.50 three stars
Kohl Children's Museum of Greater Chicago (IL) 86.98 three stars
Chicago Children's Museum (IL) 85.01 three stars
Boston Children's Museum (MA) 90.80 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,046,213
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $130,476
   Fundraising Events $554,718
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $25,715
Total Contributions $8,757,122
   Program Service Revenue $598,403
Total Primary Revenue $9,355,525
   Other Revenue $8,955
TOTAL REVENUE $9,364,480
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,521,514
   Administrative Expenses $228,299
   Fundraising Expenses $938,452
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,688,265
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $6,676,215
   
Net Assets $7,562,112

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 Exhibits and Programs $1,007,926 66.2%
YouThink Education Program $513,588 33.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 12/01/2019 79.74 two stars
2017-06 10/01/2019 78.96 two stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 78.38 two stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 86.88 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.02 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 03/01/2016 90.70 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 20-1470992
Name in IRS Master File SHAREWELL
NTEE Code A50
NTEE Classification Museum, Museum Activities
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 February, 2005
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
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$201,045 7.47% Esther Netter CEO, President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ShareWell (CA) 79.74 two stars
Port Discovery Children's Museum (MD) 90.97 four stars
San Diego Children's Discovery Museum (CA) 91.33 four stars
Children's Museum of Houston (TX) 91.82 four stars
Long Island Children's Museum (NY) 85.83 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

ShareWell
395 Santa Monica Place
Suite 374
Santa Monica, CA 90401
tel: (424) 416-8320
EIN: 20-1470992

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Board Leadership

Andy Kaplan
Chairperson

CEO

Esther Netter
Chief Executive Officer

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