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Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center

Take history to heart. Take a stand for humanity.

three stars

88.20

9603 Woods Drive Skokie, IL 60077
tel: (847) 967-4800   Web Site
EIN: 36-3156154

Board Leadership
Fritzie Fritzshall
President

CEO
Susan L. Abrams
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.20 three stars
  Financial 84.86 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center is perhaps best expressed in our founding principle: Remember the Past, Transform the Future. The Museum is dedicated to preserving the legacy of the Holocaust by honoring the memories of those who were lost and by teaching universal lessons that combat hatred, prejudice and indifference. The Museum fulfills its mission through the exhibition, preservation and interpretation of its collections and through education programs and initiatives that foster the promotion of human rights and the elimination of genocide.

The mission of the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center is perhaps best expressed in our founding principle: Remember the Past, Transform the Future. The Museum is dedicated to preserving the legacy of the Holocaust by honoring the memories of those who were lost and by teaching universal lessons that combat hatred, prejudice and indifference. The Museum fulfills its mission through the exhibition, preservation and interpretation of its collections and through education programs and initiatives that foster the promotion of human rights and the elimination of genocide.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of teachers trained
545
Total number of audience members
119,572
Number of students educated through field trips
64,694
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

84.86

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
78.1%
  Administrative Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.74
  Program Expenses Growth 4.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center (IL) 88.20 three stars
Florida Holocaust Museum (FL) 88.11 three stars
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (DC) 89.47 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,601,989
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $229,814
   Fundraising Events $2,113,666
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,945,469
   Program Service Revenue $760,049
Total Primary Revenue $8,705,518
   Other Revenue $2,006,836
TOTAL REVENUE $10,712,354
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,156,982
   Administrative Expenses $661,814
   Fundraising Expenses $986,028
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,804,824
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,907,530
   
Net Assets $57,360,184

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
Preservation and Education $5,623,412 78.6%
Seminars, Symposia, and Training Workshops $902,010 12.6%
Exhibitions $631,560 8.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 88.20 three stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 85.57 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 84.63 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 83.67 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 79.82 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 02/01/2016 80.93 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 36-3156154
Name in IRS Master File HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL FOUNDATION OF ILLINOIS INC
NTEE Code A54
NTEE Classification History Museums
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical 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 November, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$356,599 4.05% Susan L. Abrams Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center (IL) 88.20 three stars
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (DC) 89.47 three stars
Florida Holocaust Museum (FL) 88.11 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
9603 Woods Drive
Skokie, IL 60077
tel: (847) 967-4800
EIN: 36-3156154

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Board Leadership

Fritzie Fritzshall
President

CEO

Susan L. Abrams
Chief Executive Officer

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