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Museum of Craft and Design

Defining the role of craft and design

three stars

82.39

2569 Third Street San Francisco, CA 94107
tel: (415) 773-0303   Web Site
EIN: 55-0830529

Board Leadership
Dorrian Porter
Chair

CEO
JoAnn Edwards
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.39 three stars
  Financial 83.90 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Museum of Craft and Design (MCD) develops and presents engaging exhibitions and educational programs that explore and define the role of craft and design in our dynamically changing global culture, encouraging our audience to see the world differently. Since opening to the public in 2004, the Museum of Craft and Design has delivered innovative exhibitions and programs to visitors from San Francisco, the Bay Area and beyond. Our mission is to be an environment for experiencing innovative contemporary work in craft and design that engages the community while stimulating the creative potential in peoples' lives. MCD's exhibitions focus on craft and design in all media.

The Museum of Craft and Design (MCD) develops and presents engaging exhibitions and educational programs that explore and define the role of craft and design in our dynamically changing global culture, encouraging our audience to see the world differently. Since opening to the public in 2004, the Museum of Craft and Design has delivered innovative exhibitions and programs to visitors from San Francisco, the Bay Area and beyond. Our mission is to be an environment for experiencing innovative contemporary work in craft and design that engages the community while stimulating the creative potential in peoples' lives. MCD's exhibitions focus on craft and design in all media.

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Financial

three stars

83.90

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
62.9%
  Administrative Expenses 28.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.79
  Program Expenses Growth 13.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Museum of Craft and Design on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Museum of Craft and Design on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Museum of Craft and Design (CA) 82.39 three stars
Muhammad Ali Center (KY) 90.34 four stars
The Admiral Nimitz Foundation (TX) 97.88 four stars
Independence Seaport Museum (PA) 87.27 three stars
Peabody Essex Museum (MA) 88.37 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,136,443
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,136,443
   Program Service Revenue $353,623
Total Primary Revenue $2,490,066
   Other Revenue $472,238
TOTAL REVENUE $2,962,304
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,539,877
   Administrative Expenses $700,310
   Fundraising Expenses $184,504
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,424,691
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $537,613
   
Net Assets $4,201,872

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
Exhibitions $951,940 61.8%
Museum Store $308,283 20.0%
MakeArt Education Programs $279,654 18.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 11/01/2019 82.39 three stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 81.09 three stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 81.27 three stars
2015-12 11/01/2016 83.95 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 83.94 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 78.77 two 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 55-0830529
Name in IRS Master File MUSEUM OF CRAFT AND DESIGN
NTEE Code A51
NTEE Classification Art Museums
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational 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 September, 2003
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
$180,000 7.42% JoAnn Edwards Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Museum of Craft and Design (CA) 82.39 three stars
Museum of Photographic Arts (CA) 89.62 three stars
The Admiral Nimitz Foundation (TX) 97.88 four stars
The Morgan Library & Museum (NY) 87.43 three stars
Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass (WI) 89.48 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Museum of Craft and Design
2569 Third Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
tel: (415) 773-0303
EIN: 55-0830529

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Board Leadership

Dorrian Porter
Chair

CEO

JoAnn Edwards
Executive Director

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