Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

The New Children's Museum

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four stars

93.50

200 West Island Avenue San Diego, CA 92101
tel: (619) 233-8792   Web Site
EIN: 95-3619583

Board Leadership
Tom Rosso
Chair

CEO
Judy Forrester
CEO and Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.50 four stars
  Financial 90.82 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The New Children's Museum is a new model of children's museum whose mission is to stimulate imagination, creativity and critical thinking in children and families through inventive and engaging experiences with contemporary art. The Museum offers opportunities for children of all ages to experience the arts in ways that are meaningful to them, whether it's an energetic romp through the climbing structures, a thoughtful sculpting of a clay figure during a day visit, or recurring participation in camps, workshops and other in-depth programming.

The New Children's Museum is a new model of children's museum whose mission is to stimulate imagination, creativity and critical thinking in children and families through inventive and engaging experiences with contemporary art. The Museum offers opportunities for children of all ages to experience the arts in ways that are meaningful to them, whether it's an energetic romp through the climbing structures, a thoughtful sculpting of a clay figure during a day visit, or recurring participation in camps, workshops and other in-depth programming.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Total number of people experiencing NCM at the Musesum and through outreach
270,665
Percent of total that came for free/nearly free through various access and outreach programs
26
Total students/chaperones via school visits (includes >50% from Title 1 schools)
13,446
Total children/adults visitors via active military programs/workshops, includes Blue Star Museums
19,196
This impact information is current as of September 2019, 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

four stars

90.82

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
77.9%
  Administrative Expenses 11.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.83
  Program Expenses Growth 8.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The New Children's Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The New Children's Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,384,738
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $227,036
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $285,344
Total Contributions $1,897,118
   Program Service Revenue $2,174,520
Total Primary Revenue $4,071,638
   Other Revenue $60,260
TOTAL REVENUE $4,131,898
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,746,932
   Administrative Expenses $577,677
   Fundraising Expenses $365,756
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,690,365
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-558,467
   
Net Assets $20,797,214

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$192,977 4.11% Judy Forrester Executive Director

Mission

The New Children's Museum is a new model of children's museum whose mission is to stimulate imagination, creativity and critical thinking in children and families through inventive and engaging experiences with contemporary art. The Museum offers opportunities for children of all ages to experience the arts in ways that are meaningful to them, whether it's an energetic romp through the climbing structures, a thoughtful sculpting of a clay figure during a day visit, or recurring participation in camps, workshops and other in-depth programming.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The New Children's Museum (CA) 93.50 four stars
Children's Museum of Richmond (VA) 88.98 three stars
Minnesota Children's Museum (MN) 88.69 three stars
Boston Children's Museum (MA) 90.80 four stars
The Children's Museum of Memphis (TN) 85.09 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The New Children's Museum
200 West Island Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
tel: (619) 233-8792
EIN: 95-3619583

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Board Leadership

Tom Rosso
Chair

CEO

Judy Forrester
CEO and Executive Director