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Santa Barbara Historical Museum

Preserving the history of Santa Barbara

three stars

88.89

136 East De La Guerra Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101
tel: (805) 966-1601   Web Site
EIN: 95-6005796

Board Leadership
Sharon W. Bradford
President

CEO
Lynn Brittner
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.89 three stars
  Financial 88.79 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1932, the museum is located in Santa Barbara's historic El Pueblo Viejo district. Through exhibitions, education, research, and publication, the Santa Barbara Historical Museum interprets over 500 years of history with collections from the Chumash, Mexican, Spanish and American periods. The museum is dedicated to the collection, interpretation, and preservation of the history of Santa Barbara.

Founded in 1932, the museum is located in Santa Barbara's historic El Pueblo Viejo district. Through exhibitions, education, research, and publication, the Santa Barbara Historical Museum interprets over 500 years of history with collections from the Chumash, Mexican, Spanish and American periods. The museum is dedicated to the collection, interpretation, and preservation of the history of Santa Barbara.

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Financial

three stars

88.79

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
72.0%
  Administrative Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.23
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.31
  Program Expenses Growth 8.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Santa Barbara Historical Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Santa Barbara Historical Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Santa Barbara Historical Museum (CA) 88.89 three stars
George Washington Masonic National Memorial Association (VA) 91.44 four stars
Detroit Historical Society (MI) 91.65 four stars
Missouri History Museum (MO) 97.14 four stars
Longyear Museum (MA) 87.10 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $956,869
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $62,165
   Fundraising Events $17,500
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,036,534
   Program Service Revenue $51,584
Total Primary Revenue $1,088,118
   Other Revenue $346,904
TOTAL REVENUE $1,435,022
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,227,023
   Administrative Expenses $228,853
   Fundraising Expenses $321,547
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,777,423
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-342,401
   
Net Assets $10,740,477

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.

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Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 03/01/2018 88.89 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 85.65 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.24 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 02/01/2016 82.34 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 95-6005796
Name in IRS Master File SANTA BARBARA HISTORICAL MUSEUM
NTEE Code A82
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational 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 August, 1947
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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$104,713 5.89% Lynn Brittner Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Santa Barbara Historical Museum (CA) 88.89 three stars
Museum of South Texas History (TX) 87.91 three stars
Missouri History Museum (MO) 97.14 four stars
The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago (IL) 88.41 three stars
Strawbery Banke Museum (NH) 93.68 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Santa Barbara Historical Museum
136 East De La Guerra Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
tel: (805) 966-1601
fax: (805) 966-1603
EIN: 95-6005796

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Board Leadership

Sharon W. Bradford
President

CEO

Lynn Brittner
Executive Director

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