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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Children's Museum of the East End

Where learning begins with play…

two stars

77.02

376 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike Bridgehampton, NY 11932
tel: (631) 537-8250   Web Site
EIN: 11-3431939

Board Leadership
Lisa Herbert Winter & Janice Hummel
Co-Chairs

CEO
Stephen Long
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.02 two stars
  Financial 69.42 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Children's Museum of the East End opened its current home in Bridgehampton in October 2005. With over 7,000 square feet of exhibition and program space designed by Lee Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership, CMEE soon became one of the most visited museums in Eastern Long Island. CMEE upholds its mission “to spark imagination and foster learning for children of all backgrounds and abilities and to build strong connections within the East End community by providing playful experiences” by presenting educational exhibits and programs and by partnering with other arts and social service organizations to address issues that concern families in the community.

Children's Museum of the East End opened its current home in Bridgehampton in October 2005. With over 7,000 square feet of exhibition and program space designed by Lee Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership, CMEE soon became one of the most visited museums in Eastern Long Island. CMEE upholds its mission “to spark imagination and foster learning for children of all backgrounds and abilities and to build strong connections within the East End community by providing playful experiences” by presenting educational exhibits and programs and by partnering with other arts and social service organizations to address issues that concern families in the community.

Financial

one star

69.42

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
66.6%
  Administrative Expenses 19.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.53
  Program Expenses Growth 0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 56.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children's Museum of the East End on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children's Museum of the East End on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children's Museum of the East End (NY) 77.02 two stars
Children's Museum of Pittsburgh (PA) 92.68 four stars
Children's Museum of Richmond (VA) 88.62 three stars
Lincoln Children's Museum (NE) 86.62 three stars
Bay Area Discovery Museum (CA) 91.33 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $314,052
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $473,957
   Fundraising Events $555,572
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,343,581
   Program Service Revenue $160,775
Total Primary Revenue $1,504,356
   Other Revenue $12,707
TOTAL REVENUE $1,517,063
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,103,247
   Administrative Expenses $324,722
   Fundraising Expenses $247,072
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,675,041
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-157,978
   
Net Assets $2,436,704

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 Operations $1,103,247 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 02/01/2019 77.02 two stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 74.34 two stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 77.57 two stars
2014-12 12/21/2016 79.93 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 11-3431939
Name in IRS Master File CHILDRENS MUSEUM OF THE EAST END
NTEE Code A52
NTEE Classification Children's Museums
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
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 October, 1998
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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
$96,885 5.78% Stephen Long Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children's Museum of the East End (NY) 77.02 two stars
Discovery Museum (MA) 91.43 four stars
Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus (CO) 89.42 three stars
Louisiana Children's Museum (LA) 88.24 three stars
Children's Museum of Houston (TX) 94.76 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Children's Museum of the East End
376 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike
Bridgehampton, NY 11932
tel: (631) 537-8250
EIN: 11-3431939

Mail donations to:
PO BOX 316
Bridgehampton, NY 11932

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Board Leadership

Lisa Herbert Winter & Janice Hummel
Co-Chairs

CEO

Stephen Long
President

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