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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Children's Museum of the East End

Where learning begins with play…

two stars

78.77

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

Board Leadership
Lisa Herbert Winter & Carolyn Pressly Ryan
Co-Chairs

CEO
Stephen Long
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.77 two stars
  Financial 72.07 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

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Financial

two stars

72.07

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
68.5%
  Administrative Expenses 19.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.97
  Program Expenses Growth 4.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 64.3%
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) 78.77 two stars
Bay Area Discovery Museum (CA) 91.81 four stars
Children's Museum of Pittsburgh (PA) 88.74 three stars
Long Island Children's Museum (NY) 85.83 three stars
Please Touch Museum (PA) 88.34 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $368,193
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $422,044
   Fundraising Events $364,274
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,154,511
   Program Service Revenue $181,459
Total Primary Revenue $1,335,970
   Other Revenue $23,069
TOTAL REVENUE $1,359,039
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,211,613
   Administrative Expenses $344,212
   Fundraising Expenses $197,528
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,753,353
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-394,314
   
Net Assets $1,696,890

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 $1,211,613 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 12/23/2020 78.77 two stars
2018-12 12/01/2019 82.53 three stars
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)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$108,022 6.16% Stephen Long President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children's Museum of the East End (NY) 78.77 two stars
EdVenture (SC) 86.26 three stars
Children's Museum of Richmond (VA) 87.97 three stars
The Doseum (TX) 98.23 four stars
Port Discovery Children's Museum (MD) 89.64 three 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 & Carolyn Pressly Ryan
Co-Chairs

CEO

Stephen Long
President

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