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Genesee Country Village & Museum

Inspiring excitement and curiosity about the past and an appreciation for its relevance today.

four stars

91.45

1410 Flint Hill Road Mumford, NY 14511
tel: (585) 538-6822   Web Site
EIN: 16-0918567

Board Leadership
William L. Shaw
Chair

CEO
Elizabeth A. Wehle
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.45 four stars
  Financial 94.99 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Genesee Country Village & Museum is to inspire excitement and curiosity about the past and an appreciation for its relevance today. Visitors experience how life in small towns has changed over time through engaging and enjoyable encounters with the stories, objects, buildings and environments of Western New York. Through interactive programs, events and exhibits we help visitors understand the lives and times of 19th-century America. This unique living history experience provides meaningful insights into the origins of customs, traditions, social values and the evolution of our contemporary lifestyles.

The mission of Genesee Country Village & Museum is to inspire excitement and curiosity about the past and an appreciation for its relevance today. Visitors experience how life in small towns has changed over time through engaging and enjoyable encounters with the stories, objects, buildings and environments of Western New York. Through interactive programs, events and exhibits we help visitors understand the lives and times of 19th-century America. This unique living history experience provides meaningful insights into the origins of customs, traditions, social values and the evolution of our contemporary lifestyles.

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Financial

four stars

94.99

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
77.4%
  Administrative Expenses 15.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.03
  Program Expenses Growth 7.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Genesee Country Village & Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Genesee Country Village & Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Genesee Country Village & Museum (NY) 91.45 four stars
Adirondack Historical Association (NY) 88.54 three stars
Maine Maritime Museum (ME) 95.05 four stars
George Washington Masonic National Memorial Association (VA) 91.75 four stars
Historic New England (MA) 90.71 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,264,974
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $176,431
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $202,867
Total Contributions $1,644,272
   Program Service Revenue $1,112,863
Total Primary Revenue $2,757,135
   Other Revenue $1,144,752
TOTAL REVENUE $3,901,887
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,291,896
   Administrative Expenses $702,141
   Fundraising Expenses $289,172
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,283,209
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-381,322
   
Net Assets $22,703,011

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Genesee Country Village & Museum has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 02/01/2021 91.45 four stars
2018-12 11/01/2019 90.60 four stars
2017-12 10/01/2018 88.06 three stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 86.00 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 84.09 three stars
2014-12 12/21/2016 85.38 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 16-0918567
Name in IRS Master File GENESEE COUNTRY MUSEUM
NTEE Code A54
NTEE Classification History Museums
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 February, 1967
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
$125,996 2.94% Elizabeth A. Wehle President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Genesee Country Village & Museum (NY) 91.45 four stars
Museum of the City of New York (NY) 91.29 four stars
Historic New England (MA) 90.71 four stars
Strawbery Banke Museum (NH) 86.79 three stars
Longyear Museum (MA) 88.87 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Genesee Country Village & Museum
1410 Flint Hill Road
Mumford, NY 14511
tel: (585) 538-6822
EIN: 16-0918567

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Board Leadership

William L. Shaw
Chair

CEO

Elizabeth A. Wehle
President, CEO

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