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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums (Grantmaking)

American Friends of the Louvre

Strengthening ties between the Louvre and its American public

three stars

81.68

305 East 47th Street 10th Floor
New York, NY 10075
tel: (917) 717-5037   Web Site
EIN: 52-2376786

Board Leadership
Christopher Forbes
Chairman

CEO
Sue Devine
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.68 three stars
  Financial 86.34 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 78.00 two stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

86.34

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

78.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
84.7%
  Administrative Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.29
  Program Expenses Growth 0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Friends of the Louvre on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Friends of the Louvre on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of the Louvre (NY) 81.68 three stars
Nevada Museum of Art (NV) 88.40 three stars
C.M. Russell Museum (MT) 90.37 four stars
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Foundation (VA) 89.54 three stars
Des Moines Art Center (IA) 91.19 four stars

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American Friends of the Louvre was founded in December 2002 to strengthen ties between the Louvre and its American public. Its office in New York opened in 2004. Its primary goals are the following: To support the Louvre in its efforts to improve educational tools and visiting conditions, particularly for American and other English-speaking visitor, to promote collaborations between the Louvre and American institutions through the development of cultural activities in the U.S., such as exhibitions, educational programs and professional and scholarly exchanges, and to participate in the financing of Louvre projects, such as renovations of galleries, restorations, fellowships, and educational programs both in France and the U.S.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,116,020
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $151,408
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,267,428
   Program Service Revenue $881,533
Total Primary Revenue $2,148,961
   Other Revenue $732,839
TOTAL REVENUE $2,881,800
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $997,168
   Administrative Expenses $253,844
   Fundraising Expenses $220,979
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,471,991
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,409,809
   
Net Assets $8,061,949

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
Supporting the Louvre Museum $997,168 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 11/01/2016 81.68 three stars
2014-06 09/01/2016 83.90 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 52-2376786
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN FRIENDS OF THE LOUVRE INC
NTEE Code A11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 December, 2002
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$210,000 14.26% Sue Devine Executive Director

American Friends of the Louvre was founded in December 2002 to strengthen ties between the Louvre and its American public. Its office in New York opened in 2004. Its primary goals are the following: To support the Louvre in its efforts to improve educational tools and visiting conditions, particularly for American and other English-speaking visitor, to promote collaborations between the Louvre and American institutions through the development of cultural activities in the U.S., such as exhibitions, educational programs and professional and scholarly exchanges, and to participate in the financing of Louvre projects, such as renovations of galleries, restorations, fellowships, and educational programs both in France and the U.S.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of the Louvre (NY) 81.68 three stars
Joslyn Art Museum (NE) 91.86 four stars
National Gallery of Art (DC) 89.15 three stars
Metropolitan Museum of Art (NY) 92.31 four stars
The Frick Pittsburgh (PA) 89.12 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Friends of the Louvre
305 East 47th Street
10th Floor
New York, NY 10075
tel: (917) 717-5037
EIN: 52-2376786

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Board Leadership

Christopher Forbes
Chairman

CEO

Sue Devine
Executive Director

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