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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

RV/MH Heritage Foundation

Preserving the history and honoring the pioneers and individuals of the industry

three stars

80.47

21565 Executive Parkway Elkhart, IN 46514
tel: (800) 378-8694   Web Site
EIN: 35-1610362

Board Leadership
Mick Ferkey
Chairman

CEO
Darryl Searer
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.47 three stars
  Financial 94.21 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 73.00 two stars
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The RV/MH Heritage Foundation is dedicated to preserving the history and honoring the pioneers and individuals who have made significant contributions to the RV and Manufactured Housing industries. The Foundation began its operation in 1972. Today, we have over 400 members in the Hall, called the "Wall of Fame". We have a great library with over 20,000 industry publications. In addition, we provide a first class event center. The Northern Indiana Event Center has over 35,000 square feet of space available in seven different areas.

The RV/MH Heritage Foundation is dedicated to preserving the history and honoring the pioneers and individuals who have made significant contributions to the RV and Manufactured Housing industries. The Foundation began its operation in 1972. Today, we have over 400 members in the Hall, called the "Wall of Fame". We have a great library with over 20,000 industry publications. In addition, we provide a first class event center. The Northern Indiana Event Center has over 35,000 square feet of space available in seven different areas.

Financial

four stars

94.21

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

73.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 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)
80.3%
  Administrative Expenses 14.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 11.79
  Program Expenses Growth 3.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by RV/MH Heritage Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by RV/MH Heritage Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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RV/MH Heritage Foundation (IN) 80.47 three stars
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Museum of Flight (WA) 89.91 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $201,374
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $4,181
   Fundraising Events $50,071
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $255,626
   Program Service Revenue $421,918
Total Primary Revenue $677,544
   Other Revenue $181,982
TOTAL REVENUE $859,526
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $608,232
   Administrative Expenses $81,689
   Fundraising Expenses $47,493
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $737,414
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $122,112
   
Net Assets $8,297,221

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
Operate and Maintain National Repository $608,232 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 05/01/2021 80.47 three stars
2018-12 11/01/2019 77.38 two stars
2017-12 11/01/2018 81.38 three stars
2016-12 09/01/2017 78.96 two stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 79.86 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 35-1610362
Name in IRS Master File RV-MH HERITAGE FOUNDATION INC
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 (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 February, 1985
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- Darryl Searer President

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Charity Contact Info

RV/MH Heritage Foundation
21565 Executive Parkway
Elkhart, IN 46514
tel: (800) 378-8694
fax: (574) 293-3466
EIN: 35-1610362

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Board Leadership

Mick Ferkey
Chairman

CEO

Darryl Searer
President

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