Environment : Botanical Gardens, Parks, and Nature Centers

Huntsville Botanical Garden

The community's garden

four stars

90.09

4747 Bob Wallace Avenue Huntsville, AL 35805
tel: (877) 930-4447   Web Site
EIN: 63-0800109

Board Leadership
Penny Billings
Chair

CEO
Paula Steigerwald
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.09 four stars
  Financial 91.32 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Huntsville Botanical Garden's mission is to achieve world-class recognition by balancing year-round botanical displays, strong educational programs and specialized research. The unique aspect of our Garden will be the blending of traditional botanical garden elements, the aesthetic heritage of our region, the conservation of our natural resources, and our thrust into the future.

Huntsville Botanical Garden's mission is to achieve world-class recognition by balancing year-round botanical displays, strong educational programs and specialized research. The unique aspect of our Garden will be the blending of traditional botanical garden elements, the aesthetic heritage of our region, the conservation of our natural resources, and our thrust into the future.

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Financial

four stars

91.32

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
80.9%
  Administrative Expenses 16.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.58
  Program Expenses Growth 19.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Huntsville Botanical Garden on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Huntsville Botanical Garden on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,243,724
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $687,857
   Fundraising Events $966,228
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $223,000
Total Contributions $3,120,809
   Program Service Revenue $573,056
Total Primary Revenue $3,693,865
   Other Revenue $1,313,648
TOTAL REVENUE $5,007,513
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,267,791
   Administrative Expenses $823,372
   Fundraising Expenses $137,096
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,228,259
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-220,746
   
Net Assets $19,294,441

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$156,017 2.98% Paula Steigerwald CEO

Mission

Huntsville Botanical Garden's mission is to achieve world-class recognition by balancing year-round botanical displays, strong educational programs and specialized research. The unique aspect of our Garden will be the blending of traditional botanical garden elements, the aesthetic heritage of our region, the conservation of our natural resources, and our thrust into the future.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Huntsville Botanical Garden (AL) 90.09 four stars
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden (CA) 90.80 four stars
Friends of the National Arboretum (DC) 92.93 four stars
Denver Botanic Gardens (CO) 90.84 four stars
Brooklyn Botanic Garden (NY) 91.86 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Huntsville Botanical Garden
4747 Bob Wallace Avenue
Huntsville, AL 35805
tel: (877) 930-4447
fax: (256) 830-5314
EIN: 63-0800109

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Board Leadership

Penny Billings
Chair

CEO

Paula Steigerwald
Chief Executive Officer