Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Ella Sharp Museum Association of Jackson

Providing opportunities to explore, engage in, and enjoy history and the arts

two stars

70.12

3225 Fourth Street Jackson, MI 49203
tel: (517) 787-2320   Web Site
EIN: 38-1785309

Board Leadership
George Brown
President

CEO
Diane Gutenkauf
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 70.12 two stars
  Financial 67.50 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 73.00 two stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Ella Sharp Museum is to provide opportunities for everyone to explore, engage in, and enjoy history and the arts. The Ella Sharp Museum opened in 1965 in the 19th century home of Ella Merriman-Sharp. The Hadwin Center connects seven galleries, which feature changing exhibits of art and Jackson history, and hands-on children's activities in the galleries. In addition to touring the elegantly furnished Victorian home, visitors to the Museum may visit a one-room schoolhouse, an authentic log cabin, and other historical buildings.

The mission of the Ella Sharp Museum is to provide opportunities for everyone to explore, engage in, and enjoy history and the arts. The Ella Sharp Museum opened in 1965 in the 19th century home of Ella Merriman-Sharp. The Hadwin Center connects seven galleries, which feature changing exhibits of art and Jackson history, and hands-on children's activities in the galleries. In addition to touring the elegantly furnished Victorian home, visitors to the Museum may visit a one-room schoolhouse, an authentic log cabin, and other historical buildings.

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Financial

one star

67.50

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

73.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 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)
40.9%
  Administrative Expenses 50.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.92
  Program Expenses Growth -6.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ella Sharp Museum Association of Jackson on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ella Sharp Museum Association of Jackson on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $673,922
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $74,155
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $12,000
Total Contributions $760,077
   Program Service Revenue $176,625
Total Primary Revenue $936,702
   Other Revenue $380,439
TOTAL REVENUE $1,317,141
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $531,500
   Administrative Expenses $644,701
   Fundraising Expenses $87,694
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,263,895
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $53,246
   
Net Assets $7,770,705

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Mission

The mission of the Ella Sharp Museum is to provide opportunities for everyone to explore, engage in, and enjoy history and the arts. The Ella Sharp Museum opened in 1965 in the 19th century home of Ella Merriman-Sharp. The Hadwin Center connects seven galleries, which feature changing exhibits of art and Jackson history, and hands-on children's activities in the galleries. In addition to touring the elegantly furnished Victorian home, visitors to the Museum may visit a one-room schoolhouse, an authentic log cabin, and other historical buildings.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ella Sharp Museum Association of Jackson (MI) 70.12 two stars
Smithsonian Institution (DC) 89.28 three stars
Bennington Museum (VT) 86.14 three stars
Museum of the Southwest (TX) 89.14 three stars
Louisiana Museum Foundation (LA) 94.33 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ella Sharp Museum Association of Jackson
3225 Fourth Street
Jackson, MI 49203
tel: (517) 787-2320
EIN: 38-1785309

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Board Leadership

George Brown
President

CEO

Diane Gutenkauf
Executive Director