Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Catalina Island Museum

An anchor of tradition. A beacon of culture. Inspiring our communities.

89.36

217 Metropole Avenue Avalon, CA 90704
tel: (310) 510-2414   Web Site
EIN: 95-1880698

Board Leadership
Ron Bevins
Chair

CEO
Julie Perlin Lee
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.36
  Financial 89.74
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 12/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Catalina Island Museum's mission is to collect, preserve and promote the culture and history of Santa Catalina Island and to bring unique exhibitions to Catalina. The museum's collections are comprised of artifacts from and about Santa Catalina Island. These collections support the museum's mission and foster appreciation for the island's unique history. The museum features a large and comprehensive collection of Catalina pottery and tile, and has over 10,000 photographs and negatives documenting island life from the early 1880s to the present day.

Catalina Island Museum's mission is to collect, preserve and promote the culture and history of Santa Catalina Island and to bring unique exhibitions to Catalina. The museum's collections are comprised of artifacts from and about Santa Catalina Island. These collections support the museum's mission and foster appreciation for the island's unique history. The museum features a large and comprehensive collection of Catalina pottery and tile, and has over 10,000 photographs and negatives documenting island life from the early 1880s to the present day.

Financial

89.74

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 12/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
73.9%
  Administrative Expenses 12.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 9.05
  Program Expenses Growth 10.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Catalina Island Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Catalina Island Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,014,605
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $74,570
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,089,175
   Program Service Revenue $590,421
Total Primary Revenue $1,679,596
   Other Revenue $160,183
TOTAL REVENUE $1,839,779
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,525,820
   Administrative Expenses $176,650
   Fundraising Expenses $268,790
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,971,260
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-131,481
   
Net Assets $16,360,712

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$122,000 6.18% Julie Perlin Lee Executive Director

Mission

Catalina Island Museum's mission is to collect, preserve and promote the culture and history of Santa Catalina Island and to bring unique exhibitions to Catalina. The museum's collections are comprised of artifacts from and about Santa Catalina Island. These collections support the museum's mission and foster appreciation for the island's unique history. The museum features a large and comprehensive collection of Catalina pottery and tile, and has over 10,000 photographs and negatives documenting island life from the early 1880s to the present day.

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Catalina Island Museum (CA) 89.36
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Timken Museum of Art (CA) 100.00

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Charity Contact Info

Catalina Island Museum
217 Metropole Avenue
Avalon, CA 90704
tel: (310) 510-2414
EIN: 95-1880698

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 366
Avalon, CA 90704

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Board Leadership

Ron Bevins
Chair

CEO

Julie Perlin Lee
Executive Director