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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Libraries, Historical Societies and Landmark Preservation (Grantmaking)

San Antonio Public Library Foundation

To strengthen the library in service to our community.

89.48

625 Shook Avenue San Antonio, TX 78212
tel: (210) 225-4728   Web Site
EIN: 74-2283582

Board Leadership
Hanna Rochelle
Chair

CEO
Amy Hone
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.48
  Financial 90.00
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The San Antonio Public Library Foundation (SAPLF) was established as a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization in 1983 by local business and civic leaders to augment the San Antonio Public Library's budget with support from several sources including individuals, corporations, and charitable foundations. Our mission is to strengthen the library in service to our community.

The San Antonio Public Library Foundation (SAPLF) was established as a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization in 1983 by local business and civic leaders to augment the San Antonio Public Library's budget with support from several sources including individuals, corporations, and charitable foundations. Our mission is to strengthen the library in service to our community.

Financial

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

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)
87.0%
  Administrative Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.03
  Program Expenses Growth -3.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by San Antonio Public Library Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by San Antonio Public Library Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Antonio Public Library Foundation (TX) 89.48
The New York Public Library (NY) 89.01
Denver Public Library Friends Foundation (CO) 85.67
The Library Foundation (OR) 90.71
Chicago Public Library Foundation (CPLF) (IL) 85.88

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $906,992
   Federated Campaigns $45,679
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $20,630
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $219,875
Total Contributions $1,193,176
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,193,176
   Other Revenue $439,497
TOTAL REVENUE $1,632,673
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,622,668
   Administrative Expenses $139,168
   Fundraising Expenses $119,361
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,881,197
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-248,524
   
Net Assets $8,885,352

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
Direct and Indirect Financial Support $1,622,668 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 05/01/2021 89.48
2018-12 05/01/2020 92.22
2017-12 12/01/2019 92.22

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 74-2283582
Name in IRS Master File SAN ANTONIO PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDATION
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 (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(927) Fundraising
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 November, 1983
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
$124,937 6.64% Tracey Bennett President & CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Antonio Public Library Foundation (TX) 89.48
King County Library System Foundation (WA) 94.10
Houston Public Library Foundation (TX) 96.66
Nashville Public Library Foundation (TN) 88.63
Louisville Free Public Library Foundation (KY) 87.37

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Charity Contact Info

San Antonio Public Library Foundation
625 Shook Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
tel: (210) 225-4728
fax: (210) 444-1950
EIN: 74-2283582

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Board Leadership

Hanna Rochelle
Chair

CEO

Amy Hone
Executive Director

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