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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Louisiana Museum Foundation

Supporting the Louisiana State Museum

three stars

87.48

701 Chartres Street New Orleans, LA 70116
tel: (504) 558-0493   Web Site
EIN: 72-0954712

Board Leadership
Melissa Douglas Steiner
President

CEO
Susan H. Maclay
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.48 three stars
  Financial 90.60 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Louisiana Museum Foundation (LMF) is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization that conducts many activities on behalf of or in support of the Louisiana State Museum (LSM) by raising awareness of LSM's programs and properties, providing assistance in raising community support and administering funds for collections care, exhibitions, public programming and maintenance of many state-owned historic and other facilities entrusted to the LSM.

The Louisiana Museum Foundation (LMF) is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization that conducts many activities on behalf of or in support of the Louisiana State Museum (LSM) by raising awareness of LSM's programs and properties, providing assistance in raising community support and administering funds for collections care, exhibitions, public programming and maintenance of many state-owned historic and other facilities entrusted to the LSM.

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Financial

four stars

90.60

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 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)
83.7%
  Administrative Expenses 13.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.19
  Program Expenses Growth -1.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Louisiana Museum Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Louisiana Museum Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Louisiana Museum Foundation (LA) 87.48 three stars
Bruce Museum (CT) 85.43 three stars
Museum of New Mexico Foundation (NM) 92.37 four stars
Flint Cultural Center Corporation (MI) 89.80 three stars
Cape Ann Museum (MA) 90.25 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $646,845
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $80,570
   Fundraising Events $128,813
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $36,806
Total Contributions $893,034
   Program Service Revenue $36,456
Total Primary Revenue $929,490
   Other Revenue $-77,490
TOTAL REVENUE $1,000,996
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $645,881
   Administrative Expenses $83,290
   Fundraising Expenses $18,830
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $748,001
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $252,995
   
Net Assets $3,455,510

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
Public Programs, Education Outreach, and Marketing $148,776 23.0%
Exhibition Support $143,762 22.3%
Collections and Museum Conservation Support $76,693 11.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 04/01/2020 87.48 three 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 72-0954712
Name in IRS Master File LOUISIANA MUSEUM FOUNDATION
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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, 1983
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$84,966 11.35% Susan H. Maclay Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Louisiana Museum Foundation (LA) 87.48 three stars
Cape Ann Museum (MA) 90.25 four stars
Museum of New Mexico Foundation (NM) 92.37 four stars
Historic Deerfield (MA) 95.25 four stars
Smithsonian Institution (DC) 92.06 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Louisiana Museum Foundation
701 Chartres Street
New Orleans, LA 70116
tel: (504) 558-0493
fax: (504) 568-6965
EIN: 72-0954712

Mail donations to:
1000 Bourbon Street
#B429
New Orleans, LA 70116

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Board Leadership

Melissa Douglas Steiner
President

CEO

Susan H. Maclay
Executive Director

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