Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Be a catalyst! Ignite our community's passion for nature and science.

four stars

90.34

2001 Colorado Boulevard Denver, CO 80205
tel: (303) 370-6000   Web Site
EIN: 84-0518447

Board Leadership
Harold Logan Jr.
Chair

CEO
George Sparks
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.34 four stars
  Financial 88.27 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Be a catalyst! Ignite our community's passion for nature and science.

Be a catalyst! Ignite our community's passion for nature and science.

Financial

three stars

88.27

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
77.3%
  Administrative Expenses 15.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.61
  Program Expenses Growth 10.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Denver Museum of Nature & Science on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Denver Museum of Nature & Science on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,829,792
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $403,518
   Related Organizations $3,752,737
   Government Grants $19,230,074
Total Contributions $31,216,121
   Program Service Revenue $19,503,169
Total Primary Revenue $50,719,290
   Other Revenue $6,069,363
TOTAL REVENUE $56,788,653
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $45,192,111
   Administrative Expenses $8,404,723
   Fundraising Expenses $3,719,474
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $57,316,308
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-527,655
   
Net Assets $31,262,859

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$431,460 0.75% George Sparks President, CEO

Mission

Be a catalyst! Ignite our community's passion for nature and science.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Denver Museum of Nature & Science (CO) 90.34 four stars
California Academy of Sciences (CA) 86.28 three stars
American Friends of the Israel Museum (NY) 90.66 four stars
South Florida Museum (FL) 87.63 three stars
Perot Museum of Nature and Science (TX) 91.59 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

Charity Contact Info

Denver Museum of Nature & Science
2001 Colorado Boulevard
Denver, CO 80205
tel: (303) 370-6000
EIN: 84-0518447

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Harold Logan Jr.
Chair

CEO

George Sparks
President & CEO