Arts, Culture, Humanities : Libraries, Historical Societies and Landmark Preservation

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

Encouraging research and promoting education in the arts, humanities, and botanical sciences

four stars

94.50

1151 Oxford Road San Marino, CA 91108
tel: (626) 405-2100   Web Site
EIN: 95-1644589

Board Leadership
Loren R. Rothschild
Chair

CEO
Karen R. Lawrence
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.50 four stars
  Financial 96.64 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Huntington was founded in 1919 by Henry E. Huntington, an exceptional businessman who built a financial empire that included railroad companies, utilities, and real estate holdings in Southern California. Building on Henry E. Huntington's legacy of renowned collections and botanical gardens that enrich the visitor, The Huntington today encourages research and promotes education in the arts, humanities, and botanical sciences through the growth and preservation of its collections, through the development and support of a community of scholars, and through the display and interpretation of its extraordinary resources to the public.

The Huntington was founded in 1919 by Henry E. Huntington, an exceptional businessman who built a financial empire that included railroad companies, utilities, and real estate holdings in Southern California. Building on Henry E. Huntington's legacy of renowned collections and botanical gardens that enrich the visitor, The Huntington today encourages research and promotes education in the arts, humanities, and botanical sciences through the growth and preservation of its collections, through the development and support of a community of scholars, and through the display and interpretation of its extraordinary resources to the public.

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Financial

four stars

96.64

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
79.9%
  Administrative Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.80
  Program Expenses Growth 7.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $38,140,277
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $579,841
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $23,617
Total Contributions $38,743,735
   Program Service Revenue $9,931,675
Total Primary Revenue $48,675,410
   Other Revenue $27,110,747
TOTAL REVENUE $75,786,157
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $57,578,647
   Administrative Expenses $10,503,984
   Fundraising Expenses $4,213,172
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $72,295,803
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,490,354
   
Net Assets $692,040,739

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$406,684 0.56% Steve Hindle Interim President
Other Salaries of Note
$262,037 0.36% Laura Skandera Trombley Former President

Mission

The Huntington was founded in 1919 by Henry E. Huntington, an exceptional businessman who built a financial empire that included railroad companies, utilities, and real estate holdings in Southern California. Building on Henry E. Huntington's legacy of renowned collections and botanical gardens that enrich the visitor, The Huntington today encourages research and promotes education in the arts, humanities, and botanical sciences through the growth and preservation of its collections, through the development and support of a community of scholars, and through the display and interpretation of its extraordinary resources to the public.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens (CA) 94.50 four stars
The Morgan Library & Museum (NY) 87.43 three stars
The Richard Nixon Foundation (CA) 90.46 four stars
Boston Athenæum (MA) 87.70 three stars
Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute (NY) 90.37 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA 91108
tel: (626) 405-2100
EIN: 95-1644589

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Board Leadership

Loren R. Rothschild
Chair

CEO

Karen R. Lawrence
President