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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Intrepid Museum Foundation

A century of technological firsts showcasing what is possible and inspiring people to dream

three stars

88.55

One Intrepid Square West 46th Street & Twelfth Avenue
New York, NY 10036
tel: (877) 957-7447   Web Site
EIN: 13-3062419

Board Leadership
Kenneth Fisher & Bruce Mosler
Co-Chairmen of the Board

CEO
Susan Marenoff-Zausner
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.55 three stars
  Financial 83.81 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is to honor our heroes, educate the public and inspire our youth. As an educational and cultural not-for-profit institution, the Museum is dedicated to promoting the awareness and understanding of history, science and service through its collections, exhibitions and programming.

Founded in 1982 and located on the Hudson River in New York City, the Museum is one of the world's most successful historic ship museums, drawing more than one million visitors annually. The Museum's exhibitions feature a former aircraft carrier USS Intrepid designated a National Historic Landmark in 1986, the NASA space shuttle Enterprise (included in 2013 in the National Register of Historic Places), a collection of 27 World War II and Cold War era aircraft, the Cold War era submarine Growler, a British Airways Concorde and a Soyuz TMA-6 spacecraft that traveled from the International Space Station in 2005.

The mission of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is to honor our heroes, educate the public and inspire our youth. As an educational and cultural not-for-profit institution, the Museum is dedicated to promoting the awareness and understanding of history, science and service through its collections, exhibitions and programming.

Founded in 1982 and located on the Hudson River in New York City, the Museum is one of the world's most successful historic ship museums, drawing more than one million visitors annually. The Museum's exhibitions feature a former aircraft carrier USS Intrepid designated a National Historic Landmark in 1986, the NASA space shuttle Enterprise (included in 2013 in the National Register of Historic Places), a collection of 27 World War II and Cold War era aircraft, the Cold War era submarine Growler, a British Airways Concorde and a Soyuz TMA-6 spacecraft that traveled from the International Space Station in 2005.

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Financial

three stars

83.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
84.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.29
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.44
  Program Expenses Growth 4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Intrepid Museum Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Intrepid Museum Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Intrepid Museum Foundation (NY) 88.55 three stars
Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass (WI) 89.48 three stars
National Civil Rights Museum (TN) 91.54 four stars
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum (MD) 85.88 three stars
USS Constitution Museum (MA) 91.99 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,678,839
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,657,551
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,026,558
Total Contributions $5,362,948
   Program Service Revenue $19,564,207
Total Primary Revenue $24,927,155
   Other Revenue $9,541,622
TOTAL REVENUE $34,468,777
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $29,772,464
   Administrative Expenses $3,611,512
   Fundraising Expenses $1,566,431
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $34,950,407
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-481,630
   
Net Assets $72,938,561

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
Exhibition $20,886,850 70.2%
Education $6,410,905 21.5%
Public Programs $2,361,440 7.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 88.55 three stars
2017-04 07/01/2018 87.01 three stars
2016-04 05/01/2017 87.62 three stars
2015-04 06/01/2016 90.24 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-04 09/01/2015 90.03 four stars
2013-04 07/01/2014 91.45 four stars
2012-04 05/01/2013 95.31 four stars
2011-04 05/01/2012 95.35 four stars
2010-04 09/20/2011 97.33 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-04 07/01/2011 96.23 four stars
2009-04 11/24/2010 85.84 three stars
2008-04 08/01/2009 71.45 two stars
2007-04 08/01/2008 78.07 two stars
2006-04 07/01/2007 94.88 four stars
2005-04 07/01/2006 88.41 three stars
2004-04 05/01/2005 95.77 four stars
2003-04 06/01/2004 84.01 three stars
2002-04 04/15/2003 79.75 two stars
2001-04 02/05/2003 90.11 four 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 13-3062419
Name in IRS Master File INTREPID MUSEUM FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code A50
NTEE Classification Museum, Museum Activities
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 September, 1979
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • April, 2017
  • April, 2016
  • April, 2015
  • April, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$585,141 1.67% Susan Marenoff-Zausner President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Intrepid Museum Foundation (NY) 88.55 three stars
Museum of Flight (WA) 89.91 three stars
Museum of Photographic Arts (CA) 91.45 four stars
National Civil Rights Museum (TN) 91.54 four stars
Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass (WI) 89.48 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Intrepid Museum Foundation
One Intrepid Square
West 46th Street & Twelfth Avenue
New York, NY 10036
tel: (877) 957-7447
EIN: 13-3062419

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Board Leadership

Kenneth Fisher & Bruce Mosler
Co-Chairmen of the Board

CEO

Susan Marenoff-Zausner
President

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