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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Japanese American National Museum

Promoting understanding and appreciation of America's ethnic and cultural diversity

three stars

86.96

100 North Central Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
tel: (213) 830-5646   Web Site
EIN: 95-3966024

Board Leadership
Norman Y. Mineta
Chair

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.96 three stars
  Financial 82.94 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Japanese American National Museum (JANM) is the largest museum in the United States dedicated to sharing the experience of Americans of Japanese ancestry. JANM's mission is to promote understanding and appreciation of America's ethnic and cultural diversity by sharing the Japanese American experience. Through its comprehensive collection of Japanese American objects, images and documents, as well as multi-faceted exhibitions, educational programs, documentaries and publications, the National Museum shares the Japanese American story with a national and international audience.

The Japanese American National Museum (JANM) is the largest museum in the United States dedicated to sharing the experience of Americans of Japanese ancestry. JANM's mission is to promote understanding and appreciation of America's ethnic and cultural diversity by sharing the Japanese American experience. Through its comprehensive collection of Japanese American objects, images and documents, as well as multi-faceted exhibitions, educational programs, documentaries and publications, the National Museum shares the Japanese American story with a national and international audience.

Financial

three stars

82.94

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
72.3%
  Administrative Expenses 16.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.88
  Program Expenses Growth 1.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Japanese American National Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Japanese American National Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Japanese American National Museum (CA) 86.96 three stars
Springfield Library and Museums Association (MA) 87.57 three stars
Skirball Cultural Center (CA) 87.83 three stars
American Swedish Institute (MN) 88.46 three stars
Museum at Eldridge Street (NY) 87.24 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,021,695
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $672,654
   Fundraising Events $972,513
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,666,862
   Program Service Revenue $267,947
Total Primary Revenue $4,934,809
   Other Revenue $1,635,183
TOTAL REVENUE $6,569,992
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,592,119
   Administrative Expenses $1,034,344
   Fundraising Expenses $670,422
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,296,885
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $273,107
   
Net Assets $47,225,279

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
Collections $2,631,906 57.3%
Education and Visitor Engagement $1,642,958 35.8%
JANM Store and Website $317,255 6.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 07/01/2018 86.96 three stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 90.63 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 90.45 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 82.72 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 79.96 two stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 77.99 two stars
2011-06 04/01/2012 84.05 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 86.71 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 02/01/2011 83.75 three stars
2008-06 03/01/2010 68.73 one star
2007-06 10/01/2008 74.02 two stars
2006-06 11/01/2007 63.45 one star
2005-06 11/01/2006 77.91 two stars
2004-06 11/01/2005 77.05 two stars
2003-06 10/01/2004 77.57 two stars
2002-06 10/01/2003 86.37 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 79.45 two stars
2000-06 04/15/2002 80.78 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 95-3966024
Name in IRS Master File JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM
NTEE Code A50
NTEE Classification Museum, Museum Activities
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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 September, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$91,610 1.45% Natalie A. Burroughs President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$232,467 3.69% Gregory W. Kimura Former President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Japanese American National Museum (CA) 86.96 three stars
American Swedish Institute (MN) 88.46 three stars
Skirball Cultural Center (CA) 87.83 three stars
Springfield Library and Museums Association (MA) 87.57 three stars
Museum at Eldridge Street (NY) 87.24 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Japanese American National Museum
100 North Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012
tel: (213) 830-5646
fax: (213) 625-1770
EIN: 95-3966024

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Board Leadership

Norman Y. Mineta
Chair

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