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Minnesota Historical Society

A journey of discovery

four stars

90.17

345 W. Kellogg Boulevard St. Paul, MN 55102
tel: (800) 657-3773   Web Site
EIN: 41-0713907

Board Leadership
Phyllis Rawls Goff
President

CEO
D. Stephen Elliott
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.17 four stars
  Financial 87.99 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

87.99

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
80.7%
  Administrative Expenses 15.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.46
  Program Expenses Growth 2.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Minnesota Historical Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Minnesota Historical Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,250,416
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $997,007
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $36,884,640
Total Contributions $45,132,063
   Program Service Revenue $10,026,466
Total Primary Revenue $55,158,529
   Other Revenue $8,415,527
TOTAL REVENUE $63,574,056
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $45,193,135
   Administrative Expenses $9,290,659
   Fundraising Expenses $2,041,549
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $56,525,343
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $7,048,713
   
Net Assets $192,291,815

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$291,445 0.51% D. Stephen Elliott Chief Executive Officer

Mission

The Minnesota Historical Society connects people with history to help them gain perspective on their lives. The Society preserves the evidence of the past and tells the stories of Minnesota's people. The Historical Society is chief caretaker of Minnesota's story - and the History Center is home to the Society's vast collections. Within its archives reside artifacts ranging from American Indian moccasins and artwork to furniture and photographs, Civil War-era flags and a wealth of genealogical information. All of it is accessible today and for future generations. Through its 26 historic sites and museums, the Society offers opportunities for thought-provoking entertainment, learning and fun. Visitors can discover the power of water at Mill City Museum, enjoy a breathtaking view of Lake Superior at Split Rock Lighthouse, and experience 19th-century frontier living at Historic Fort Snelling.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Minnesota Historical Society (MN) 90.17 four stars
Connecticut Historical Society (CT) 85.34 three stars
Western Reserve Historical Society (OH) 95.77 four stars
Oregon Historical Society (OR) 92.12 four stars
Old Dartmouth Historical Society/New Bedford Whaling Museum (MA) 95.05 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Minnesota Historical Society
345 W. Kellogg Boulevard
St. Paul, MN 55102
tel: (800) 657-3773
EIN: 41-0713907

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Board Leadership

Phyllis Rawls Goff
President

CEO

D. Stephen Elliott
Director

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