Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Missouri History Museum

Deepening the understanding of past choices, present circumstances, and future possibilities

four stars

96.66

5700 Lindell Boulevard St. Louis, MO 63112
tel: (314) 746-4599   Web Site
EIN: 43-0654866

Board Leadership
Robert M. Cox, Jr.
Chair

CEO
Frances Levine
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.66 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Missouri History Museum seeks to deepen the understanding of past choices, present circumstances, and future possibilities; strengthen the bonds of the community; and facilitate solutions to common problems. The Missouri History Museum's research collections contain unique regional history sources and objects documenting St. Louis, Missouri, the Mississippi and Missouri Valleys, the Louisiana Purchase Territory and the American West. An integrated and multi-format collection, it serves an audience of diverse local, national and international readers and researchers.

The Missouri History Museum seeks to deepen the understanding of past choices, present circumstances, and future possibilities; strengthen the bonds of the community; and facilitate solutions to common problems. The Missouri History Museum's research collections contain unique regional history sources and objects documenting St. Louis, Missouri, the Mississippi and Missouri Valleys, the Louisiana Purchase Territory and the American West. An integrated and multi-format collection, it serves an audience of diverse local, national and international readers and researchers.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

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)
85.2%
  Administrative Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.43
  Program Expenses Growth 16.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Missouri History Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Missouri History Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,579,160
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $841,098
   Fundraising Events $118,043
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $10,493,501
Total Contributions $18,031,802
   Program Service Revenue $124,707
Total Primary Revenue $18,156,509
   Other Revenue $2,080,351
TOTAL REVENUE $20,236,860
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $19,948,336
   Administrative Expenses $3,282,120
   Fundraising Expenses $1,239,238
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $24,469,694
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-4,232,834
   
Net Assets $80,280,560

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$291,078 1.18% Frances Levine President, CEO

Mission

The Missouri History Museum seeks to deepen the understanding of past choices, present circumstances, and future possibilities; strengthen the bonds of the community; and facilitate solutions to common problems. The Missouri History Museum's research collections contain unique regional history sources and objects documenting St. Louis, Missouri, the Mississippi and Missouri Valleys, the Louisiana Purchase Territory and the American West. An integrated and multi-format collection, it serves an audience of diverse local, national and international readers and researchers.

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Charity Contact Info

Missouri History Museum
5700 Lindell Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63112
tel: (314) 746-4599
fax: (314) 454-3162
EIN: 43-0654866

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 775460
St. Louis, MO 63177

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Board Leadership

Robert M. Cox, Jr.
Chair

CEO

Frances Levine
President