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

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Save the past, enrich the future.

90.38

2600 Virginia Ave NW Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20037
tel: (202) 588-6000   Web Site
EIN: 53-0210807

Board Leadership
Jay C. Clemens
Chair

CEO
Paul Edmondson
President & CEO

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.38
  Financial 86.74
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 02/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The National Trust for Historic Preservation protects significant places representing our diverse cultural experience by taking direct action and inspiring broad public support.

The National Trust for Historic Preservation protects significant places representing our diverse cultural experience by taking direct action and inspiring broad public support.

Financial

86.74

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 02/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
78.1%
  Administrative Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.02
  Program Expenses Growth 7.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Trust for Historic Preservation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Trust for Historic Preservation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Trust for Historic Preservation (DC) 90.38
American Battlefield Trust (DC) 95.40
Fort Ticonderoga Association (NY) 91.23
Preservation Virginia (VA) 90.06
The Royal Oak Foundation (NY) 92.23

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $54,138,378
   Federated Campaigns $9,899
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $17,554
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $687,652
Total Contributions $54,853,483
   Program Service Revenue $3,350,264
Total Primary Revenue $58,203,747
   Other Revenue $9,705,487
TOTAL REVENUE $67,909,234
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $44,011,964
   Administrative Expenses $6,295,924
   Fundraising Expenses $5,382,721
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $55,690,609
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $12,218,625
   
Net Assets $324,042,012

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
Historic Sites $20,202,976 45.9%
Preservation Services $13,255,505 30.1%
Historic Preservation Education $10,553,483 24.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 02/01/2022 90.38
2019-06 04/01/2021 88.40
2018-06 02/01/2020 83.57
2017-06 02/01/2019 79.88
2016-06 12/01/2017 80.83
2015-06 10/01/2016 80.56
2014-06 06/01/2016 82.62
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 04/01/2016 77.04
2014-06 02/01/2016 76.61
2014-06 10/01/2015 75.85
2013-06 08/01/2014 80.24
2011-12 10/01/2013 81.45
2011-12 12/20/2012 81.34
2010-12 03/01/2012 81.48
2009-09 09/20/2011 88.92
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 76.54
2008-09 02/01/2010 73.52
2007-09 02/01/2009 73.67
2006-09 04/01/2008 83.22
2005-09 09/01/2006 77.15

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

EIN 53-0210807
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL TRUST FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION IN THE UNITED STATES
NTEE Code A80
NTEE Classification Historical Societies, Related Historical Activities
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (62) Historical site, records or reenactment
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 May, 1950
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$416,015 0.74% Paul Edmondson President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Trust for Historic Preservation (DC) 90.38
Connecticut Landmarks (CT) 91.15
Preservation Trust of Vermont (VT) 86.44
American Society for Yad Vashem (NY) 93.86
Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation (NY) 86.39

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Charity Contact Info

National Trust for Historic Preservation
2600 Virginia Ave NW
Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20037
tel: (202) 588-6000
EIN: 53-0210807

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Board Leadership

Jay C. Clemens
Chair

CEO

Paul Edmondson
President & CEO

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