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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Engaging and inspiring a diverse range of audiences

three stars

85.86

151 Third Street San Francisco, CA 94103
tel: (415) 357-4080   Web Site
EIN: 94-1156300

Board Leadership
Robert J. Fisher
Chair

CEO
Neal Benezra
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.86 three stars
  Financial 93.78 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) is a dynamic center for modern and contemporary art. Founded in 1935, SFMOMA was the first museum on the West Coast devoted to modern and contemporary art. The Museum strives to engage and inspire a diverse range of audiences by pursuing an innovative program of exhibitions, education, publications, and collections activities. International in scope, while reflecting the distinctive character of our region, the Museum explores compelling expressions of visual culture. SFMOMA's internationally recognized collection of modern and contemporary art includes more than 26,000 works and continues to grow.

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) is a dynamic center for modern and contemporary art. Founded in 1935, SFMOMA was the first museum on the West Coast devoted to modern and contemporary art. The Museum strives to engage and inspire a diverse range of audiences by pursuing an innovative program of exhibitions, education, publications, and collections activities. International in scope, while reflecting the distinctive character of our region, the Museum explores compelling expressions of visual culture. SFMOMA's internationally recognized collection of modern and contemporary art includes more than 26,000 works and continues to grow.

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Financial

four stars

93.78

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
79.0%
  Administrative Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.58
  Program Expenses Growth 33.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by San Francisco Museum of Modern Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by San Francisco Museum of Modern Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (CA) 85.86 three stars
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (IL) 88.63 three stars
The Institute of Contemporary Art (MA) 86.33 three stars
Dia Art Foundation (NY) 90.06 four stars
SITE Santa Fe (NM) 88.78 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $43,192,684
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $7,641,223
   Fundraising Events $7,155,438
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $639,846
Total Contributions $58,629,191
   Program Service Revenue $13,095,303
Total Primary Revenue $71,724,494
   Other Revenue $16,937,915
TOTAL REVENUE $88,662,409
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $77,168,433
   Administrative Expenses $10,366,108
   Fundraising Expenses $6,163,416
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $93,697,957
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-5,035,548
   
Net Assets $737,554,610

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
Exhibitions $32,932,378 42.7%
Collections $7,335,412 9.5%
Education and Public Programs $4,620,695 6.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 85.86 three stars
2017-06 10/01/2018 85.61 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 86.01 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 84.31 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.77 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 86.43 three stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 87.19 three stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 87.21 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 86.80 three stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 87.87 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 79.86 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/01/2010 84.57 three stars
2008-06 02/01/2010 95.40 four stars
2007-06 05/01/2009 94.81 four stars
2006-06 05/01/2008 85.52 three stars
2005-06 11/01/2006 79.44 two stars
2004-06 12/01/2005 63.24 one star
2003-06 12/01/2004 80.42 three stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 66.54 one star
2001-06 10/15/2002 60.14 one star

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

EIN 94-1156300
Name in IRS Master File SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
NTEE Code A51
NTEE Classification Art Museums
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical activities
(61) Library
(60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, 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 April, 1937
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$965,584 1.03% Neal Benezra Museum Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (CA) 85.86 three stars
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (IL) 88.63 three stars
Orange County Museum of Art (CA) 85.08 three stars
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (CA) 85.22 three stars
New Museum of Contemporary Art (NY) 89.01 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
151 Third Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
tel: (415) 357-4080
fax: (415) 357-4037
EIN: 94-1156300

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Board Leadership

Robert J. Fisher
Chair

CEO

Neal Benezra
Director

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