Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Smithsonian Institution

Seriously Amazing

four stars

92.06

Office of Advancement 1000 Jefferson Drive, S.W.
Washington, DC 20560
tel: (202) 633-4300   Web Site
EIN: 53-0206027

Board Leadership
Dennis Keller
Chair

CEO
Lonnie G. Bunch
Secretary

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.06 four stars
  Financial 89.19 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Our Mission is the increase and diffusion of knowledge.

Our Vision is to shape the future by preserving our heritage, discovering new knowledge, and sharing our resources with the world.

Our Mission is the increase and diffusion of knowledge.

Our Vision is to shape the future by preserving our heritage, discovering new knowledge, and sharing our resources with the world.

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Financial

three stars

89.19

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
76.3%
  Administrative Expenses 19.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.66
  Program Expenses Growth 4.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Smithsonian Institution on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Smithsonian Institution on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $159,781,320
   Federated Campaigns $42,060
   Membership Dues $22,156,533
   Fundraising Events $5,297,666
   Related Organizations $460,292
   Government Grants $1,004,370,793
Total Contributions $1,192,108,664
   Program Service Revenue $108,484,309
Total Primary Revenue $1,300,592,973
   Other Revenue $165,460,253
TOTAL REVENUE $1,466,053,226
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $1,070,006,945
   Administrative Expenses $270,154,965
   Fundraising Expenses $50,655,487
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,390,817,397
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $75,235,829
   
Net Assets $4,161,042,055

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$844,804 0.06% David Skorton Secretary

Mission

Our Mission is the increase and diffusion of knowledge.

Our Vision is to shape the future by preserving our heritage, discovering new knowledge, and sharing our resources with the world.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Smithsonian Institution (DC) 92.06 four stars
Museum of New Mexico Foundation (NM) 97.87 four stars
Hagley Museum and Library (DE) 91.96 four stars
Historic Deerfield (MA) 95.25 four stars
Museum of Arts & Sciences (FL) 88.63 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Smithsonian Institution
Office of Advancement
1000 Jefferson Drive, S.W.
Washington, DC 20560
tel: (202) 633-4300
fax: (202) 786-2516
EIN: 53-0206027

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 37012
MRC 712
Washington, DC 20013

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Board Leadership

Dennis Keller
Chair

CEO

Lonnie G. Bunch
Secretary