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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Springfield Library and Museums Association

Art. History. Science. Seuss in Springfield.

three stars

87.60

21 Edwards Street Springfield, MA 01103
tel: (413) 263-6800   Web Site
EIN: 04-6002239

Board Leadership
Kathleen Kane
Chair

CEO
Kathleen Simpson
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.60 three stars
  Financial 90.93 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Springfield Museums inspire exploration of our connections to art, history and science through outstanding collections, exhibitions and programs. The Springfield Museums will be a locally, regionally and nationally recognized museum system known for our diversity of audiences, strength in education, and popular appeal. The success of the Museums will help to transform Springfield. The Museums will be fully staffed, technologically current, well maintained and financially sound.

The Springfield Museums inspire exploration of our connections to art, history and science through outstanding collections, exhibitions and programs. The Springfield Museums will be a locally, regionally and nationally recognized museum system known for our diversity of audiences, strength in education, and popular appeal. The success of the Museums will help to transform Springfield. The Museums will be fully staffed, technologically current, well maintained and financially sound.

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Financial

four stars

90.93

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
78.4%
  Administrative Expenses 16.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.80
  Program Expenses Growth 2.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Springfield Library and Museums Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Springfield Library and Museums Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Springfield Library and Museums Association (MA) 87.60 three stars
The African American Museum in Philadelphia (PA) 85.45 three stars
Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage (OH) 85.35 three stars
The Jewish Museum (NY) 87.70 three stars
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library (IA) 90.28 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,825,849
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $476,801
   Fundraising Events $6,336
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,364,900
Total Contributions $3,673,886
   Program Service Revenue $1,315,888
Total Primary Revenue $4,989,774
   Other Revenue $2,157,219
TOTAL REVENUE $7,146,993
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,062,126
   Administrative Expenses $1,361,989
   Fundraising Expenses $354,594
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,778,709
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-631,716
   
Net Assets $60,699,552

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
Public Programs and Materials $5,354,214 88.3%
Educational Programs for School Children $707,912 11.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 06/01/2019 87.60 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 87.57 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 88.76 three stars

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

EIN 04-6002239
Name in IRS Master File SPRINGFIELD MUSEUMS CORPORATION
NTEE Code B70
NTEE Classification Libraries
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Literary Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (61) Library
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 February, 1935
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
$147,339 1.89% Kathleen Simpson President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Springfield Library and Museums Association (MA) 87.60 three stars
Studio Museum in Harlem (NY) 88.82 three stars
Jewish Museum of Maryland (MD) 85.68 three stars
American Swedish Institute (MN) 92.95 four stars
The African American Museum in Philadelphia (PA) 85.45 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Springfield Library and Museums Association
21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103
tel: (413) 263-6800
EIN: 04-6002239

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Board Leadership

Kathleen Kane
Chair

CEO

Kathleen Simpson
President

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