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Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

A magnificent historic house museum and country estate

two stars

73.90

714 North Portage Path Akron, OH 44303
tel: (888) 836-5533   Web Site
EIN: 34-0819149

Board Leadership
Brian Cherkala
Chairman of the Board

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 73.90 two stars
  Financial 67.79 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens is a historic estate in Akron which is the former home of Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company co-founder F.A. Seiberling and his family. In 1957, the Seiberling family donated Stan Hywet to a non-profit organization so that the public could enjoy and experience it. Stan Hywet is dedicated to providing meaningful learning experiences for children of all ages, featuring youth programs that offer children unique, educational opportunities in a historic house museum atmosphere. Stan Hywet's Collections Department acquires, preserves, and provides access to rare and unique materials that document the estate, the Seiberling family, construction, and life on the estate. The department also serves as a scholarly resource for the museum's staff and volunteers as well as local, regional, national and international scholars and researchers.

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens is a historic estate in Akron which is the former home of Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company co-founder F.A. Seiberling and his family. In 1957, the Seiberling family donated Stan Hywet to a non-profit organization so that the public could enjoy and experience it. Stan Hywet is dedicated to providing meaningful learning experiences for children of all ages, featuring youth programs that offer children unique, educational opportunities in a historic house museum atmosphere. Stan Hywet's Collections Department acquires, preserves, and provides access to rare and unique materials that document the estate, the Seiberling family, construction, and life on the estate. The department also serves as a scholarly resource for the museum's staff and volunteers as well as local, regional, national and international scholars and researchers.

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Financial

one star

67.79

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

82.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
64.3%
  Administrative Expenses 28.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.88
  Program Expenses Growth 0.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens (OH) 73.90 two stars
The Mount (MA) 87.85 three stars
Connecticut Landmarks (CT) 87.79 three stars
Morven Museum & Garden (NJ) 92.14 four stars
Maymont Foundation (VA) 88.85 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $865,361
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $208,558
   Fundraising Events $28,800
   Related Organizations $1,009,414
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,112,133
   Program Service Revenue $1,622,190
Total Primary Revenue $3,734,323
   Other Revenue $793,705
TOTAL REVENUE $4,528,028
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,100,461
   Administrative Expenses $1,763,919
   Fundraising Expenses $398,707
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,263,087
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-735,059
   
Net Assets $13,760,849

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
Preservation, Maintenance, and Restoration $1,421,014 45.8%
Collections $203,035 6.5%
Tours $179,267 5.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 05/01/2019 73.90 two stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 80.68 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 79.93 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 74.58 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 79.39 two stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 75.41 two stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 69.29 one star
2011-12 03/01/2013 69.75 one star
2010-12 04/01/2012 73.54 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 81.83 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 77.42 two stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 72.40 two stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 68.73 one star
2006-12 02/01/2008 75.32 two stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 58.53 one star
2004-12 11/01/2005 61.82 one star
2003-12 04/01/2005 69.39 one star
2002-12 12/01/2003 86.26 three stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 85.07 three stars
2000-12 10/15/2002 83.46 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 34-0819149
Name in IRS Master File STAN HYWET HALL & GARDENS INC
NTEE Code A80
NTEE Classification Historical Societies, Related Historical Activities
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical activities
(59) Other school related activities
(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 January, 1958
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$195,588 3.71% Linda Conrad President & Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens (OH) 73.90 two stars
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Historic Columbia (SC) 91.45 four stars
The Mount (MA) 87.85 three stars
American Society for Yad Vashem (NY) 92.22 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
714 North Portage Path
Akron, OH 44303
tel: (888) 836-5533
EIN: 34-0819149

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Board Leadership

Brian Cherkala
Chairman of the Board

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