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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

American Folk Art Museum

Dedicated to collecting, exhibiting, preserving, and studying traditional and contemporary folk art

four stars

90.77

2 Lincoln Square New York, NY 10023
tel: (212) 595-9533   Web Site
EIN: 13-1985627

Board Leadership
Laura Parsons
Chairman

CEO
Dr. Anne-Imelda Radice
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.77 four stars
  Financial 88.99 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The American Folk Art Museum is the premier institution devoted to the aesthetic appreciation of traditional folk art and creative expressions of contemporary self-taught artists from the United States and abroad. The museum preserves, conserves, and interprets a comprehensive collection of the highest quality, with objects dating from the eighteenth century to the present.

The American Folk Art Museum is the premier institution devoted to the aesthetic appreciation of traditional folk art and creative expressions of contemporary self-taught artists from the United States and abroad. The museum preserves, conserves, and interprets a comprehensive collection of the highest quality, with objects dating from the eighteenth century to the present.

Financial

three stars

88.99

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
74.0%
  Administrative Expenses 15.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.34
  Program Expenses Growth 8.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Folk Art Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Folk Art Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Folk Art Museum (NY) 90.77 four stars
National Museum of Wildlife Art (WY) 85.18 three stars
McNay Art Museum (TX) 95.70 four stars
James A. Michener Art Museum (PA) 87.25 three stars
Woodmere Art Museum (PA) 87.13 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,802,701
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $563,443
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $177,816
Total Contributions $4,543,960
   Program Service Revenue $395,155
Total Primary Revenue $4,939,115
   Other Revenue $481,342
TOTAL REVENUE $5,420,457
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,823,649
   Administrative Expenses $687,837
   Fundraising Expenses $373,347
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,884,833
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,535,624
   
Net Assets $10,455,524

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
Development and Presentation of Exhibitions $2,530,948 89.6%
Education $292,701 10.4%

Ratings History
American Folk Art Museum has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 11/01/2017 90.77 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 91.18 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.29 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 80.32 three stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 80.27 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 79.77 two stars
2011-06 06/01/2013 74.04 two stars
2011-06 06/01/2013 74.04 two stars
2011-06 04/01/2013 73.55 two stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 72.66 two stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 76.48 two stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 68.23 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/22/2010 56.44 one star
2008-06 10/01/2009 62.90 one star
2007-06 08/01/2008 62.59 one star
2006-06 08/01/2007 57.95 one star
2005-06 07/01/2006 76.35 two stars
2004-06 11/01/2005 84.00 three stars
2003-06 08/01/2004 75.81 two stars
2002-06 10/01/2003 81.80 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 13-1985627
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN FOLK ART MUSEUM
NTEE Code A50
NTEE Classification Museum, Museum Activities
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 July, 1964
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$220,843 5.68% Anne-Imelda Radice Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Folk Art Museum (NY) 90.77 four stars
Tacoma Art Museum (WA) 92.35 four stars
Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art (IN) 85.06 three stars
McNay Art Museum (TX) 95.70 four stars
Museum of Latin American Art (CA) 86.98 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Folk Art Museum
2 Lincoln Square
New York, NY 10023
tel: (212) 595-9533
EIN: 13-1985627

Mail donations to:
47-29 32nd
Long Island City, NY 11101

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Board Leadership

Laura Parsons
Chairman

CEO

Dr. Anne-Imelda Radice
Executive Director

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