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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

American Folk Art Museum

People, Place, and Program

82.63

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

Board Leadership
Elizabeth V. Warren
President

CEO
Jason T. Busch
Director and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.63
  Financial 78.05
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The American Folk Art Museum engages people of all backgrounds through its collections, exhibitions, publications, and programs as the leading forum shaping the understanding and appreciation of folk and self-taught art across time and place.

The American Folk Art Museum engages people of all backgrounds through its collections, exhibitions, publications, and programs as the leading forum shaping the understanding and appreciation of folk and self-taught art across time and place.

Financial

78.05

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
68.8%
  Administrative Expenses 16.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.13
  Program Expenses Growth -0.6%
  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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Folk Art Museum (NY) 82.63
Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art (IN) 87.63
Boca Raton Museum of Art (FL) 86.60
Albany Institute of History & Art (NY) 86.42
Woodmere Art Museum (PA) 92.12

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,092,138
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $597,814
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $375,195
Total Contributions $3,065,147
   Program Service Revenue $207,284
Total Primary Revenue $3,272,431
   Other Revenue $349,324
TOTAL REVENUE $3,621,755
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,770,176
   Administrative Expenses $625,314
   Fundraising Expenses $726,336
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,121,826
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-500,071
   
Net Assets $9,996,713

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 $2,557,783 92.3%
Education $212,393 7.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 06/01/2021 82.63
2018-06 02/01/2020 83.84
2017-06 11/01/2018 85.39
2016-06 11/01/2017 90.77
2015-06 10/01/2016 91.18
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.29
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 80.32
2013-06 09/01/2014 80.27
2013-06 08/01/2014 79.77
2011-06 06/01/2013 74.04
2011-06 06/01/2013 74.04
2011-06 04/01/2013 73.55
2011-06 09/01/2012 72.66
2010-06 11/01/2011 76.48
2009-06 09/20/2011 68.23
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/22/2010 56.44
2008-06 10/01/2009 62.90
2007-06 08/01/2008 62.59
2006-06 08/01/2007 57.95
2005-06 07/01/2006 76.35

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$239,095 5.80% Jason T. Busch Director
Other Salaries of Note
$114,920 2.78% Stacy C. Hollander Acting Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Folk Art Museum (NY) 82.63
James A. Michener Art Museum (PA) 86.83
National Museum of Women in the Arts (DC) 89.36
Albany Institute of History & Art (NY) 86.42
Salvador Dalí Museum (FL) 85.39

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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

Elizabeth V. Warren
President

CEO

Jason T. Busch
Director and CEO

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