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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Libraries, Historical Societies and Landmark Preservation

World Monuments Fund

Saving the world's most treasured places

89.04

350 5th Avenue Suite 2412
New York, NY 10118
tel: (646) 424-9594   Web Site
EIN: 13-2571900

Board Leadership
Christopher Ohrstrom
Chairman

CEO
Joshua David
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.04
  Financial 84.80
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

84.80

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
84.3%
  Administrative Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.44
  Program Expenses Growth -2.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Monuments Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Monuments Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Monuments Fund (NY) 89.04
The Royal Oak Foundation (NY) 91.60
Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation (NY) 93.32
American Society for Yad Vashem (NY) 85.42
Blithewold (RI) 87.54

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The World Monuments Fund (WMF) is the leading private organization dedicated to saving the world's most treasured places. For over 40 years, working in more than 90 countries, our highly skilled experts have applied proven and effective techniques to preserve important architectural and cultural heritage sites around the globe. Through partnerships with local communities, funders, and governments, we inspire an enduring commitment to stewardship for future generations. Headquartered in New York, WMF has offices and affiliates worldwide. Nearly 90% of the revenue raised by the World Monuments Fund goes directly toward preservation projects, fieldwork, advocacy, and educational programs. Every two years, WMF issues the World Monuments Watch list of 100 Most Endangered Sites, a global call to action on behalf of sites in need of immediate intervention.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,818,303
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $892,226
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $442,300
Total Contributions $12,152,829
   Program Service Revenue $15,304
Total Primary Revenue $12,168,133
   Other Revenue $1,128,641
TOTAL REVENUE $13,296,774
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $12,297,295
   Administrative Expenses $1,449,051
   Fundraising Expenses $1,632,678
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $15,379,024
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,082,250
   
Net Assets $54,074,773

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
Field Restoration Projects and Programs $9,146,979 74.4%
Education & Outreach Programs $3,150,316 25.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 10/01/2016 89.04
2015-06 09/01/2016 88.88
2015-06 08/01/2016 88.88
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.78
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 83.10
2013-06 09/01/2014 86.93
2012-06 08/01/2013 90.06
2011-06 05/01/2012 95.20
2010-06 11/01/2011 89.14
2009-06 09/20/2011 86.11
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 78.78
2008-06 09/01/2009 85.82
2007-06 10/01/2008 88.52
2006-06 10/01/2007 89.74
2005-06 11/01/2006 96.14
2004-06 10/01/2005 92.63
2003-06 01/05/2005 96.53
2002-06 10/01/2003 96.22
2001-06 10/15/2002 96.34

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

EIN 13-2571900
Name in IRS Master File WORLD MONUMENTS FUND INC
NTEE Code A80
NTEE Classification Historical Societies, Related Historical Activities
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 May, 1965
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
$286,390 1.86% Bonnie Burnham President
Other Salaries of Note
$380,449 2.47% Bertrand Du Vignaud European President

The World Monuments Fund (WMF) is the leading private organization dedicated to saving the world's most treasured places. For over 40 years, working in more than 90 countries, our highly skilled experts have applied proven and effective techniques to preserve important architectural and cultural heritage sites around the globe. Through partnerships with local communities, funders, and governments, we inspire an enduring commitment to stewardship for future generations. Headquartered in New York, WMF has offices and affiliates worldwide. Nearly 90% of the revenue raised by the World Monuments Fund goes directly toward preservation projects, fieldwork, advocacy, and educational programs. Every two years, WMF issues the World Monuments Watch list of 100 Most Endangered Sites, a global call to action on behalf of sites in need of immediate intervention.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Monuments Fund (NY) 89.04
Archaeology Southwest (AZ) 90.06
The Royal Oak Foundation (NY) 91.60
Preservation Trust of Vermont (VT) 89.24
Connecticut Landmarks (CT) 88.10

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Charity Contact Info

World Monuments Fund
350 5th Avenue
Suite 2412
New York, NY 10118
tel: (646) 424-9594
fax: (646) 424-9593
EIN: 13-2571900

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Board Leadership

Christopher Ohrstrom
Chairman

CEO

Joshua David
President, CEO

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