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

World Monuments Fund

Safeguarding the irreplaceable.

85.38

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

Board Leadership
Lorna B. Goodman
Chairman

CEO
Bénédicte de Montlaur
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.38
  Financial 79.55
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

World Monuments Fund (WMF) is the leading independent organization devoted to safeguarding the world's most treasured places to enrich people's lives and build mutual understanding across cultures and communities. The organization is headquartered in New York City with offices and affiliates in Cambodia, India, Peru, Portugal, Spain and the UK. Since 1965, our global team of experts has preserved the world's diverse cultural heritage using the highest international standards at more than 700 sites in 112 countries. Partnering with local communities, funders, and governments, WMF draws on heritage to address some of today's most pressing challenges: climate change, underrepresentation, imbalanced tourism, and post-crisis recovery. With a commitment to the people who bring places to life, WMF embraces the potential of the past to create a more resilient and inclusive society.

World Monuments Fund (WMF) is the leading independent organization devoted to safeguarding the world's most treasured places to enrich people's lives and build mutual understanding across cultures and communities. The organization is headquartered in New York City with offices and affiliates in Cambodia, India, Peru, Portugal, Spain and the UK. Since 1965, our global team of experts has preserved the world's diverse cultural heritage using the highest international standards at more than 700 sites in 112 countries. Partnering with local communities, funders, and governments, WMF draws on heritage to address some of today's most pressing challenges: climate change, underrepresentation, imbalanced tourism, and post-crisis recovery. With a commitment to the people who bring places to life, WMF embraces the potential of the past to create a more resilient and inclusive society.

Financial

79.55

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 08/03/2021 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)
74.7%
  Administrative Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.61
  Program Expenses Growth -8.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.0%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Monuments Fund (NY) 85.38
Maymont Foundation (VA) 85.75
The Royal Oak Foundation (NY) 92.23
Archaeological Conservancy (NM) 85.24
Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation (NY) 86.39

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,643,751
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,145,073
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,800,002
Total Contributions $11,588,826
   Program Service Revenue $15,750
Total Primary Revenue $11,604,576
   Other Revenue $3,702,288
TOTAL REVENUE $15,306,864
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,901,421
   Administrative Expenses $1,263,368
   Fundraising Expenses $1,619,934
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,784,723
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,522,141
   
Net Assets $46,261,587

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 08/03/2021 85.38
2019-06 12/01/2020 83.90
2018-06 11/01/2019 85.36
2017-06 09/01/2018 85.92
2016-06 06/01/2017 88.50
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

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)
(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
$297,390 2.32% Lisa Ackerman Interim CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$295,528 2.31% Joshua David Former President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Monuments Fund (NY) 85.38
Crow Canyon Archaeological Center (CO) 88.47
American Battlefield Trust (DC) 95.40
Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation (NY) 86.39
National Trust for Historic Preservation (DC) 88.40

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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

Lorna B. Goodman
Chairman

CEO

Bénédicte de Montlaur
Chief Executive Officer

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