Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

National Constitution Center

Increasing public understanding of and appreciation for the United States Constitution

three stars

85.22

525 Arch Street Independence Mall
Philadelphia, PA 19106
tel: (215) 409-6767   Web Site
EIN: 23-2434447

Board Leadership
Doug DeVos
Chairman

CEO
Jeffrey Rosen
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.22 three stars
  Financial 81.66 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The National Constitution Center (NCC) was created by the Constitution Heritage Act in 1988. An independent, nonpartisan organization, NCC is dedicated to increasing public understanding of, and appreciation for, the Constitution, its history, and its contemporary relevance so that we the people may better secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity. This is achieved through an interactive, interpretive facility within Independence National Historical Park and a program of national outreach. The NCC is both a museum that attracted one million visitors in its first 15 months of operation and an engine of civic and constitutional education for children and adults.

The National Constitution Center (NCC) was created by the Constitution Heritage Act in 1988. An independent, nonpartisan organization, NCC is dedicated to increasing public understanding of, and appreciation for, the Constitution, its history, and its contemporary relevance so that we the people may better secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity. This is achieved through an interactive, interpretive facility within Independence National Historical Park and a program of national outreach. The NCC is both a museum that attracted one million visitors in its first 15 months of operation and an engine of civic and constitutional education for children and adults.

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Financial

three stars

81.66

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
72.0%
  Administrative Expenses 20.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.85
  Program Expenses Growth -5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Constitution Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Constitution Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,983,413
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $292,516
   Fundraising Events $920,440
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $232,289
Total Contributions $9,428,658
   Program Service Revenue $2,498,893
Total Primary Revenue $11,927,551
   Other Revenue $2,446,807
TOTAL REVENUE $14,374,358
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,866,230
   Administrative Expenses $3,946,038
   Fundraising Expenses $1,543,904
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $17,356,172
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,981,814
   
Net Assets $144,595,940

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$678,745 3.91% Jeffrey Rosen President, CEO

Mission

The National Constitution Center (NCC) was created by the Constitution Heritage Act in 1988. An independent, nonpartisan organization, NCC is dedicated to increasing public understanding of, and appreciation for, the Constitution, its history, and its contemporary relevance so that we the people may better secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity. This is achieved through an interactive, interpretive facility within Independence National Historical Park and a program of national outreach. The NCC is both a museum that attracted one million visitors in its first 15 months of operation and an engine of civic and constitutional education for children and adults.

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Charity Contact Info

National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Independence Mall
Philadelphia, PA 19106
tel: (215) 409-6767
EIN: 23-2434447

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Board Leadership

Doug DeVos
Chairman

CEO

Jeffrey Rosen
President and CEO