Environment : Botanical Gardens, Parks, and Nature Centers (Grantmaking)

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Foundation

Gifts that grow and bloom forever

four stars

91.46

2929 Walker Avenue, NW Grand Rapids, MI 49544
tel: (616) 791-3901   Web Site
EIN: 38-3118579

Board Leadership
John G. Baab
President

CEO
Susanne T. Veeneman
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.46 four stars
  Financial 90.96 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Foundation (formerly Michigan Botanic Garden Foundation) was established in 1993 as a single-purpose foundation with the goal of creating an endowment fund to support the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. The Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park promotes the enjoyment, understanding and appreciation of the gardens, sculpture, the natural environment and the arts. Comprised of 125 acres of natural wetlands, woodlands, meadows and botanical gardens, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is a year round experience.

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Foundation (formerly Michigan Botanic Garden Foundation) was established in 1993 as a single-purpose foundation with the goal of creating an endowment fund to support the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. The Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park promotes the enjoyment, understanding and appreciation of the gardens, sculpture, the natural environment and the arts. Comprised of 125 acres of natural wetlands, woodlands, meadows and botanical gardens, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is a year round experience.

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Financial

four stars

90.96

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
98.1%
  Administrative Expenses 1.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.04
  Program Expenses Growth 1.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $538,697
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $13,714,611
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $14,253,308
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $14,253,308
   Other Revenue $4,131,976
TOTAL REVENUE $18,385,284
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,368,680
   Administrative Expenses $83,184
   Fundraising Expenses $3,884
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,455,748
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $13,929,536
   
Net Assets $128,289,905

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Susanne T. Veeneman Executive Director

Mission

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Foundation (formerly Michigan Botanic Garden Foundation) was established in 1993 as a single-purpose foundation with the goal of creating an endowment fund to support the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. The Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park promotes the enjoyment, understanding and appreciation of the gardens, sculpture, the natural environment and the arts. Comprised of 125 acres of natural wetlands, woodlands, meadows and botanical gardens, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is a year round experience.

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Charity Contact Info

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Foundation
2929 Walker Avenue, NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49544
tel: (616) 791-3901
fax: (616) 791-5333
EIN: 38-3118579

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Board Leadership

John G. Baab
President

CEO

Susanne T. Veeneman
Executive Director