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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Children's Museum of Richmond

Where learning is always in play!

three stars

88.98

2626 West Broad Street Richmond, VA 23220
tel: (804) 474-7000   Web Site
EIN: 51-0220694

Board Leadership
Bryan Jones
Chair

CEO
Danielle Ripperton
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.98 three stars
  Financial 86.64 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Children's Museum inspires growth in all children by engaging families in learning through play.

The Children's Museum inspires growth in all children by engaging families in learning through play.

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Financial

three stars

86.64

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

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)
90.2%
  Administrative Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.19
  Program Expenses Growth -0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children's Museum of Richmond on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children's Museum of Richmond on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children's Museum of Richmond (VA) 88.98 three stars
San Diego Children's Discovery Museum (CA) 91.33 four stars
Minnesota Children's Museum (MN) 88.69 three stars
Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus (CO) 90.68 four stars
Port Discovery Children's Museum (MD) 90.97 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $868,274
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $697,244
   Fundraising Events $182,482
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $46,600
Total Contributions $1,794,600
   Program Service Revenue $1,618,573
Total Primary Revenue $3,413,173
   Other Revenue $137,309
TOTAL REVENUE $3,550,482
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,591,077
   Administrative Expenses $236,712
   Fundraising Expenses $114,282
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,942,071
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-391,589
   
Net Assets $5,819,105

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
Interactive Programs, Exhibits, and Services $3,591,077 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 06/01/2019 88.98 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 88.62 three stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 89.68 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 91.36 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 93.32 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 93.89 four stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 96.36 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 95.98 four stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 95.87 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 92.69 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 84.34 three stars
2008-06 09/01/2009 82.26 three stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 74.23 two stars
2006-06 06/01/2007 74.69 two stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 66.25 one star
2004-06 04/01/2005 68.04 one star
2003-06 09/01/2004 80.24 three stars
2002-06 08/01/2003 80.44 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 80.74 three stars

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

EIN 51-0220694
Name in IRS Master File CHILDRENS MUSEUM OF RICHMOND
NTEE Code A52
NTEE Classification Children's Museums
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 February, 1978
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$128,814 3.26% Shannon L. Venable President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children's Museum of Richmond (VA) 88.98 three stars
Exploration Place (KS) 87.34 three stars
Louisiana Children's Museum (LA) 85.55 three stars
Mississippi Children's Museum (MS) 95.35 four stars
The Strong National Museum of Play (NY) 88.54 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Children's Museum of Richmond
2626 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
tel: (804) 474-7000
fax: (804) 474-7099
EIN: 51-0220694

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Board Leadership

Bryan Jones
Chair

CEO

Danielle Ripperton
President, CEO

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