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Children's Museum of Richmond

Where learning is always in play!

87.97

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

Board Leadership
Melvin Watkins
Chair

CEO
Danielle Ripperton
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.97
  Financial 85.00
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

92.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 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)
86.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.11
  Program Expenses Growth -3.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.5%
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) 87.97
Minnesota Children's Museum (MN) 88.19
The Strong National Museum of Play (NY) 89.63
Bay Area Discovery Museum (CA) 87.85
The Doseum (TX) 93.64

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,139,787
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $694,244
   Fundraising Events $139,973
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $46,600
Total Contributions $2,020,604
   Program Service Revenue $1,687,696
Total Primary Revenue $3,708,300
   Other Revenue $205,848
TOTAL REVENUE $3,914,148
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,301,171
   Administrative Expenses $639,956
   Fundraising Expenses $259,700
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,200,827
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-286,679
   
Net Assets $5,536,880

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 $2,630,666 79.7%
Playtime for Children $297,923 9.0%
Museum Shop $220,495 6.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 11/01/2020 87.97
2018-06 06/01/2019 88.98
2017-06 07/01/2018 88.62
2016-06 07/01/2017 89.68
2015-06 12/01/2016 91.36
2014-06 06/01/2016 93.32
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 93.89
2013-06 08/01/2014 96.36
2012-06 08/01/2013 95.98
2011-06 06/01/2012 95.87
2010-06 09/20/2011 92.69
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 84.34
2008-06 09/01/2009 82.26
2007-06 06/01/2008 74.23
2006-06 06/01/2007 74.69
2005-06 06/01/2006 66.25
2004-06 04/01/2005 68.04
2003-06 09/01/2004 80.24
2002-06 08/01/2003 80.44
2001-06 10/15/2002 80.74

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
Not compensated -- Danielle Ripperton CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$139,035 3.30% Shannon L. Venable Former CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children's Museum of Richmond (VA) 87.97
Kohl Children's Museum of Greater Chicago (IL) 88.76
Golisano Children's Museum of Naples (FL) 90.71
The Doseum (TX) 93.64
Discovery Museum (MA) 89.95

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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

Melvin Watkins
Chair

CEO

Danielle Ripperton
President, CEO

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