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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

The Phillips Collection

America's first museum of modern art

three stars

87.82

1600 21st Street, NW Washington, DC 20009
tel: (202) 387-3036   Web Site
EIN: 53-0204620

Board Leadership
Dani Lavinas
Chairman

CEO
Dorothy Kosinski
Director & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.82 three stars
  Financial 84.75 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Phillips Collection is an intimate museum combined with an experiment station. At its heart is an exceptional collection of modern and contemporary art around which the museum creates a dynamic environment for looking, learning, and enjoyment. Created by visionary Duncan Phillips, the museum has engaged artists, visitors, scholars, students and teachers with modern art in a profound and personal way for more than 85 years. While small in scale and focused in its exhibitions and programming, the Phillips is national and international in its reach and impact. With the new Center for the Study of Modern Art, the museum has become a lively forum for a global conversation about the visual expressions and ideas of today.

The Phillips Collection is an intimate museum combined with an experiment station. At its heart is an exceptional collection of modern and contemporary art around which the museum creates a dynamic environment for looking, learning, and enjoyment. Created by visionary Duncan Phillips, the museum has engaged artists, visitors, scholars, students and teachers with modern art in a profound and personal way for more than 85 years. While small in scale and focused in its exhibitions and programming, the Phillips is national and international in its reach and impact. With the new Center for the Study of Modern Art, the museum has become a lively forum for a global conversation about the visual expressions and ideas of today.

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Financial

three stars

84.75

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
78.5%
  Administrative Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.08
  Program Expenses Growth 1.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Phillips Collection on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Phillips Collection on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Phillips Collection (DC) 87.82 three stars
Mattress Factory (PA) 88.31 three stars
Dallas Contemporary (TX) 86.39 three stars
Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (CO) 86.50 three stars
Whitney Museum of American Art (NY) 87.00 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,408,254
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $498,109
   Fundraising Events $763,759
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $120,168
Total Contributions $7,790,290
   Program Service Revenue $2,932,169
Total Primary Revenue $10,722,459
   Other Revenue $3,209,932
TOTAL REVENUE $13,932,391
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,753,567
   Administrative Expenses $1,054,776
   Fundraising Expenses $1,993,516
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,801,859
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $130,532
   
Net Assets $96,608,958

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
Management and Maintenance of Museum's Permanent Collection $4,633,806 43.1%
Public Activities and Outreach $2,496,792 23.2%
Special Exhibitions $1,948,590 18.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-07 09/03/2019 87.82 three stars
2017-07 12/01/2018 86.75 three stars
2016-07 12/01/2017 86.38 three stars
2015-07 10/01/2016 85.57 three stars
2014-07 06/01/2016 88.60 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-07 08/01/2015 87.31 three stars
2013-07 09/01/2014 83.62 three stars
2012-07 09/01/2013 82.20 three stars
2011-07 07/01/2012 82.68 three stars
2010-07 11/01/2011 93.18 four stars
2009-07 09/20/2011 86.21 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-07 11/24/2010 90.46 four stars
2008-07 09/01/2009 76.11 two stars
2007-07 09/01/2008 84.24 three stars
2006-07 05/01/2007 70.54 two stars
2005-07 09/01/2006 88.12 three stars
2004-07 05/01/2005 83.40 three stars
2003-07 12/01/2004 88.01 three stars
2002-07 05/01/2004 72.50 two 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 53-0204620
Name in IRS Master File PHILLIPS COLLECTION
NTEE Code A51
NTEE Classification Art Museums
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical activities
(30) School, college, trade school, 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 October, 1963
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End July
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • July, 2017
  • July, 2016
  • July, 2015
  • July, 2014
  • July, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$341,583 2.47% Dorothy Kosinski Director and CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Phillips Collection (DC) 87.82 three stars
Mattress Factory (PA) 88.31 three stars
Dia Art Foundation (NY) 90.06 four stars
Orange County Museum of Art (CA) 87.12 three stars
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (CA) 86.81 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Phillips Collection
1600 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
tel: (202) 387-3036
fax: (202) 387-2436
EIN: 53-0204620

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Board Leadership

Dani Lavinas
Chairman

CEO

Dorothy Kosinski
Director & CEO

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