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George Washington's Mount Vernon

Preserving and managing George Washington's estate and educating the world about the life of George Washington.

four stars

92.91

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway Mount Vernon, VA 22121
tel: (703) 780-2000   Web Site
EIN: 54-0564701

Board Leadership
Sarah Miller Coulson
Regent

CEO
Douglas Bradburn
President & CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.91 four stars
  Financial 90.82 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Mission of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association is to preserve, restore, and manage the estate of George Washington to the highest standards and to educate visitors and people throughout the world about the life and legacies of George Washington, so that his example of character and leadership will continue to inform and inspire
future generations.

The Mission of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association is to preserve, restore, and manage the estate of George Washington to the highest standards and to educate visitors and people throughout the world about the life and legacies of George Washington, so that his example of character and leadership will continue to inform and inspire
future generations.

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Financial

four stars

90.82

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
85.0%
  Administrative Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.26
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.24
  Program Expenses Growth 6.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by George Washington's Mount Vernon on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by George Washington's Mount Vernon on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
George Washington's Mount Vernon (VA) 92.91 four stars
Blithewold (RI) 89.34 three stars
Preservation Virginia (VA) 86.84 three stars
Fort Ticonderoga Association (NY) 93.22 four stars
World Monuments Fund (NY) 85.92 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $13,988,603
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $2,128,841
   Fundraising Events $735,658
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $16,853,102
   Program Service Revenue $15,476,697
Total Primary Revenue $32,329,799
   Other Revenue $13,379,093
TOTAL REVENUE $45,708,892
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $45,857,638
   Administrative Expenses $3,961,094
   Fundraising Expenses $3,741,043
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $53,559,775
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-7,850,883
   
Net Assets $250,131,523

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
Education $28,225,137 60.7%
Historic Preservation and Collections $18,286,997 39.3%

Ratings History
George Washington's Mount Vernon has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 06/01/2018 92.91 four stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 93.95 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.32 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 93.67 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 93.75 four stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 93.13 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 88.70 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 89.07 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 84.06 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 83.17 three stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 85.44 three stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 84.15 three stars
2006-11 09/01/2008 76.26 two stars
2005-11 03/01/2007 73.38 two stars
2004-11 01/01/2006 84.03 three stars
2003-11 02/01/2005 88.20 three stars
2002-11 11/01/2003 91.89 four stars
2001-11 10/15/2002 75.44 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 54-0564701
Name in IRS Master File MOUNT VERNON LADIES ASSOCIATION OF THE UNION
NTEE Code A80
NTEE Classification Historical Societies, Related Historical Activities
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (62) Historical site, records or reenactment
(60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 April, 1938
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$369,256 0.68% Curtis G. Viebranz President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
George Washington's Mount Vernon (VA) 92.91 four stars
Thomas Jefferson Foundation (VA) 91.32 four stars
Lakeview Cemetery Foundation (OH) 87.89 three stars
Archaeological Conservancy (NM) 96.66 four stars
Preservation Trust of Vermont (VT) 86.19 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

George Washington's Mount Vernon
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Mount Vernon, VA 22121
tel: (703) 780-2000
EIN: 54-0564701

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 110
Mount Vernon, VA 22121

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Board Leadership

Sarah Miller Coulson
Regent

CEO

Douglas Bradburn
President & CEO

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