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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

93.32

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

Board Leadership
Mrs. Benjamin Lucas
Regent

CEO
Curt Viebranz
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.32 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
85.8%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.01
  Program Expenses Growth 15.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by George Washington's Mount Vernon on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
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) 93.32 four stars
Civil War Trust (DC) 94.67 four stars
Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation (NY) 93.32 four stars
World Monuments Fund (NY) 89.04 three stars
The Mount (MA) 86.50 three stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,374,833
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $872,512
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,247,345
   Program Service Revenue $13,655,456
Total Primary Revenue $22,902,801
   Other Revenue $13,809,934
TOTAL REVENUE $36,712,735
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $38,774,391
   Administrative Expenses $3,691,624
   Fundraising Expenses $3,292,646
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $45,758,661
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-9,045,926
   
Net Assets $261,868,452

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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]
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$331,308 0.72% Curtis C. Viebranz President, CEO

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
George Washington's Mount Vernon (VA) 93.32 four stars
Crow Canyon Archaeological Center (CO) 86.81 three stars
Galveston Historical Foundation (TX) 90.53 four stars
Preservation Virginia (VA) 86.52 three stars
Morven Museum & Garden (NJ) 87.64 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

Mrs. Benjamin Lucas
Regent

CEO

Curt Viebranz
President & CEO

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