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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

National Civil Rights Museum

Chronicle. Examine. Provoke. Serve.

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four stars

90.61

450 Mulberry Street Memphis, TN 38103
tel: (901) 521-9699   Web Site
EIN: 58-1484027

Board Leadership
Herbert Hilliard
Chairman

CEO
Terri Lee Freeman
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.61 four stars
  Financial 92.57 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Located at the Lorraine Motel, the assassination site of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the National Civil Rights Museum chronicles the American civil rights movement, examines today's global civil and human rights issues, provokes thoughtful debate and serves as a catalyst for positive change.

Located at the Lorraine Motel, the assassination site of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the National Civil Rights Museum chronicles the American civil rights movement, examines today's global civil and human rights issues, provokes thoughtful debate and serves as a catalyst for positive change.

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Financial

four stars

92.57

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
75.0%
  Administrative Expenses 19.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.46
  Program Expenses Growth 27.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Civil Rights Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Civil Rights Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Civil Rights Museum (TN) 90.61 four stars
Grounds for Sculpture (NJ) 90.09 four stars
AACA Museum (PA) 90.37 four stars
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum (MD) 86.35 three stars
Muhammad Ali Center (KY) 89.16 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $818,036
   Federated Campaigns $1,730
   Membership Dues $80,739
   Fundraising Events $132,130
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $342,608
Total Contributions $1,375,243
   Program Service Revenue $5,460,278
Total Primary Revenue $6,835,521
   Other Revenue $1,218,456
TOTAL REVENUE $8,053,977
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,979,385
   Administrative Expenses $1,744,508
   Fundraising Expenses $552,229
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,276,122
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,222,145
   
Net Assets $32,975,912

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
Museum Exhibits $6,979,385 100.0%

Ratings History
National Civil Rights Museum has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 07/01/2018 90.61 four stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 91.26 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 91.00 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.10 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 81.79 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 77.97 two stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 88.42 three stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 83.05 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 89.07 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/22/2010 81.95 three stars
2008-06 11/01/2009 73.83 two stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 73.88 two stars
2006-06 09/01/2007 70.71 two stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 71.41 two stars
2004-06 03/01/2005 64.15 one star
2003-06 09/01/2004 78.66 two stars
2002-06 08/01/2003 52.76 zero star
2001-06 02/05/2003 67.41 one star

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

EIN 58-1484027
Name in IRS Master File LORRAINE CIVIL RIGHTS MUSEUM FOUNDATION
NTEE Code A54
NTEE Classification History 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 July, 1983
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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
$253,713 2.73% Terri Lee Freeman President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Civil Rights Museum (TN) 90.61 four stars
Museum of Flight (WA) 92.12 four stars
Muhammad Ali Center (KY) 89.16 three stars
Intrepid Museum Foundation (NY) 87.01 three stars
America's Car Museum (WA) 90.72 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Civil Rights Museum
450 Mulberry Street
Memphis, TN 38103
tel: (901) 521-9699
fax: (901) 527-1229
EIN: 58-1484027

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Board Leadership

Herbert Hilliard
Chairman

CEO

Terri Lee Freeman
President

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