Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Historic New England

Defining the past. Shaping the future.

four stars

90.14

141 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114
tel: (617) 227-3956   Web Site
EIN: 04-2104937

Board Leadership
David A. Martland
Chair

CEO
Carl R. Nold
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.14 four stars
  Financial 91.44 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1910, Historic New England is the oldest, largest, and most comprehensive regional preservation organization in the country. It offers a unique opportunity to experience the lives and stories of New Englanders through their homes and possessions with a variety of programs: 36 house museums and landscapes spanning four centuries of architectural styles and five New England states; a collection of more than 100,000 objects of New England art and artifacts; an archive of more than one million items documenting New England's architectural and cultural history; nationally recognized educational programs that use historic resources to reinforce and enrich student learning; and partnership programs with property owners with a shared goal of protecting the unique character of historic properties throughout the region.

Founded in 1910, Historic New England is the oldest, largest, and most comprehensive regional preservation organization in the country. It offers a unique opportunity to experience the lives and stories of New Englanders through their homes and possessions with a variety of programs: 36 house museums and landscapes spanning four centuries of architectural styles and five New England states; a collection of more than 100,000 objects of New England art and artifacts; an archive of more than one million items documenting New England's architectural and cultural history; nationally recognized educational programs that use historic resources to reinforce and enrich student learning; and partnership programs with property owners with a shared goal of protecting the unique character of historic properties throughout the region.

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Financial

four stars

91.44

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 11/01/2017 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)
79.7%
  Administrative Expenses 15.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.25
  Program Expenses Growth 1.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Historic New England on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Historic New England on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $17,682,835
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $398,969
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $575,517
Total Contributions $18,657,321
   Program Service Revenue $591,326
Total Primary Revenue $19,248,647
   Other Revenue $5,245,156
TOTAL REVENUE $24,493,803
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,155,435
   Administrative Expenses $1,753,475
   Fundraising Expenses $475,139
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,384,049
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $13,109,754
   
Net Assets $130,080,342

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$332,722 2.92% Carl R. Nold President, CEO

Mission

Founded in 1910, Historic New England is the oldest, largest, and most comprehensive regional preservation organization in the country. It offers a unique opportunity to experience the lives and stories of New Englanders through their homes and possessions with a variety of programs: 36 house museums and landscapes spanning four centuries of architectural styles and five New England states; a collection of more than 100,000 objects of New England art and artifacts; an archive of more than one million items documenting New England's architectural and cultural history; nationally recognized educational programs that use historic resources to reinforce and enrich student learning; and partnership programs with property owners with a shared goal of protecting the unique character of historic properties throughout the region.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Historic New England (MA) 90.14 four stars
Missouri History Museum (MO) 94.78 four stars
Adirondack Historical Association (NY) 86.04 three stars
Museum of South Texas History (TX) 88.00 three stars
Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation (VA) 86.49 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Historic New England
141 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02114
tel: (617) 227-3956
fax: (617) 227-9204
EIN: 04-2104937

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Board Leadership

David A. Martland
Chair

CEO

Carl R. Nold
President and CEO