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French Heritage Society

Preserving, restoring and promoting French heritage

three stars

80.13

14 East 60th Street Suite 605
New York, NY 10022
tel: (212) 759-6846   Web Site
EIN: 13-3100091

Board Leadership
Elizabeth Stribling
Chairman

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.13 three stars
  Financial 75.65 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 86.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

French Heritage Society is a non-profit American organization created in 1982 that includes 10 chapters in the US and one in France. Through various activities and our educational program, we are dedicated to preservation, restoration and promotion of the beautiful French heritage throughout the United States and France. The central mission of French Heritage Society is to ensure that the treasures of our shared French architectural and cultural heritage survive to inspire future generations to build, dream, and create.

French Heritage Society is a non-profit American organization created in 1982 that includes 10 chapters in the US and one in France. Through various activities and our educational program, we are dedicated to preservation, restoration and promotion of the beautiful French heritage throughout the United States and France. The central mission of French Heritage Society is to ensure that the treasures of our shared French architectural and cultural heritage survive to inspire future generations to build, dream, and create.

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Financial

two stars

75.65

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

86.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 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)
69.8%
  Administrative Expenses 19.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.72
  Program Expenses Growth 19.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 25.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by French Heritage Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by French Heritage Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
French Heritage Society (NY) 80.13 three stars
Virginia Historical Society (VA) 88.58 three stars
Senator John Heinz History Center- Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania (PA) 91.04 four stars
Minnesota Historical Society (MN) 87.79 three stars
Greenwich Historical Society (CT) 92.13 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,368,153
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $131,244
   Fundraising Events $476,822
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,976,219
   Program Service Revenue $143,227
Total Primary Revenue $2,119,446
   Other Revenue $95,044
TOTAL REVENUE $2,214,490
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,474,080
   Administrative Expenses $334,414
   Fundraising Expenses $163,239
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,971,733
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $242,757
   
Net Assets $1,223,788

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
Restoration $614,752 41.7%
Cultural & Educational Programs $651,706 44.2%
Membership Services $207,622 14.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 05/01/2019 80.13 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 79.70 two stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 74.05 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 13-3100091
Name in IRS Master File FRENCH HERITAGE SOCIETY INC
NTEE Code Q21
NTEE Classification International Cultural Exchange
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (93) Cultural exchanges with foreign country
(995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
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 April, 1982
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$110,000 5.57% Alain Pilet Chief Administration Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$144,375 7.32% Jennifer Herleinas Of 0217 Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
French Heritage Society (NY) 80.13 three stars
Atlanta History Center (GA) 88.82 three stars
Brooklyn Historical Society (NY) 90.15 four stars
Oregon Historical Society (OR) 92.33 four stars
Humanities Texas (TX) 89.24 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

French Heritage Society
14 East 60th Street
Suite 605
New York, NY 10022
tel: (212) 759-6846
fax: (212) 759-9632
EIN: 13-3100091

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Board Leadership

Elizabeth Stribling
Chairman

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