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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Museum of Arts & Sciences

Collection, preservation, conservation and interpretation of original and significant objects

three stars

89.39

352 South Nova Road Daytona Beach, FL 32114
tel: (386) 255-0285   Web Site
EIN: 59-1022050

Board Leadership
Melinda Dawn
President

CEO
Andrew Sandall
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.39 three stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
89.9%
  Administrative Expenses 0.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 22.28
  Program Expenses Growth 18.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Museum of Arts & Sciences on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Museum of Arts & Sciences on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Museum of Arts & Sciences (FL) 89.39 three stars
Museum of Arts & Design (NY) 86.47 three stars
Smithsonian Institution (DC) 90.14 four stars
Historic Deerfield (MA) 92.18 four stars
Flint Cultural Center Corporation (MI) 89.18 three stars

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The Museum of Arts & Sciences (MOAS) is the primary art, history and science museum in Central Florida. Located on a 90-acre Florida nature preserve, the 100,000 square foot facility is host to over 30,000 objects including the finest collection of American Art in the southeast, the largest collection of Cuban art outside of Cuba, a significant Chinese art collection, and Florida's prehistoric Giant Ground Sloth. Founded in 1955, the Museum was chartered by the State of Florida in 1962. The Museum is accredited by the American Association of Museums and is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution. MOAS renews over 5,000 memberships annually representing over 17,000 individuals. The Museum publishes Art & Sciences magazine quarterly along with catalogs and books specific to its permanent collections.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $16,377,236
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $97,396
   Fundraising Events $31,227
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,954,834
Total Contributions $19,460,693
   Program Service Revenue $549,997
Total Primary Revenue $20,010,690
   Other Revenue $587,988
TOTAL REVENUE $20,598,678
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,073,724
   Administrative Expenses $4,859
   Fundraising Expenses $324,066
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,402,649
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $17,196,029
   
Net Assets $61,599,458

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 02/01/2017 89.39 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 86.19 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 02/01/2016 86.88 three stars
2013-09 06/01/2015 78.65 two stars
2012-09 12/20/2013 79.09 two stars
2011-09 08/01/2012 81.97 three stars
2010-09 12/01/2011 87.48 three stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 86.82 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 09/01/2010 88.95 three stars
2008-09 02/01/2010 83.73 three stars
2007-09 12/01/2008 82.99 three stars
2006-09 06/01/2007 94.12 four stars
2005-09 07/01/2006 79.24 two stars
2004-09 06/01/2005 81.63 three stars
2003-09 08/01/2004 85.15 three stars
2002-09 12/01/2003 79.13 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 59-1022050
Name in IRS Master File MUSEUM OF ARTS & SCIENCES
NTEE Code A50
NTEE Classification Museum, Museum Activities
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 February, 1965
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 2011

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
$147,611 4.33% Andrew Sandall Executive Director

The Museum of Arts & Sciences (MOAS) is the primary art, history and science museum in Central Florida. Located on a 90-acre Florida nature preserve, the 100,000 square foot facility is host to over 30,000 objects including the finest collection of American Art in the southeast, the largest collection of Cuban art outside of Cuba, a significant Chinese art collection, and Florida's prehistoric Giant Ground Sloth. Founded in 1955, the Museum was chartered by the State of Florida in 1962. The Museum is accredited by the American Association of Museums and is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution. MOAS renews over 5,000 memberships annually representing over 17,000 individuals. The Museum publishes Art & Sciences magazine quarterly along with catalogs and books specific to its permanent collections.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Museum of Arts & Sciences (FL) 89.39 three stars
Historic Deerfield (MA) 92.18 four stars
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh (PA) 88.01 three stars
Cape Ann Museum (MA) 91.38 four stars
Museum of New Mexico Foundation (NM) 96.83 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Museum of Arts & Sciences
352 South Nova Road
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
tel: (386) 255-0285
EIN: 59-1022050

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Board Leadership

Melinda Dawn
President

CEO

Andrew Sandall
Executive Director

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