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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Preserving and exploring the entire Chesapeake Bay's history, environment, traditions, and culture.

four stars

90.36

213 North Talbot Street St. Michaels, MD 21663
tel: (410) 745-2916   Web Site
EIN: 23-7051889

Board Leadership
James P. Harris
Chair

CEO
Kristen L. Greenaway
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.36 four stars
  Financial 86.38 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

86.38

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 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)
77.4%
  Administrative Expenses 14.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.27
  Program Expenses Growth -0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (MD) 90.36 four stars
Missouri History Museum (MO) 89.45 three stars
California State Railroad Museum Foundation (CA) 89.83 three stars
National World War II Museum (LA) 88.01 three stars
The Valentine Richmond History Center (VA) 86.37 three stars

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Established in 1965, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is dedicated to preserving and exploring the history, environment, and people of the entire Chesapeake Bay, with the values of relevancy, authenticity, and stewardship guiding its mission. Serving more than 75,000 guests each year, CBMM's campus includes a floating fleet of historic boats and 12 exhibition buildings, situated in a park-like, waterfront setting along the Miles River and St Michaels harbor. CBMM holds the nation's most complete collection of Chesapeake Bay artifacts, visual arts, and indigenous water craft. Education programs are engaged by all ages, with on-the-water opportunities for students & guests. Exhibitions and public programs cover a range of Bay maritime history and culture-including the Bay's unique watercraft and boatbuilding traditions, navigation, waterfowling, boating, seafood harvesting, and recreation. CBMM's Annual Fund supports the education, exhibition, and restoration programs of the Museum.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,858,450
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $72,375
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $74,539
Total Contributions $4,005,364
   Program Service Revenue $1,196,143
Total Primary Revenue $5,201,507
   Other Revenue $765,148
TOTAL REVENUE $5,966,655
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,053,712
   Administrative Expenses $604,822
   Fundraising Expenses $335,042
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,993,576
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,973,079
   
Net Assets $23,226,217

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
2016-02 02/01/2017 90.36 four stars
2014-04 06/01/2016 89.65 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-04 07/01/2015 90.82 four stars
2013-04 12/01/2013 84.90 three stars
2012-04 07/01/2013 85.82 three stars
2011-04 12/23/2011 85.61 three stars
2009-04 09/20/2011 83.83 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-04 11/24/2010 84.71 three stars
2008-04 08/01/2009 88.14 three stars
2007-04 02/01/2009 82.56 three stars
2006-04 04/01/2007 81.57 three stars
2005-04 02/01/2006 83.05 three stars
2004-04 02/01/2005 87.27 three stars
2003-04 08/01/2004 75.01 two stars
2002-04 04/01/2004 92.32 four 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 23-7051889
Name in IRS Master File CHESAPEAKE BAY MARITIME MUSEUM INC
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 (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]
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End February
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • February, 2016
  • February, 2015
  • April, 2014
  • April, 2013
  • April, 2012

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
$179,275 4.48% Kristen L Greenaway President

Established in 1965, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is dedicated to preserving and exploring the history, environment, and people of the entire Chesapeake Bay, with the values of relevancy, authenticity, and stewardship guiding its mission. Serving more than 75,000 guests each year, CBMM's campus includes a floating fleet of historic boats and 12 exhibition buildings, situated in a park-like, waterfront setting along the Miles River and St Michaels harbor. CBMM holds the nation's most complete collection of Chesapeake Bay artifacts, visual arts, and indigenous water craft. Education programs are engaged by all ages, with on-the-water opportunities for students & guests. Exhibitions and public programs cover a range of Bay maritime history and culture-including the Bay's unique watercraft and boatbuilding traditions, navigation, waterfowling, boating, seafood harvesting, and recreation. CBMM's Annual Fund supports the education, exhibition, and restoration programs of the Museum.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (MD) 90.36 four stars
Adirondack Historical Association (NY) 86.04 three stars
Detroit Historical Society (MI) 89.25 three stars
Maine Maritime Museum (ME) 94.38 four stars
Dubuque County Historical Society (IA) 88.71 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
213 North Talbot Street
St. Michaels, MD 21663
tel: (410) 745-2916
fax: (410) 745-6088
EIN: 23-7051889

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Board Leadership

James P. Harris
Chair

CEO

Kristen L. Greenaway
President

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