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Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Promoting and preserving the game of basketball at every level

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three stars

88.18

1000 Hall of Fame Avenue Springfield, MA 01105
tel: (877) 446-6752   Web Site
EIN: 04-6128892

Board Leadership
Jerry Colangelo
Chairman

CEO
John Doleva
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.18 three stars
  Financial 84.83 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Located in Springfield, Massachusetts, the birthplace of basketball, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame promotes and preserves the game of basketball at every level - professional, collegiate, men and women. The mission of the Hall of Fame is to honor and celebrate basketball's greatest moments and people. This is accomplished through the integrity of the Hall of Fame election process, educational and outreach initiatives, a sports museum, traveling exhibits, and worldwide events.

Located in Springfield, Massachusetts, the birthplace of basketball, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame promotes and preserves the game of basketball at every level - professional, collegiate, men and women. The mission of the Hall of Fame is to honor and celebrate basketball's greatest moments and people. This is accomplished through the integrity of the Hall of Fame election process, educational and outreach initiatives, a sports museum, traveling exhibits, and worldwide events.

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Financial

three stars

84.83

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
74.2%
  Administrative Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.46
  Program Expenses Growth 18.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 25.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (MA) 88.18 three stars
Naval Aviation Museum Foundation (FL) 96.46 four stars
National Civil Rights Museum (TN) 91.54 four stars
AACA Museum (PA) 91.07 four stars
Intrepid Museum Foundation (NY) 87.01 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,766,762
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,766,762
   Program Service Revenue $6,682,679
Total Primary Revenue $12,449,441
   Other Revenue $423,837
TOTAL REVENUE $12,873,278
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,881,022
   Administrative Expenses $1,201,036
   Fundraising Expenses $1,207,620
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,289,678
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,583,600
   
Net Assets $14,977,253

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
Basketball Hall of Fame $3,977,604 50.5%
Tip Off Classic $2,682,517 34.0%
Enshrinement $517,892 6.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 03/01/2019 88.18 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 86.38 three stars
2015-12 11/01/2017 81.09 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 75.85 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 76.28 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 80.84 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 84.75 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 83.46 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 84.06 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 78.63 two stars
2009-12 02/01/2012 79.57 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 61.89 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 47.96 zero star
2008-12 07/01/2010 51.48 zero star
2007-12 07/01/2009 71.16 two stars
2006-12 06/01/2008 92.35 four stars
2005-12 04/01/2007 77.84 two stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 75.90 two stars
2003-12 02/01/2005 83.17 three 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 04-6128892
Name in IRS Master File NAISMITH MEMORIAL BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME INC 1150 WEST COLUMBUS AVE
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 (298) Training in sports
(319) Other social activities
(317) Other sports or athletic 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 November, 1959
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
$545,401 5.30% John Doleva President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (MA) 88.18 three stars
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Petersen Automotive Museum (CA) 86.62 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
1000 Hall of Fame Avenue
Springfield, MA 01105
tel: (877) 446-6752
EIN: 04-6128892

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Board Leadership

Jerry Colangelo
Chairman

CEO

John Doleva
President & CEO

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