Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Hagley Museum and Library

Collecting, preserving, and interpreting the unfolding history of American enterprise

four stars

94.36

298 Buck Road East Wilmington, DE 19807
tel: (302) 658-2400   Web Site
EIN: 51-0070531

Board Leadership
Henry B. du Pont IV
President

CEO
David A. Cole
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.36 four stars
  Financial 96.19 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Hagley Museum and Library collects, preserves, and interprets the unfolding history of American enterprise. It is located on the site of the gunpowder works founded by E. I. du Pont in 1802. Hagley's library furthers the study of business and technology in America, especially the Middle Atlantic region. The collections include individuals' papers and companies' records ranging from eighteenth-century merchants to modern telecommunications and illustrate the impact of the business system on society. The Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society organizes and administers the Hagley Museum and Library's interaction with the world of scholarship. It brings attention to Hagley's research collections and generates intellectual dialogue at Hagley.

Hagley Museum and Library collects, preserves, and interprets the unfolding history of American enterprise. It is located on the site of the gunpowder works founded by E. I. du Pont in 1802. Hagley's library furthers the study of business and technology in America, especially the Middle Atlantic region. The collections include individuals' papers and companies' records ranging from eighteenth-century merchants to modern telecommunications and illustrate the impact of the business system on society. The Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society organizes and administers the Hagley Museum and Library's interaction with the world of scholarship. It brings attention to Hagley's research collections and generates intellectual dialogue at Hagley.

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Financial

four stars

96.19

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
86.4%
  Administrative Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 13.01
  Program Expenses Growth 4.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hagley Museum and Library on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hagley Museum and Library on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,003,159
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $169,600
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,172,759
   Program Service Revenue $265,666
Total Primary Revenue $7,438,425
   Other Revenue $9,249,081
TOTAL REVENUE $16,687,506
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,537,359
   Administrative Expenses $1,377,560
   Fundraising Expenses $377,635
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,292,554
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,394,952
   
Net Assets $177,194,539

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$193,993 1.71% David Cole Executive Director

Mission

Hagley Museum and Library collects, preserves, and interprets the unfolding history of American enterprise. It is located on the site of the gunpowder works founded by E. I. du Pont in 1802. Hagley's library furthers the study of business and technology in America, especially the Middle Atlantic region. The collections include individuals' papers and companies' records ranging from eighteenth-century merchants to modern telecommunications and illustrate the impact of the business system on society. The Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society organizes and administers the Hagley Museum and Library's interaction with the world of scholarship. It brings attention to Hagley's research collections and generates intellectual dialogue at Hagley.

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Charity Contact Info

Hagley Museum and Library
298 Buck Road East
Wilmington, DE 19807
tel: (302) 658-2400
EIN: 51-0070531

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 3630
Wilmington, DE 19807

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Board Leadership

Henry B. du Pont IV
President

CEO

David A. Cole
Executive Director