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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Muhammad Ali Center

Be great. Do great things.

90.71

144 North Sixth Street Louisville, KY 40202
tel: (502) 584-9254   Web Site
EIN: 61-1323046

Board Leadership
Robert Croft, Jr.
Chair

CEO
Laura Douglas
Interim President & CEO

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.71
  Financial 87.50
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 12/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Muhammad Ali Center is a multicultural center with an award-winning museum dedicated to the life of Muhammad Ali. The Center museum captures the inspiration derived from the story of Muhammad Ali's incredible life and the six core principles that have fueled his journey. The mission of the Muhammad Ali Center is to preserve and share the legacy and ideals of Muhammad Ali, to promote respect, hope, and understanding, and to inspire adults and children everywhere to be as great as they can be.

The Muhammad Ali Center is a multicultural center with an award-winning museum dedicated to the life of Muhammad Ali. The Center museum captures the inspiration derived from the story of Muhammad Ali's incredible life and the six core principles that have fueled his journey. The mission of the Muhammad Ali Center is to preserve and share the legacy and ideals of Muhammad Ali, to promote respect, hope, and understanding, and to inspire adults and children everywhere to be as great as they can be.

Financial

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
83.8%
  Administrative Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.79
  Program Expenses Growth -3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Muhammad Ali Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Muhammad Ali Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Muhammad Ali Center (KY) 90.71
Naval Aviation Museum Foundation (FL) 92.82
Petersen Automotive Museum (CA) 86.20
USS Constitution Museum (MA) 90.08
The Admiral Nimitz Foundation (TX) 98.23

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,864,843
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $7,300
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,872,143
   Program Service Revenue $203,883
Total Primary Revenue $2,076,026
   Other Revenue $319,166
TOTAL REVENUE $2,395,192
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,889,690
   Administrative Expenses $376,832
   Fundraising Expenses $288,762
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,555,284
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,160,092
   
Net Assets $30,146,612

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
Public Programs and Events $3,717,292 95.6%
Facility Rental $135,047 3.5%
Educational Tours and Programming $19,541 0.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-12 12/01/2021 90.71
2019-12 02/01/2021 88.05
2018-12 08/01/2019 90.34
2017-12 12/01/2018 89.16
2016-12 02/01/2018 90.56
2015-12 04/01/2017 91.30
2014-12 07/01/2016 98.01
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.97
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 87.21
2013-12 05/01/2015 87.43
2012-12 07/01/2014 86.27

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 61-1323046
Name in IRS Master File MUHAMMAD ALI MUSEUM AND EDUCATION
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 (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(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]
Ruling Date December, 1998
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$239,767 5.26% Donald Lassere President/CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Muhammad Ali Center (KY) 90.71
AACA Museum (PA) 92.12
Intrepid Museum Foundation (NY) 87.35
Northern Clay Center (MN) 90.75
Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation (VA) 90.48

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Charity Contact Info

Muhammad Ali Center
144 North Sixth Street
Louisville, KY 40202
tel: (502) 584-9254
EIN: 61-1323046

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Board Leadership

Robert Croft, Jr.
Chair

CEO

Laura Douglas
Interim President & CEO

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