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Environment : Botanical Gardens, Parks, and Nature Centers

Naples Botanical Garden

Gardens with Latitude

three stars

89.95

4820 Bayshore Drive Naples, FL 34112
tel: (239) 643-7275   Web Site
EIN: 65-0511429

Board Leadership
Carl Crosetto
Chairman

CEO
Donna McGinnis
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.95 three stars
  Financial 91.01 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Naples Botanical Garden is a 170-acre world-class garden paradise that features the plants and cultures of the tropics and subtropics between the latitudes of 26 degrees North and 26 degrees South including Brazil, the Caribbean, Southeast Asia and Florida. A hands-on interactive Children's Garden along with 90 acres of beautifully restored natural habitats, walking trails and a Butterfly Garden offer educational entertainment and enjoyment for people of all ages.

Naples Botanical Garden is a 170-acre world-class garden paradise that features the plants and cultures of the tropics and subtropics between the latitudes of 26 degrees North and 26 degrees South including Brazil, the Caribbean, Southeast Asia and Florida. A hands-on interactive Children's Garden along with 90 acres of beautifully restored natural habitats, walking trails and a Butterfly Garden offer educational entertainment and enjoyment for people of all ages.

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Financial

four stars

91.01

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
79.8%
  Administrative Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.58
  Program Expenses Growth 13.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Naples Botanical Garden on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Naples Botanical Garden on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Naples Botanical Garden (FL) 89.95 three stars
The Morton Arboretum (IL) 91.22 four stars
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden (VA) 92.08 four stars
Olbrich Botanical Society (WI) 89.02 three stars
Descanso Gardens Guild, Inc. (CA) 87.23 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,059,663
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $1,886,845
   Fundraising Events $1,054,282
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $197,119
Total Contributions $8,197,909
   Program Service Revenue $2,081,331
Total Primary Revenue $10,279,240
   Other Revenue $1,142,843
TOTAL REVENUE $11,422,083
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,987,522
   Administrative Expenses $867,929
   Fundraising Expenses $1,274,557
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,130,008
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,292,075
   
Net Assets $50,555,605

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
Community Awareness $7,460,441 93.4%
Educational Programming $527,081 6.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 11/01/2019 89.95 three stars
2017-09 12/01/2018 87.78 three stars
2016-09 12/01/2017 93.96 four stars
2015-09 02/01/2017 91.98 four stars
2014-09 07/01/2016 91.62 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 89.62 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/22/2015 89.87 three stars
2013-09 05/01/2015 92.13 four stars
2012-09 11/01/2013 94.88 four stars
2011-09 05/01/2013 93.44 four stars
2011-09 11/06/2012 88.88 three stars
2010-09 03/01/2012 78.50 two stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 68.30 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 66.95 one star
2008-09 02/01/2010 80.04 three stars
2007-09 11/01/2008 79.71 two stars
2006-06 08/01/2007 71.85 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 65-0511429
Name in IRS Master File NAPLES BOTANICAL GARDEN INC
NTEE Code C41
NTEE Classification Botanical Gardens, Arboreta and Botanical Organizations
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
(123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, 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 November, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$250,880 2.47% Donna Mcginnis President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Naples Botanical Garden (FL) 89.95 three stars
Tulsa Botanic Garden (OK) 86.66 three stars
Norfolk Botanical Garden (VA) 87.14 three stars
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park (MI) 91.82 four stars
Friends of the National Arboretum (DC) 86.78 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Naples Botanical Garden
4820 Bayshore Drive
Naples, FL 34112
tel: (239) 643-7275
fax: (239) 649-7306
EIN: 65-0511429

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Board Leadership

Carl Crosetto
Chairman

CEO

Donna McGinnis
President and CEO

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