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National Museum of American Jewish History

Distinctly Jewish. Uniquely American.

two stars

73.58

101 South Independence Mall East Philadelphia, PA 19106
tel: (215) 923-3811   Web Site
EIN: 23-7379280

Board Leadership
Philip M. Darivoff
Chairman

CEO
Ivy Barsky
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 73.58 two stars
  Financial 67.83 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1976, the National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH) is the only museum in the nation dedicated exclusively to collecting, preserving and interpreting artifacts pertaining to the American Jewish experience. The NMAJH's mission is to present educational programs and experiences that preserve, explore and celebrate the history of Jews in America. Our purpose is to connect Jews more closely to their heritage and to inspire in people of all backgrounds a greater appreciation for the diversity of the American Jewish experience and the freedoms to which Americans aspire. NMAJH has a collection of more than 20,000 artifacts which resonate with the history of more than 350 years of American Jewish life; more than 40,000 individuals visit NMAJH each year.

Established in 1976, the National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH) is the only museum in the nation dedicated exclusively to collecting, preserving and interpreting artifacts pertaining to the American Jewish experience. The NMAJH's mission is to present educational programs and experiences that preserve, explore and celebrate the history of Jews in America. Our purpose is to connect Jews more closely to their heritage and to inspire in people of all backgrounds a greater appreciation for the diversity of the American Jewish experience and the freedoms to which Americans aspire. NMAJH has a collection of more than 20,000 artifacts which resonate with the history of more than 350 years of American Jewish life; more than 40,000 individuals visit NMAJH each year.

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Financial

one star

67.83

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
62.3%
  Administrative Expenses 18.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.37
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.81
  Program Expenses Growth 2.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 32.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Museum of American Jewish History on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Museum of American Jewish History on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Museum of American Jewish History (PA) 73.58 two stars
Jewish Museum of Maryland (MD) 85.68 three stars
Japanese American National Museum (CA) 85.84 three stars
Springfield Library and Museums Association (MA) 87.60 three stars
The African American Museum in Philadelphia (PA) 85.38 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,618,911
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $917,308
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $372,724
Total Contributions $5,908,943
   Program Service Revenue $910,852
Total Primary Revenue $6,819,795
   Other Revenue $525,481
TOTAL REVENUE $7,345,276
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,394,390
   Administrative Expenses $2,773,291
   Fundraising Expenses $1,999,555
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,167,236
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-3,821,960
   
Net Assets $67,677,394

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
2018-06 06/01/2019 73.58 two stars
2017-06 11/01/2018 74.62 two stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 77.03 two stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 70.71 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 77.74 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 80.01 three stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 79.56 two stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 79.99 two stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 81.42 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 84.30 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 87.78 three stars
2008-06 06/01/2009 50.00 zero star
2007-06 07/01/2008 60.00 one star
2006-06 05/01/2007 82.41 three stars
2005-06 05/01/2006 79.19 two stars
2004-06 03/01/2005 50.00 zero star

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

EIN 23-7379280
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY
NTEE Code A50
NTEE Classification Museum, Museum Activities
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational 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]
Ruling Date September, 1974
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$290,846 2.60% Ivy Barsky Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Museum of American Jewish History (PA) 73.58 two stars
Museum of Danish America (IA) 86.43 three stars
Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage (OH) 85.35 three stars
Springfield Library and Museums Association (MA) 87.60 three stars
National Museum of Mexican Art (IL) 89.73 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106
tel: (215) 923-3811
EIN: 23-7379280

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Board Leadership

Philip M. Darivoff
Chairman

CEO

Ivy Barsky
CEO

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