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National Museum of American Jewish History

Distinctly Jewish. Uniquely American.

two stars

70.45

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

Board Leadership
Philip M. Darivoff
Chairman

CEO
Misha Galperin
CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 70.45 two stars
  Financial 62.78 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

one star

62.78

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
59.2%
  Administrative Expenses 22.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.37
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.69
  Program Expenses Growth -11.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 33.8%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Museum of American Jewish History (PA) 70.45 two stars
Springfield Library and Museums Association (MA) 86.12 three stars
Skirball Cultural Center (CA) 90.74 four stars
Museum of Danish America (IA) 86.64 three stars
Japanese American National Museum (CA) 85.84 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,842,052
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,680,978
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $153,432
Total Contributions $4,676,462
   Program Service Revenue $833,240
Total Primary Revenue $5,509,702
   Other Revenue $-2,708
TOTAL REVENUE $5,506,994
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,884,782
   Administrative Expenses $3,258,842
   Fundraising Expenses $2,079,287
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,222,911
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-5,715,917
   
Net Assets $62,022,668

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
2019-06 05/01/2021 70.45 two stars
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
$300,812 2.68% Ivy Barsky CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Museum of American Jewish History (PA) 70.45 two stars
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library (IA) 87.52 three stars
Heard Museum (AZ) 88.07 three stars
Museum of Danish America (IA) 86.64 three stars
American Swedish Institute (MN) 91.78 four 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

Misha Galperin
CEO

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