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Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art

Sweeping Vistas. Botanical Gardens. Museum of Art.

three stars

88.12

1200 Forrest Park Drive Nashville, TN 37205
tel: (615) 356-8000   Web Site
EIN: 62-0627921

Board Leadership
James A. Webb III
Chairman

CEO
Jane O. MacLeod
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.12 three stars
  Financial 92.46 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

92.46

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
82.9%
  Administrative Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.84
  Program Expenses Growth 15.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art (TN) 88.12 three stars
Museum of New Mexico Foundation (NM) 97.92 four stars
Flint Cultural Center Corporation (MI) 89.18 three stars
Museum of Arts & Design (NY) 87.59 three stars
Historic Deerfield (MA) 88.62 three stars

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MISSION
To preserve Cheekwood as an historical landmark where beauty and excellence in art and horticulture stimulate the mind and nurture the spirit.

VISION
Cheekwood will be a nationally recognized destination renowned for its distinctive beauty, historical significance, and excellence in art and horticulture.

VALUES
- Celebration of Beauty that nurtures the spirit
- Historical Preservation that pays tribute to the past
- Education that stimulates the mind
- Financial Responsibility in stewarding our resources
- Creativity that ensures we are dynamic and innovative
- Collaboration that embraces our community
- Excellence as our standard of operation in all areas

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,882,409
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $872,763
   Fundraising Events $1,209,989
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $228,592
Total Contributions $6,193,753
   Program Service Revenue $3,332,131
Total Primary Revenue $9,525,884
   Other Revenue $177,798
TOTAL REVENUE $9,703,682
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,217,878
   Administrative Expenses $715,851
   Fundraising Expenses $597,096
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,530,825
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $172,857
   
Net Assets $21,278,491

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
Exhibitions and Programs $6,811,303 82.9%
Restaurants, Rentals & Gift Shop $1,406,575 17.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 03/01/2017 88.12 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 80.24 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 76.76 two stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 85.48 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 89.29 three stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 83.41 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 83.49 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 69.50 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 70.23 two stars
2008-09 11/01/2009 71.41 two stars
2007-09 03/01/2009 74.71 two stars
2006-09 07/01/2007 69.13 one star
2005-09 07/01/2006 74.18 two stars
2004-09 06/01/2005 79.14 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 62-0627921
Name in IRS Master File CHEEKWOOD BOTANICAL GARDEN AND MUSEUM OF ART
NTEE Code A51
NTEE Classification Art Museums
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical 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]
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$187,959 1.97% Jane Offenback MacLeod President & CEO

MISSION
To preserve Cheekwood as an historical landmark where beauty and excellence in art and horticulture stimulate the mind and nurture the spirit.

VISION
Cheekwood will be a nationally recognized destination renowned for its distinctive beauty, historical significance, and excellence in art and horticulture.

VALUES
- Celebration of Beauty that nurtures the spirit
- Historical Preservation that pays tribute to the past
- Education that stimulates the mind
- Financial Responsibility in stewarding our resources
- Creativity that ensures we are dynamic and innovative
- Collaboration that embraces our community
- Excellence as our standard of operation in all areas

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art (TN) 88.12 three stars
Flint Cultural Center Corporation (MI) 89.18 three stars
Cape Ann Museum (MA) 89.96 three stars
Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History at the McPherson Center (CA) 92.02 four stars
Buffalo Bill Historical Center (WY) 95.46 four stars

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Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art
1200 Forrest Park Drive
Nashville, TN 37205
tel: (615) 356-8000
EIN: 62-0627921

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Board Leadership

James A. Webb III
Chairman

CEO

Jane O. MacLeod
President, CEO

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