Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

The Computer History Museum

Where computing history lives

four stars

90.36

1401 North Shoreline Boulevard Mountain View, CA 94043
tel: (650) 810-1010   Web Site
EIN: 77-0507525

Board Leadership
Leonard J. Shustek
Chairman

CEO
Dan'l Lewin
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.36 four stars
  Financial 91.96 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Computer History Museum is to preserve and present for posterity the artifacts and stories of the information age. As such, the Museum plays a unique role in the history of the computing revolution. Formally established in 1999, the Museum is dedicated to the preservation and celebration of computing history. We are home to one of the largest international collections of computing artifacts in the world, encompassing physical objects, ephemera, photographs, moving images, documents and software. The Museum's vision is to explore the computing revolution and its impact on the human experience.

The mission of the Computer History Museum is to preserve and present for posterity the artifacts and stories of the information age. As such, the Museum plays a unique role in the history of the computing revolution. Formally established in 1999, the Museum is dedicated to the preservation and celebration of computing history. We are home to one of the largest international collections of computing artifacts in the world, encompassing physical objects, ephemera, photographs, moving images, documents and software. The Museum's vision is to explore the computing revolution and its impact on the human experience.

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Financial

four stars

91.96

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
79.9%
  Administrative Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.82
  Program Expenses Growth 5.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Computer History Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Computer History Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,992,587
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $273,240
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,265,827
   Program Service Revenue $1,204,265
Total Primary Revenue $9,470,092
   Other Revenue $1,608,395
TOTAL REVENUE $11,078,487
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,021,759
   Administrative Expenses $1,659,084
   Fundraising Expenses $1,051,531
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,732,374
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,653,887
   
Net Assets $63,680,516

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Dan Lewin President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$392,854 2.86% John Hollar Former President & CEO

Mission

The mission of the Computer History Museum is to preserve and present for posterity the artifacts and stories of the information age. As such, the Museum plays a unique role in the history of the computing revolution. Formally established in 1999, the Museum is dedicated to the preservation and celebration of computing history. We are home to one of the largest international collections of computing artifacts in the world, encompassing physical objects, ephemera, photographs, moving images, documents and software. The Museum's vision is to explore the computing revolution and its impact on the human experience.

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The Computer History Museum (CA) 90.36 four stars
Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (IL) 90.96 four stars
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Living Arts & Science Center (KY) 88.93 three stars
John P. McGovern Museum of Health & Medical Science (TX) 87.91 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Computer History Museum
1401 North Shoreline Boulevard
Mountain View, CA 94043
tel: (650) 810-1010
fax: (650) 810-1055
EIN: 77-0507525

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Board Leadership

Leonard J. Shustek
Chairman

CEO

Dan'l Lewin
President, CEO