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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

American Textile History Museum

Stories of the past, visions of the future

two stars

78.73

491 Dutton Street Lowell, MA 01854
tel: (978) 441-0400   Web Site
EIN: 04-2276089

Board Leadership
J. Matthew Coggins
Chairman

CEO
Todd Smith
Interim Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.73 two stars
  Financial 80.62 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1960, the American Textile History Museum (ATHM) tells America's story through the art, history, and science of our textiles. ATHM houses one of the largest collections of its kind in the world. Its collections contain thousands of books, trade catalogs, business records and personal papers, prints and photographs, a growing costume collection, millions of textiles samples, and hundreds of machines used in textile manufacture.

Founded in 1960, the American Textile History Museum (ATHM) tells America's story through the art, history, and science of our textiles. ATHM houses one of the largest collections of its kind in the world. Its collections contain thousands of books, trade catalogs, business records and personal papers, prints and photographs, a growing costume collection, millions of textiles samples, and hundreds of machines used in textile manufacture.

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Financial

three stars

80.62

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
76.8%
  Administrative Expenses 11.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.29
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.44
  Program Expenses Growth -6.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Textile History Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Textile History Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Textile History Museum (MA) 78.73 two stars
Peabody Essex Museum (MA) 88.00 three stars
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum (MD) 86.35 three stars
Intrepid Museum Foundation (NY) 87.62 three stars
Grounds for Sculpture (NJ) 92.95 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $348,863
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $348,863
   Program Service Revenue $23,507
Total Primary Revenue $372,370
   Other Revenue $14,113
TOTAL REVENUE $386,483
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,145,410
   Administrative Expenses $265,670
   Fundraising Expenses $98,412
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,509,492
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,123,009
   
Net Assets $5,611,750

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
Collections $740,446 64.6%
Exhibits $245,280 21.4%
Education $159,684 13.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 03/01/2018 78.73 two stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 78.77 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 79.43 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 05/01/2015 78.10 two stars
2012-12 10/01/2013 79.44 two stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 74.71 two stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 78.22 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 79.20 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 76.74 two stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 86.23 three stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 77.28 two stars
2006-12 12/15/2007 40.00 zero star
2005-12 12/15/2006 37.50 zero star
2004-12 01/01/2006 43.18 zero star
2003-12 08/01/2005 47.50 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 04-2276089
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN TEXTILE HISTORY MUSEUM
NTEE Code A54
NTEE Classification History Museums
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable 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, 1987
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$92,700 6.14% Todd Smith Interim Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Textile History Museum (MA) 78.73 two stars
USS Constitution Museum (MA) 91.47 four stars
Intrepid Museum Foundation (NY) 87.62 three stars
The Mariners' Museum (VA) 93.30 four stars
Museum of Photographic Arts (CA) 92.02 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Textile History Museum
491 Dutton Street
Lowell, MA 01854
tel: (978) 441-0400
fax: (978) 441-1412
EIN: 04-2276089

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Board Leadership

J. Matthew Coggins
Chairman

CEO

Todd Smith
Interim Executive Director

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