Arts, Culture, Humanities : Libraries, Historical Societies and Landmark Preservation

The Supreme Court Historical Society

Expanding public awareness of the history and heritage of the Supreme Court of the United States

three stars

82.28

224 East Capitol Street, NE Washington, DC 20003
tel: (202) 543-0400   Web Site
EIN: 23-7420574

Board Leadership
Gregory P. Joseph
Chair

CEO
David T. Pride
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.28 three stars
  Financial 83.66 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1974 by Chief Justice Warren E. Burger, the Supreme Court Historical Society is dedicated to the collection and preservation of the history of the Supreme Court of the United States. The Society accomplishes its mission by conducting educational programs, supporting historical research, publishing books, journals, and electronic materials, and by collecting antiques and artifacts related to the Court's history. These activities and others increase the public's awareness of the Court's contributions to our nation's rich constitutional heritage.

Founded in 1974 by Chief Justice Warren E. Burger, the Supreme Court Historical Society is dedicated to the collection and preservation of the history of the Supreme Court of the United States. The Society accomplishes its mission by conducting educational programs, supporting historical research, publishing books, journals, and electronic materials, and by collecting antiques and artifacts related to the Court's history. These activities and others increase the public's awareness of the Court's contributions to our nation's rich constitutional heritage.

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Financial

three stars

83.66

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
71.4%
  Administrative Expenses 19.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.50
  Program Expenses Growth 1.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Supreme Court Historical Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Supreme Court Historical Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $876,213
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $616,466
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,492,679
   Program Service Revenue $384,119
Total Primary Revenue $1,876,798
   Other Revenue $1,118,739
TOTAL REVENUE $2,995,537
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,959,460
   Administrative Expenses $561,125
   Fundraising Expenses $241,218
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,761,803
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $233,734
   
Net Assets $15,993,866

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$191,774 6.94% David Pride Executive Director

Mission

Founded in 1974 by Chief Justice Warren E. Burger, the Supreme Court Historical Society is dedicated to the collection and preservation of the history of the Supreme Court of the United States. The Society accomplishes its mission by conducting educational programs, supporting historical research, publishing books, journals, and electronic materials, and by collecting antiques and artifacts related to the Court's history. These activities and others increase the public's awareness of the Court's contributions to our nation's rich constitutional heritage.

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The Supreme Court Historical Society (DC) 82.28 three stars
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Society of the Cincinnati (DC) 88.37 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Supreme Court Historical Society
224 East Capitol Street, NE
Washington, DC 20003
tel: (202) 543-0400
fax: (202) 547-7730
EIN: 23-7420574

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Board Leadership

Gregory P. Joseph
Chair

CEO

David T. Pride
Executive Director