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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Turtle Bay Exploration Park

Human. Nature.

three stars

83.16

844 Sundial Bridge Drive Redding, CA 96003
tel: (530) 243-8850   Web Site
EIN: 68-0236299

Board Leadership
Jody Burgess
Chair

CEO
Mike Warren
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.16 three stars
  Financial 78.89 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Turtle Bay Exploration Park is a 300-acre gathering place featuring the Sundial Bridge, a museum, forestry & wildlife center, arboretum and botanical gardens. The mission of the Turtle Bay Exploration Park is to inspire wonder, exploration and appreciation of our world.

Turtle Bay Exploration Park is a 300-acre gathering place featuring the Sundial Bridge, a museum, forestry & wildlife center, arboretum and botanical gardens. The mission of the Turtle Bay Exploration Park is to inspire wonder, exploration and appreciation of our world.

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Financial

two stars

78.89

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
60.1%
  Administrative Expenses 29.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.32
  Program Expenses Growth 6.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Turtle Bay Exploration Park on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Turtle Bay Exploration Park on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Turtle Bay Exploration Park (CA) 83.16 three stars
CuriOdyssey (CA) 85.53 three stars
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University (PA) 91.44 four stars
High Desert Museum (OR) 96.66 four stars
Fernbank Museum of Natural History (GA) 91.69 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,666,368
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $90,119
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,756,487
   Program Service Revenue $1,462,896
Total Primary Revenue $4,219,383
   Other Revenue $-206,263
TOTAL REVENUE $4,013,120
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,770,556
   Administrative Expenses $1,967,040
   Fundraising Expenses $569,571
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,307,167
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,294,047
   
Net Assets $36,879,013

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
Museum Activities $1,748,267 46.4%
Educational Programs $1,712,019 45.4%
Museum Store & Coffee Bar $310,270 8.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 83.16 three stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 80.07 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 77.73 two stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 78.78 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 81.20 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 78.27 two stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 77.99 two stars
2012-12 08/01/2014 72.41 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 68-0236299
Name in IRS Master File TURTLE BAY EXPLORATION PARK
NTEE Code A50
NTEE Classification Museum, Museum Activities
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 July, 1995
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$96,456 1.52% Mike Warren President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Turtle Bay Exploration Park (CA) 83.16 three stars
American Friends of the Israel Museum (NY) 90.86 four stars
South Florida Museum (FL) 85.14 three stars
San Diego Natural History Museum (CA) 89.02 three stars
ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center (VT) 91.18 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Turtle Bay Exploration Park
844 Sundial Bridge Drive
Redding, CA 96003
tel: (530) 243-8850
EIN: 68-0236299

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Board Leadership

Jody Burgess
Chair

CEO

Mike Warren
President, CEO

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