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

Galveston Historical Foundation

Preserving the architectural, cultural and maritime heritage of Galveston Island

three stars

85.57

2228 Broadway Galveston, TX 77550
tel: (409) 765-7834   Web Site
EIN: 74-1487824

Board Leadership
John Smith
President

CEO
Dwayne Jones
Executive Director, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.57 three stars
  Financial 79.60 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Galveston Historical Foundation (GHF) was formed as the Galveston Historical Society in 1871 and reincorporated in 1954 as a non-profit organization devoted to historic preservation and history in Galveston County. Over the last 60 years, GHF has expanded its mission to encompass community redevelopment, historic preservation advocacy, maritime preservation, coastal resiliency and stewardship of historic properties. GHF embraces a broader vision of history and architecture that encompasses advancements in environmental and natural sciences and their intersection with historic buildings and coastal life, and conceives of history as an engaging story of individual lives and experiences on Galveston Island from the 19th century to the present day.

Galveston Historical Foundation (GHF) was formed as the Galveston Historical Society in 1871 and reincorporated in 1954 as a non-profit organization devoted to historic preservation and history in Galveston County. Over the last 60 years, GHF has expanded its mission to encompass community redevelopment, historic preservation advocacy, maritime preservation, coastal resiliency and stewardship of historic properties. GHF embraces a broader vision of history and architecture that encompasses advancements in environmental and natural sciences and their intersection with historic buildings and coastal life, and conceives of history as an engaging story of individual lives and experiences on Galveston Island from the 19th century to the present day.

Results Information

Reported Results
Total in 2016
Total number of volunteer hours contributed to the organization
25,410
Number of new website visitors
264,465
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Financial

two stars

79.60

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
75.8%
  Administrative Expenses 23.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.04
  Program Expenses Growth 0.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Galveston Historical Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Galveston Historical Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Galveston Historical Foundation (TX) 85.57 three stars
Historic Columbia (SC) 88.05 three stars
Preservation Virginia (VA) 86.84 three stars
The Mount (MA) 91.30 four stars
Preservation Trust of Vermont (VT) 86.19 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,767,027
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $160,224
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $171,785
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,099,036
   Program Service Revenue $1,257,033
Total Primary Revenue $6,356,069
   Other Revenue $1,514,469
TOTAL REVENUE $7,870,538
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,725,066
   Administrative Expenses $1,297,399
   Fundraising Expenses $16,458
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,038,923
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,831,615
   
Net Assets $16,724,941

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
GHF Museums $2,421,355 65.0%
Dickens Festival and Historic Homes Tours $780,803 21.0%
Preservation Services $519,364 13.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 09/01/2018 85.57 three stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 91.40 four stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 90.95 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 90.53 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.22 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 03/01/2016 94.28 four stars
2014-06 10/01/2015 94.28 four stars
2013-06 05/01/2015 93.07 four stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 91.48 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 91.19 four stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 79.71 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 74-1487824
Name in IRS Master File GALVESTON HISTORICAL FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code A82
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (62) Historical site, records or reenactment
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 March, 1957
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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
$138,359 2.74% Dwayne Jones Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Galveston Historical Foundation (TX) 85.57 three stars
Archaeological Conservancy (NM) 96.66 four stars
Maymont Foundation (VA) 86.42 three stars
Morven Museum & Garden (NJ) 92.04 four stars
Blithewold (RI) 89.34 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Galveston Historical Foundation
2228 Broadway
Galveston, TX 77550
tel: (409) 765-7834
fax: (409) 974-4592
EIN: 74-1487824

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Board Leadership

John Smith
President

CEO

Dwayne Jones
Executive Director, CEO

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