Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

CN Advisory: Moderate Concern

Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation

Promoting awareness of Virginia's role in the creation of the United States of America

81.71

P.O. Box 1607 Williamsburg, VA 23187
tel: (888) 593-4682   Web Site
EIN: 31-1618642

Board Leadership
Kenneth Plum
President

CEO
Christy S. Coleman
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.71
  Financial 77.09
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00
This rating was published 12/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is to educate and promote understanding and awareness of Virginia's role in the creation of the United States of America. The Foundation, accredited by the American Association of Museums, is an educational institution of the Commonwealth of Virginia and administers two living-history museums. Jamestown Settlement interprets the cultures of 17th-century colonial Jamestown, America's first permanent English settlement, and the Powhatan Indians. The Yorktown Victory Center interprets the impact of the American Revolution on the people of America and the development of the new nation.

The mission of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is to educate and promote understanding and awareness of Virginia's role in the creation of the United States of America. The Foundation, accredited by the American Association of Museums, is an educational institution of the Commonwealth of Virginia and administers two living-history museums. Jamestown Settlement interprets the cultures of 17th-century colonial Jamestown, America's first permanent English settlement, and the Powhatan Indians. The Yorktown Victory Center interprets the impact of the American Revolution on the people of America and the development of the new nation.

Financial

77.09

Accountability & Transparency

88.00

This rating was published 12/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
60.4%
  Administrative Expenses 20.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.26
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 8.61
  Program Expenses Growth 3.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,136,174
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,136,174
   Program Service Revenue $6,817
Total Primary Revenue $2,142,991
   Other Revenue $-67,135
TOTAL REVENUE $2,075,856
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,335,741
   Administrative Expenses $507,042
   Fundraising Expenses $428,208
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,270,991
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-195,135
   
Net Assets $20,645,513

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Christy S. Coleman Executive Director --
Other Salaries of Note
Not compensated -- Philip G. Emerson Former Executive Director $362,115

Mission

The mission of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is to educate and promote understanding and awareness of Virginia's role in the creation of the United States of America. The Foundation, accredited by the American Association of Museums, is an educational institution of the Commonwealth of Virginia and administers two living-history museums. Jamestown Settlement interprets the cultures of 17th-century colonial Jamestown, America's first permanent English settlement, and the Powhatan Indians. The Yorktown Victory Center interprets the impact of the American Revolution on the people of America and the development of the new nation.

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Charity Contact Info

Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation
P.O. Box 1607
Williamsburg, VA 23187
tel: (888) 593-4682
fax: (757) 253-5299
EIN: 31-1618642

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Board Leadership

Kenneth Plum
President

CEO

Christy S. Coleman
Executive Director