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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
El Museo del Barrio

A BBB Accredited charity

 


  • Meets all standards

Expiration Date:
11/2014
Name:
El Museo del Barrio
Address:
1230 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10029
Phone:
212-831-7272
Web Site:
Year, State Incorporated:
1971, New York
Affiliates:
None
Stated Purpose:
" The mission of EL Museo del Barrio is to present and preserve the art and culture of Puerto Ricans and all Latin Americans in the United States. "






Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
El Museo del Barrio meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
Through its extensive collections, varied exhibitions and publications, bilingual public programs, educational activities, festivals and special events, EL Museo educates diverse public in the richness of Caribbean and Latin American arts and cultural history. By introducing young people to this cultural heritage, EL Museo is creating the next generation of museum-goers, while satisfying the growing interest in Caribbean and Latin American art of a broad national and international audience.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Mr. Jorge Veneciano, Executive Director
Chair of the Board:
Tony Bechara
Board Size:
28
Paid Staff Size:
46



*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.




Fund Raising
 

              
Method(s) Used:


Direct mail appeals, invitations to fund raising events, grant proposals, internet
Fund raising costs were 11.7% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $3,900,252, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)




Tax Status
 

              
This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.




Financial
 

              
The following information is based on El Museo del Barrio's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2011.

Source of Funds  

Contributions

$1,756,015

Government grants

1,300,169

Special events (less direct costs)

684,668

Facility and other rentals

262,453

Museum shop

226,241

Admission and tours

220,244

Membership

159,400

Investment return

123,822

Other revenue

41,249

Total Income

$4,774,261

Program Expenses  

Museum operations

$1,877,563

Curatorial and exhibitions

1,614,758

Education and workshops

991,251

Museum shop

525,011

Theater and performing arts

413,104

Public programming

401,971
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Expenses in Excess of Income

5,823,658
457,346
510,809

$6,791,813

$(2,017,552)




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 86%  Fund Raising: 7%  Administrative 8% 
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Beginning net assets $7,744,796
Ending net assets 6,089,974
Total liabilities 744,781

Total assets

$6,834,755






 

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