Fire Museum Of Greater Chicago in Lemont, Illinois (IL)

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Fire Museum Of Greater Chicago
Employer Identification Number (EIN)364193583
Name of OrganizationFire Museum Of Greater Chicago
In Care of NameKevin M Odonnell
Address517 Senon Dr, Lemont, IL 60439-4093
SubsectionEducational Organization
Ruling Date04/1999
DeductibilityContributions are deductible
FoundationOrganization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public
Exempt Organization StatusUnconditional Exemption
Tax Period12/2013
Assets$100,000 to $499,999
Income$25,000 to $99,999
Filing Requirement990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Asset Amount$150,800
Amount of Income$98,366
Form 990 Revenue Amount$98,366
National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE)Arts, Culture and Humanities: Museum, Museum Activities

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Amount of income in 2013: $98,366 (it was $50,081 in 2012)
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Assets in 2013: $150,800 (it was $121,675 in 2012)
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Expenses in 2013: $69,241
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Income to expenses ratio in 2013: 1.4
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Grants share in income in 2013: 52.2%
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Financial snapshot ($)

Revenue for 2013

Support schedule

Revenue, Expenses, and Changes in Net Assets or Fund Balances
Total revenue$89,279$46,286$98,366
Contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts received$44,123$31,096$51,338
Program service revenue including government fees and contracts$0$0$2,466
Membership dues and assessments$44,920$5,971$44,515
Investment income$236$29$47
Gain/Loss from sale of assets other than inventory$0$0$0
Net income/loss from gaming and fundraising events$0$9,190$0
Gross profit/loss from sales of inventory$0$0$0
Other revenue$0$0$0
Total expenses$68,619$28,434$69,241
Total net assets$103,823$121,675$150,800
Excess/Deficit for the year$20,660$17,852$29,125
Net assets or fund balances at beginning of year$83,163$103,823$121,675
Other changes in net assets or fund balances$0$0$0
Net assets or fund balances at end of year$121,675$150,800
Balance Sheets
Total assets$103,823$121,675$150,800
Total liabilities$0$0$0
Net assets or fund balances$103,823$121,675$150,800
Other Information
Did the organization engage in any significant activity not previously reported to the IRS?NoNo
Were any significant changes made to the organizing or governing documents?NoNo
Did the organization have unrelated business gross income of $1,000 or more during the year from business activitiesNoNoNo
Has the organization filed a Form 990-T for the year?NoNo
Did the organization undergo a liquidation, dissolution, termination, or significant disposition of net assets during the year?NoNo
Amount of political expenditures, direct or indirect$0$0
Did the organization file Form 1120-POL for this year?NoNo
Did the organization borrow from, or make any loans to, any officer, director, trustee, or key employee or were any such loans made in a prior year and still outstanding at the end of the tax year covered by this return?NoNo
Total amount involved$0$0
Initiation fees and capital contributions$0$0$0
Gross receipts for public use of club facilities$0$0$0
Did the organization engage in any section 4958 excess benefit transaction during the year, or did it engage in an excess benefit transaction in a prior year that has not been reported on any of its prior Forms 990 or 990-EZ?NoNo
At any time during the tax year, was the organization a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction?NoNo
Reason for Public Charity Status (for 2013)
The organization is not a private foundation because it is:An organization that normally receives: (1) more than 33 1/3 % of its support from contributions, membership fees, and gross receipts from activities related to its exempt functions - subject to certain exceptions, and (2) no more than 33 1/3 % of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business taxable income (less section 511 tax) from businesses acquired by the organization after June 30, 1975
Number of organizations supported0
Sum of amounts of support$0
Support Schedule for Organizations Described in Section 509(a)(2) (for 2009 - 2013)
2009 - 2013 Total
Public support$339,775
Gifts, grants, contributions, and membership fees received$331,955
Gross receipts from admissions, merchandise sold or services performed, or facilities furnished in any activity that is related to the organization's tax-exempt purpose$7,820
Gross receipts from activities that are not an unrelated trade or business under section 513$0
Tax revenues levied for the organization's benefit and either paid to or expended on its behalf$0
The value of services or facilities furnished by a governmental unit to the organization without charge$0
Amounts received from disqualified persons$0
Amounts received from other than disqualified persons that exceed the greater of $5,000 or 1% of the total support$0
Total support$341,830
Public support$339,775
Gross income from interest, dividends, payments received on securities loans, rents, royalties and income from similar sources$2,055
Unrelated business taxable income (less section 511 taxes) from businesses acquired after June 30, 1975$0
Net income from unrelated business activities, whether or not the business is regularly carried on$0
Other income$0
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