Conner Prairie Inc An Earlham Museum in Fishers, Indiana (IN)

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Conner Prairie Inc An Earlham Museum
Employer Identification Number (EIN)311102063
Name of OrganizationConner Prairie Inc An Earlham Museum
In Care of NameG Richard Wynn
Address13400 Allisonville Rd, Fishers, IN 46038-3457
SubsectionCharitable Organization
Ruling Date07/1984
DeductibilityContributions are deductible
FoundationOrganizations operated solely for the benefit of and in conjunction with organizations described in 10 through 16 above
Exempt Organization StatusUnconditional Exemption
Tax Period12/2005
Assets$50,000,000 to greater
Income$1,000,000 to $4,999,999
Filing Requirement990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Asset Amount$83,618,402
Amount of Income$4,834,799
Form 990 Revenue Amount$4,293,371
National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE)Arts, Culture and Humanities: History Museums

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Amount of income in 2005: $4,834,799
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Assets in 2005: $83,618,402
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Expenses in 2005: $7,858,536
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Income to expenses ratio in 2005: 0.5
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Expenses allocated to program services in 2005: 78.9%
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Number of employees in 2005: 249
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Employees paid over $50,000 in 2005: 1.6%
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Grants share in income in 2005: 6.6%
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Financial snapshot ($)

Revenue for 2005

Assets at end of 2005

Expenses for 2005

Functional Expenses for 2005 ($)

Income-Producing Activities for 2005

Revenue, Expenses, and Changes in Net Assets or Fund Balances
Total revenue$7,588,231$8,203,721$8,068,798$5,938,149$4,813,733$4,293,371
Contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts received$1,072,208$1,381,186$1,143,000$783,427$268,431$282,390
Contributions to donor advised funds
Direct public support$1,022,208$979,188$1,008,750$725,402$268,431$282,390
Indirect public support$0$0$0$0$0$0
Government contributions (grants)$50,000$401,998$134,250$58,025$0$0
Program service revenue including government fees and contracts$1,702,359$1,526,865$1,396,549$1,355,717$1,231,863$1,202,505
Membership dues and assessments$205,237$201,384$212,073$226,715$204,355$222,387
Interest on savings and temporary cash investments$0$0$0$0$0$0
Dividends and interest from securities$1,773,810$1,526,864$1,489,276$1,502,797$1,872,342$1,363,240
Net rental income or (loss)$172,242$532,300$528,778$500,863$485,001$487,145
Gross rents$172,242$532,300$528,778$500,863$485,001$487,145
Less: rental expenses$0$0$0$0$0$0
Other investment income$0$0$0$0$0$0
Gain or (loss) from sales of assets other than inventory$1,557,637$2,087,998$2,406,910$782,100$1,497$0
Gross amount from sales of assets other than inventory$1,557,637$2,157,739$2,406,910$2,447,059$2,271,996$0
Less: cost or other basis and sales expenses$0$69,741$0$1,664,959$2,270,499$0
Net income or (loss) from special events and activities$62,695$95,722$70,351$92,069$7,545$-952
Gross revenue$128,582$165,414$145,258$158,323$11,194$3,740
Less: direct expenses other than fundraising expenses$65,887$69,692$74,907$66,254$3,649$4,692
Gross profit or (loss) from sales of inventory$681,352$839,358$804,643$664,351$718,063$713,370
Gross sales of inventory, less returns and allowances$1,262,539$1,492,338$1,473,354$1,317,335$1,259,363$1,250,106
Less: cost of goods sold$581,187$652,980$668,711$652,984$541,300$536,736
Other revenue$360,691$12,044$17,218$30,110$24,636$23,286
Total expenses$7,360,327$8,380,846$8,595,593$8,799,480$7,969,727$7,858,536
Program services$4,271,880$4,706,664$5,188,860$6,414,813$6,403,341$6,204,275
Management and general$2,427,747$2,729,976$2,810,496$1,975,396$1,302,947$1,445,853
Payments to affiliates$0$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets or fund balances at end of year$92,434,684$78,062,147$60,757,281$70,994,668$74,742,535$75,458,428
Excess or (deficit) for the year$227,904$-177,125$-526,795$-2,861,331$-3,155,994$-3,565,165
Net assets or fund balances at beginning of year$78,627,545$92,434,684$78,062,147$60,757,281$70,994,668$74,742,535
Other changes in net assets or fund balances$13,579,235$-14,195,412$-16,778,071$13,098,718$6,903,861$4,281,058
Statement of Functional Expenses (for 2005)
TotalProgram servicesManagement and generalFundraising
Total functional expenses$7,858,536$6,204,275$1,445,853$208,408
Grants paid from donor advised funds
Other grants and allocations$0
Specific assistance to individuals$0
Benefits paid to or for members$0
Compensation of current officers, directors, key employees, etc.$189,998$0$189,998$0
Compensation of former officers, directors, key employees, etc.
Compensation and other distributions, not included above, to disqualified persons (as defined under section 4958(f)(1)) and persons described in section 4958(c)(3)(B)
Salaries and wages of employees not included above$3,347,930$2,863,756$335,410$148,764
Pension plan contributions not included above$250,090$198,882$41,813$9,395
Employee benefits not included above$727,122$578,241$121,570$27,311
Payroll taxes$0$0$0$0
Professional fundraising fees$0$0$0$0
Accounting fees$0$0$0$0
Legal fees$0$0$0$0
Postage and shipping$51,286$44,941$4,625$1,720
Equipment rental and maintenance$115,114$97,298$11,868$5,948
Printing and publications$78,986$78,045$93$848
Conferences, conventions, and meetings$0$0$0$0
Depreciation, depletion, etc.$260,448$234,534$25,914$0
Other expenses not covered above$2,169,608$1,826,256$337,136$6,216
Balance Sheets
Total assets$95,100,099$81,828,367$66,299,965$77,725,744$82,120,962$83,618,402
Cash - non-interest-bearing$8,520$9,019$14,819$12,300$13,198$11,875
Savings and temporary cash investments$176,318$171,365$305,194$235,473$195,446$187,080
Accounts receivable less allowance for doubtful accounts$494,199$145,272$89,372$69,167$27,266$4,759
Pledges receivable less allowance for doubtful accounts$201,909$200,022$74,005$8,752$0$0
Grants receivable$0$0$0$0$0$0
Receivables from current and former officers, directors, trustees, and key employees$0$0$0$0$0$0
Receivables from other disqualified persons (as defined under section 4958(f)(1)) and persons described in section 4958(c)(3)(B)
Other notes and loans receivable less allowance for doubtful accounts$0$0$0$0$0$0
Inventories for sale or use$192,532$226,272$243,075$298,332$292,778$306,324
Prepaid expenses and deferred charges$43,704$78,271$63,957$43,399$500$500
Investments - publicly-traded securities
Investments - other securities$91,894,570$78,588,371$62,985,639$74,725,312$79,359,868$80,849,889
Investments - land, buildings, and equipment less accumulated depreciation$0$0$0$0$0$0
Investments - other$109,745$109,745$109,745$109,745$109,745$109,745
Land, buildings, and equipment less accumulated depreciation$1,978,602$2,300,030$2,414,159$2,223,264$2,122,161$2,077,509
Other assets, including program-related investments$0$0$0$0$0$70,721
Total liabilities$2,665,415$3,766,220$5,542,684$6,731,076$7,378,427$8,159,974
Accounts payable and accrued expenses$340,943$298,054$400,569$494,668$447,499$290,484
Grants payable$0$0$0$0$0$0
Deferred revenue$62,886$37,963$36,060$30,841$24,869$26,523
Loans from officers, directors, trustees, and key employees$0$0$0$0$0$0
Tax-exempt bond liabilities$0$0$0$0$0$0
Mortgages and other notes payable$1,067,937$1,139,070$1,123,542$1,110,193$1,097,544$1,083,431
Other liabilities$1,193,649$2,291,133$3,982,513$5,095,374$5,808,515$6,759,536
Total liabilities and net assets/fund balances$95,100,099$81,828,367$66,299,965$77,725,744$82,120,962$83,618,402
Total net assets or fund balances$92,434,684$78,062,147$60,757,281$70,994,668$74,742,535$75,458,428
Reconciliation of Revenue per Audited Financial Statements With Revenue per Return
Total revenue$7,588,231$8,203,721$8,068,798$5,938,149$4,813,733$0
Total revenue, gains, and other support per audited financial statements$22,132,598$9,081,483$8,812,416$20,043,417$12,262,544$0
Other expenses$14,544,367$877,762$743,618$14,105,268$7,448,811$0
Net unrealized gains on investments$13,507,013$0$0$0$0$0
Donated services and use of facilities$0$0$0$0$0$0
Recoveries of prior year grants$0$0$0$0$0$0
Other revenue$0$0$0$0$0$0
Investment expenses$0$0$0$0$0$0
Reconciliation of Expenses per Audited Financial Statements With Expenses per Return
Total expenses$7,360,327$8,380,846$8,595,593$8,799,480$7,969,727$0
Total expenses and losses per audited financial statements$8,007,401$9,103,518$9,339,211$9,518,718$8,514,676$0
Other revenue$647,074$722,672$743,618$719,238$544,949$0
Donated services and use of facilities$0$0$0$0$0$0
Prior year adjustments$0$0$0$0$0$0
Other expenses$0$0$0$0$0$0
Investment expenses$0$0$0$0$0$0
Current Officers, Directors, Trustees, and Key Employees
Total number of officers, directors, and trustees permitted to vote on organization business at board meetings5
Are any officers, directors, trustees, or key employees listed in Form 990, Part V-A, or highest compensated employees listed in Schedule A, Part I, or highest compensated professional and other independent contractors listed in Schedule A, Part II-A or II-B, related to each other through family or business relationships?No
Do any officers, directors, trustees, or key employees listed in Form 990, Part V-A, or highest compensated employees listed in Schedule A, Part I, or highest compensated professional and other independent contractors listed in Schedule A, Part II-A or II-B, receive compensation from any other organizations, whether tax exempt or taxable, that are related to the organization?Yes
Does the organization have a written conflict of interest policy?Yes
Other Information
Did the organization have unrelated business gross income of $1,000 or more during the year covered by this return, and has it filed a tax return on Form 990-T for this year?Yes
Was there a liquidation, dissolution, termination, or substantial contraction during the year?Yes
Is the organization related (other than by association with a statewide or nationwide organization) through common membership, governing bodies, trustees, officers, etc., to any other exempt or nonexempt organization?Yes
Direct and indirect political expenditures$0
Did the organization file Form 1120-POL for this year?No
Were substantially all dues nondeductible by members?
Did the organization make only in-house lobbying expenditures of $2,000 or less?
Dues, assessments, and similar amounts from members$0
Section 162(e) lobbying and political expenditures$0
Aggregate nondeductible amount of section 6033(e)(1)(A) dues notices$0
Taxable amount of lobbying and political expenditures$0
Does the organization elect to pay the section 6033(e) tax on the amount above?
If section 6033(e)(1)(A) dues notices were sent, does the organization agree to add the amount above to its reasonable estimate of dues allocable to nondeductible lobbying and political expenditures for the following tax year?
Initiation fees and capital contributions$0
Gross receipts for public use of club facilities$0
At any time during the year, did the organization, directly or indirectly, own a controlled entity within the meaning of section 512(b)(13)?
Amount of tax imposed on the organization during the year under: section 4911$0
Amount of tax imposed on the organization during the year under: section 4912$0
Amount of tax imposed on the organization during the year under: section 4955$0
Did the organization engage in any section 4958 excess benefit transaction during the year or did it become aware of an excess benefit transaction from a prior year?No
Amount of tax imposed on the organization managers or disqualified persons during the year under sections 4912, 4955, and 4958$0
Amount of tax above, reimbursed by the organization$0
At any time during the tax year, was the organization a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction?
Did the organization acquire a direct or indirect interest in any applicable insurance contract?
Did the supporting organization, or a fund maintained by a sponsoring organization, have excess business holdings at any time during the year?
Number of employees employed in the pay period that includes March 12, 2006249
Analysis of Income-Producing Activities (for 2005)
Unrelated business incomeExcluded by section 512, 513, or 514Related or exempt function income
Business codeAmountExclusion codeAmount
Program service revenue
Program service revenue 1000000$000$0$537,721
Program service revenue 2000000$000$0$664,784
Program service revenue 3000000$000$0$0
Program service revenue 4000000$000$0$0
Program service revenue 5000000$000$0$0
Medicare/Medicaid payments000000$000$0$0
Fees and contracts from government agencies000000$000$0$0
Membership dues and assessments000000$000$0$222,387
Interest on savings and temporary cash investments000000$000$0$0
Dividends and interest from securities000000$0Dividends, interest, payments with respect to securities loans, annuities, income from notional principal contracts, loan commitment fees, and other substantially similar income from ordinary and routine investments excluded by section 512(b)(1)$1,363,240$0
Net rental income or (loss) from real estate
debt-financed property000000$000$0$0
not debt-financed property000000$0Real property rental income that does not depend on the income or profits derived by the person leasing the property and is excluded by section 512(b)(3)$487,145$0
Net rental income or (loss) from personal property000000$000$0$0
Other investment income000000$000$0$0
Gain or (loss) from sales of assets other than inventory000000$000$0$0
Net income or (loss) from special events000000$000$0$-952
Gross profit or (loss) from sales of inventoryCaterers$505,25600$0$208,114
Other revenue000000$000$0$23,286
Information Regarding Taxable Subsidiaries and Disregarded Entities (for 2005)
EIN of corporation, partnership, or disregarded entityPercentage of ownership interestTotal incomeEnd-of-year assets
Compensation of the Five Highest Paid Employees Other Than Officers, Directors, and Trustees (for 2005)
CompensationContributions to employee benefit plans & deferred compensationExpense account and other allowances
Total number of other employees paid over $50,0000
Statements About Activities (for 2005)
Expenses paid or incurred in connection with the lobbying activities$0
Did the organization receive or hold an easement for conservation purposes, including easements to preserve open space, the environment, historic land areas or historic structures?
Did the organization provide credit counseling, debt management, credit repair, or debt negotiation services?
Did the organization maintain any donor advised funds?
Did the organization make any taxable distributions under section 4966?
Did the organization make a distribution to a donor, donor advisor, or related person?
Enter the total number of donor advised funds owned at the end of the tax year
Enter the aggregate value of assets held in all donor advised funds owned at the end of the tax year
Enter the total number of separate funds or accounts owned at the end of the tax year (excluding donor advised funds included above) where donors have the right to provide advice on the distribution or investment of amounts in such funds or accounts
Enter the aggregate value of assets held in all funds or accounts included above at the end of the tax year
Reason for Non-Private Foundation Status
The organization is not a private foundation because it isNot controlled by disqualified persons/supports non private foundation
Type of supporting organizationType I
Support Schedule
Gifts, grants, and contributions received$0$0$0$0$0$0
Membership fees received$0$0$0$0$0$0
Gross receipts from admissions, merchandise sold or services performed, or furnishing of facilities in any activity that is related to the organization's charitable, etc., purpose$0$0$0$0$0$0
Gross income from interest, dividends, amounts received from payments on securities loans (section 512(a)(5)), rents, royalties, and unrelated business taxable income (less section 511 taxes) from businesses acquired by the organization after June 30, 1975$0$0$0$0$0$0
Net income from unrelated business activities not included above$0$0$0$0$0$0
Tax revenues levied for the organization's benefit and either paid to it or expended on its behalf$0$0$0$0$0$0
The value of services or facilities furnished to the organization by a governmental unit without charge. Do not include the value of services or facilities generally furnished to the public without charge$0$0$0$0$0$0
Other income$0$0$0$0$0$0
Lobbying Expenditures by Electing Public Charities (for 2005)
Total exempt purpose expenditures$0
Total lobbying expenditures$0
Total lobbying expenditures to influence public opinion (grassroots lobbying)$0
Total lobbying expenditures to influence a legislative body (direct lobbying)$0
Other exempt purpose expenditures$0
Lobbying nontaxable amount$0
Grassroots nontaxable amount$0
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