Baltimore Childrens Museum Inc in Baltimore, Maryland (MD)

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Baltimore Childrens Museum Inc
Employer Identification Number (EIN)521806933
Name of OrganizationBaltimore Childrens Museum Inc
Address35 Market Pl, Baltimore, MD 21202-4002
ActivitiesMuseum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
SubsectionCharitable Organization
Ruling Date05/1993
DeductibilityContributions are deductible
FoundationOrganization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public
OrganizationCorporation
Exempt Organization StatusUnconditional Exemption
Tax Period06/2012
Assets$10,000,000 to $49,999,999
Income$1,000,000 to $4,999,999
Filing Requirement990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Asset Amount$14,361,644
Amount of Income$4,807,190
Form 990 Revenue Amount$4,743,652
National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE)Arts, Culture and Humanities: Children's Museums


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Amount of income in 2012: $4,807,190
This organization: 

 $4,807,190
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 $640,082

Assets in 2012: $14,361,644
This organization: 

 $14,361,644
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 $1,456,526

Expenses in 2000: $8,015,463
This organization: 

 $8,015,463
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 $2,372,454

Income to expenses ratio in 2000: 0.8
Baltimore Childrens Museum Inc: 

 0.8
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 1.3

Expenses allocated to program services in 2000: 69.2%
This organization: 

 69.2%
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 69.9%

Number of employees in 2000: 98
This organization: 

 98
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 66

Employees paid over $50,000 in 2000: 5.1%
Baltimore Childrens Museum Inc: 

 5.1%
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 9.1%

Grants share in income in 2000: 39.6%
Baltimore Childrens Museum Inc: 

 39.6%
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 70.1%

Financial snapshot ($)

Revenue for 2000

Assets at end of 2000

Expenses for 2000

Functional Expenses for 2000 ($)

Income-Producing Activities for 2000

Revenue, Expenses, and Changes in Net Assets or Fund Balances
2000
Total revenue$6,112,224
Contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts received$2,417,519
Contributions to donor advised funds
Direct public support$860,213
Indirect public support$0
Government contributions (grants)$1,557,306
Program service revenue including government fees and contracts$1,960,733
Membership dues and assessments$413,137
Interest on savings and temporary cash investments$0
Dividends and interest from securities$0
Net rental income or (loss)$306,443
Gross rents$306,443
Less: rental expenses$0
Other investment income$374,809
Gain or (loss) from sales of assets other than inventory$1,351
Gross amount from sales of assets other than inventory$37,837
Less: cost or other basis and sales expenses$36,486
Net income or (loss) from special events and activities$392,519
Gross revenue$630,272
Less: direct expenses other than fundraising expenses$237,753
Gross profit or (loss) from sales of inventory$170,170
Gross sales of inventory, less returns and allowances$391,532
Less: cost of goods sold$221,362
Other revenue$75,543
Total expenses$8,015,463
Program services$5,548,796
Management and general$1,908,724
Fundraising$557,943
Payments to affiliates$0
Net assets or fund balances at end of year$24,494,789
Excess or (deficit) for the year$-1,903,239
Net assets or fund balances at beginning of year$26,398,028
Other changes in net assets or fund balances$0
Statement of Functional Expenses (for 2000)
TotalProgram servicesManagement and generalFundraising
Total functional expenses$8,015,463$5,548,796$1,908,724$557,943
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.$531,741$224,540$307,201$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$2,164,679$1,513,925$328,141$322,613
Pension plan contributions not included above$30,477$14,942$13,127$2,408
Employee benefits not included above$116,653$70,925$37,344$8,384
Payroll taxes$237,435$157,583$65,980$13,872
Professional fundraising fees$0$0$0$0
Accounting fees$22,407$0$22,407$0
Legal fees$101,487$0$101,487$0
Supplies$153,744$137,746$9,829$6,169
Telephone$55,582$15,482$27,171$12,929
Postage and shipping$45,353$6,298$17,409$21,646
Occupancy$396,408$273,717$82,708$39,983
Equipment rental and maintenance$447,991$337,343$105,923$4,725
Printing and publications$90,726$28,939$33,162$28,625
Travel$9,919$3,078$6,774$67
Conferences, conventions, and meetings$18,595$6,858$11,492$245
Interest$490,069$489,430$639$0
Depreciation, depletion, etc.$1,830,408$1,730,820$66,392$33,196
Other expenses not covered above$1,271,789$537,170$671,538$63,081
Balance Sheets
2000
Total assets$33,524,009
Cash - non-interest-bearing$0
Savings and temporary cash investments$2,386,582
Accounts receivable less allowance for doubtful accounts$0
Pledges receivable less allowance for doubtful accounts$2,632,630
Grants receivable$397,306
Receivables from current and former officers, directors, trustees, and key employees$1,151,473
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$1,136,356
Inventories for sale or use$88,134
Prepaid expenses and deferred charges$155,952
Investments - publicly-traded securities
Investments - other securities$0
Investments - land, buildings, and equipment less accumulated depreciation$22,436,722
Investments - other$3,000,000
Land, buildings, and equipment less accumulated depreciation$0
Other assets, including program-related investments$138,854
Total liabilities$9,029,220
Accounts payable and accrued expenses$774,823
Grants payable$0
Deferred revenue$60,429
Loans from officers, directors, trustees, and key employees$0
Tax-exempt bond liabilities$0
Mortgages and other notes payable$8,171,916
Other liabilities$22,052
Total liabilities and net assets/fund balances$33,524,009
Total net assets or fund balances$24,494,789
Reconciliation of Revenue per Audited Financial Statements With Revenue per Return
2000
Total revenue$6,112,224
Total revenue, gains, and other support per audited financial statements$6,721,339
Other expenses$609,115
Net unrealized gains on investments$0
Donated services and use of facilities$150,000
Recoveries of prior year grants$0
Other$459,115
Other revenue$0
Investment expenses$0
Other$0
Reconciliation of Expenses per Audited Financial Statements With Expenses per Return
2000
Total expenses$8,015,463
Total expenses and losses per audited financial statements$8,624,578
Other revenue$609,115
Donated services and use of facilities$150,000
Prior year adjustments$0
Losses$0
Other$459,115
Other expenses$0
Investment expenses$0
Other$0
Current Officers, Directors, Trustees, and Key Employees
Total number of officers, directors, and trustees permitted to vote on organization business at board meetings0
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?
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?
Does the organization have a written conflict of interest policy?
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?No
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?No
Direct and indirect political expenditures$229
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, 200698
Analysis of Income-Producing Activities (for 2000)
Unrelated business incomeExcluded by section 512, 513, or 514Related or exempt function income
Business codeAmountExclusion codeAmount
Total$75,543$3,619,162$0
Program service revenue
Program service revenue 1000000$0Section 501(c)(3) organization - Income from an activity carried on primarily for the convenience of the organization's members, students, patients, visitors, officers, or employees (hospital parking lot or museum cafeteria, for example) (section 513(a)(2))$1,304,512$0
Program service revenue 2000000$0Section 501(c)(3) organization - Income from an activity carried on primarily for the convenience of the organization's members, students, patients, visitors, officers, or employees (hospital parking lot or museum cafeteria, for example) (section 513(a)(2))$163,346$0
Program service revenue 3000000$0Section 501(c)(3) organization - Income from an activity carried on primarily for the convenience of the organization's members, students, patients, visitors, officers, or employees (hospital parking lot or museum cafeteria, for example) (section 513(a)(2))$152,875$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$0Section 501(c)(3) organization - Income from an activity carried on primarily for the convenience of the organization's members, students, patients, visitors, officers, or employees (hospital parking lot or museum cafeteria, for example) (section 513(a)(2))$340,000$0
Membership dues and assessments000000$0Section 501(c)(3) organization - Income from an activity carried on primarily for the convenience of the organization's members, students, patients, visitors, officers, or employees (hospital parking lot or museum cafeteria, for example) (section 513(a)(2))$413,137$0
Interest on savings and temporary cash investments000000$000$0$0
Dividends and interest from securities000000$000$0$0
Net rental income or (loss) from real estate
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)$306,443$0
not debt-financed property000000$000$0$0
Net rental income or (loss) from personal property000000$000$0$0
Other investment income000000$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)$374,809$0
Gain or (loss) from sales of assets other than inventory000000$0Gain (or loss, to the extent allowed) from the sale of investments and other non-inventory property and from certain property acquired from financial institutions that are in conservatorship or receivership (sections 512(b)(5) and 512(b)(16)(A))$1,351$0
Net income or (loss) from special events000000$0Income from an activity that is not regularly carried on (section 512(a)(1))$392,519$0
Gross profit or (loss) from sales of inventory000000$0Section 501(c)(3) organization - Income from an activity carried on primarily for the convenience of the organization's members, students, patients, visitors, officers, or employees (hospital parking lot or museum cafeteria, for example) (section 513(a)(2))$170,170$0
Other revenueCaterers$75,54300$0$0
Information Regarding Taxable Subsidiaries and Disregarded Entities (for 2000)
EIN of corporation, partnership, or disregarded entityPercentage of ownership interestTotal incomeEnd-of-year assets
0%$0$0
0%$0$0
0%$0$0
0%$0$0
Compensation of the Five Highest Paid Employees Other Than Officers, Directors, and Trustees (for 2000)
CompensationContributions to employee benefit plans & deferred compensationExpense account and other allowances
$92,301$5,223$0
$86,112$5,783$0
$77,000$6,118$0
$69,231$3,521$0
$63,008$2,775$0
Total number of other employees paid over $50,0000
Statements About Activities (for 2000)
Expenses paid or incurred in connection with the lobbying activities$229
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 isOrganization that receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or from the general public
Support Schedule
1999
Total$8,901,700
Gifts, grants, and contributions received$4,701,529
Membership fees received$462,973
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$2,331,301
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$819,874
Net income from unrelated business activities not included above$70,907
Tax revenues levied for the organization's benefit and either paid to it or expended on its behalf$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
Other income$515,116
Lobbying Expenditures by Electing Public Charities (for 2000)
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
Unrelated Trade or Business Income (for 2008)
IncomeExpensesNet
Total$3,467$0$3,467
Gross receipts or sales less returns and allowances$0$0$0
Cost of goods sold$0$0$0
Gross profit$0$0$0
Capital gain net income$0$0$0
Net gain$0$0$0
Capital loss deduction for trusts$0$0$0
Income (loss) from partnerships and S corporations$0$0$0
Rent income$0$0$0
Unrelated debt-financed income$0$0$0
Interest, annuities, royalties, and rents from controlled organizations$0$0$0
Investment income of a section 501(c)(7), (9), or (17) organization$0$0$0
Exploited exempt activity income$0$0$0
Advertising income$0$0$0
Other income$3,467$0$3,467
Deductions Not Taken Elsewhere (for 2008)
Total deductions$1,222
Compensation of officers, directors, and trustees$0
Salaries and wages$718
Repairs and maintenance$0
Bad debts$0
Interest$0
Taxes and licenses$94
Charitable contributions$0
Depreciation$0
Depletion$0
Contributions to deferred compensation plans$0
Employee benefit programs$160
Excess exempt expenses$0
Excess readership costs$0
Other deductions$250
Unrelated business taxable income$1,245
Unrelated business taxable income before net operating loss deduction$2,245
Net operating loss deduction$0
Unrelated business taxable income before specific deduction$2,245
Specific deduction$1,000
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IdNameAddressStateEstablishedTotal Income
1Childrens Museum Of Indianapolis Incorporated3000 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46208-4716IN1952-10$133,214,244
2Childrens Museum Inc1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004-7112TX1982-11$20,059,437
3Please Touch Museum4231 Avenue Of The Republic, Philadelphia, PA 19131-3719PA1979-11$15,558,322
4Childrens Museum308 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210-1016MA1934-10$10,816,548
5Miami Childrens Museum Inc980 Macarthur Cswy, Miami, FL 33132-1604FL1984-07$9,256,877
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7Chicago Childrens Museum700 E Grand Ave Ste 127, Chicago, IL 60611-3580IL1982-04$6,830,489
8Bay Area Discovery Museum557 Mcreynolds Rd, Sausalito, CA 94965-2601CA1984-12$5,254,962
9Baltimore Childrens Museum Inc35 Market Pl, Baltimore, MD 21202-4002MD1993-05$4,807,190
10Omaha Childrens Museum Inc500 S 20th St, Omaha, NE 68102-2508NE1978-03$2,959,598
11Iowa Childrens Museum1451 Coral Ridge Ave, Coralville, IA 52241-2800IA1996-12$1,410,755
12Childrens Museum Of The Desert71701 Gerald Ford Dr, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270-1934CA1987-07$1,148,476
13Madison Childrens Museum Inc100 N Hamilton St, Madison, WI 53703-2116WI1981-07$994,338
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17Dallas Childrens MuseumDallas, TX 75240TX$443,261
18Childrens Museum Of Los Angeles3250 Ocean Park Blvd Ste 350, Santa Monica, CA 90405-3257CA1979-03$27,100
19Dakota Science Center IncPo Box 5023, Grand Forks, ND 58206ND1994-10$26,790
20Chesapeake Childrens Museum Inc25 Silopanna Rd, Annapolis, MD 21403-1117MD1994-05$60,966
Number of organizations performing similar types of work
Alabama3
Arkansas1
Arizona2
California16
Colorado4
Connecticut5
District of Columbia1
Delaware1
Florida10
Georgia3
Hawaii2
Iowa1
Illinois11
Indiana6
Kansas1
Kentucky2
Louisiana4
Massachusetts11
Maryland2
Maine2
Michigan8
Minnesota2
Missouri3
Mississippi1
Montana1
North Carolina2
North Dakota2
Nebraska3
New Hampshire1
New Jersey3
New Mexico2
Nevada2
New York16
Ohio1
Oregon5
Pennsylvania5
Rhode Island1
South Carolina4
Tennessee5
Texas9
Utah1
Virginia4
Washington7
Wisconsin6
Wyoming1
Total183

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