Carnegie Library Of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PA)

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Carnegie Library Of Pittsburgh
Employer Identification Number (EIN)250965281
Name of OrganizationCarnegie Library Of Pittsburgh
In Care of NameDirector Of Finance
Address4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4007
ActivitiesLibrary
SubsectionLiterary Organization
Ruling Date01/1952
DeductibilityContributions are deductible
FoundationOrganization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public
OrganizationAssociation
Exempt Organization StatusUnconditional Exemption
Tax Period12/2012
Assets$50,000,000 to greater
Income$10,000,000 to $49,999,999
Filing Requirement990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Asset Amount$82,303,660
Amount of Income$33,950,949
Form 990 Revenue Amount$33,665,512
National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE)Educational Institutions and Related Activities: Libraries


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Amount of income in 2012: $33,950,949
Carnegie Library Of Pittsburgh: 

 $33,950,949
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 $94,390

Assets in 2012: $82,303,660
This organization: 

 $82,303,660
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 $208,547

Expenses in 2007: $26,048,116
This organization: 

 $26,048,116
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 $2,245,192

Income to expenses ratio in 2007: 1.3
This organization: 

 1.3
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 1.2

Expenses allocated to program services in 2007: 87.3%
This organization: 

 87.3%
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 87.3%

Number of employees in 2007: 527
Carnegie Library Of Pittsburgh: 

 527
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 48

Employees paid over $50,000 in 2007: 5.7%
Carnegie Library Of Pittsburgh: 

 5.7%
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 8.7%

Grants share in income in 2007: 92.1%
Carnegie Library Of Pittsburgh: 

 92.1%
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 92.1%

Financial snapshot ($)

Revenue for 2007

Assets at end of 2007

Expenses for 2007

Functional Expenses for 2007 ($)

Income-Producing Activities for 2007

Revenue, Expenses, and Changes in Net Assets or Fund Balances
200220062007
Total revenue$27,452,246$31,570,789$33,496,431
Contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts received$26,207,646$29,596,022$30,844,473
Contributions to donor advised funds$0$0
Direct public support$1,358,731$6,668,130$7,369,642
Indirect public support$0$0$0
Government contributions (grants)$24,848,915$22,927,892$23,474,831
Program service revenue including government fees and contracts$1,768,368$865,756$864,629
Membership dues and assessments$0$0$0
Interest on savings and temporary cash investments$91,616$154,083$452,945
Dividends and interest from securities$583,636$157,635$250,955
Net rental income or (loss)$14,350$70,502$71,380
Gross rents$14,350$70,502$71,380
Less: rental expenses$0$0$0
Other investment income$0$0$0
Gain or (loss) from sales of assets other than inventory$-1,213,370$726,791$1,012,049
Gross amount from sales of assets other than inventory$8,477,480$5,868,982$5,681,653
Less: cost or other basis and sales expenses$9,690,850$5,142,191$4,669,604
Net income or (loss) from special events and activities$0$0$0
Gross revenue$0$0$0
Less: direct expenses other than fundraising expenses$0$0$0
Gross profit or (loss) from sales of inventory$0$0$0
Gross sales of inventory, less returns and allowances$0$0$0
Less: cost of goods sold$0$0$0
Other revenue$0$0$0
Total expenses$28,621,273$26,127,731$26,048,116
Program services$27,423,359$22,594,222$22,748,576
Management and general$932,030$2,398,988$2,569,638
Fundraising$265,884$1,134,521$729,902
Payments to affiliates$0$0$0
Net assets or fund balances at end of year$17,701,822$35,865,623$41,550,618
Excess or (deficit) for the year$-1,169,027$5,443,058$7,448,315
Net assets or fund balances at beginning of year$19,267,474$30,230,232$35,865,623
Other changes in net assets or fund balances$-396,625$192,333$-1,763,320
Statement of Functional Expenses (for 2007)
TotalProgram servicesManagement and generalFundraising
Total functional expenses$26,048,116$22,748,576$2,569,638$729,902
Grants paid from donor advised funds$0
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.$453,269$453,269$0$0
Compensation of former officers, directors, key employees, etc.$33,095$33,095$0$0
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)$0$0$0$0
Salaries and wages of employees not included above$11,234,074$10,789,386$0$444,688
Pension plan contributions not included above$0$0$0$0
Employee benefits not included above$2,907,522$2,818,586$0$88,936
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
Supplies$1,044,772$945,567$0$99,205
Telephone$155,370$151,965$0$3,405
Postage and shipping$90,796$0$68,399$22,397
Occupancy$1,506,688$1,506,688$0$0
Equipment rental and maintenance$531,808$521,583$0$10,225
Printing and publications$0$0$0$0
Travel$0$0$0$0
Conferences, conventions, and meetings$0$0$0$0
Interest$607,305$607,305$0$0
Depreciation, depletion, etc.$1,624,256$0$1,621,208$3,048
Other expenses not covered above$5,859,161$4,921,132$880,031$57,998
Balance Sheets
200220062007
Total assets$35,482,718$54,591,557$57,423,968
Cash - non-interest-bearing$14,200,065$165,084$243,251
Savings and temporary cash investments$3,155,163$7,505,844$10,432,848
Accounts receivable less allowance for doubtful accounts$2,546,471$2,002,552$568,358
Pledges receivable less allowance for doubtful accounts$0$2,303,441$2,778,122
Grants receivable$0$0$0
Receivables from current and former officers, directors, trustees, and key employees$0$0$0
Receivables from other disqualified persons (as defined under section 4958(f)(1)) and persons described in section 4958(c)(3)(B)$0$0
Other notes and loans receivable less allowance for doubtful accounts$0$0$0
Inventories for sale or use$99,364$130,383$121,037
Prepaid expenses and deferred charges$871,861$477,782$526,667
Investments - publicly-traded securities$10,454,328$11,810,616
Investments - other securities$7,765,260$0$146,793
Investments - land, buildings, and equipment less accumulated depreciation$0$0$0
Investments - other$0$80,244$0
Land, buildings, and equipment less accumulated depreciation$4,908,702$28,616,929$27,821,209
Other assets, including program-related investments$1,935,832$2,854,970$2,975,067
Total liabilities$17,780,896$18,725,934$15,873,350
Accounts payable and accrued expenses$2,604,430$4,130,328$1,726,729
Grants payable$0$0$0
Deferred revenue$666,466$666,466$666,466
Loans from officers, directors, trustees, and key employees$0$0$0
Tax-exempt bond liabilities$14,510,000$13,070,000$12,680,000
Mortgages and other notes payable$0$859,140$800,155
Other liabilities$0$0$0
Total liabilities and net assets/fund balances$35,482,718$54,591,557$57,423,968
Total net assets or fund balances$17,701,822$35,865,623$41,550,618
Reconciliation of Revenue per Audited Financial Statements With Revenue per Return
200220062007
Total revenue$27,452,247$31,570,789$33,496,431
Total revenue, gains, and other support per audited financial statements$28,912,828$31,900,979$33,397,201
Other expenses$247,211$192,333$-57,230
Net unrealized gains on investments$0$192,333$-124,920
Donated services and use of facilities$0$0$0
Recoveries of prior year grants$0$0$0
Other$247,211$0$67,690
Other revenue$-1,213,370$-137,857$42,000
Investment expenses$-1,213,370$0$42,000
Other$0$-137,857$0
Reconciliation of Expenses per Audited Financial Statements With Expenses per Return
200220062007
Total expenses$28,665,571$26,127,731$26,048,116
Total expenses and losses per audited financial statements$28,665,571$26,265,588$26,006,116
Other revenue$0$137,857$0
Donated services and use of facilities$0$0$0
Prior year adjustments$0$0$0
Losses$0$0$0
Other$0$137,857$0
Other expenses$0$0$42,000
Investment expenses$0$0$42,000
Other$0$0$0
Current Officers, Directors, Trustees, and Key Employees
Average hours per week devoted to positionCompensationContributions to employee benefit plans & deferred compensation plansExpense account and other allowances
38$165,643$26,518$0
38$43,616$17,000$0
38$115,914$24,209$0
38$52,979$7,390$0
Total number of officers, directors, and trustees permitted to vote on organization business at board meetings35
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?No
Does the organization have a written conflict of interest policy?Yes
Former Officers, Directors, Trustees, and Key Employees That Received Compensation or Other Benefits
Loans and AdvancesCompensationContributions to employee benefit plans & deferred compensation plansExpense account and other allowances
$0$26,194$6,901$0
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?No
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?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)?No
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?No
Did the organization acquire a direct or indirect interest in any applicable insurance contract?No
Did the supporting organization, or a fund maintained by a sponsoring organization, have excess business holdings at any time during the year?No
Number of employees employed in the pay period that includes March 12, 2006527
Analysis of Income-Producing Activities (for 2007)
Unrelated business incomeExcluded by section 512, 513, or 514Related or exempt function income
Business codeAmountExclusion codeAmount
Total$0$1,787,329$864,629
Program service revenue
Program service revenue 1000000$000$0$864,629
Program service revenue 2000000$000$0$0
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$0
Interest on savings and temporary cash investments000000$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)$452,945$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)$250,955$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)$71,380$0
not debt-financed property000000$000$0$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$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))$1,012,049$0
Net income or (loss) from special events000000$000$0$0
Gross profit or (loss) from sales of inventory000000$000$0$0
Other revenue000000$000$0$0
Information Regarding Taxable Subsidiaries and Disregarded Entities (for 2007)
EIN of corporation, partnership, or disregarded entityPercentage of ownership interestTotal incomeEnd-of-year assets
0000000000%$0$0
0000000000%$0$0
0000000000%$0$0
0000000000%$0$0
Compensation of the Five Highest Paid Employees Other Than Officers, Directors, and Trustees (for 2007)
CompensationContributions to employee benefit plans & deferred compensationExpense account and other allowances
$122,178$0$0
$104,518$0$0
$91,913$0$0
$84,137$0$0
$77,514$0$0
Total number of other employees paid over $50,00022
Statements About Activities (for 2007)
Expenses paid or incurred in connection with the lobbying activities$23,843
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?No
Did the organization provide credit counseling, debt management, credit repair, or debt negotiation services?No
Did the organization maintain any donor advised funds?No
Did the organization make any taxable distributions under section 4966?No
Did the organization make a distribution to a donor, donor advisor, or related person?No
Enter the total number of donor advised funds owned at the end of the tax year$0
Enter the aggregate value of assets held in all donor advised funds owned at the end of the tax year$0
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$0
Enter the aggregate value of assets held in all funds or accounts included above at the end of the tax year$0
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
200120052006
Total$30,958,067$24,327,111$30,843,998
Gifts, grants, and contributions received$29,293,462$23,156,642$29,596,022
Membership fees received$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$670,422$855,098$865,756
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$994,183$315,371$382,220
Net income from unrelated business activities not included above$0$0$0
Tax revenues levied for the organization's benefit and either paid to it or expended on its behalf$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
Other income$0$0$0
Lobbying Expenditures by Electing Public Charities (for 2007)
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
Statements Regarding Other IRS Filings and Tax Compliance (for 2011)
Did the organization have unrelated business gross income of $1,000 or more during the year?No
Initiation fees and capital contributions$0
Gross receipts for public use of club facilities $0
Gross income from members or shareholders$0
Gross income from other sources$0
Statement of Revenue (for 2011)
Total revenue$29,160,856
Contributions, Gifts, Grants and Other Similar Amounts$27,812,478
Program Service Revenue$714,058
Other Revenue
Investment income (including dividends, interest, and other similar amounts)$164,855
Income from investment of tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalties$0
Net rental income$56,070
Gross rents (Real / Personal)$56,070 / $0
Less: rental expenses (Real / Personal)$0 / $0
Rental income or (loss) (Real / Personal)$56,070 / $0
Net gain from sales of assets other than inventory$403,174
Gross amount from sales of assets other than inventory (Securities / Other)$4,259,367 / $0
Less: cost or other basis and sales expenses (Securities / Other)$3,856,193 / $0
Gain or (loss) (Securities / Other)$403,174 / $0
Net income from fundraising events$10,221
Gross income from fundraising events$13,448
Less: direct expenses$3,227
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Statement of Functional Expenses (for 2011)
Total functional expenses$28,410,459
Compensation of current officers, directors, trustees, and key employees$305,204
Other salaries and wages$12,010,227
Payroll taxes$989,112
Professional fundraising services$22,582
Other$15,083,334
Balance Sheet (for 2011)
Total assets$76,685,723
Total liabilities$15,086,178
Tax-exempt bond liabilities$11,605,000
Secured mortgages and notes payable to unrelated third parties$544,000
Unsecured notes and loans payable to unrelated third parties$0
Other$2,937,178
Total net assets or fund balances$61,599,545
Retained earnings, endowment, accumulated income, or other funds$0
Reason for Public Charity Status (for 2011)
The organization is not a private foundation because it is:An organization that normally receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or from the general public described in section 170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Support Schedule for Organizations Described in Sections 170(b)(1)(A)(iv) and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) (for 2011)
2007 - 2011 Total
Total Support$158,896,186
Gifts, grants, contributions, and membership fees received$155,564,564
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
Gross income from interest, dividends, payments received on securities loans, rents, royalties and income from similar sources$3,331,622
Gross receipts from related activities, etc.$3,598,714
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Alaska11
Alabama13
Arkansas16
Arizona15
California122
Colorado21
Connecticut19
District of Columbia10
Delaware4
Florida47
Georgia27
Hawaii1
Iowa29
Idaho14
Illinois31
Indiana29
Kansas23
Kentucky16
Louisiana8
Massachusetts48
Maryland21
Maine37
Michigan38
Minnesota28
Missouri33
Mississippi4
Montana11
North Carolina34
North Dakota1
Nebraska16
New Hampshire12
New Jersey41
New Mexico21
Nevada6
New York154
Ohio43
Oklahoma21
Oregon24
Pennsylvania97
Rhode Island7
South Carolina11
South Dakota4
Tennessee28
Texas105
Utah6
Virginia41
Vermont13
Washington30
Wisconsin36
West Virginia8
Wyoming1
International5
Total1,441

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