Friends Of The Roger Williams Park Botanical Center in Providence, Rhode Island (RI)

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Friends Of The Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
Employer Identification Number (EIN)050512235
Name of OrganizationFriends Of The Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
In Care of NameNancy Derrig
Address1000 Elmwood Ave, Providence, RI 02907-3655
SubsectionCharitable Organization
Ruling Date08/2001
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 Period2009
Assets$0
Income$25,000 to $99,999
Filing Requirement990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Asset Amount$1,017,352
Amount of Income$840,271
Form 990 Revenue Amount$840,271
National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE)Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification: Botanical Gardens, Arboreta and Botanical Organizations


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Amount of income in 2009: $840,271
This organization: 

 $840,271
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 $80,169

Assets in 2009: $1,017,352
This organization: 

 $1,017,352
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 $100,177

Expenses in 2002: $342,418
Friends Of The Roger Williams Park Botanical Center: 

 $342,418
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 $4,908,653

Income to expenses ratio in 2002: 2.5
Friends Of The Roger Williams Park Botanical Center: 

 2.5
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 1.2

Expenses allocated to program services in 2002: 100.0%
This organization: 

 100.0%
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 83.8%

Grants share in income in 2002: 74.2%
This organization: 

 74.2%
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 74.2%

Financial snapshot ($)

Revenue for 2002

Assets at end of 2002

Functional Expenses for 2002 ($)

Income-Producing Activities for 2002

Revenue, Expenses, and Changes in Net Assets or Fund Balances
2002
Total revenue$840,271
Contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts received$623,075
Contributions to donor advised funds
Direct public support$623,075
Indirect public support$0
Government contributions (grants)$0
Program service revenue including government fees and contracts$0
Membership dues and assessments$2,445
Interest on savings and temporary cash investments$6,130
Dividends and interest from securities$0
Net rental income or (loss)$0
Gross rents$0
Less: rental expenses$0
Other investment income$0
Gain or (loss) from sales of assets other than inventory$18,826
Gross amount from sales of assets other than inventory$18,826
Less: cost or other basis and sales expenses$0
Net income or (loss) from special events and activities$185,709
Gross revenue$225,826
Less: direct expenses other than fundraising expenses$40,117
Gross profit or (loss) from sales of inventory$4,086
Gross sales of inventory, less returns and allowances$4,086
Less: cost of goods sold$0
Other revenue$0
Total expenses$342,418
Program services$342,418
Management and general$0
Fundraising$0
Payments to affiliates$0
Net assets or fund balances at end of year$1,017,352
Excess or (deficit) for the year$497,853
Net assets or fund balances at beginning of year$519,499
Other changes in net assets or fund balances$0
Statement of Functional Expenses (for 2002)
TotalProgram servicesManagement and generalFundraising
Total functional expenses$342,418$342,418$0$0
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.$0$0$0$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$56,980$56,980$0$0
Pension plan contributions not included above$0$0$0$0
Employee benefits not included above$4,402$4,402$0$0
Payroll taxes$4,426$4,426$0$0
Professional fundraising fees$0$0$0$0
Accounting fees$0$0$0$0
Legal fees$0$0$0$0
Supplies$5,920$5,920$0$0
Telephone$2,347$2,347$0$0
Postage and shipping$3,479$3,479$0$0
Occupancy$0$0$0$0
Equipment rental and maintenance$4,126$4,126$0$0
Printing and publications$24,699$24,699$0$0
Travel$7,343$7,343$0$0
Conferences, conventions, and meetings$776$776$0$0
Interest$0$0$0$0
Depreciation, depletion, etc.$2,530$2,530$0$0
Other expenses not covered above$225,390$225,390$0$0
Balance Sheets
2002
Total assets$1,133,965
Cash - non-interest-bearing$0
Savings and temporary cash investments$5,916
Accounts receivable less allowance for doubtful accounts$71,195
Pledges receivable less allowance for doubtful accounts$0
Grants receivable$0
Receivables from current and former officers, directors, trustees, and key employees$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
Inventories for sale or use$0
Prepaid expenses and deferred charges$3,413
Investments - publicly-traded securities
Investments - other securities$0
Investments - land, buildings, and equipment less accumulated depreciation$385,319
Investments - other$668,122
Land, buildings, and equipment less accumulated depreciation$0
Other assets, including program-related investments$0
Total liabilities$116,613
Accounts payable and accrued expenses$13,524
Grants payable$0
Deferred revenue$71,174
Loans from officers, directors, trustees, and key employees$0
Tax-exempt bond liabilities$0
Mortgages and other notes payable$0
Other liabilities$31,915
Total liabilities and net assets/fund balances$1,133,965
Total net assets or fund balances$1,017,352
Reconciliation of Revenue per Audited Financial Statements With Revenue per Return
2002
Total revenue$840,271
Total revenue, gains, and other support per audited financial statements$840,271
Other expenses$0
Net unrealized gains on investments$0
Donated services and use of facilities$0
Recoveries of prior year grants$0
Other$0
Other revenue$0
Investment expenses$0
Other$0
Reconciliation of Expenses per Audited Financial Statements With Expenses per Return
2002
Total expenses$342,418
Total expenses and losses per audited financial statements$342,418
Other revenue$0
Donated services and use of facilities$0
Prior year adjustments$0
Losses$0
Other$0
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?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)?
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, 20060
Analysis of Income-Producing Activities (for 2002)
Unrelated business incomeExcluded by section 512, 513, or 514Related or exempt function income
Business codeAmountExclusion codeAmount
Total$0$27,401$189,795
Program service revenue
Program service revenue 1000000$000$0$0
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$099$2,445$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)$6,130$0
Dividends and interest from securities000000$000$0$0
Net rental income or (loss) from real estate
debt-financed property000000$000$0$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))$18,826$0
Net income or (loss) from special events000000$000$0$185,709
Gross profit or (loss) from sales of inventory000000$000$0$4,086
Other revenue000000$000$0$0
Information Regarding Taxable Subsidiaries and Disregarded Entities (for 2002)
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 2002)
CompensationContributions to employee benefit plans & deferred compensationExpense account and other allowances
$0$0$0
$0$0$0
$0$0$0
$0$0$0
$0$0$0
Total number of other employees paid over $50,0000
Statements About Activities (for 2002)
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 isOrganization that normally receives: less than 1/3 of its support from gross investment income and unrelated taxable business income and more than 1/3 of its support from contribution, membership fees
Support Schedule
2001
Total$10,889
Gifts, grants, and contributions received$0
Membership fees received$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
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$10,889
Net income from unrelated business activities not included above$0
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$0
Lobbying Expenditures by Electing Public Charities (for 2002)
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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Hawaii4
Iowa3
Idaho2
Illinois4
Indiana6
Kansas1
Kentucky4
Louisiana3
Massachusetts8
Maryland2
Maine2
Michigan9
Minnesota2
Missouri6
Mississippi2
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