Rhode Island Historical Society in Providence, Rhode Island (RI)

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Rhode Island Historical Society
Employer Identification Number (EIN)050259110
Name of OrganizationRhode Island Historical Society
Address110 Benevolent St, Providence, RI 02906-3152
ActivitiesOther school related activities, Historical site, records or reenactment, Library
SubsectionCharitable Organization
Ruling Date04/1925
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 Period06/2012
Assets$10,000,000 to $49,999,999
Income$10,000,000 to $49,999,999
Filing Requirement990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Asset Amount$13,749,617
Amount of Income$11,740,313
Form 990 Revenue Amount$2,014,772
National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE)Arts, Culture and Humanities:

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Amount of income in 2012: $11,740,313 (it was $6,619,997 in 2011)
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Assets in 2012: $13,749,617 (it was $14,695,187 in 2011)
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Financial snapshot ($)

Revenue for 2011

Functional expenses for 2011

Support schedule

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?Yes
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$3,440,282
Contributions, Gifts, Grants and Other Similar Amounts$2,434,289
Program Service Revenue$149,835
Other Revenue
Investment income (including dividends, interest, and other similar amounts)$271,370
Income from investment of tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Net rental income$21,132
Gross rents (Real / Personal)$21,132 / $0
Less: rental expenses (Real / Personal)$0 / $0
Rental income or (loss) (Real / Personal)$21,132 / $0
Net gain from sales of assets other than inventory$497,426
Gross amount from sales of assets other than inventory (Securities / Other)$3,643,535 / $5,633
Less: cost or other basis and sales expenses (Securities / Other)$3,151,742 / $0
Gain or (loss) (Securities / Other)$491,793 / $5,633
Net loss from fundraising events$-5,370
Gross income from fundraising events$14,898
Less: direct expenses$20,268
Net income from gaming activities$26,234
Gross income from gaming activities$33,939
Less: direct expenses$7,705
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous Revenue$44,801
Statement of Functional Expenses (for 2011)
Total functional expenses$2,238,724
Compensation of current officers, directors, trustees, and key employees$178,116
Other salaries and wages$954,353
Payroll taxes$100,050
Professional fundraising services$0
Balance Sheet (for 2011)
Total assets$14,695,187
Total liabilities$165,842
Tax-exempt bond liabilities$0
Secured mortgages and notes payable to unrelated third parties$0
Unsecured notes and loans payable to unrelated third parties$0
Total net assets or fund balances$14,529,345
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$14,048,361
Gifts, grants, contributions, and membership fees received$12,646,904
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$1,401,457
Gross receipts from related activities, etc.$836,407
Unrelated Trade or Business Income (for 2008)
Gross receipts or sales less returns and allowances$26,008$0$0
Cost of goods sold$127,941$0$0
Gross profit$132,141$0$13,214
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$0$0$0
Deductions Not Taken Elsewhere (for 2008)
Total deductions$15,643
Compensation of officers, directors, and trustees$0
Salaries and wages$14,000
Repairs and maintenance$0
Bad debts$0
Taxes and licenses$0
Charitable contributions$0
Contributions to deferred compensation plans$0
Employee benefit programs$0
Excess exempt expenses$0
Excess readership costs$0
Other deductions$1,643
Unrelated business taxable income$-2,429
Unrelated business taxable income before net operating loss deduction$-2,429
Net operating loss deduction$0
Unrelated business taxable income before specific deduction$-2,429
Specific deduction$1,000
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North Dakota6
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New Mexico5
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Rhode Island18
South Carolina14
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West Virginia17

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