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Mint Museum of Art, Inc.

A BBB Accredited Charity since 02/06/2009.

This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder.
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Name: Mint Museum of Art, Inc.
Phone: (704) 337-2000
Fax: (704) 337-2101
Address: 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207-2012
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Report Creation Date: February 12, 2013
Report Expiration Date: February 12, 2015
Original Business Start Date: April 1938
Principal: Dr. Kathleen Jameson, Executive Director
Customer Contact: Dr. Kathleen Jameson, Executive Director - (704) 337-2000 or
Entity: Corporation
Incorporated: April 1938, NC
Employees: 88 Full Time.
Type of Business: Charity - Local
BBB Accreditation: Mint Museum of Art, Inc. is a BBB Accredited Charity.

Stated Purpose

Mint Museum of Art's purpose is to serve as a gathering place for people to experience art through significant and varied collections, engaging exhibitions and innovative educational programs.

Evaluation Conclusions

This organization has been evaluated according to the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. This organization meets all those Standards and is a BBB Accredited Charity.

BBB Charity Seal Participation

Charities that meet the Standards for Charity Accountability are eligible to participate in BBB Wise Giving Alliance Charity Seal program. The seal, which can be displayed on the charity's web site and in printed materials, helps inform the public that the charity meets these standards. This organization participates in this program.


Mint Museum of Art's programs include art exhibitions which complement the collections, presentations of shows of national and international importance as well as showcasing areas of the permanent collections. The Mint Museum of Craft & Design focuses on the presentation and study of contemporary crafts made of ceramics, wood, glass, metal, and fiber.

Total Program Expenses:$6,397,710


Chief Executive Officer:Kathleen Jameson, Executive Director
Board Size:16
Paid Staff Size:88 Full Time.

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:Mint Museum of Art's fundraising methods include direct and indirect appeals, invitations to fundraising events, grant proposals, and solicitations on its website.

Tax Status

This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.


According to Mint Museum of Art, Inc.'s IRS 990 for the year ended June 30, 2011:

 Total Income:$68,153,847
Expenses  % of total
% of total
 Programs:$6,397,710 78.11%9.39%
 Fund Raising:$404,187 4.93%0.59%
 Administrative:$1,389,170 16.96%2.04%
 Other:$0 0.00%0.00%
 Total Expenses:$8,191,067
Excess of Income over Expenses$59,962,780
Ending Net Assets:$111,153,796
Total Assets$111,891,811
Total Liabilities$738,015

* Excess for the year indicates the portion of income remaining after expenses.

Additional Contact Information

Additional Addresses
500 South Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC  28202

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Report as of August 26, 2014 11:18
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