BBB Reliability Report for
Evansville African American Museum
|Name:||Evansville African American Museum|
|Address:||579 South Garvin St |
|Evansville, IN 47713|
|Report Creation Date:||October 17, 2013|
|Report Expiration Date:||October 1, 2015|
|Original Business Start Date:||January 1999|
|Principal:||Ms Lu Porter, Executive Director|
|Customer Contact:||Ms Lu Porter, Executive Director - (812) 423-5188|
|Incorporated:||September 1997, IN|
|Type of Business:||Charity - Arts & Culture, Charity-Local, Museums|
|BBB Accreditation:||Evansville African American Museum is a BBB Accredited Charity.|
Additional DBA Names
To continually develop a resource and cultural center to collect, preserve and educate the public on the history and traditions of African American families, organizations and communities.
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.
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BBB Program ParticipationEvansville African American Museum participates in the BBBOnLine Program and has agreed to use special procedures including arbitration, if necessary, to resolve disputes.
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.
Showcase local artists, traveling and permanent exhibits, contributing citizens of past and present, and community educational programs
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 Evansville African American Museum's IRS Form 990 for the year ended December 31, 2013:
This organization is running a capital campaign to establish an endowment to support the operation and maintenance of museum facilities, build exhibits and complete a multipurpose room. Total expenses reflect an increase due to related fundraising expenses. At this time, program expenses reflect 60% of total expenses but the BBB has determined that this standard would be met without the additional expense related to the capital campaign.
* Excess for the year indicates the portion of income remaining after expenses.
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