Vermont Folklife Center

Address
88 Main Street
Middlebury, VT 05753
Contact
Website: http://vermontfolklifecenter.org
Phone: +1 (802) 388-4964
Nonprofit
NTEE: A24 - Arts, culture and humanities
EIN: 22-2550951

Mission

Preserving the Folk Heritage of Vermont.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1984
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$54,740.00$96,052.00$98,459.00$101,028.00$96,183.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$45,675.00$87,290.00$89,308.00$82,689.00$104,476.00
Number of employees13117813
Number of people compensated >$100k00000
Number of volunteers1351301305570
Number of highly compensated contractors0000 
Personnel
Albee, Roger
TitleTreasurerTreasurerTreasurerTrusteeTrustee
Name of key/compensated personROGER ALBEEROGER ALBEEROGER ALBEEROGER ALBEEROGER ALBEE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Beck, Jane
TitleSecretarySecretaryTrusteeTrusteeTrustee
Name of key/compensated personJANE BECKJANE BECKJANE BECKJANE BECKJANE BECK
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org2.002.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Bjorkman, Brent
Title    Pres/CEO - 1/1-5/15/12
Name of key/compensated person    BRENT BJORKMAN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Current officer    True
Average hours per week working for org    40.00
Reportable compensation from org    $24,928.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $3,746.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Connell, John
TitleTrusteeTrustee   
Name of key/compensated personJOHN CONNELLJOHN CONNELL   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Demong, Ann
Title  Past SecretarySecretarySecretary
Name of key/compensated person  ANN DEMONGANN DEMONGANN DEMONG
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Current officer   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  1.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Dickson, Carol
TitleTrusteeTrusteeTrusteeTrustee 
Name of key/compensated personCAROL DICKSONCAROL DICKSONCAROL DICKSONCAROL DICKSON 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Haughey, Kathleen
TitleExecutive Director    
Name of key/compensated personKATHLEEN HAUGHEY    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org40.00    
Reportable compensation from org$45,675.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$8,289.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Jusufagic, Mediha
Title Former TrusteeTrusteeTrusteeTrustee
Name of key/compensated person MEDIHA JUSUFAGICMEDIHA JUSUFAGICMEDIHA JUSUFAGICMEDIHA JUSUFAGIC
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 11.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Kolovos, Andy
Title Co-DirectorCo-DirectorCo-DirectorCo-Director (begin 7/1/12)
Name of key/compensated person ANDY KOLOVOSANDY KOLOVOSANDY KOLOVOSANDY KOLOVOS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officer TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 32.0032.0032.0032.00
Reportable compensation from org $36,540.00$37,385.00$34,599.00$33,198.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $1,827.00$1,869.00$1,730.00$1,660.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Lovett, Evie
TitleTrusteeTrusteeTrusteeTrustee 
Name of key/compensated personEVIE LOVETTEVIE LOVETTEVIE LOVETTEVIE LOVETT 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Luekhamhan, Phayvanh
TitleTrusteeTrustee   
Name of key/compensated personPHAYVANH LUEKHAMHANPHAYVANH LUEKHAMHAN   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Mieder, Wolfgang
TitleTrusteeTrusteeTrusteeTrusteeTrustee
Name of key/compensated personWOLFGANG MIEDERWOLFGANG MIEDERWOLFGANG MIEDERWOLFGANG MIEDERWOLFGANG MIEDER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Moulton, Melinda
TitleChairChairChairTreasurerTreasurer
Name of key/compensated personMELINDA MOULTONMELINDA MOULTONMELINDA MOULTONMELINDA MOULTONMELINDA MOULTON
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Patterson, John
Title Former SecretarySecretaryTrusteeTruste
Name of key/compensated person JOHN PATTERSONJOHN PATTERSONJOHN PATTERSONJOHN PATTERSON
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officer  True  
Average hours per week working for org 12.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Schlein, Matt
TitleTrustee    
Name of key/compensated personMATT SCHLEIN    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Schubart, William
Title  Past ChairChairChair
Name of key/compensated person  WILLIAM SCHUBARTWILLIAM SCHUBARTWILLIAM SCHUBART
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Current officer   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  1.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Seeger, Anthony
TitleTrusteeTrustee   
Name of key/compensated personANTHONY SEEGERANTHONY SEEGER   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Sessions, Abi
Title Trustee   
Name of key/compensated person ABI SESSIONS   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Sharrow, Gregory
Title Co-DirectorCo-DirectorCo-DirectorCo-Director (begin 7/1/12)
Name of key/compensated person GREGORY SHARROWGREGORY SHARROWGREGORY SHARROWGREGORY SHARROW
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officer TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 40.0040.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org $50,750.00$51,923.00$48,090.00$46,350.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $4,468.00$13,006.00$15,530.00$14,593.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Singiser, Ann
TitleVice-ChairVice-ChairVice-ChairTrusteeTrustee
Name of key/compensated personANN SINGISERANN SINGISERANN SINGISERANN SINGISERANN SINGISER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Sullivan, Molly
Title    Trustee
Name of key/compensated person    MOLLY SULLIVAN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Turpin, Leslie
TitleTrusteeTrustee   
Name of key/compensated personLESLIE TURPINLESLIE TURPIN   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Wylie, Alexandra
Title   TrusteeTrustee
Name of key/compensated person   ALEXANDRA WYLIEALEXANDRA WYLIE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesPreserving the Folk Heritage of Vermont. The Organization works to preserve Vermont's folk heritage through a variety of programs including interviews, exhibits, archive management, workshops and publications.Preserving the Folk Heritage of Vermont. The Organization works to preserve Vermont's folk heritage through a variety of programs including interviews, exhibits, archive management, workshops and publications.Preserving the Folk Heritage of Vermont. The Organization works to preserve Vermont's folk heritage through a variety of programs including interviews, exhibits, archive management, workshops and publications.Preserving the Folk Heritage of Vermont. The Organization works to preserve Vermont's folk heritage through a variety of programs including interviews, exhibits, archive management, workshops and publications.Preserving the Folk Heritage of Vermont. The Organization works to preserve Vermont's folk heritage through a variety of programs including interviews, exhibits, archive management, workshops and publications.
Program service expenses, total$472,680.00$500,508.00$313,978.00$340,725.00$330,999.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, EXHIBITS, AND ARCHIVE MANAGEMENT - THE CENTER CONTINUES TO ADD TO ITS ARCHIVES AND CREATES AND PRESENTS A NUMBER OF EXHIBITS, RADIO PROGRAMS, VIDEOS AND FILMS, AND PUBLICATIONS EACH YEAR.
Program expenses$472,680.00$500,508.00$313,978.00$340,725.00$330,999.00
Grants and allocations made$29,110.00$32,040.00$30,573.00$39,970.00$23,053.00
Program revenue$76,088.00$78,069.00$71,516.00$66,797.00$52,269.00
Program descriptionEDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, EXHIBITS, AND ARCHIVE MANAGEMENT - THE CENTER CONTINUES TO ADD TO ITS ARCHIVES AND CREATES AND PRESENTS A NUMBER OF EXHIBITS, RADIO PROGRAMS, VIDEOS AND FILMS, AND PUBLICATIONS EACH YEAR.GENERAL PROGRAMS, EXHIBITS, AND ARCHIVE MANAGEMENT - THE CENTER CONTINUES TO ADD TO ITS ARCHIVES AND CREATES AND PRESENTS A NUMBER OF EXHIBITS, RADIO PROGRAMS, AND PUBLICATIONS EACH YEAR.GENERAL PROGRAMS, EXHIBITS, AND ARCHIVE MANAGEMENT - THE CENTER CONTINUES TO ADD TO ITS ARCHIVES AND CREATES AND PRESENTS A NUMBER OF EXHIBITS, RADIO PROGRAMS, AND PUBLICATIONS EACH YEAR.GENERAL PROGRAMS, EXHIBITS, AND ARCHIVE MANAGEMENT - THE CENTER CONTINUES TO ADD TO ITS ARCHIVES AND CREATES AND PRESENTS A NUMBER OF EXHIBITS, RADIO PROGRAMS, AND PUBLICATIONS EACH YEAR.GENERAL PROGRAMS, EXHIBITS, AND ARCHIVE MANAGEMENT - THE CENTER CONTINUES TO ADD TO ITS ARCHIVES AND CREATES AND PRESENTS A NUMBER OF EXHIBITS, RADIO PROGRAMS, AND PUBLICATIONS EACH YEAR.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$510,095.00$612,697.00$620,887.00$333,124.00$424,651.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$422,879.00$519,535.00$541,650.00$249,359.00$337,906.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$22,739.00$2,627.00$19,757.00$17,624.00$2,612.00
Investment income, current yr$4,665.00$9,520.00$7,034.00$13,818.00$24,624.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$422,879.00$519,535.00$541,650.00$249,359.00$337,906.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$6,463.00$5,573.00$687.00$3,150.00$9,852.00
Program service revenue (total)$76,088.00$78,069.00$71,516.00$66,797.00$52,269.00
Gross receipts$605,878.00$662,670.00$709,362.00$380,418.00$759,678.00
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues$24,688.00$16,024.00$7,181.00$13,775.00$11,693.00
Revenue from gov't grants$43,600.00$65,000.00$32,300.00$38,300.00$11,277.00
Revenue from all other contributions$354,591.00$438,511.00$502,169.00$197,284.00$314,936.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total) $200.00   
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$11,521.00$11,942.00$12,152.00$10,612.00$7,856.00
Net rental income  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Net inventory sales (total)$6,463.00$5,373.00$687.00$3,150.00$9,852.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$658,855.00$677,460.00$474,938.00$463,806.00$464,007.00
Total functional expenses: program service $472,680.00$500,508.00$313,978.00$340,725.00$330,999.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$94,799.00$82,180.00$78,142.00$72,983.00$67,163.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$91,376.00$94,772.00$82,818.00$50,098.00$65,845.00
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Legal fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
General management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investment management fees (total)$2,124.00$2,018.00$1,880.00$1,674.00$3,189.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$1,622,536.00$1,737,951.00$1,868,664.00$1,690,891.00$1,787,569.00
Total assets, beginning of year$1,737,951.00$1,868,664.00$1,690,891.00$1,787,569.00$1,833,818.00
Total liabilities$159,390.00$153,358.00$212,903.00$167,547.00$161,001.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$153,358.00$212,903.00$167,547.00$161,001.00$165,845.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$180,567.00$188,605.00$173,773.00$46,943.00$142,883.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$271,829.00$318,728.00$380,728.00$460,259.00$493,727.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$224,557.00$299,105.00$308,273.00$96,325.00$166,081.00
Permanently restricted net assets, end of yr$966,760.00$966,760.00$966,760.00$966,760.00$966,760.00
Net assets$1,463,146.00$1,584,593.00$1,655,761.00$1,523,344.00$1,626,568.00
Net assets, beginning of year$1,584,593.00$1,655,761.00$1,523,344.00$1,626,568.00$1,667,973.00
Other assets$12,063.00$41,863.00$45,220.00$56,594.00$53,418.00
Investments: publicly traded securities$357,787.00$387,206.00$382,301.00$371,804.00$334,967.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$43,911.00$60,252.00$53,543.00$44,404.00$30,185.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$60,252.00$53,543.00$44,404.00$30,185.00$39,849.00
Inventories for sale or use$1,130.00$949.00$1,152.00$4,836.00$7,912.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$148,760.00-$64,763.00$145,949.00-$130,682.00-$39,356.00
Advertising (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Savings & temp cash investment$20,691.00$10,063.00$95,024.00  
Accounts receivable, net$15,714.00$1,793.00$20,347.00  
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$4,500.00$7,442.00$1,656.00$9,681.00$4,292.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$22,965.00$19,169.00$25,113.00$29,093.00$23,328.00
Deferred revenue$9,916.00$39,383.00$88,935.00$35,582.00$18,980.00
Secured mortgages and notes payable$126,509.00$94,806.00$98,855.00$102,872.00$118,693.00
Total net assets or fund balances$1,463,146.00$1,584,593.00$1,655,761.00$1,523,344.00$1,626,568.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$64,640.00$70,634.00$69,137.00$68,633.00$67,650.00
Payment to affiliates$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members1314111413
Number of independent voting members121291211
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-07-012015-07-012014-07-012013-07-012012-07-01
Tax year end date2017-06-012016-06-012015-06-012014-06-012013-06-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Grants to domestic org/gov't >$5k  TrueTrue 
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-03-072017-10-042016-03-182014-12-022013-12-10
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v3.02014v6.02013v3.12012v2.0
Filing identifier201820379349300137201721319349302472201620119349300507201423079349301862201303169349305315
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