Kidscommons Columbus Community Children's Museum

Address
309 Washington Street
Columbus, IN 47201
Contact
Website: http://www.kidscommons.org
Phone: +1 (812) 378-3046
Nonprofit
NTEE: A52 - Children's Museums
EIN: 35-2033887

Mission

A FUN, SAFE, AND INVITING PLACE, KIDSCOMMONS NURTURES EXPLORATION, COLLABORATION, AND CREATIVITY WITHIN ALL CHILDREN AND THEIR CAREGIVERS. IT IS A PLACE TO LEARN ABOUT OUR COMMUNITY AND OUR WORLD.
 20162015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1997
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$74,000.00$74,000.00$36,616.00$55,985.00$43,600.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$74,000.00$74,000.00$36,616.00$55,985.00$43,600.00
Number of employees0035350
Number of people compensated >$100k00000
Number of volunteers155313200204248
Number of highly compensated contractors0000 
Personnel
Baker, Kelly
TitleBoard Member    
Name of key/compensated personKelly Baker    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.00    
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    
Barker, Dave
Title    BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person    DAVE BARKER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    2.00
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
Bennett, Kim
TitlePresidentTREASURERTREASURERTREASURER 
Name of key/compensated personKIM BENNETTKIM BENNETTKIM BENNETTKIM BENNETT 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org5.005.005.005.00 
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 
Brinkman, Janet
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personJANET BRINKMANJANET BRINKMANJANET BRINKMANJANET BRINKMANJANET BRINKMAN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
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
Brunner, Ellen
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person ELLEN BRUNNERELLEN BRUNNERELLEN BRUNNERELLEN BRUNNER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 2.002.002.002.00
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
Burd, Loretta
Title    BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person    LORETTA BURD
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    2.00
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
Coriden, Tim
TitleBoard member    
Name of key/compensated personTIM CORIDEN    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.00    
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    
Corriden, Tim
Title Board memberBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person TIM CORRIDENTIM CORRIDENTIM CORRIDEN 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 5.005.002.00 
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 
Critzer, Michelle
TitleBOARD MEMBER    
Name of key/compensated personMichelle Critzer    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.00    
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    
Dougherty, Ike
TitleBoard member    
Name of key/compensated personIke Dougherty    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.00    
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    
Douglas, Jacque
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personJACQUE DOUGLASJACQUE DOUGLASJACQUE DOUGLASJACQUE DOUGLASJACQUE DOUGLAS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
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
Elwood, Wendy
TitleBoard Membervice PresidentVICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENTBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personWENDY ELWOODWENDY ELWOODWENDY ELWOODWENDY ELWOODWENDY ELWOOD
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org2.005.005.002.002.00
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
Flanagan, Brenda
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personBRENDA FLANAGANBRENDA FLANAGANBRENDA FLANAGANBRENDA FLANAGANBRENDA FLANAGAN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
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
Harris, Doug
Title  BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person  DOUG HARRISDOUG HARRIS 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  2.002.00 
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 
Hawkins, Erin
TitleBoard memberBoard memberBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personERIN HAWKINSERIN HAWKINSERIN HAWKINSERIN HAWKINS 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.002.00 
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 
Jacobi, Sara
TitleBoard MemberpresidentPRESIDENTPRESIDENTTREASURER
Name of key/compensated personSARA JACOBISARA JACOBISARA JACOBISARA JACOBISARA JACOBI
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org2.005.005.005.005.00
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
Kleinert, Amy
Title   EXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person   AMY KLEINERTAMY KLEINERT
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org   40.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org   $55,985.00$43,600.00
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
Manns, Jenny
TitleSecretary/TreasurerBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personJenny MannsJenny Manns   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org5.002.00   
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   
Neal, Melissa
TitleVice PresidentSECRETARYSECRETARYBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personMELISSA NEALMELISSA NEALMELISSA NEALMELISSA NEAL 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org5.005.005.002.00 
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 
Newton, Barbara
TitleBoard memberBoard member   
Name of key/compensated personBarbara NewtonBarbara Newton   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org2.002.00   
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   
Sabotin, Doug
Title    BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person    DOUG SABOTIN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    2.00
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
Stenner, Rich
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERVICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personRICH STENNERRICH STENNERRICH STENNERRICH STENNERRICH STENNER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.005.005.00
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
Stroh, John
Title  BOARD MEMBERSECRETARYSECRETARY
Name of key/compensated person  JOHN STROHJOHN STROHJOHN STROH
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  2.005.005.00
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
Stroh, Liz
Title Board memberBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person LIZ STROHLIZ STROHLIZ STROH 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 2.002.002.00 
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 
Trapp, Donald
Title   BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person   DONALD TRAPPDONALD TRAPP
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   2.002.00
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
Wagner, Ben
TitleEXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personBEN WAGNERBEN WAGNERBEN WAGNER  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00  
Reportable compensation from org$74,000.00$74,000.00$36,616.00  
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  
del Genio, Julie
Title   BOARD MEMBERPRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person   JULIE DEL GENIOJULIE DEL GENIO
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   5.005.00
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 activitiesTO PROVIDE A WORKING MUSEUM FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IN COLUMBUS, INDIANA AND OTHER SURROUNDING SOUTH CENTRAL INDIANA COMMUNITIES.TO PROVIDE A WORKING MUSEUM FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IN COLUMBUS, INDIANA AND OTHER SURROUNDING SOUTH CENTRAL INDIANA COMMUNITIES.TO PROVIDE A WORKING MUSEUM FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IN COLUMBUS, INDIANA AND OTHER SURROUNDING SOUTH CENTRAL INDIANA COMMUNITIES.TO PROVIDE A WORKING MUSEUM FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IN COLUMBUS, INDIANA AND OTHER SURROUNDING SOUTH CENTRAL INDIANA COMMUNITIES.TO PROVIDE A WORKING MUSEUM FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IN COLUMBUS, INDIANA AND OTHER SURROUNDING SOUTH CENTRAL INDIANA COMMUNITIES.
Program service expenses, total$412,786.00$401,153.00$382,910.00$414,569.00$426,947.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
THE MUSEUM IS DESIGNED TO BE A PLACE FOR CHILDREN AND THEIR CAREGIVERS TO LEARN ABOUT OUR WORLD AND COMMUNITY. THE MUSEUM HAD OVER 50,643 CHILDREN AND ADULT VISITORS IN 2016. FREE ADMISSION WAS OFFERED TO APPROXIMATELY 6,717 CHILDREN AND ADULTS IN 2016. THERE WERE 844 SCHOOL PROGRAMS IN 2016, REACHING 11,938 CHILDREN.
Program expenses$412,786.00$401,153.00$382,910.00$414,569.00$426,947.00
Grants and allocations made   $4,624.00 
Program revenue$313,058.00$284,409.00$234,379.00$234,407.00$205,894.00
Program descriptionTHE MUSEUM IS DESIGNED TO BE A PLACE FOR CHILDREN AND THEIR CAREGIVERS TO LEARN ABOUT OUR WORLD AND COMMUNITY. THE MUSEUM HAD OVER 50,643 CHILDREN AND ADULT VISITORS IN 2016. FREE ADMISSION WAS OFFERED TO APPROXIMATELY 6,717 CHILDREN AND ADULTS IN 2016. THERE WERE 844 SCHOOL PROGRAMS IN 2016, REACHING 11,938 CHILDREN.THE MUSEUM IS DESIGNED TO BE A PLACE FOR CHILDREN AND THEIR CAREGIVERS TO LEARN ABOUT OUR WORLD AND COMMUNITY. THE MUSEUM HAD OVER 47,217 CHILDREN AND ADULT VISITORS IN 2015. FREE ADMISSION WAS OFFERED TO APPROXIMATELY 6,974 CHILDREN AND ADULTS IN 2015. THERE WERE 776 SCHOOL PROGRAMS IN 2015, REACHING 10,630 CHILDREN.THE MUSEUM IS DESIGNED TO BE A PLACE FOR CHILDREN AND THEIR CAREGIVERS TO LEARN ABOUT OUR WORLD AND COMMUNITY. THE MUSEUM HAD OVER 44,100 CHILDREN AND ADULT VISITORS IN 2014. FREE ADMISSION WAS OFFERED TO APPROXIMATELY 4,306 CHILDREN AND ADULTS IN 2014. THERE WERE 560 SCHOOL PROGRAMS IN 2014, REACHING 8,314 CHILDREN.THE MUSEUM IS DESIGNED TO BE A PLACE FOR CHILDREN AND THEIR CAREGIVERS TO LEARN ABOUT OUR WORLD AND COMMUNITY. THE MUSEUM HAD OVER 41,999 CHILDREN AND ADULT VISITORS IN 2013. FREE ADMISSION WAS OFFERED TO APPROXIMATELY 3,544 CHILDREN AND ADULTS IN 2013. THERE WERE 330 SCHOOL PROGRAMS IN 2013, REACHING 5,286 CHILDREN.THE MUSEUM IS DESIGNED TO BE A PLACE FOR CHILDREN AND THEIR CAREGIVERS TO LEARN ABOUT OUR WORLD AND COMMUNITY. THE MUSEUM HAD OVER 37,000 CHILDREN AND ADULT VISITORS IN 2012. FREE ADMISSION WAS OFFERED TO APPROXIMATELY 4,000 CHILDREN AND ADULTS IN 2012. THERE WERE 243 SCHOOL PROGRAMS IN 2012, REACHING 5,677 CHILDREN.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$580,913.00$519,096.00$437,371.00$437,992.00$347,073.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$202,403.00$147,635.00$176,571.00$177,943.00$113,270.00
Investment income, current yr$468.00$149.00-$2,076.00-$10,323.00$26.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$202,403.00$147,635.00$176,571.00$177,943.00$113,270.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$66,058.00$88,268.00$28,255.00$26,358.00$28,970.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total)$311,984.00$283,044.00$234,621.00$244,014.00$204,807.00
Gross receipts$594,543.00$529,366.00$450,233.00$457,887.00$356,978.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from all other contributions$202,403.00$147,635.00$176,571.00$177,943.00$113,270.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$1,074.00$1,365.00$1,885.00$758.00$1,087.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$468.00$149.00$51.00$42.00$26.00
Net rental income $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events$64,984.00$86,903.00$26,370.00$25,600.00$27,883.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$600,639.00$592,646.00$574,370.00$544,316.00$528,186.00
Total functional expenses: program service $412,786.00$401,153.00$382,910.00$414,569.00$426,947.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$137,383.00$143,473.00$148,090.00$101,071.00$68,946.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$50,470.00$48,020.00$43,370.00$28,676.00$32,293.00
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$3,367,611.00$3,295,429.00$3,398,014.00$3,470,121.00$3,421,449.00
Total assets, beginning of year$3,295,429.00$3,398,014.00$3,470,121.00$3,421,449.00$3,469,339.00
Total liabilities$15,599.00$17,262.00$9,049.00$15,891.00$16,531.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$17,262.00$9,049.00$15,891.00$16,531.00$13,287.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$3,284,651.00$3,197,614.00$3,287,605.00$3,395,255.00$3,370,835.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$67,361.00$80,553.00$101,360.00$58,975.00$34,083.00
Net assets$3,352,012.00$3,278,167.00$3,388,965.00$3,454,230.00$3,404,918.00
Net assets, beginning of year$3,278,167.00$3,388,965.00$3,454,230.00$3,404,918.00$3,456,052.00
Other liabilities $4,480.00$2,969.00$11,085.00$9,664.00
Other assets$1,223,745.00$1,183,874.00$1,271,686.00$1,241,995.00$1,085,358.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$170,187.00$116,771.00$94,212.00$52,715.00$23,502.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$116,771.00$94,212.00$52,715.00$23,502.00$23,719.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$19,726.00-$73,550.00-$136,999.00-$106,324.00-$181,113.00
Advertising (total)$13,675.00$12,782.00$14,579.00$18,032.00$20,809.00
Savings & temp cash investment$34,371.00$33,903.00$33,091.00$33,087.00$33,080.00
Accounts receivable, net$10,273.00$8,355.00$7,810.00$7,186.00$6,853.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$10,320.00$9,130.00$4,806.00$4,071.00$2,304.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$15,599.00$12,182.00$4,900.00$4,806.00$6,867.00
Deferred revenue$0.00$600.00$1,180.00  
Total net assets or fund balances$3,352,012.00$3,278,167.00$3,388,965.00$3,454,230.00$3,404,918.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$144,831.00$165,058.00$172,943.00$164,808.00$162,195.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members1514141313
Number of independent voting members1514141313
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-012012-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2017-12-222017-02-222016-02-042014-12-102013-12-13
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.02012v2.1
Filing identifier201723189349305327201603139349300335201543159349301629201423169349301702201302569349301000
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