Children's Museum of the Upstate Inc

Address
300 College Street
Greenville, SC 29601
Contact
Website: http://www.tcmupstate.org
Phone: +1 (864) 233-7755
Nonprofit
NTEE: A52 - Children's Museums
EIN: 57-1025453

Mission

TO IGNITE A PASSION FOR LEARNING-EMPOWERING ALL CHILDREN TO DISCOVER THEIR FULL POTENTIAL AND EXPAND THEIR VIEW OF THEMSELVES AND THE WORLD. AS THE 7TH LARGEST CHILDREN'S MUSEUM IN THE COUNTRY AND THE 10TH LARGEST IN THE WORLD, THE MUSEUM FEATURES 18 INDOOR MULTIDISCIPLINARY EXHIBIT GALLERIES, A TRAVELING EXHIBIT HALL, TWO OUTDOOR INTERACTIVE EXHIBIT SPACES AND AN OUTDOOR PROGRAM SPACE. VISITORS EXPERIENCE MORE THAN 100 INDIVIDUAL EXHIBIT COMPONENTS WITH A CONTINUUM OF PROGRAMMING IN THE AREAS OF ARTS, HUMANITIES, SCIENCES, HEALTH AND NUTRITION, AND THE ENVIRONMENT. IN 2016, THE MUSEUM WELCOMED MORE THAN 180,000 CHILDREN AND FAMILIES FROM AROUND THE UPSTATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND BEYOND. ALONG WITH QUANTITATIVE MEASURES, IT IS THE POSITIVE FEEDBACK FROM CHILDREN AND TEACHERS THAT HAS PROVEN THE MUSEUM'S IMPACT OF MAKING A MEANINGFUL DIFFERENCE IN THE LEARNING EXPERIENCES OF THE CHILDREN THROUGHOUT THE REGION.
 20162015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1995
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area3160
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$104,200.00$104,200.00$163,654.00$163,650.00 
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$100,000.00$100,000.00$163,654.00$163,650.00$137,083.00
Number of employees7665666666
Number of people compensated >$100k00000
Number of volunteers181185210240
Number of highly compensated contractors0000 
Personnel
Austin, Jacque
Title  DIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person  JACQUE AUSTINJACQUE AUSTIN 
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 
Austin, Jacquelyn
Titledirectordirector   
Name of key/compensated personjacquelyn austinjacquelyn austin   
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   
Bannister, Bruce
Title directorDIRECTORDIRECTORDEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
Name of key/compensated person BRUCE BANNISTERBRUCE BANNISTERBRUCE BANNISTERBRUCE BANNISTER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.001.00
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
Barrett, Richard
TitledirectordirectorDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personrichard barrettrichard barrettRICHARD BARRETTRICHARD BARRETT 
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 
Barth, Peter
Title  DIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person  PETER BARTHPETER BARTH 
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 
Beard, Chris
Titlechair electdirector   
Name of key/compensated personchris beardchris beard   
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   
Beasley, Sarah
TitledirectordirectorDIRECTORDIRECTORBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personsarah beasleysarah beasleySARAH BEASLEYSARAH BEASLEYSARAH BEASLEY
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
Bertelsman, Debbie
Title  CFOCFO 
Name of key/compensated person  DEBBIE BERTELSMANDEBBIE BERTELSMAN 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  38.002.00 
Reportable compensation from org  $63,654.00$63,650.00 
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 
Bertelsman, Deborah
Title    CFO
Name of key/compensated person    DEBORAH BERTELSMAN
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org    40.00
Reportable compensation from org    $35,769.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Boyanoski, John
Titledirector    
Name of key/compensated personjohn boyanoski    
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    
Brown, Zackary
Titledirector    
Name of key/compensated personzackary brown    
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    
Chisolm, Troy
Titledirector    
Name of key/compensated persontroy chisolm    
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    
Dogan, Satreva
Titledirector    
Name of key/compensated personsatreva dogan    
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    
Eldridge, Chase
TitledirectordirectorDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personchase eldridgechase eldridgeCHASE ELDRIDGECHASE ELDRIDGE 
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 
Evans, Doug
Titledirector    
Name of key/compensated persondoug evans    
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    
Fay, Chris
TitledirectordirectorDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personchris faychris fayCHRIS FAYCHRIS FAY 
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 
Gambrell, Sudie
Title    DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
Name of key/compensated person    SUDIE GAMBRELL
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
Giles, Steve
Title directorDIRECTORDIRECTORBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person steve gilesSTEVE GILESSTEVE GILESSTEVE GILES
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.001.00
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
Green, Rob
Title   DIRECTORBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person   ROB GREENROB GREEN
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
Green, Robert
Title  DIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated person  ROBERT GREEN  
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  
Halverson, Nancy
TitleceoceoCEOCEOCEO
Name of key/compensated personnancy halversonnancy halversonNANCY HALVERSONNANCY HALVERSONNANCY HALVERSON
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org38.0038.0038.002.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$100,000.00$100,000.00$100,000.00$100,000.00$23,077.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$4,200.00$4,200.00$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
Henderson, Phyllis
Titledirector    
Name of key/compensated personphyllis henderson    
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    
Howell, Katie
TitleseCRETARYseCRETARYSECRETARYDIRECTORBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personkatie howellkatie howellKATIE HOWELLKATIE HOWELLKATIE HOWELL
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
Hummers, Bill
Title    FINANCE COMMITTEE
Name of key/compensated person    BILL HUMMERS
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org    40.00
Reportable compensation from org    $27,275.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Hyche, J
Title  DIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person  J TOD HYCHEJ TOD HYCHE 
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 
Hyche, Tod
Titledirectordirector   
Name of key/compensated persontod hychetod hyche   
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   
Jennings, Clayton
Title    BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person    CLAYTON JENNINGS
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
Johnson, Herb
Title    NOMINATING COMMITTEE
Name of key/compensated person    HERB JOHNSON
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
Johnstone, David
Title directorDIRECTORDIRECTORDEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
Name of key/compensated person DAVID JOHNSTONEDAVID JOHNSTONEDAVID JOHNSTONEDAVID JOHNSTONE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.000.00
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
Jones, Lynne
TitledirectortreasurerTREASURERDIRECTORBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personlynne joneslynne jonesLYNNE JONESLYNNE JONESLYNNE JONES
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
Kent, Kim
Titledirectordirector   
Name of key/compensated personkim kentkim kent   
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   
Kirtley, Kevin
TitledirectordirectorDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personkevin kirtleykevin kirtleyKEVIN KIRTLEYKEVIN KIRTLEY 
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 
Kupersmith, Leonard
Title directorDIRECTORDIRECTORGOVERNANCE COMMITTEE
Name of key/compensated person leonard kupersmithLEONARD KUPERSMITHLEONARD KUPERSMITHLEONARD KUPERSMITH
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.001.00
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
Longlet, David
Title  DIRECTORDIRECTORBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person  DAVID LONGLETDAVID LONGLETDAVID LONGLET
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.001.00
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
Matney, Addy
TitlePast ChairchairCHAIRCHAIR ELECTCHAIR ELECT
Name of key/compensated personADDY MATNEYADDY MATNEYADDY MATNEYADDY MATNEYADDY MATNEY
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
Muse, Scott
Title DIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person SCOTT MUSESCOTT MUSESCOTT MUSESCOTT MUSE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.001.00
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
Otten, John
Title  DIRECTORTREASURERTREASURER
Name of key/compensated person  JOHN OTTENJOHN OTTENJOHN OTTEN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.001.00
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
Phillips, Tammy
Title   SECRETARYBOARD SECRETARY, DEVELOPME
Name of key/compensated person   TAMMY PHILLIPSTAMMY PHILLIPS
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
Reynolds, John
Title   DIRECTORBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person   JOHN REYNOLDSJOHN REYNOLDS
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
Ryberg-Doyle, Amy
Title    DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
Name of key/compensated person    AMY RYBERG-DOYLE
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
Seaver, Michelle
Title    BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person    MICHELLE SEAVER
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
Sellers, Mary
Title    CEO
Name of key/compensated person    MARY SELLERS
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org    40.00
Reportable compensation from org    $50,962.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $965.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Seymore, Adele
TitledirectordirectorDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personadele seymoreadele seymoreADELE SEYMOREADELE SEYMORE 
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 
Shew, Jim
TitledirectordirectorDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personjim shewjim shewJIM SHEWJIM SHEW 
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 
Sierra, Bibby
Titledirector    
Name of key/compensated personbibby sierra    
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    
Sparks, Paul
Titlechairchair electCHAIR ELECTDIRECTORBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personpaul sparkspaul sparksPAUL SPARKSPAUL SPARKSPAUL SPARKS
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
Spinks, Allison
Title    DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
Name of key/compensated person    ALLISON SPINKS
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
Sprague, Gaye
TitledirectordirectorDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated persongaye spraguegaye spragueGAYE SPRAGUEGAYE SPRAGUE 
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 
Stevens, Robert
Titledirector    
Name of key/compensated personrobert stevens    
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    
Warner, John
Titletreasurerdirector   
Name of key/compensated personjohn j warnerjohn j warner   
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   
Weekes, Cary
Title directorDIRECTORBOARD CHAIRBOARD CHAIR
Name of key/compensated person CARY WEEKESCARY WEEKESCARY WEEKESCARY WEEKES
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.001.00
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
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTO IGNITE A PASSION FOR LEARNING-EMPOWERING ALL CHILDREN TO DISCOVER THEIR FULL POTENTIAL AND EXPAND THEIR VIEW OF THEMSELVES AND THE WORLD.TO IGNITE A PASSION FOR LEARNING-EMPOWERING ALL CHILDREN TO DISCOVER THEIR FULL POTENTIAL AND EXPAND THEIR VIEW OF THEMSELVES AND THE WORLD.TO IGNITE A PASSION FOR LEARNING-EMPOWERING ALL CHILDREN TO DISCOVER THEIR FULL POTENTIAL AND EXPAND THEIR VIEW OF THEMSELVES AND THE WORLD.TO IGNITE A PASSION FOR LEARNING-EMPOWERING ALL CHILDREN TO DISCOVER THEIR FULL POTENTIAL AND EXPAND THEIR VIEW OF THEMSELVES AND THE WORLD.TO IGNITE A PASSION FOR LEARNING-EMPOWERING ALL CHILDREN TO DISCOVER THEIR FULL POTENTIAL AND EXPAND THEIR VIEW OF THEMSELVES AND THE WORLD.
Program service expenses, total$2,701,654.00$2,455,409.00$2,600,530.00$2,957,403.00$2,909,011.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
ADMISSIONS - THIS PROGRAM INCLUDES ALL ASPECTS OF THE VISITOR EXPERIENCE AT THE MUSEUM SUCH AS GENERAL ADMISSION, GROUP/SCHOOL ADMISSION, BIRTHDAY PARTIES, MEMBERSHIPS, EXHIBIT GALLERIES AND AFTER-HOURS ADMISSION. THE MUSEUM WELCOMED APPROXIMATELY 183,000 IN GENERAL ADMISSION VISITORS AND 33,000 IN GROUP/SCHOOL ADMISSION VISITORS FROM 1/1/2016 THROUGH 12/31/2016.
Program expenses$2,701,654.00$2,455,409.00$2,600,530.00$2,957,403.00$2,909,011.00
Program revenue$1,231,525.00$1,292,792.00$1,003,286.00$920,816.00$1,207,767.00
Program descriptionADMISSIONS - THIS PROGRAM INCLUDES ALL ASPECTS OF THE VISITOR EXPERIENCE AT THE MUSEUM SUCH AS GENERAL ADMISSION, GROUP/SCHOOL ADMISSION, BIRTHDAY PARTIES, MEMBERSHIPS, EXHIBIT GALLERIES AND AFTER-HOURS ADMISSION. THE MUSEUM WELCOMED APPROXIMATELY 183,000 IN GENERAL ADMISSION VISITORS AND 33,000 IN GROUP/SCHOOL ADMISSION VISITORS FROM 1/1/2016 THROUGH 12/31/2016.ADMISSIONS - THIS PROGRAM INCLUDES ALL ASPECTS OF THE VISITOR EXPERIENCE AT THE MUSEUM SUCH AS GENERAL ADMISSION, GROUP/SCHOOL ADMISSION, BIRTHDAY PARTIES, MEMBERSHIPS, EXHIBIT GALLERIES AND AFTER-HOURS ADMISSION. THE MUSEUM WELCOMED APPROXIMATELY 162,000 IN GENERAL ADMISSION VISITORS AND 34,000 IN GROUP/SCHOOL ADMISSION VISITORS FROM 1/1/2015 THROUGH 12/31/2015.ADMISSIONS - THIS PROGRAM INCLUDES ALL ASPECTS OF THE VISITOR EXPERIENCE AT THE MUSEUM SUCH AS GENERAL ADMISSION, GROUP/SCHOOL ADMISSION, BIRTHDAY PARTIES, MEMBERSHIPS, EXHIBIT GALLERIES AND AFTER-HOURS ADMISSION. THE MUSEUM WELCOMED APPROXIMATELY 114,000 IN GENERAL ADMISSION VISITORS AND 28,000 IN GROUP/SCHOOL ADMISSION VISITORS FROM 1/1/2014 THROUGH 12/31/2014.ADMISSIONS - THIS PROGRAM INCLUDES ALL ASPECTS OF THE VISITOR EXPERIENCE AT THE MUSEUM SUCH AS GENERAL ADMISSION, GROUP/SCHOOL ADMISSION, BIRTHDAY PARTIES, MEMBERSHIPS, EXHIBIT GALLERIES AND AFTER-HOURS ADMISSION. THE MUSEUM WELCOMED APPROXIMATELY 105,439 IN GENERAL ADMISSION VISITORS AND 16,307 IN GROUP/SCHOOL ADMISSION VISITORS FROM 1/1/2013 THROUGH 12/31/2013.ADMISSIONS - THIS PROGRAM INCLUDES ALL ASPECTS OF THE VISITOR EXPERIENCE AT THE MUSEUM SUCH AS GENERAL ADMISSION, GROUP/SCHOOL ADMISSION, BIRTHDAY PARTIES, MEMBERSHIPS, EXHIBIT GALLERIES AND AFTER-HOURS ADMISSION. THE MUSEUM WELCOMED APPROXIMATELY 101,000 IN GENERAL ADMISSION VISITORS AND 20,200 IN GROUP/SCHOOL ADMISSION VISITORS FROM 1/1/2012 THROUGH 12/31/2012.
BOO!SEUM - THE BOO!SEUM PROGRAM IS AN EDUCATIONAL ALTERNATIVE TO HALLOWEEN THAT UTILIZES THE ARTS AS A MEANS TO EDUCATE CHILDREN ON MULTIPLE SUBJECT AREAS. CHILDREN EXPLORE MOVEMENT, SOUND, COSTUMES AND PROPS TO PARTICIPATE IN AN INTERACTIVE PERFORMANCE THAT USES THEATRE-IN-THE-ROUND STAGING.
Program description   BOO!SEUM - THE BOO!SEUM PROGRAM IS AN EDUCATIONAL ALTERNATIVE TO HALLOWEEN THAT UTILIZES THE ARTS AS A MEANS TO EDUCATE CHILDREN ON MULTIPLE SUBJECT AREAS. CHILDREN EXPLORE MOVEMENT, SOUND, COSTUMES AND PROPS TO PARTICIPATE IN AN INTERACTIVE PERFORMANCE THAT USES THEATRE-IN-THE-ROUND STAGING.BOO!SEUM - THE BOO!SEUM PROGRAM IS AN EDUCATIONAL ALTERNATIVE TO HALLOWEEN THAT UTILIZES THE ARTS AS A MEANS TO EDUCATE CHILDREN ON MULTIPLE SUBJECT AREAS. CHILDREN EXPLORE MOVEMENT, SOUND, COSTUMES AND PROPS TO PARTICIPATE IN AN INTERACTIVE PERFORMANCE THAT USES THEATRE-IN-THE-ROUND STAGING.
MICHELIN YES! PROGRAM - THE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF THE UPSTATE'S MICHELIN YES! PROGRAM (YOUTH EMPOWERMENT THROUGH SERVICE) IS AN EXCITING PROGRAM THAT BENEFITS MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS WHO ARE OFTEN OVERLOOKED IN COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITIES. THE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM SEEKS TO ENGAGE THE ENERGIES AND ABILITIES OF MIDDLE SCHOOL AGED YOUTH THROUGH LEADERSHIP TRAINING AND OPPORTUNITIES TO VOLUNTEER AT THE MUSEUM.
Program descriptionMICHELIN YES! PROGRAM - THE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF THE UPSTATE'S MICHELIN YES! PROGRAM (YOUTH EMPOWERMENT THROUGH SERVICE) IS AN EXCITING PROGRAM THAT BENEFITS MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS WHO ARE OFTEN OVERLOOKED IN COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITIES. THE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM SEEKS TO ENGAGE THE ENERGIES AND ABILITIES OF MIDDLE SCHOOL AGED YOUTH THROUGH LEADERSHIP TRAINING AND OPPORTUNITIES TO VOLUNTEER AT THE MUSEUM.MICHELIN YES! PROGRAM - THE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF THE UPSTATE'S MICHELIN YES! PROGRAM (YOUTH EMPOWERMENT THROUGH SERVICE) IS AN EXCITING PROGRAM THAT BENEFITS MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS WHO ARE OFTEN OVERLOOKED IN COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITIES. THE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM SEEKS TO ENGAGE THE ENERGIES AND ABILITIES OF MIDDLE SCHOOL AGED YOUTH THROUGH LEADERSHIP TRAINING AND OPPORTUNITIES TO VOLUNTEER AT THE MUSEUM.MICHELIN YES! PROGRAM - THE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF THE UPSTATE'S MICHELIN YES! PROGRAM (YOUTH EMPOWERMENT THROUGH SERVICE) IS AN EXCITING PROGRAM THAT BENEFITS MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS WHO ARE OFTEN OVERLOOKED IN COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITIES. THE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM SEEKS TO ENGAGE THE ENERGIES AND ABILITIES OF MIDDLE SCHOOL AGED YOUTH THROUGH LEADERSHIP TRAINING AND OPPORTUNITIES TO VOLUNTEER AT THE MUSEUM.MICHELIN YES! PROGRAM - THE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF THE UPSTATE'S MICHELIN YES! PROGRAM (YOUTH EMPOWERMENT THROUGH SERVICE) IS AN EXCITING PROGRAM THAT BENEFITS MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS WHO ARE OFTEN OVERLOOKED IN COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITIES. THE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM SEEKS TO ENGAGE THE ENERGIES AND ABILITIES OF MIDDLE SCHOOL AGED YOUTH THROUGH LEADERSHIP TRAINING AND OPPORTUNITIES TO VOLUNTEER AT THE MUSEUM.MICHELIN YES! PROGRAM - THE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF THE UPSTATE'S MICHELIN YES! PROGRAM (YOUTH EMPOWERMENT THROUGH SERVICE) IS AN EXCITING PROGRAM THAT BENEFITS MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS WHO ARE OFTEN OVERLOOKED IN COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITIES. THE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM SEEKS TO ENGAGE THE ENERGIES AND ABILITIES OF MIDDLE SCHOOL AGED YOUTH THROUGH LEADERSHIP TRAINING AND OPPORTUNITIES TO VOLUNTEER AT THE MUSEUM.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$3,702,749.00$7,357,777.00$4,560,938.00$3,584,799.00$3,523,110.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$2,226,249.00$2,290,502.00$2,110,284.00$1,238,795.00$1,007,946.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$24,450.00$12,807.00$31,057.00  
Investment income, current yr$188,458.00$1,418,541.00$1,399,623.00$1,349,800.00$1,307,134.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$2,226,249.00$2,290,502.00$2,110,284.00$1,238,795.00$1,007,946.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$257,706.00$2,611,524.00$90,431.00$97,276.00$6,306.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total)$1,030,336.00$1,037,210.00$960,600.00$898,928.00$1,201,724.00
Gross receipts$3,843,455.00$7,428,832.00$4,668,115.00$3,656,244.00$3,577,808.00
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues$399,702.00$332,337.00$289,566.00$251,874.00 
Revenue from fundraising events$45,000.00 $49,625.00$23,954.00$13,429.00
Revenue from gov't grants$300,600.00$461,500.00$160,835.00$210,926.00$230,250.00
Revenue from all other contributions$1,480,947.00$1,496,665.00$1,610,258.00$752,041.00$764,267.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$183,400.00$2,587,632.00$42,686.00$21,888.00$6,043.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$188,458.00$1,418,541.00$1,399,623.00$1,349,800.00$1,307,134.00
Net rental income $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events$56,517.00 $5,010.00$30,090.00$263.00
Net inventory sales (total)$17,789.00$23,892.00$42,735.00$45,298.00 
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$2,952,985.00$2,685,097.00$2,911,677.00$3,313,456.00$3,241,863.00
Total functional expenses: program service $2,701,654.00$2,455,409.00$2,600,530.00$2,957,403.00$2,909,011.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$111,785.00$121,340.00$142,413.00$117,588.00$110,202.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$139,546.00$108,348.00$168,734.00$238,465.00$222,650.00
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$26,151,172.00$25,063,003.00$24,430,581.00$22,808,658.00$22,515,969.00
Total assets, beginning of year$25,063,003.00$24,430,581.00$22,808,658.00$22,515,969.00$22,205,044.00
Total liabilities$3,429,239.00$3,090,834.00$6,740,659.00$6,960,063.00$7,138,245.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$3,090,834.00$6,740,659.00$6,960,063.00$7,138,245.00$7,248,067.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$166,562.00$393,846.00$389,569.00$285,038.00$721,493.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$22,555,371.00$21,875,043.00$17,583,393.00$15,767,066.00$15,282,576.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$166,562.00$97,126.00$106,529.00$81,529.00$95,148.00
Net assets$22,721,933.00$21,972,169.00$17,689,922.00$15,848,595.00$15,377,724.00
Net assets, beginning of year$21,972,169.00$17,689,922.00$15,848,595.00$15,377,724.00$14,956,977.00
Other liabilities$0.00$19,438.00$237,194.00$524,802.00$657,785.00
Other assets$18,918,612.00$18,871,612.00$3,812,471.00$3,127,345.00$2,492,045.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$1,274,774.00$477,207.00$453,059.00$241,734.00$156,181.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$477,207.00$453,059.00$241,734.00$156,181.00$51,043.00
Inventories for sale or use$11,208.00$8,796.00$8,052.00$9,039.00$12,218.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$749,764.00$4,672,680.00$1,649,261.00$271,343.00$281,247.00
Advertising (total)$118,808.00$108,936.00$106,910.00$105,017.00$89,900.00
Savings & temp cash investment$97,626.00$312,970.00$624,141.00$75,098.00$85,516.00
Accounts receivable, net$52,414.00$55,593.00$37,857.00$34,909.00$1,983.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$46,500.00$47,500.00$491,755.00$524,198.00$561,640.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$1,473,766.00$775,450.00$176,484.00$29,280.00$30,979.00
Deferred revenue$50,150.00$105,000.00   
Unsecured notes & loans to unrelated parties  $171,481.00$187,481.00$199,481.00
Secured mortgages and notes payable$1,905,323.00$2,190,946.00$6,155,500.00$6,218,500.00$6,250,000.00
Total net assets or fund balances$22,721,933.00$21,972,169.00$17,689,922.00$15,848,595.00$15,377,724.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$47,701.00$27,044.00$13,799.00$2,965.00$920.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members2523242525
Number of independent voting members2523242424
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Audit on consolidated basisTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
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
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Org has controlled entityTrue  TrueTrue
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-01-052017-03-292016-02-102014-12-292014-01-03
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.02012v2.1
Filing identifier201723199349305742201613209349312626201523209349311282201443189349304724201323199349303842
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