TIMESCALE ADVENTURES

Address
PO BOX 786
BYNUM, MT 59419
Contact
Website: http://www.tmdinosaurcenter.org
Phone: +1 (406) 539-5008
Nonprofit
NTEE: B60 - Adult, Continuing Education
EIN: 81-0500201

Mission

WE PROVIDE HANDS-ON EDUCATION THROUGH
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2003
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$14,400.00    
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$24,442.00    
Number of employees12    
Number of volunteers4    
Personnel
Coverdell, Cory
TitleVICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personCORY COVERDELLCORY COVERDELL CORY COVERDELLCORY COVERDELL
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrue    
Current key employee (> $150k)True    
Highest compensated employees (>$100k)True    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee True TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org15.00    
Reportable compensation from org$20,788.00$14,400.00 $0.00$12,000.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Gilmore, Jim
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personJIM GILMOREJIM GILMORE   
Position of compensated person
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee True   
Average hours per week working for org0.75    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$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    
Graham, Bob
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personBOB GRAHAMBOB GRAHAM   
Position of compensated person
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee True   
Average hours per week working for org1.50    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$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    
Haacker, Erin
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personERIN HAACKERERIN HAACKER   
Position of compensated person
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee True   
Average hours per week working for org0.75    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$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    
Lesofski, Tony
TitleTREASURERTREASURER TREASURER 
Name of key/compensated personTONY LESOFSKITONY LESOFSKI TONY LESOFSKI 
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrue    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee True True 
Average hours per week working for org0.75    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 $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    
Matson, Chris
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personCHRIS MATSONCHRIS MATSON   
Position of compensated person
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee True   
Average hours per week working for org0.75    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$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    
Perkins, Dorothy
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personDOROTHY PERKINSDOROTHY PERKINS   
Position of compensated person
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee True   
Average hours per week working for org0.25    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$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    
Smith, Dale
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personDALE SMITHDALE SMITH   
Position of compensated person
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee True   
Average hours per week working for org0.75    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$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    
Trexler, David
TitlePRESIDENTPRESIDENT PRESIDENTPRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personDAVID TREXLERDAVID TREXLER DAVID TREXLERDAVID TREXLER
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrue    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee True TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org3.00    
Reportable compensation from org$3,654.00$1,384.00 $0.00$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    
Trexler, Laurie
TitleSECRETARYSECRETARY SECRETARYSECRETARY
Name of key/compensated personLAURIE TREXLERLAURIE TREXLER LAURIE TREXLERLAURIE TREXLER
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrue    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee True TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 $0.00$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    
Wright, Bruce
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personBRUCE WRIGHTBRUCE WRIGHT   
Position of compensated person
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee True   
Average hours per week working for org1.50    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$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    
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesWE PROVIDE HANDS-ON EDUCATION THROUGH THE COLLECTION, PRESERVATION, AND INTERPRETATION OF SCIENTIFIC SPECIMENS.    
Primary exempt purpose SEE SCHEDULE O SEE SCHEDULE OSEE SCHEDULE O
Program service expenses, total$171,796.00$73,761.00 $37,770.00$152,318.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
DINOSAUR DIG PROGRAMS. 362 PEOPLE JOINED US IN THE FIELD IN FISCAL YEAR 2016 FOR OUR PUBLIC DIG PROGRAMS. IN ADDITION TO PROVIDING MUCH NEEDED HELP IN THE COLLECTION AND PRESERVATION OF SCIENTIFIC SPECIMENS (DINOSAUR FOSSILS) THESE PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS ALSO GAINED A 1ST HAND KNOWLEDGE OF HOW THESE ITEMS GET FROM THE GROUND TO THE MUSEUM.
Program expenses$28,628.00    
Program revenue$57,161.00    
Program descriptionDINOSAUR DIG PROGRAMS. 362 PEOPLE JOINED US IN THE FIELD IN FISCAL YEAR 2016 FOR OUR PUBLIC DIG PROGRAMS. IN ADDITION TO PROVIDING MUCH NEEDED HELP IN THE COLLECTION AND PRESERVATION OF SCIENTIFIC SPECIMENS (DINOSAUR FOSSILS) THESE PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS ALSO GAINED A 1ST HAND KNOWLEDGE OF HOW THESE ITEMS GET FROM THE GROUND TO THE MUSEUM.    
MUSEUM GALLERY. 3742 PEOPLE VISITED OUR MUSEUM IN FISCAL YEAR 2016. WHILE THERE THEY LEARN ABOUT BOTH LOCAL AND GLOBAL PALEONTOLOGY AND GEOLOGY CONCEPTS THROUGH OUR EDUCATIONAL DISPLAYS AND DEDICATED STAFF AND VOLUNTEER DOCENTS.
Program expenses$133,256.00    
Program revenue$22,152.00    
Program descriptionMUSEUM GALLERY. 3742 PEOPLE VISITED OUR MUSEUM IN FISCAL YEAR 2016. WHILE THERE THEY LEARN ABOUT BOTH LOCAL AND GLOBAL PALEONTOLOGY AND GEOLOGY CONCEPTS THROUGH OUR EDUCATIONAL DISPLAYS AND DEDICATED STAFF AND VOLUNTEER DOCENTS.    
RESEARCH. ONGOING RESEARCH ON FOSSIL SPECIMENS WILL RESULT IN THE SUBMISSION OF SCIENTIFIC PAPERS IN THE NEXT FISCAL YEAR. SCIENTIFIC CASTS OF OUR FOSSIL SPECIMENS WERE ALSO CREATED SO THAT THEY CAN BE ENJOYED AND STUDIED BY BOTH RESEARCHERS AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC WITHOUT RISK OF DAMAGE TO THE FOSSILS
Program expenses$9,912.00    
Program revenue$1,238.00    
Program descriptionRESEARCH. ONGOING RESEARCH ON FOSSIL SPECIMENS WILL RESULT IN THE SUBMISSION OF SCIENTIFIC PAPERS IN THE NEXT FISCAL YEAR. SCIENTIFIC CASTS OF OUR FOSSIL SPECIMENS WERE ALSO CREATED SO THAT THEY CAN BE ENJOYED AND STUDIED BY BOTH RESEARCHERS AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC WITHOUT RISK OF DAMAGE TO THE FOSSILS    
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$233,684.00$99,842.00 $106,497.00$142,546.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$152,333.00 $37,743.00$51,979.00$114,416.00
Investment income, current yr$1,238.00$2.00 $124.00$2.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$152,333.00    
Total unrelated business revenue$800.00    
Other revenue, current yr$22,952.00    
Program service revenue (total)$57,161.00 $59,105.00$42,242.00$16,777.00
Gross receipts$258,854.00    
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues$11,575.00    
Revenue from all other contributions$140,758.00    
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$917.00    
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$1,238.00    
Net rental income$800.00 $0.00$0.00 
Net inventory sales (total)$21,235.00    
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$196,096.00    
Total functional expenses: program service $171,796.00    
Total functional expenses: management and general$24,300.00    
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00    
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00    
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$344,117.00$295,654.00$327,154.00$305,274.00$310,952.00
Total assets, beginning of year$295,654.00$327,154.00 $310,952.00$321,545.00
Total liabilities$84,433.00$97,590.00$108,571.00$119,917.00$126,371.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$97,590.00$108,571.00 $126,371.00$127,192.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$259,684.00    
Net assets$259,684.00$198,064.00 $185,357.00$184,581.00
Net assets, beginning of year$198,064.00    
Other assets$2,300.00    
Cash: non-interest bearing$65,825.00    
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$22,051.00    
Loans and other payables to key persons$9,830.00    
Inventories for sale or use$5,534.00    
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$37,588.00    
Advertising (total)$2,892.00    
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$4,149.00    
Unsecured notes & loans to unrelated parties$70,454.00    
Total net assets or fund balances$259,684.00    
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$13,033.00    
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members11    
Number of independent voting members0    
Financial sheets auditedTrue    
Relationships among key personnelTrue    
Cash accountingTrueTrue TrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-10-012015-10-01 2013-10-012012-10-01
Tax year end date2017-09-012016-09-012015-09-012014-09-012013-09-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Outstanding loan to key person or disqualified personTrue    
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990EZ 990EZ990EZ
Date e-filing submitted2018-09-272017-10-11 2015-07-162014-10-27
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v3.0 2013v4.02012v2.1
Filing identifier201812209349300626201722229349200247 201521329349203052201432259349200018
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