Big Horn County Historical Society

Address
Route 1 Box 1206A
Hardin, MT 59034
Contact
Website: http://bighorncountymusuem.org
Phone: +1 (406) 665-1671
Nonprofit
NTEE: A82 - Arts, culture and humanities
EIN: 81-6033295

Mission

The organization is dedicated to researching, collecting, restoring, protecting and exhibiting all historical items related to the culture and history of Big Horn County. The mission statement is Preserving our Past for the Future
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1974
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Number of employees8881017
Number of volunteers 9050  
Personnel
Bullis, Ann
TitleDirectorDirector   
Name of key/compensated personAnn BullisAnn Bullis   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00   
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   
Bullis, Everett
Title   DirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated person   Everett BullisEverett Bullis
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   001.00001.00
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
Howe, Ramona
TitleDirectorDirectorDirectorDirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated personRamona HoweRamona HoweRamona HoweRamona HoweRamona Howe
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00001.00001.00001.00
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
Jabs, Reiny
TitleDirectorDirectorDirectorDirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated personReiny JabsReiny JabsReiny JabsReiny JabsReiny Jabs
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00001.00001.00001.00
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
Kiefer, Larry
TitleDirectorDirectorDirector  
Name of key/compensated personLarry KieferLarry KieferLarry Kiefer  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00001.00  
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  
Kincaid, Merna
TitleTreasurerTreasurerTreasurerTreasurerTreasurer
Name of key/compensated personMerna KincaidMerna KincaidMerna KincaidMerna KincaidMerna Kincaid
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org008.00008.00008.00008.00008.00
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
Mehling, Elizabeth
TitlePresidentPresidentPresidentPresidentPresident
Name of key/compensated personElizabeth MehlingElizabeth MehlingElizabeth MehlingElizabeth MehlingElizabeth Mehling
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00001.00001.00001.00
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
Pease, Delores
TitleDirectorDirectorDirector  
Name of key/compensated personDelores PeaseDelores PeaseDelores Pease  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00001.00  
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  
Ping, Margaret
Title  DirectorDirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated person  Margaret PingMargaret PingMargaret Ping
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  001.00001.00001.00
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
Schoen, Glennine
TitleSecretarySecretarySecretarySecretarySecretary
Name of key/compensated personGlennine SchoenGlennine SchoenGlennine SchoenGlennine SchoenGlennine Schoen
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org004.00004.00004.00004.00004.00
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
Small, Betty
TitleDirectorDirectorDirectorDirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated personBetty SmallBetty SmallBetty SmallBetty SmallBetty Small
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00001.00001.00001.00
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
Torske, Larry
TitleVice-PresVice-PresVice-PresVice-PresVice-Pres
Name of key/compensated personLarry TorskeLarry TorskeLarry TorskeLarry TorskeLarry Torske
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00001.00001.00001.00
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
Whiting, Robert
TitleDirectorDirectorDirectorDirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated personRobert WhitingRobert WhitingRobert WhitingRobert WhitingRobert Whiting
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00001.00001.00001.00
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
Wilson, Larry
TitleDirectorDirectorDirectorDirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated personLarry WilsonLarry WilsonLarry WilsonLarry WilsonLarry Wilson
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00001.00001.00001.00
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
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesThe organization is dedicated to collecting, preserving, researching, restoring and exhibiting all items pertinent to the history and culture of Big Horn County Montana in a manner that will be interesting and informative for present and future generations. The organizations strives to provide historical and area information for all visitors. The organization operates a museum in Hardin, Montana.The organization is dedicated to collecting, preserving, researching, restoring and exhibiting all items pertinent to the history and culture of Big Horn County Montana in a manner that will be interesting and informative for present and future generations. The organizations strives to provide historical and area information for all visitors. The organization operates a museum in Hardin, Montana.The organization is dedicated to collecting, preserving, researching, restoring and exhibiting all items pertinent to the history and culture of Big Horn County Montana in a manner that will be interesting and informative for present and future generations. The organizations strives to provide historical and area information for all visitors. The organization operates a museum in Hardin, Montana.The organization is dedicated to collecting, preserving, researching, restoring and exhibiting all items pertinent to the history and culture of Big Horn County Montana in a manner that will be interesting and informative for present and future generations. The organizations strives to provide historical and area information for all visitors. The organization operates a museum in Hardin, Montana.The organization is dedicated to collecting, preserving, researching, restoring and exhibiting all items pertinent to the history and culture of Big Horn County Montana in a manner that will be interesting and informative for present and future generations. The organizations strives to provide historical and area information for all visitors. The organization operates a museum in Hardin, Montana.
Program service expenses, total$221,932.00$248,351.00$348,920.00$223,602.00$206,190.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
Operation of Big Horn County Historical Museum including collecting, perserving and exhibiting all items of significance to the areas history and culture. Volunteers and employees are working constantly to restore, repair or maintain items acquired by the organization. Community events are held to showcase the museums collections, including a Kids History Day for the area school children.
Program expenses$221,932.00$248,351.00$348,920.00$223,602.00$206,190.00
Program revenue $36,985.00$39,403.00$39,674.00$12,611.00
Program descriptionOperation of Big Horn County Historical Museum including collecting, perserving and exhibiting all items of significance to the areas history and culture. Volunteers and employees are working constantly to restore, repair or maintain items acquired by the organization. Community events are held to showcase the museums collections, including a Kids History Day for the area school children.Operation of Big Horn County Historical Museum including collecting, perserving and exhibiting all items of significance to the areas history and culture. Volunteers and employees are working constantly to restore, repair or maintain items acquired by the organization. Community events are held to showcase the museums collections, including a Kids History Day for the area school children.Operation of Big Horn County Historical Museum including collecting, perserving and exhibiting all items of significance to the areas history and culture. Volunteers and employees are working constantly to restore, repair or maintain items acquired by the organization. Community events are held to showcase the museums collections, including a Kids History Day for the area school children.Operation of Big Horn County Historical Museum including collecting, perserving and exhibiting all items of significance to the areas history and culture. Volunteers and employees are working constantly to restore, repair or maintain items acquired by the organization. Community events are held to showcase the museums collections, including a Kids History Day for the area school children.Operation of Big Horn County Historical Museum including collecting, perserving and exhibiting all items of significance to the areas history and culture. Volunteers and employees are working constantly to restore, repair or maintain items acquired by the organization. Community events are held to showcase the museums collections, including a Kids History Day for the area school children.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$521,007.00$738,380.00$446,252.00$333,620.00$336,071.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$454,016.00$659,706.00$248,374.00$266,011.00$263,817.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$253,500.00    
Investment income, current yr$18,416.00-$10,942.00$5,864.00$6,665.00$13,898.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$454,016.00$659,706.00$248,374.00$266,011.00$263,817.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$6,871.00$73,065.00$175,597.00$45,968.00$45,745.00
Program service revenue (total)$41,704.00$16,551.00$16,417.00$14,976.00$12,611.00
Gross receipts$927,291.00$836,506.00$484,646.00$384,586.00$425,219.00
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues$17,345.00$16,175.00$16,825.00$16,560.00$16,150.00
Revenue from fundraising events$21,550.00  $20,000.00 
Revenue from gov't grants$65,000.00$65,000.00$60,000.00$68,500.00$108,730.00
Revenue from all other contributions$350,121.00$578,531.00$171,549.00$160,951.00$138,937.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$1,317.00$20,177.00$118,411.00  
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$10,911.00$3,129.00$5,744.00$6,401.00$4,005.00
Net rental income  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events$5,554.00$32,414.00$34,200.00$21,270.00$17,292.00
Net inventory sales (total) $20,474.00$22,986.00$24,698.00$28,453.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$274,935.00$290,191.00$402,872.00$274,382.00$253,862.00
Total functional expenses: program service $221,932.00$248,351.00$348,920.00$223,602.00$206,190.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$30,362.00$25,982.00$28,354.00$24,223.00$20,630.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$22,641.00$15,858.00$25,598.00$26,557.00$27,042.00
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$1,869.00$0.00$0.00
General management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investment management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$1,275,083.00$1,005,664.00$545,033.00$518,555.00$469,533.00
Total assets, beginning of year$1,005,664.00$545,033.00$518,555.00$469,533.00$423,894.00
Total liabilities$235,781.00$239,711.00$240,600.00$249,715.00$254,628.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$239,711.00$240,600.00$249,715.00$254,628.00$291,198.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$747,656.00$729,691.00$221,139.00$124,713.00$156,910.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$291,646.00$36,262.00$83,294.00$144,127.00$57,995.00
Net assets$1,039,302.00$765,953.00$304,433.00$268,840.00$214,905.00
Net assets, beginning of year$765,953.00$304,433.00$268,840.00$214,905.00$132,696.00
Other assets  $70,226.00$23,127.00 
Investments: publicly traded securities$518,033.00$30,420.00$81,680.00$90,101.00$105,423.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$81,629.00$553,187.00$95,632.00$188,855.00$137,296.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$553,187.00$95,632.00$188,855.00$137,296.00$104,147.00
Inventories for sale or use$44,263.00$44,514.00$44,971.00$46,436.00$48,942.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$246,072.00$448,189.00$43,380.00$59,238.00$82,209.00
Advertising (total)$4,766.00$5,505.00$16,756.00$4,177.00$1,981.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$5,286.00$9,216.00$10,105.00$11,220.00$7,333.00
Unsecured notes & loans to unrelated parties$230,495.00$230,495.00$230,495.00$238,495.00$247,295.00
Total net assets or fund balances$1,039,302.00$765,953.00$304,433.00$268,840.00$214,905.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$27,986.00$22,822.00$17,010.00$18,020.00$15,602.00
Payment to affiliates$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members1212121212
Number of independent voting members1212121212
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-01
Tax year end date2017-12-012016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-09-202017-11-162016-12-052015-08-202014-10-22
IRS schema version2017v2.32016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.1
Filing identifier201841939349300144201732789349300943201602179349301420201512189349300741201411889349300101
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