EIN 62-0753887

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
515
Year formed
1964
Most recent tax filings
2019-12
NTEE code, primary
Description
To identify and preserve the evolving history and traditions of Country Music and to educate its audiences. The mission of the Country Music Foundation, inc.(cmf) is to identify and preserve the evolving history and traditions of Country Music and to ...
Also known as...
Country Music Foundation

Program areas at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

Founded in 1967, the Country Music Foundation, Inc. (cmf), which does business as Country Music Hall of Fame and museum (the museum) is a not-for-profit educational institution that preserves and interprets the evolving history and traditions of Country Music. Functioning as a national history museum and as an international arts organization that traditionally welcomes 1.2 million annual visitors and safeguards a diverse artifact and archival collection comprised of moving images on film; video and digital formats; photographs; sound recordings; oral history interviews; stage costumes; musical instruments; posters; printed materials; objects illustrating the lives and careers of musicians, industry figures and the culture of Country Music. Through 12 annual exhibits, the museum interprets its collection with support of the more than 1400 annual educational programs.the Country Music Hall of Fame and museum delivered the following results "by the numbers" in 2019. " 1,297,433 people visited the museum." 109,844 people visited historic rca studio b." 12 exhibitions were curated and presented including outlaws & armadillos: Country's roaring '70s, and other exhibitions that told the stories of Country Music Hall of Fame members boudleaux and felice bryant and brooks & dunn; contemporary hitmaker kacey musgraves; neo-traditionalist keith whitley; and more. " 106,972 guests participated in 1,450 hands on educational programs." 142,434 digital files available online, with more than 1,173 photographs, recordings, and documents accessed daily on digi.countrymusichalloffame.org." 8,824 news stories, reached 6.8 billion people, featured the museum and its programs." 1,793 events were hosted at the museum. " 270,000 custom posters were printed in 700 custom jobs by hatch show print." 258 volunteers contributed 20,690 hours of service, valued at $526,147 by independent sector research." 40,226 students engaged in museum programs for schools." 21,800 meals provided for middle tennesseans through the donation of 11,161 pounds of food." 145 tons of trash were diverted from landfills using award-winning sustainability practices.

Form 990s for Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-04-02990View PDF
2018-122019-12-26990View PDF
2017-122018-12-22990View PDF
2016-122017-11-21990View PDF
2015-122017-01-19990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee (CFMT)Arts/humanities$134,300
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...and 22 more grants received

Financials for Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,790,541
Program services$35,228,077
Investment income and dividends$659,298
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$36,260
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-21,355
Net income from fundraising events$183,624
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$4,337,448
Miscellaneous revenues$1,305,081
Total revenues$43,518,974

Personnel at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

NameTitleCompensation
Kyle YoungChief Executive Officer$536,027
Sharon BrawnerSenior Vice President Sales and Marketing$200,101
Lisa DavisVice President of Development , Edu and Community$118,399
 Subscribe to viewSenior Director of Events and Culinary$141,830
 Subscribe to viewDirector of Merchandising$126,641
...and 16 more key personnel

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Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$43,518,974
2019
Yearly growth
6.8%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$37,318,076
2019
Yearly growth
4.5%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$111,642,890
2019
Yearly growth
6.1%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
515
2019
Yearly growth
4.7%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
222 Fifth Ave South
Nashville, TN 37203
Metro area
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN
Website URL
countrymusichalloffame.org/ 
Phone
(615) 416-2043
Facebook page
traditional-country-music-foundation-inc 
IRS details
EIN
62-0753887
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1964
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
A54: History Museums
NAICS code, primary
7121: Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
Parent/child status
Independent