EIN 74-2178563

The Children's Museum of Houston

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The mission of the Childrens Museum of Houston is to transform communities through innovative, child-centered learning. The Museum transforms communities through innovative, child-centered learning by providing evidence-based parenting, literacy and S...
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Children's Museum

Program areas at The Children's Museum of Houston

the Museum employs credentialled educators who manage thirteen bilingual (english/spanish) exhibit galleries, an on-site branch of the Houston public library, and programming that changes weekly. These exhibits/programs are focused on the development of literacy and engagement in hands-on, inquiry-based investigations of science, technology, engineering, arts/design and math (i.e., the steam disciplines). Due to the novel coronavirus pandemic that resulted in the march 16, 2020 closure of the Museum, year-over year comparisons are skewed. In fy20, the Museum served 526,000 visitors down 225,000 from the prior year due to the mandated closure by government officials. One-third of the visitors receive free admission via weekly free family nights and the open doors free Museum admission passes distributed to low-income families by community-based partners at 1,060+ locations across greater Houston.
Visitor services including facilitation of exhibits and programs, volunteers, service support, and conveniences including parking.
Community outreach programs serving low-income families in under-resourced neighborhoods include a) seven programs that facilitate Children's engagement in literacy and steam-based learning during the out-of-school hours and summer months; and b) seven programs that equip parents to facilitate hands-on, evidence-based learning at home using inexpensive and readily available supplies that can be replenished at "dollar" stores. In fy20, prior to march 16, 2020, these programs achieved attendance of 317,000 at 430+ locations across greater Houston. All programing is provided free of charge to participants in collaboration with partners that include title i schools, afterschool centers, community centers, healthcare clinics, low-income housing apartments, library branches and faith-based organizations. On march 16, the Museum moved from an in-person outreach program to an exclusive digital platform and was able to reach an addition 4.0 million through site visits. See schedule o.

Form 990s for The Children's Museum of Houston

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-062020-09-17990View PDF
2018-062019-05-14990View PDF
2017-062018-04-10990View PDF
2016-062017-07-27990View PDF
2015-062016-07-12990View PDF
...and 5 more Form 990s

Who funds The Children's Museum of Houston

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Houston Museum District AssociationOperating Support$192,699
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...and 29 more grants received

Financials for The Children's Museum of Houston

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$6,900,195
Program services$3,162,264
Investment income and dividends$450,250
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$491,080
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$64,364
Net income from fundraising events$-245,169
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$726
Miscellaneous revenues$5,308
Total revenues$10,829,018

Personnel at The Children's Museum of Houston

Pamela Joubert DavisVice President of Operations / V.P of Operations$0
Steve DanielVice President of Strategic Planning$0
Catherine HornVice President of Education / Board Member$0
 Subscribe to viewExecutive Director / Board Member$191,234
 Subscribe to viewDirector of Finance / Board Member$148,363
...and 18 more key personnel

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1500 Binz
Houston, TX 77004
Metro area
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX
Website URL
(713) 522-1138
Facebook page
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
A52: Childrens Museums
NAICS code, primary
7121: Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
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