Great Northern Railway Historical Society in Olympia, Washington (WA)

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Great Northern Railway Historical Society
Employer Identification Number (EIN)341378762
Name of OrganizationGreat Northern Railway Historical Society
Address4131 Frontier Dr Se, Olympia, WA 98501-4313
ActivitiesOther cultural or historical activities
SubsectionEducational Organization
Ruling Date01/1984
DeductibilityContributions are deductible
FoundationOrganization that normally receives no more than one third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes
Exempt Organization StatusUnconditional Exemption
Tax Period12/2013
Assets$100,000 to $499,999
Income$100,000 to $499,999
Filing Requirement990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Asset Amount$329,521
Amount of Income$136,625
Form 990 Revenue Amount$120,499
National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE)Arts, Culture and Humanities:

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Amount of income in 2013: $136,625 (it was $131,400 in 2012)
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Assets in 2013: $329,521 (it was $338,775 in 2012)
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Expenses in 2012: $97,549
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Income to expenses ratio in 2012: 1.4
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Grants share in income in 2012: 8.9%
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Financial snapshot ($)

Revenue for 2012

Support schedule

Revenue, Expenses, and Changes in Net Assets or Fund Balances (for 2012)
Total revenue$115,199
Contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts received$10,275
Program service revenue including government fees and contracts$37,279
Membership dues and assessments$59,116
Investment income$17
Gain from sale of assets other than inventory$0
Net income from gaming and fundraising events$0
Gross profit from sales of inventory$8,512
Gross sales of inventory, less returns and allowances$24,713
Less: cost of goods sold$16,201
Other revenue$0
Total expenses$97,549
Total net assets$272,183
Excess for the year$17,650
Net assets or fund balances at beginning of year$250,825
Other changes in net assets or fund balances$3,708
Balance Sheets (for 2012)
Total assets$338,775
Total liabilities$66,592
Net assets or fund balances$272,183
Other Information (for 2012)
Did the organization have unrelated business gross income of $1,000 or more during the year from business activitiesNo
Initiation fees and capital contributions$0
Gross receipts for public use of club facilities$0
Reason for Public Charity Status (for 2012)
The organization is not a private foundation because it is:An organization that normally receives: (1) more than 33 1/3 % of its support from contributions, membership fees, and gross receipts from activities related to its exempt functions - subject to certain exceptions, and (2) no more than 33 1/3 % of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business taxable income (less section 511 tax) from businesses acquired by the organization after June 30, 1975
Support Schedule for Organizations Described in Section 509(a)(2) (for 2012)
2008 - 2012 Total
Total support$586,627
Gifts, grants, contributions, and membership fees received$452,229
Gross receipts from admissions, merchandise sold or services performed, or facilities furnished in any activity that is related to the organization's tax-exempt purpose$129,227
Tax revenues levied for the organization's benefit and either paid to or expended on its behalf$0
The value of services or facilities furnished by a governmental unit to the organization without charge$0
Gross income from interest, dividends, payments received on securities loans, rents, royalties and income from similar sources and Unrelated business taxable income (less section 511 taxes) from businesses acquired after June 30, 1975$5,171
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