Friends Of Bedford Public Library in Bedford, Massachusetts (MA)

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Friends Of Bedford Public Library
Employer Identification Number (EIN)043372862
Name of OrganizationFriends Of Bedford Public Library
In Care of NameJared J Wolf
Address7 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA 01730
SubsectionCharitable Organization
Ruling Date11/1997
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 Period2010
Assets$25,000 to $99,999
Income$25,000 to $99,999
Filing Requirement990 - Required to file Form 990-N - Income less than $25,000 per year
Asset Amount$93,008
Amount of Income$47,746
Form 990 Revenue Amount$47,746
National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE)Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations: Public Foundations

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Amount of income in 2010: $47,746 (it was $44,679 in 2013)
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Assets in 2010: $93,008 (it was $80,095 in 2013)
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Expenses in 2013: $37,784
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Income to expenses ratio in 2013: 1.3
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Grants share in income in 2013: 16.0%
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Financial snapshot ($)

Revenue for 2013

Support schedule

Revenue, Expenses, and Changes in Net Assets or Fund Balances
Total revenue$34,663$43,682$44,679
Contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts received$2,498$7,225$7,136
Program service revenue including government fees and contracts$0$0$0
Membership dues and assessments$0$0$0
Investment income$555$330$309
Gain/Loss from sale of assets other than inventory$95$58$43
Gross amount from sale of assets other than inventory$95$58$43
Less: cost or other basis and sales expenses$0$0$0
Net income/loss from gaming and fundraising events$0$0$0
Gross profit/loss from sales of inventory$31,261$35,857$37,121
Gross sales of inventory, less returns and allowances$31,261$35,857$37,121
Less: cost of goods sold$0$0$0
Other revenue$254$212$70
Total expenses$41,605$39,069$37,784
Total net assets$70,042$71,716$80,095
Excess/Deficit for the year$-6,942$4,613$6,895
Net assets or fund balances at beginning of year$76,347$66,317$71,716
Other changes in net assets or fund balances$637$786$1,484
Net assets or fund balances at end of year$71,716$80,095
Balance Sheets
Total assets$70,042$71,716$80,095
Total liabilities$0$0$0
Net assets or fund balances$70,042$71,716$80,095
Other Information
Did the organization engage in any significant activity not previously reported to the IRS?NoNo
Were any significant changes made to the organizing or governing documents?NoNo
Did the organization have unrelated business gross income of $1,000 or more during the year from business activitiesNoNoNo
Has the organization filed a Form 990-T for the year?NoNo
Did the organization undergo a liquidation, dissolution, termination, or significant disposition of net assets during the year?NoNo
Amount of political expenditures, direct or indirect$0$0
Did the organization file Form 1120-POL for this year?NoNo
Did the organization borrow from, or make any loans to, any officer, director, trustee, or key employee or were any such loans made in a prior year and still outstanding at the end of the tax year covered by this return?NoNo
Total amount involved$0$0
Initiation fees and capital contributions$0$0$0
Gross receipts for public use of club facilities$0$0$0
Did the organization engage in any section 4958 excess benefit transaction during the year, or did it engage in an excess benefit transaction in a prior year that has not been reported on any of its prior Forms 990 or 990-EZ?NoNo
At any time during the tax year, was the organization a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction?NoNo
Reason for Public Charity Status (for 2013)
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
Number of organizations supported0
Sum of amounts of support$0
Support Schedule for Organizations Described in Section 509(a)(2) (for 2009 - 2013)
2009 - 2013 Total
Public support$195,383
Gifts, grants, contributions, and membership fees received$29,175
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$166,208
Gross receipts from activities that are not an unrelated trade or business under section 513$0
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
Amounts received from disqualified persons$0
Amounts received from other than disqualified persons that exceed the greater of $5,000 or 1% of the total support$0
Total support$198,848
Public support$195,383
Gross income from interest, dividends, payments received on securities loans, rents, royalties and income from similar sources$3,465
Unrelated business taxable income (less section 511 taxes) from businesses acquired after June 30, 1975$0
Net income from unrelated business activities, whether or not the business is regularly carried on$0
Other income$0
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District of Columbia7
North Carolina53
North Dakota3
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New Mexico3
New York83
Rhode Island6
South Carolina19
South Dakota2
West Virginia1
Total1,101 is not associated with, endorsed by, or sponsored by Friends Of Bedford Public Library and has no official or unofficial affiliation with Friends Of Bedford Public Library