Great Lakes Lore Incorporated, Maritime Museum in Rogers City, Michigan (MI)

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Great Lakes Lore Incorporated, Maritime Museum
Employer Identification Number (EIN)383258563
Name of OrganizationGreat Lakes Lore Incorporated
Secondary NameMaritime Museum
In Care of NameEd Brklacich
Address367 N Third St, Rogers City, MI 49779-1357
ActivitiesMuseum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
SubsectionEducational Organization
Ruling Date01/1997
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 Period09/2014
Assets$25,000 to $99,999
Income$10,000 to $24,999
Filing Requirement990 - Required to file Form 990-N - Income less than $25,000 per year
Asset Amount$50,025
Amount of Income$14,004
Form 990 Revenue Amount$8,015
National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE)Arts, Culture and Humanities:

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Amount of income in 2014: $14,004 (it was $12,057 in 2013)
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Assets in 2014: $50,025 (it was $54,277 in 2013)
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Expenses in 2013: $13,384
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Income to expenses ratio in 2013: 1.0
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Grants share in income in 2013: 41.3%
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Financial snapshot ($)

Revenue for 2013

Support schedule

Revenue, Expenses, and Changes in Net Assets or Fund Balances
Total revenue$12,419$11,825$12,057
Contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts received$1,809$3,730$4,984
Program service revenue including government fees and contracts$2,707$2,169$1,703
Membership dues and assessments$7,653$5,070$5,620
Investment income$0$0$0
Gain/Loss from sale of assets other than inventory$0$0$0
Net income/loss from gaming and fundraising events$-281$340$-599
Gross income from gaming$0$0$0
Gross income from fundraising events$3,352$4,430$2,833
Less: direct expenses from gaming and fundraising events$3,633$4,090$3,432
Gross profit/loss from sales of inventory$531$516$349
Gross sales of inventory, less returns and allowances$3,608$3,361$1,945
Less: cost of goods sold$3,077$2,845$1,596
Other revenue$0$0$0
Total expenses$16,778$15,141$13,384
Total net assets$58,920$55,604$54,277
Excess/Deficit for the year$-4,359$-3,316$-1,327
Net assets or fund balances at beginning of year$63,279$58,920$55,604
Other changes in net assets or fund balances$0$0$0
Net assets or fund balances at end of year$55,604$54,277
Balance Sheets
Total assets$58,920$55,604$54,277
Total liabilities$0$0$0
Net assets or fund balances$58,920$55,604$54,277
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$104,238
Gifts, grants, contributions, and membership fees received$33,388
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$72,305
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$1,455
Total support$105,693
Public support$105,693
Gross income from interest, dividends, payments received on securities loans, rents, royalties and income from similar sources$0
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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