At a Glance
According to Michael Thatcher, President & CEO of Charity Navigator, “only a quarter of charities rated by Charity Navigator receive the distinction of our 4-star rating. This adds the Virginia Living Museum to a preeminent group of charities working to overcome our world’s most pressing challenges. Based on its 4-star rating, people can trust that their donations are going to a financially responsible and ethical charity when they decide to support the Virginia Living Museum.”
“The Museum’s exceptional 4-star rating sets it apart from its peers and demonstrates its trustworthiness to the public.”
– Michael Thatcher, President & CEO of Charity Navigator
Net Operating Expenses
The Museum’s expenses support our mission of connecting people to nature through educational experiences that promote conservation. Our exhibits, programs, outreach, events, wildlife and conservation efforts provide new and engaging opportunities of connecting to our community.
Operating Expenses 2015-2016
Program Expenses 84.9%
Administrative Expenses 11.1%
Fundraising Expenses 4%
2015-2016 Annual Report
The Virginia Living Museum is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) Internal Revenue Service designation. All memberships, donations and gifts enable us to operate each year. Your gift is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. Museum financial information is available by written request to the Virginia Office of Charitable and Regulatory Programs.
The Virginia Living Museum does not sell or share your personal information or send mailings on behalf of other organizations. Individual records are maintained to fulfill the purpose for which they were collected and to comply with applicable laws.