John Gilmore Riley Center Museum for African American History & Culture

John Gilmore Riley Center Museum for African American History & Culture

Tallahassee, FL 32301
Tax ID59-3518113

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About this organization






John G. Riley Center-Museum (JGRCM) is a private, nonprofit organization whose mission is to identify, archive and illuminate the blended interrelationship of African American, Native American and European history and preserve African American landmarks and legacies throughout the State of Florida as an enduring public resource through tourism and education. The John G. Riley Center/Museum ('JGRCM') is a historical and cultural gem that sits at the bottom of a hill in the heart of downtown Tallahassee, Florida. The 19th century historic site was once the home of Mr. John Gilmore Riley and represents a community known as Smokey Hollow one of Tallahassee's first thriving neighborhoods of formerly enslaved persons that existed prior to the construction of Apalachee Parkway.


Maintained and preserved a historical house, hosted exhibits, provided and presented educational materials to the community on African American heritage.

Interesting data from their 2020 990 filing

According to the filing, the non-profit's mission is “Historical museum and programs”.

When referring to its actions, they were described as: “Historical museum and programs”.

  • According to the law, the state of operation reported by the non-profit is FL.
  • As per the filing, the address of the non-profit for 2020 is 419 E JEFFERSON ST, TALLAHASSEE, FL, 32301.
  • According to their form, the non-profit as of 2020 has a total of 7 employees.
  • Does not operate a hospital.
  • Does not operate a school.
  • Does not collect art.
  • Does not provide credit counseling.
  • Does not have foreign activities.
  • Is not a donor advised fund.
  • Is not a private foundation.
  • Expenses are between $250,000 and $500,000.
  • Revenue is between $250,000 and $500,000.
  • Revenue less expenses is -$21,209.
  • The CEO's salary plan within the organization is not subject to review and endorsement by a neutral party.
  • The organization has a written policy that describes how long it will retain documents.
  • The organization has 8 independent voting members.
  • The organization was formed in 1998.
  • The organization has a written policy that addresses conflicts of interest.
  • The organization is required to file Schedule O.
  • The organization pays $101,117 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
  • The organization pays $15,241 in fundraising expenses.
  • The organization has minutes of its meetings.
  • The organization has a written whistleblower policy.

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