The Works

Mission Statement

The Works Museum's mission is to inspire the next generation of innovators, engineers and creative problem solvers.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments Our major accomplishments in fiscal year (FY) 2014 included: –Record attendance of nearly 75,000 visitors discovering engineering in our exhibits, programs, and activities –Introducing new camps and workshops, including the wildly popular Code Camp engaging kids in computer coding, sequencing, and logic – Implemented best-practice finance methods to better manage program and overhead costs, resulting in an overall expense reduction of 7% for FY 2014
Current Goals The Works Museum's current goals are 1) to enhance our relevance to our increasingly diverse audiences; 2) to deliver engaging engineering education experiences to more students, children, and parents; 3) to inspire more children to continue studying and exploring science, technology, engineering, and math into their middle and high school years.
Community or Constituency Served K–6 students, educators, and families
Geographic Area Served Minnesota

Reports & Finances

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3 Year Average Expenses
Program Services
$867,445
75.1%
Management
$90,185
7.8%
Fundraising
$197,038
17.1%
Unrestricted Net Assets
End of Year:
Beginning of Year:
Difference:
2012
$524,542
$530,268
($5,726)
2011
$530,268
$414,868
$115,400
2010
$414,868
$118,175
$296,693
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Address:
9740 Grand Ave S
Bloomington, MN 55420
Phone: 952-888-4262
Website: www.theworks.org

General Information

Alternative Name: The Works Museum
EIN: 41-1570750
Principal Staff: Jill Measells
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 15
Volunteers: 350
Number of Clients: 70000

Board

Board Chair: Katy Kolbeck
Number of Board Members: 14
Board Meetings with Quorum: 9
Average Member Attendance: 8.9

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