Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Thurber House Inc

  • Columbus, OH
  • www.thurberhouse.org

Mission Statement

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Thurber House (the home of humorist, author, and New Yorker cartoonist James Thurber during his college years) is a non-profit literary center and Thurber museum. Our mission is to celebrate the written word for the education and entertainment of the broadest possible audience and to continue the legacy of James Thurber.

Main Programs

  1. Summer Writing Camp
  2. Evenings with Authors
  3. Writing Wizards
  4. Adult Writing Workshops
  5. Thurber Prize for American Humor
  6. Summer Literary Picnics
  7. Young Writers' Studio
  8. Flip the Page: Central Ohio's Teen Literary Journal
  9. Pen and Tell It!
  10. Write 'n Ready

ruling year

1985

Executive Director

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Jennifer C. Gregg

Creative Director

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Susanne Jaffe

Keywords

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Museum, Literature, Education, Author

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EIN

31-1136182

 Number

4084014369

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Humanities Organizations (A70)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Summer Writing Camp

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Evenings with Authors

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Writing Wizards

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Adult Writing Workshops

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Thurber Prize for American Humor

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Summer Literary Picnics

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Young Writers' Studio

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Flip the Page: Central Ohio's Teen Literary Journal

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Pen and Tell It!

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Write 'n Ready

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Social Media

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Financials

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THE THURBER HOUSE, INC
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

Thurber House Inc

Leadership

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Executive Director

Jennifer C. Gregg

Creative Director

Susanne Jaffe

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Martha Miller

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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Yes

BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Yes

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Yes

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?