Claremore Museum of History Inc

The MoH

Claremore, OK   |  http://claremoremoh.org

Mission

Our mission at the Claremore Museum of History (MoH) is to create engaging experiences that celebrate history, connect community, and inspire creativity.

Ruling year info

2016

Chairman, Board of Directors

Steve Robinson

Main address

121 N. Weenonah Ave

Claremore, OK 74017 USA

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EIN

81-1207692

NTEE code info

History Museums (A54)

IRS filing requirement

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

Oklahoma History: Lynn Riggs and Playwriting

Third grade students will learn about the Broadway musical and film, Oklahoma! and Lynn Riggs, the creator of Green Grow the Lilacs. This program will meet third grade Oklahoma Academic Standards in English Language Arts, Visual Arts, Music, and Social Studies. The showcase artifact for this specific program will be Lynn’s miniature stage and the program will focus on creating a story.

Population(s) Served
Children

Where we work

Awards

Most Outstanding Regional Museum of Oklahoma 2020

Oklahoma Historical Society

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    Our mission at the Claremore Museum of History (MoH) is to create engaging experiences that celebrate history, connect community, and inspire creativity. Our vision is to provide our audience with engaging experiences through community programs and collaboration. Through our mission and vision, we are hoping to build relationships that strive to make a better community. Relationship-building is fundamental to growing strong, creative, active and vibrant communities. All of the elementary schools in Claremore are Title 1 schools so we are diligent to ensure we are reaching these students to enhance their overall educational experience. Claremore, Oklahoma is also an area of North East Oklahoma that has a very large Native American population which is another target area for MoH.

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Community meetings/Town halls, Suggestion box/email,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • What significant change resulted from feedback?

    Feedback related to not having any black history for our city has prompted us to both engage in a MLK Justice Journal program this February, as well as we are in progress of developing a Claremore's Black History Exhibit in our museum that we will unveil on Juneteenth.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our staff, Our board,

  • How has asking for feedback from the people you serve changed your relationship?

    Both seeking feedback, as well as acting on the feedback we have received has strengthened our relationships with our stakeholders and enhanced their engagement.

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We take steps to get feedback from marginalized or under-represented people, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, We don’t have the right technology to collect and aggregate feedback efficiently,

Financials

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Claremore Museum of History Inc

Board of directors
as of 4/4/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Mr. Steve Robinson

Ingredion, Inc

Term: 2021 - 2022


Board co-chair

Mr. Robert Melton

Melton Sales

Term: 2020 - 2022

Lou Flannagan

Retired

W. Gilstrap

Retired

Jeff Howell

RCB

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and 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? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • 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? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 03/01/2021

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data

Equity strategies

Last updated: 03/01/2021

Policies and practices developed in partnership with Equity in the Center, a project that works to shift mindsets, practices, and systems within the social sector to increase racial equity. Learn more

Data
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.