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    Symphony Orchestra Augusta
    Impact & Measurement
    Accountability & Finance
    Culture & Community
    Leadership & Adaptability

    Symphony Orchestra Augusta

    501(c)(3) organization
    Donations are tax-deductible
    1301 Greene Street
    Augusta GA 30901
    Mail donations to:P.O. Box 579Augusta GA 30903

    Augusta GA | IRS ruling year: 1989 | EIN: 58-1806334  
    An EIN is a unique nine-digit number that identifies a business for tax purposes.
    Organization Mission
    Founded in 1954, the mission of Symphony Orchestra Augusta (SOA) is to share the joy of great musical performance with our audience. Since then, SOA has expanded fro ... (More)

    Rating Information

    Very poor

    This charity's score is 48%, earning it a Zero-Star rating.

    This overall score is calculated entirely from a single beacon score, weighted as follows: 100% Accountability & Finance. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

    Historical Ratings

    Rating Report

    Accountability & Finance


    Most Recent Fiscal Year:
    FY 2022
    This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

    Key Accountability Metrics

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    Majority Independent Board Members - 95% independent members
    8 out of 8 points
    Independent Board Size - 43 independent members
    7 out of 7 points
    Financial Statements - Audit and Oversight Committee
    15 out of 15 points
    Material Diversion of Assets - None
    10 out of 10 points

    Tax Form Disclosures and Policies

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    No Credit
    Website Listed on Tax Form - Listed
    2 out of 2 points
    Conflict of Interest Policy - Listed
    4 out of 4 points
    Whistleblower Policy - Missing
    0 out of 4 points
    Document Retention and Destruction - Missing
    0 out of 4 points
    Documents Board Meeting Minutes - Yes
    2 out of 2 points

    Website Disclosures

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    No Credit
    Tax Form Posted on Nonprofit's Website - Missing
    0 out of 4 points

    Financial Metrics

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    No Credit
    Liabilities to Assets: Ratio - 7.12%
    0 out of 15 points
    Program Expense: Ratio - 39.19%
    0 out of 25 points

    Additional Information

    Total Revenue and Expenses - Data Available
    Salary of Key Persons - Data Available
    IRS Published Data (Business Master File) - Data Available
    Data Sources (IRS Forms 990) - Data Available