American Blues Theater
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American Blues Theater

 
501(c)(3) organization
Donations are tax-deductible
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5627 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago IL 60659

Chicago IL | IRS ruling year: 2009 | EIN: 80-0448191  
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Organization Mission
American Blues Theater is an Ensemble of artists committed to producing new and classic American stories that ask the question: "What does it mean to be American?"
 

Rating Information

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Great

This charity's score is 96%, earning it a Four-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.

This overall score is calculated from multiple beacon scores, weighted as follows: 83% Accountability & Finance, 17% Culture & Community. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

Historical Ratings
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Rating Report

Accountability & Finance
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95

Most Recent Fiscal Year:
FY 2023
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 - 88% independent members
10 out of 10 points  plus
Independent Board Size - 8 independent members
10 out of 10 points  plus
Financial Statements - Audit and Oversight Committee
20 out of 20 points  plus
Material Diversion of Assets - None
20 out of 20 points  plus

Tax Form Disclosures and Policies

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Website Listed on Tax Form - Listed
5 out of 5 points  plus
Conflict of Interest Policy - Listed
5 out of 5 points  plus
Whistleblower Policy - Listed
5 out of 5 points  plus
Document Retention and Destruction - Listed
5 out of 5 points  plus
Documents Board Meeting Minutes - Yes
5 out of 5 points  plus
Tax Form Distributed to Board Before Filing - Listed
5 out of 5 points  plus
Loans to/from Officers - None
5 out of 5 points  plus

Website Disclosures

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Tax Form Posted on Nonprofit's Website - Listed
5 out of 5 points  plus

Financial Metrics

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Liabilities to Assets: Ratio - 6.27%
25 out of 25 points  plus
Program Expense: Ratio - 62.82%
16 out of 25 points  plus
Fundraising Efficiency: Ratio - $0.05
25 out of 25 points  plus
Working Capital: Ratio - 10.28 years
25 out of 25 points  plus

Additional Information

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