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    Honolulu Theatre for Youth

    Honolulu Theatre for Youth


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    ...501(c)(3) organization

    ...Donations are tax-deductible


    ...1164 BISHOP STREET 910
    Honolulu HI 96813-2810


    Honolulu HI | IRS ruling year: 1970 | EIN: 99-0107563  


    The mission of Honolulu Theatre for Youth (HTY) is to produce professional theatre and drama education programs that make a difference in the lives of young people, families and educators in the State of Hawaii.

    As the only professional nonprofit theatre in the State and the largest independent provider of arts education in Hawaii, the company has long played a leading role in the region. Founded in 1955, HTY is best known for its long history of innovative drama education programming and the creation of original theatrical work for young people. Annually, HTY produces 6-8 plays and drama education workshops that benefit 100,000 people statewide.

    HTY is dedicated to serving all young people in Hawaii, regardless of their geographic, social, cultural or economic background. With a resident company of professional artists and educators, it is one of the largest employers of professional artists in Hawaii.


    Rating Information


    This charity's score is 90%, 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: 80% Accountability & Finance, 10% Leadership & Adaptability, 10% Culture & Community. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

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    The IRS is significantly delayed in processing nonprofits' annual tax filings (Forms 990). As a result, the Accountability & Finance score for Honolulu Theatre for Youth is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations. Please check with the charity directly for any questions you may have.

    Rating Report

    • Impact & Results
    • Accountability & Finance
    • Culture & Community
    • Leadership & Adaptability
    Accountability & Finance
    Impact & ResultsAccountability & FinanceCulture & CommunityLeadership & Adaptability


    Accountability & Finance


    Honolulu Theatre for Youth has earned a 89% for the Accountability & Finance beacon. See the metrics below for more information.

    This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

    This Accountability & Finance score represents IRS Form 990 data up until FY 2019, which is the most recent Form 990 currently available to us. 

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    Accountability and Transparency
    ...Full Credit
    ...Partial Credit
    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable

    Financial Metrics
    ...Full Credit
    ...Partial Credit
    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable
    ...Liabilities to Assets Ratio - 15.80% - 7.5/10 pts
    ...Working Capital Ratio - 0.39 years - 5/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Efficiency - $0.15 - 7.5/10 pts
    ...Administrative Expense Ratio - 8.60% - 10/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Expense Ratio - 7.40% - 10/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Ratio - 83.80% - 9.65/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Growth - 1.88% - 4.88/10 pts

    Unscored 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
    Pandemic Response - Data Available

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