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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Jacob Burns Film Center

Nonprofit. Film. Education. Community.

four stars

95.00

405 Manville Road Pleasantville, NY 10570
tel: (914) 773-7663   Web Site
EIN: 13-4038441

Board Leadership
Hugh Price
Chair

CEO
Edie Demas
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.00 four stars
  Financial 94.17 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

94.17

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
86.0%
  Administrative Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.06
  Program Expenses Growth 4.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jacob Burns Film Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jacob Burns Film Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jacob Burns Film Center (NY) 95.00 four stars
Film Forum (NY) 87.03 three stars
Segerstrom Center for the Arts (CA) 88.63 three stars
Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (LA) 86.10 three stars
Landmark on Main Street (NY) 89.39 three stars

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Founded in 1998, The Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) is a cultural arts center dedicated to presenting the best of independent, documentary, and world cinema; promoting 21st century literacy; and making film a vibrant part of the community. Since the JBFC opened its doors to the public in June 2001, more than a million people have seen over 3,000 films from every corner of the globe. Nearly 60,000 students in grades 3-12 and in college have participated in our education programs, more than 50% of them from underserved communities throughout the tri-state area. Our education programs are grounded in 21st century literacy skills, including critical viewing and production. These skills are essential for a generation growing up in a world in which media and technology is increasingly the way we participate in community, and engage in democracy and the global economy.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $13,885,099
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $95,300
Total Contributions $13,980,399
   Program Service Revenue $2,699,704
Total Primary Revenue $16,680,103
   Other Revenue $994,570
TOTAL REVENUE $17,674,673
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,692,758
   Administrative Expenses $626,574
   Fundraising Expenses $501,604
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,820,936
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $9,853,737
   
Net Assets $37,484,980

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Jacob Burns Film Center has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 11/01/2016 95.00 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 92.82 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 09/01/2015 93.30 four stars
2013-09 10/01/2014 89.69 three stars
2012-09 08/01/2013 90.07 four stars
2011-09 07/01/2012 99.05 four stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 90.47 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-09 07/01/2011 86.04 three stars
2009-09 07/01/2010 98.58 four stars
2008-09 10/01/2009 84.18 three stars
2007-09 06/01/2008 91.88 four stars
2006-09 06/01/2007 96.59 four stars
2005-09 07/01/2006 95.49 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 13-4038441
Name in IRS Master File JACOB BURNS FILM CENTER INC
NTEE Code A31
NTEE Classification Film, Video
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date March, 1999
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$185,000 2.36% Edith Demas Executive Director

Founded in 1998, The Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) is a cultural arts center dedicated to presenting the best of independent, documentary, and world cinema; promoting 21st century literacy; and making film a vibrant part of the community. Since the JBFC opened its doors to the public in June 2001, more than a million people have seen over 3,000 films from every corner of the globe. Nearly 60,000 students in grades 3-12 and in college have participated in our education programs, more than 50% of them from underserved communities throughout the tri-state area. Our education programs are grounded in 21st century literacy skills, including critical viewing and production. These skills are essential for a generation growing up in a world in which media and technology is increasingly the way we participate in community, and engage in democracy and the global economy.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jacob Burns Film Center (NY) 95.00 four stars
Pittsburgh Public Theater (PA) 86.58 three stars
The Schubert Club (MN) 88.49 three stars
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (CA) 95.34 four stars
Community Partnership for Arts and Culture (OH) 92.25 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jacob Burns Film Center
405 Manville Road
Pleasantville, NY 10570
tel: (914) 773-7663
fax: (914) 773-0762
EIN: 13-4038441

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Board Leadership

Hugh Price
Chair

CEO

Edie Demas
Executive Director

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