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CN Advisory: Moderate Concern

National YoungArts Foundation

Supporting artists throughout their careers

three stars

87.42

2100 Biscayne Boulevard Miami, FL 33137
tel: (800) 970-2787   Web Site
EIN: 59-2141837

Board Leadership
Sarah Arison
Chair

CEO
Rich Kohan
Interim President and CEO

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On July 3, 2020, The Miami Herald reported on the charges of improper conduct allegedly taking place at National YoungArts Foundation in an article titled, " She was fired after reporting boss’ misspending at Miami’s YoungArts, suit claims." For this reason, we have issued a Moderate Concern CN Advisory as the allegations have yet to be confirmed. For more information regarding this matter, please see The Miami Herald article.


This charity has received a Moderate Concern Advisory due to an open or pending investigation regarding allegations of possible illegal activity, improper conduct, organizational mismanagement, or other matters of concern. Please note that this investigation has not concluded and that the allegations being investigated have not been confirmed by the U.S. legal system. Charity Navigator aims to provide donors and users with as much information as possible in order to make an informed giving decision. This advisory will be updated once we become aware that the investigation is completed. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors of sources used for the reported information, and not those of Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through such external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.42 three stars
  Financial 82.22 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

National YoungArts Foundation identifies the most accomplished young artists in the visual, literary and performing arts, and provides them with creative and professional development opportunities throughout their careers.

National YoungArts Foundation identifies the most accomplished young artists in the visual, literary and performing arts, and provides them with creative and professional development opportunities throughout their careers.

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Financial

three stars

82.22

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
75.3%
  Administrative Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.25
  Program Expenses Growth -16.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National YoungArts Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National YoungArts Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National YoungArts Foundation (FL) 87.42 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,707,699
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,379,300
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $188,250
Total Contributions $10,275,249
   Program Service Revenue $109,123
Total Primary Revenue $10,384,372
   Other Revenue $2,376,975
TOTAL REVENUE $12,761,347
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,746,240
   Administrative Expenses $1,671,640
   Fundraising Expenses $1,428,505
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,846,385
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,914,962
   
Net Assets $47,479,212

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.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
YoungArts Core Program $3,282,975 48.7%
YoungArts Educational Initiative $351,356 5.2%
Presidential Scholarships $375,901 5.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
-- 07/21/2020 --Moderate Concern Advisory

On July 3, 2020, The Miami Herald reported on the charges of improper conduct allegedly taking place at National YoungArts Foundation in an article titled, " She was fired after reporting boss’ misspending at Miami’s YoungArts, suit claims." For this reason, we have issued a Moderate Concern CN Advisory as the allegations have yet to be confirmed. For more information regarding this matter, please see The Miami Herald article.

CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 87.42 three stars
2017-06 04/01/2019 89.39 three stars
2017-06 02/01/2019 89.02 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2018 89.39 three stars
2016-06 03/01/2018 88.29 three stars
2015-06 03/01/2017 94.74 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 92.02 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.62 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/22/2015 94.88 four stars
2013-06 07/01/2015 94.93 four stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 94.93 four stars
2011-06 04/01/2013 94.10 four stars
2011-06 12/01/2012 91.59 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 80.38 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 66.25 one star
2009-06 08/01/2010 73.93 two stars
2008-06 07/01/2009 81.14 three stars
2007-06 11/01/2008 92.63 four stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 87.33 three 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 59-2141837
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR ADVANCEMENT IN THE ARTS INC
NTEE Code A90
NTEE Classification Arts Service Organizations and Activities
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical 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, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$453,874 4.60% Carolina Garcia Jayaram Chief Executive Officer

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National YoungArts Foundation (FL) 87.42 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

National YoungArts Foundation
2100 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33137
tel: (800) 970-2787
EIN: 59-2141837

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Board Leadership

Sarah Arison
Chair

CEO

Rich Kohan
Interim President and CEO

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