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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Grand Center Inc.

St. Louis's Epicenter for the Arts

two stars

70.45

3526 Washington Avenue St. Louis, MO 63103
tel: (314) 289-1500   Web Site
EIN: 43-1450326

Board Leadership
Don G. Lents
Chairman

CEO
Rich Simmons
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 70.45 two stars
  Financial 61.00 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Grand Center Inc. creates the conditions for a thriving creative community at Grand Center Arts District.

Grand Center Inc. creates the conditions for a thriving creative community at Grand Center Arts District.

Financial

one star

61.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
53.5%
  Administrative Expenses 29.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.29
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.65
  Program Expenses Growth -29.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Grand Center Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Grand Center Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Grand Center Inc. (MO) 70.45 two stars
Bryn Mawr Film Institute (PA) 91.13 four stars
The Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences of West Virginia (WV) 90.24 four stars
John Michael Kohler Arts Center (WI) 88.10 three stars
Denver Center for the Performing Arts (CO) 86.19 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $306,399
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $309,391
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $60,000
Total Contributions $675,790
   Program Service Revenue $167,932
Total Primary Revenue $843,722
   Other Revenue $325,789
TOTAL REVENUE $1,169,511
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $560,299
   Administrative Expenses $446,571
   Fundraising Expenses $206,603
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,213,473
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-43,962
   
Net Assets $7,910,082

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
Arts Function $328,690 58.7%
Real Estate Function $231,609 41.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 03/01/2021 70.45 two stars
2018-12 03/01/2020 75.52 two stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 78.62 two stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 84.86 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 84.65 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.16 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 89.05 three stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 93.33 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 89.28 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 79.33 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 82.95 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/01/2010 76.23 two stars
2008-12 11/01/2009 93.83 four stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 96.41 four stars
2006-12 03/01/2008 96.49 four stars
2005-12 08/01/2007 90.33 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 43-1450326
Name in IRS Master File GRAND CENTER INC
NTEE Code A61
NTEE Classification Performing Arts Centers
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (90) Cultural performances
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 August, 1988
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$98,000 8.07% Karin M. Hagaman President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Grand Center Inc. (MO) 70.45 two stars
Celebrity Series of Boston (MA) 91.98 four stars
The Grand 1894 Opera House (TX) 85.13 three stars
New York City Center (NY) 89.04 three stars
California Film Institute (CA) 85.50 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Grand Center Inc.
3526 Washington Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63103
tel: (314) 289-1500
fax: (314) 533-3345
EIN: 43-1450326

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Board Leadership

Don G. Lents
Chairman

CEO

Rich Simmons
Executive Director

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