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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Grand Center

The intersection of art and life

two stars

78.62

3526 Washington Avenue 2nd Floor
St. Louis, MO 63103
tel: (314) 289-1526   Web Site
EIN: 43-1450326

Board Leadership
Don G. Lents
Chairman

CEO
Karin Hagaman
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.62 two stars
  Financial 73.75 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Grand Center was formed to promote and foster the performing arts in the St. Louis area. With 12,000 theatre seats within four blocks, 12 galleries and museums and over 1,500 cultural events with 1.3 million visitors each year, Grand Center is unique in the country. We are the center of all that feeds the mind, body and soul. From the traditional to the experimental, from around the corner and around the world, we bring the finest in art, music and theatre to the people of St. Louis, the Midwest and the nation. We are a playground for the senses, full of exotic sights, amazing sounds, tantalizing smells and tastes, and overwhelming feelings.

Grand Center was formed to promote and foster the performing arts in the St. Louis area. With 12,000 theatre seats within four blocks, 12 galleries and museums and over 1,500 cultural events with 1.3 million visitors each year, Grand Center is unique in the country. We are the center of all that feeds the mind, body and soul. From the traditional to the experimental, from around the corner and around the world, we bring the finest in art, music and theatre to the people of St. Louis, the Midwest and the nation. We are a playground for the senses, full of exotic sights, amazing sounds, tantalizing smells and tastes, and overwhelming feelings.

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Financial

two stars

73.75

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
71.9%
  Administrative Expenses 17.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.46
  Program Expenses Growth -20.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Grand Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Grand Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Grand Center (MO) 78.62 two stars
Music Center (CA) 86.09 three stars
SFFILM (CA) 87.22 three stars
Roulette Intermedium (NY) 88.73 three stars
John Michael Kohler Arts Center (WI) 88.26 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $324,172
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $329,550
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $355,456
Total Contributions $1,009,178
   Program Service Revenue $174,185
Total Primary Revenue $1,183,363
   Other Revenue $826,219
TOTAL REVENUE $2,009,582
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,165,191
   Administrative Expenses $348,768
   Fundraising Expenses $351,053
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,865,012
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $144,570
   
Net Assets $8,426,138

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
Real Estate Function $624,555 53.6%
Arts Function $540,636 46.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$167,731 8.99% Karin M. Hagaman President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Grand Center (MO) 78.62 two stars
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center (CA) 90.54 four stars
The Ark (MI) 87.52 three stars
Joyce Theater Foundation (NY) 91.30 four stars
The Sheldon Arts Foundation (MO) 88.13 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Grand Center
3526 Washington Avenue
2nd Floor
St. Louis, MO 63103
tel: (314) 289-1526
fax: (314) 533-3345
EIN: 43-1450326

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Board Leadership

Don G. Lents
Chairman

CEO

Karin Hagaman
President & CEO

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