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Alabama Ballet

Simply Perfect.

three stars

85.46

2726 1st Avenue South Birmingham, AL 35233
tel: (205) 322-4300   Web Site
EIN: 63-0813626

Board Leadership
Mary Goodrich
President

CEO
Melanie Mooney
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.46 three stars
  Financial 85.94 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/22/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Alabama Ballet began in 1981 as an outgrowth of the Birmingham Civic Ballet, the University of Alabama at Birmingham Ballet and Ballet Alabama. Alabama Ballet's mission is to change lives through dance. We are proud to be our state's only Royal Academy of Dance ballet school. The premier, professional dance company consists of 23 professional dancers and 16 apprentices from all areas of the United States and abroad. Under the Artistic Direction of Tracey Alvey, we serve more than 30,000 individuals through high-caliber productions, dance education, and community outreach.

The Alabama Ballet began in 1981 as an outgrowth of the Birmingham Civic Ballet, the University of Alabama at Birmingham Ballet and Ballet Alabama. Alabama Ballet's mission is to change lives through dance. We are proud to be our state's only Royal Academy of Dance ballet school. The premier, professional dance company consists of 23 professional dancers and 16 apprentices from all areas of the United States and abroad. Under the Artistic Direction of Tracey Alvey, we serve more than 30,000 individuals through high-caliber productions, dance education, and community outreach.

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Financial

three stars

85.94

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 12/22/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
86.2%
  Administrative Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.52
  Program Expenses Growth 1.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 39.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alabama Ballet on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alabama Ballet on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alabama Ballet (AL) 85.46 three stars
Carolina Ballet (NC) 89.69 three stars
The School of American Ballet (NY) 91.08 four stars
Kansas City Ballet (MO) 95.24 four stars
RIOULT Dance NY (NY) 92.68 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $852,898
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $148,596
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $50,700
Total Contributions $1,052,194
   Program Service Revenue $776,113
Total Primary Revenue $1,828,307
   Other Revenue $53,967
TOTAL REVENUE $1,882,274
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,565,846
   Administrative Expenses $150,138
   Fundraising Expenses $100,343
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,816,327
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $65,947
   
Net Assets $1,178,158

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
Performances $1,565,846 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-07 12/22/2017 85.46 three stars
2015-07 11/01/2016 81.40 three stars
2014-07 06/01/2016 80.43 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-07 11/01/2015 81.22 three stars
2013-07 04/01/2015 77.04 two stars
2012-07 08/01/2014 90.77 four stars
2012-07 10/01/2013 88.81 three stars
2011-07 03/01/2013 84.74 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 63-0813626
Name in IRS Master File STATE OF ALABAMA BALLET INC
NTEE Code A63
NTEE Classification Ballet
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (30) School, college, trade school, etc.
(88) Community theatrical group
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 September, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End July
IRS Forms 990
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  • July, 2016
  • July, 2015
  • July, 2014
  • July, 2013
  • July, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$85,000 4.67% Melanie Mooney Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alabama Ballet (AL) 85.46 three stars
The Sarasota Ballet (FL) 92.02 four stars
The School of American Ballet (NY) 91.08 four stars
Charlotte Ballet (NC) 93.80 four stars
Ballet Tech Foundation (NY) 92.52 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Alabama Ballet
2726 1st Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233
tel: (205) 322-4300
EIN: 63-0813626

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Board Leadership

Mary Goodrich
President

CEO

Melanie Mooney
Executive Director

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