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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

The Field

Art Grows Here

three stars

85.85

75 Maiden Lane Suite 906
New York, NY 10038
tel: (212) 691-6969   Web Site
EIN: 13-3357408

Board Leadership
Michael Wellington & Alice de Callataÿ
Co-Chairs

CEO
Jennifer Wright Cook
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.85 three stars
  Financial 80.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1986 by artists for artists, The Field is dedicated to providing strategic services to thousands of performing artists and companies in New York City and beyond. We foster creative exploration, steward innovative management strategies, and are delighted to help artists reach their fullest potential. We remain true to our grassroots origin and artist-centered mission to strategically serve the myriad artistic and administrative needs of independent performing artists and companies who work in the fields of dance, theater, music, text, and performance art. Our core values of affordability, accessibility, and rigorous delivery infuse all of our interactions.

Founded in 1986 by artists for artists, The Field is dedicated to providing strategic services to thousands of performing artists and companies in New York City and beyond. We foster creative exploration, steward innovative management strategies, and are delighted to help artists reach their fullest potential. We remain true to our grassroots origin and artist-centered mission to strategically serve the myriad artistic and administrative needs of independent performing artists and companies who work in the fields of dance, theater, music, text, and performance art. Our core values of affordability, accessibility, and rigorous delivery infuse all of our interactions.

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Financial

three stars

80.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
94.3%
  Administrative Expenses 4.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.14
  Program Expenses Growth -3.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Field on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Field on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Field (NY) 85.85 three stars
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (NY) 87.43 three stars
Creative Capital Foundation (NY) 92.38 four stars
PEN American Center (NY) 91.67 four stars
The Actors Fund (NY) 92.52 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,359,707
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $114,600
Total Contributions $2,474,307
   Program Service Revenue $184,097
Total Primary Revenue $2,658,404
   Other Revenue $74
TOTAL REVENUE $2,658,478
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,644,938
   Administrative Expenses $117,782
   Fundraising Expenses $46,171
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,808,891
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-150,413
   
Net Assets $412,890

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
Career Based Programs $2,533,862 95.8%
Art Based Programs $111,076 4.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 02/01/2019 85.85 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 89.25 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 92.08 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.93 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 90.20 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 90.67 four stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 85.87 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 92.89 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 13-3357408
Name in IRS Master File PERFORMANCE ZONE INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (90) Cultural performances
(995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 November, 1986
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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
$89,788 3.19% Jennifer Wright Cook Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Field (NY) 85.85 three stars
Intersection for the Arts (CA) 95.00 four stars
The Lark (NY) 85.14 three stars
Frameline (CA) 87.52 three stars
Grantmakers in the Arts (WA) 86.07 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Field
75 Maiden Lane
Suite 906
New York, NY 10038
tel: (212) 691-6969
EIN: 13-3357408

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Board Leadership

Michael Wellington & Alice de Callataÿ
Co-Chairs

CEO

Jennifer Wright Cook
Executive Director

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