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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Silicon Valley Creates

Igniting investment and engagement in the arts and creativity.

three stars

87.74

38 West Santa Clara Street San Jose, CA 95113
tel: (408) 998-2787   Web Site
EIN: 94-2825213

Board Leadership
Jane Decker
Chair

CEO
Connie Martinez
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.74 three stars
  Financial 86.60 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Silicon Valley Creates is dedicated to igniting investment and engagement in arts and creativity in Silicon Valley. Our resources are focused on supporting and advancing participatory arts, cultural heritage, children's creativity, placemaking, and innovative ideas, partnerships and art forms.

Silicon Valley Creates is dedicated to igniting investment and engagement in arts and creativity in Silicon Valley. Our resources are focused on supporting and advancing participatory arts, cultural heritage, children's creativity, placemaking, and innovative ideas, partnerships and art forms.

Financial

three stars

86.60

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 10/01/2017 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)
79.5%
  Administrative Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.65
  Program Expenses Growth -1.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Silicon Valley Creates on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Silicon Valley Creates on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Silicon Valley Creates (CA) 87.74 three stars
United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County (NC) 87.76 three stars
Music Center Foundation (CA) 92.17 four stars
ArtsinStark (OH) 91.73 four stars
Scottsdale Cultural Council (AZ) 86.48 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,419,371
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $576,255
Total Contributions $1,995,626
   Program Service Revenue $655,503
Total Primary Revenue $2,651,129
   Other Revenue $8,897
TOTAL REVENUE $2,660,026
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,925,826
   Administrative Expenses $360,775
   Fundraising Expenses $161,506
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,448,107
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $211,919
   
Net Assets $2,562,320

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
Access to Arts and Creativity $914,139 47.5%
Building the Capacity of the Creative Sector $621,737 32.3%
Raising Value and Visibility of the Creative Sector $389,950 20.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 10/01/2017 87.74 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 86.46 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.17 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 81.67 three stars
2013-06 04/01/2015 77.13 two stars
2012-06 04/01/2014 68.83 one star
2012-06 02/01/2014 72.04 two stars
2011-06 05/01/2013 88.80 three stars
2011-06 04/01/2013 85.89 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 94-2825213
Name in IRS Master File SILICON VALLEY CREATES
NTEE Code A26
NTEE Classification Arts Council/Agency
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 October, 1983
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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$180,000 7.35% Connie Martinez Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Silicon Valley Creates (CA) 87.74 three stars
Arts Partnership of Greater Spartanburg (SC) 85.73 three stars
ArtsinStark (OH) 91.73 four stars
Music Center Foundation (CA) 92.17 four stars
Americans for the Arts (DC) 89.75 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Silicon Valley Creates
38 West Santa Clara Street
San Jose, CA 95113
tel: (408) 998-2787
EIN: 94-2825213

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Board Leadership

Jane Decker
Chair

CEO

Connie Martinez
Chief Executive Officer

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