Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Silicon Valley Creates

Accelerating Silicon Valley's creative culture.

three stars

89.59

310 S First Street San Jose, CA 95113
tel: (408) 998-2787   Web Site
EIN: 94-2825213

Board Leadership
Mark Waxman
Chair

CEO
Connie Martinez
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.59 three stars
  Financial 85.84 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

SVCreates is dedicated to accelerating the creative culture of Silicon Valley. Our work is focused on building the capacity of our creative ecosystem, raising the community's awareness and value of arts and creativity, and increasing equitable access to creative experiences. We offer workshops and training programs for arts professionals, designed to strengthen skills in fundraising, marketing, financial management and other administrative functions; and provide funding for a portfolio of roughly 100 small and mid-sized multi-cultural non-profit organizations, artists, and creative professionals. Additionally, we deliver a variety of programs that serve Santa Clara County's at-risk youth and seniors, low-income families, and thousands of residents and visitors who enjoy our bi-monthly publication and monthly events through Content Magazine.

SVCreates is dedicated to accelerating the creative culture of Silicon Valley. Our work is focused on building the capacity of our creative ecosystem, raising the community's awareness and value of arts and creativity, and increasing equitable access to creative experiences. We offer workshops and training programs for arts professionals, designed to strengthen skills in fundraising, marketing, financial management and other administrative functions; and provide funding for a portfolio of roughly 100 small and mid-sized multi-cultural non-profit organizations, artists, and creative professionals. Additionally, we deliver a variety of programs that serve Santa Clara County's at-risk youth and seniors, low-income families, and thousands of residents and visitors who enjoy our bi-monthly publication and monthly events through Content Magazine.

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Financial

three stars

85.84

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
79.2%
  Administrative Expenses 14.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.97
  Program Expenses Growth -7.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.3%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,812,988
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $673,723
Total Contributions $3,486,711
   Program Service Revenue $429,423
Total Primary Revenue $3,916,134
   Other Revenue $49,557
TOTAL REVENUE $3,965,691
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,625,129
   Administrative Expenses $341,437
   Fundraising Expenses $106,731
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,073,297
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,892,394
   
Net Assets $7,928,599

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$180,000 8.68% Connie Martinez Chief Executive Officer

Mission

SVCreates is dedicated to accelerating the creative culture of Silicon Valley. Our work is focused on building the capacity of our creative ecosystem, raising the community's awareness and value of arts and creativity, and increasing equitable access to creative experiences. We offer workshops and training programs for arts professionals, designed to strengthen skills in fundraising, marketing, financial management and other administrative functions; and provide funding for a portfolio of roughly 100 small and mid-sized multi-cultural non-profit organizations, artists, and creative professionals. Additionally, we deliver a variety of programs that serve Santa Clara County's at-risk youth and seniors, low-income families, and thousands of residents and visitors who enjoy our bi-monthly publication and monthly events through Content Magazine.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Silicon Valley Creates (CA) 89.59 three stars
Music Center Foundation (CA) 90.21 four stars
Americans for the Arts (DC) 91.45 four stars
Arts Partnership of Greater Spartanburg (SC) 88.89 three stars
United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County (NC) 89.32 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Silicon Valley Creates
310 S First Street
San Jose, CA 95113
tel: (408) 998-2787
EIN: 94-2825213

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Board Leadership

Mark Waxman
Chair

CEO

Connie Martinez
Chief Executive Officer