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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Cinequest

Empowering the maverick

three stars

89.22

P.O. Box 720040 San Jose, CA 95172
tel: (408) 295-3378   Web Site
EIN: 77-0250734

Board Leadership
Kathleen J. Powell
President & Co-Founder

CEO
Halfdan Hussey
Director, CEO & Co-Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.22 three stars
  Financial 86.46 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

A global company set in the Silicon Valley, The Cinequest Institute produces Cinequest Film Festival, Cinequest Distribution, Cinequest Mentoring & Education, and Cinequest LLC operates Cinequest Mavericks Studio. Cinequest's uniqueness and impact results from being ahead of the curve, whether it comes to discovering or producing original voices, showcasing new technology, or reinventing the very definition of film distribution and marketing. It's a celebration of premium quality Maverick cinema, television and innovation. Cinequest remains one of the last big festival bastions for the discovery of new and emerging film artists. Cinequest Film Festival (CQFF) presents a dynamic 13-day event of 200 international films with over 600+ film artists, technologists, and professionals from 44 countries in attendance. Over 10,000 artists have attended CQFF to date.

A global company set in the Silicon Valley, The Cinequest Institute produces Cinequest Film Festival, Cinequest Distribution, Cinequest Mentoring & Education, and Cinequest LLC operates Cinequest Mavericks Studio. Cinequest's uniqueness and impact results from being ahead of the curve, whether it comes to discovering or producing original voices, showcasing new technology, or reinventing the very definition of film distribution and marketing. It's a celebration of premium quality Maverick cinema, television and innovation. Cinequest remains one of the last big festival bastions for the discovery of new and emerging film artists. Cinequest Film Festival (CQFF) presents a dynamic 13-day event of 200 international films with over 600+ film artists, technologists, and professionals from 44 countries in attendance. Over 10,000 artists have attended CQFF to date.

Financial

three stars

86.46

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
83.4%
  Administrative Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.22
  Program Expenses Growth 1.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cinequest on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cinequest on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cinequest (CA) 89.22 three stars
Alliance for California Traditional Arts (CA) 89.73 three stars
Academy of American Poets (NY) 94.22 four stars
Young Concert Artists (NY) 85.01 three stars
National Book Foundation (NY) 89.39 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $403,581
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $450,286
Total Contributions $853,867
   Program Service Revenue $450,270
Total Primary Revenue $1,304,137
   Other Revenue $25
TOTAL REVENUE $1,304,162
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,232,721
   Administrative Expenses $160,292
   Fundraising Expenses $46,970
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,439,983
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-135,821
   
Net Assets $314,423

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 89.22 three stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 89.28 three stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 88.19 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 92.16 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 93.91 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 84.04 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.91 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 92.71 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 90.63 four stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 82.98 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 86.29 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 86.52 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 79.00 two stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 93.22 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 77-0250734
Name in IRS Master File CINEQUEST INC
NTEE Code Z99
NTEE Classification Unknown
NTEE Type Unknown
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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 May, 1994
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$144,000 10.00% Kathleen Powell President
Other Salaries of Note
$102,000 7.08% Halfdan O. Hussey Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cinequest (CA) 89.22 three stars
Association of Performing Arts Professionals (DC) 86.67 three stars
Grantmakers in the Arts (NY) 87.76 three stars
National Book Foundation (NY) 89.39 three stars
Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation (CA) 92.02 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Cinequest
P.O. Box 720040
San Jose, CA 95172
tel: (408) 295-3378
fax: (408) 995-5713
EIN: 77-0250734

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Board Leadership

Kathleen J. Powell
President & Co-Founder

CEO

Halfdan Hussey
Director, CEO & Co-Founder

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