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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Bang on a Can

Making Music New.

three stars

84.61

80 Hanson Place #701
Brooklyn, NY 11217
tel: (718) 852-7755   Web Site
EIN: 13-3392963

Board Leadership
Dan Baldini
President

CEO
Kenny Savelson
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.61 three stars
  Financial 89.41 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Bang on a Can is dedicated to making music new. Since its first Marathon concert in 1987, Bang on a Can has been creating an international community dedicated to innovative music, wherever it is found. With adventurous programs, it commissions new composers, performs, presents, and records new work, develops new audiences, and educates the musicians of the future. Bang on a Can is building a world in which powerful new musical ideas flow freely across all genres and borders.

Bang on a Can is dedicated to making music new. Since its first Marathon concert in 1987, Bang on a Can has been creating an international community dedicated to innovative music, wherever it is found. With adventurous programs, it commissions new composers, performs, presents, and records new work, develops new audiences, and educates the musicians of the future. Bang on a Can is building a world in which powerful new musical ideas flow freely across all genres and borders.

Financial

three stars

89.41

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
80.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.28
  Program Expenses Growth 5.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bang on a Can on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bang on a Can on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bang on a Can (NY) 84.61 three stars
Young Concert Artists (NY) 85.01 three stars
Montalvo Arts Center (CA) 91.91 four stars
Intersection for the Arts (CA) 92.58 four stars
Chamber Music America (NY) 91.60 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $482,453
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $971,376
Total Contributions $1,453,829
   Program Service Revenue $670,823
Total Primary Revenue $2,124,652
   Other Revenue $1,001
TOTAL REVENUE $2,125,653
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,954,294
   Administrative Expenses $236,483
   Fundraising Expenses $246,680
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,437,457
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-311,804
   
Net Assets $650,238

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
Live Performances, Recordings, Sponsorships $1,162,356 59.5%
International Cultural Exchange Program $791,938 40.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-08 05/01/2021 84.61 three stars
2018-08 07/01/2019 84.32 three stars
2017-08 08/01/2018 81.29 three stars
2016-08 03/01/2018 81.58 three stars
2015-08 03/01/2017 78.30 two stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 75.95 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 10/01/2015 74.33 two stars
2013-08 12/01/2014 77.09 two stars
2012-08 07/01/2013 77.67 two 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 13-3392963
Name in IRS Master File BANG ON A CAN INC
NTEE Code A68
NTEE Classification Music
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (89) Singing society or 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 January, 1988
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2018
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$110,000 4.51% Kenneth Savelson Executive Director

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Charity Contact Info

Bang on a Can
80 Hanson Place
#701
Brooklyn, NY 11217
tel: (718) 852-7755
EIN: 13-3392963

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Board Leadership

Dan Baldini
President

CEO

Kenny Savelson
Executive Director

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