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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Grand Rapids Ballet

Lifting the human spirit

three stars

86.76

341 Ellsworth SW Grand Rapids, MI 49503
tel: (616) 454-4771   Web Site
EIN: 38-2026127

Board Leadership
Michael P. Kling
President

CEO
Glenn Del Vecchio
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.76 three stars
  Financial 84.85 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1971, the Grand Rapids Ballet (GRB) remains committed to lifting the human spirit through the art of dance. The GRB provide exceptional and diverse programming; high quality dance education; and outreach to inspire and enrich the community. Presenting the best in classical and contemporary choreography, the Grand Rapids Ballet remains committed to artistic excellence. With artists invested in the community and a community that supports the arts, GRB has created a flourishing arts center for all of Michigan, and continues to provide the highest level of excellence in dance theatre and education for all individuals.

Founded in 1971, the Grand Rapids Ballet (GRB) remains committed to lifting the human spirit through the art of dance. The GRB provide exceptional and diverse programming; high quality dance education; and outreach to inspire and enrich the community. Presenting the best in classical and contemporary choreography, the Grand Rapids Ballet remains committed to artistic excellence. With artists invested in the community and a community that supports the arts, GRB has created a flourishing arts center for all of Michigan, and continues to provide the highest level of excellence in dance theatre and education for all individuals.

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Financial

three stars

84.85

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
79.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.24
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.71
  Program Expenses Growth -0.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Grand Rapids Ballet on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Grand Rapids Ballet on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Grand Rapids Ballet (MI) 86.76 three stars
Ballet Tech Foundation (NY) 92.52 four stars
Oregon Ballet Theatre (OR) 90.58 four stars
Pacific Northwest Ballet (WA) 90.05 four stars
Carolina Ballet (NC) 89.69 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $618,530
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,500
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $621,030
   Program Service Revenue $1,376,125
Total Primary Revenue $1,997,155
   Other Revenue $92,223
TOTAL REVENUE $2,089,378
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,171,059
   Administrative Expenses $316,825
   Fundraising Expenses $233,442
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,721,326
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-631,948
   
Net Assets $6,370,188

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
Ballet Productions $1,709,286 78.7%
School of Ballet $461,773 21.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 06/01/2019 86.76 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 90.73 four stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 91.79 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 89.15 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.91 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 87.44 three stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 84.44 three stars
2012-06 12/20/2013 87.56 three stars
2011-06 07/01/2013 83.38 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 38-2026127
Name in IRS Master File GRAND RAPIDS BALLET CO
NTEE Code A63
NTEE Classification Ballet
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(90) Cultural performances
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 June, 1974
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$112,296 4.12% Glenn Del Vecchio Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Grand Rapids Ballet (MI) 86.76 three stars
Ballet Tech Foundation (NY) 92.52 four stars
Atlanta Ballet (GA) 90.11 four stars
Texas Ballet Theater (TX) 86.07 three stars
Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation (NY) 89.43 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Grand Rapids Ballet
341 Ellsworth SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
tel: (616) 454-4771
fax: (616) 454-0672
EIN: 38-2026127

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Board Leadership

Michael P. Kling
President

CEO

Glenn Del Vecchio
Executive Director

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