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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Grand Rapids Ballet

Lifting the human spirit

four stars

91.79

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

Board Leadership
Stephen Wert
President

CEO
Glenn Del Vecchio
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.79 four stars
  Financial 96.32 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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.

Financial

four stars

96.32

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 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)
80.9%
  Administrative Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.94
  Program Expenses Growth 9.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.8%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Grand Rapids Ballet (MI) 91.79 four stars
Charlotte Ballet (NC) 91.90 four stars
The Joffrey Ballet (IL) 91.30 four stars
Oregon Ballet Theatre (OR) 85.36 three stars
Smuin Ballet (CA) 88.10 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,030,700
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $29,255
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,059,955
   Program Service Revenue $1,416,655
Total Primary Revenue $2,476,610
   Other Revenue $-33,085
TOTAL REVENUE $2,443,525
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,351,712
   Administrative Expenses $323,527
   Fundraising Expenses $250,325
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,925,564
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-482,039
   
Net Assets $6,704,232

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 $1,944,699 82.7%
School of Ballet $407,013 17.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
(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
$111,693 3.81% Glenn Del Vecchio Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$120,000 4.10% Patricia Barker Artistic Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Grand Rapids Ballet (MI) 91.79 four stars
James Sewell Ballet (MN) 85.89 three stars
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (IL) 85.55 three stars
Dance Theatre of Harlem (NY) 85.11 three stars
Louisville Ballet (KY) 89.29 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

Stephen Wert
President

CEO

Glenn Del Vecchio
Executive Director

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