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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Intersection for the Arts

Insist on it

four stars

94.54

901 Mission Street Suite 306
San Francisco, CA 94103
tel: (415) 626-2787   Web Site
EIN: 94-1593216

Board Leadership
Scott R. Flicker
Chair

CEO
Randy Rollison
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.54 four stars
  Financial 93.40 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Intersection for the Arts is a leading-edge arts and community development organization that connects people and communities across physical, social, cultural, and economic boundaries to instigate change. Established in 1965, Intersection's programs emphasize relationships, collaboration, and process. Intersection works with hundreds of artists through residencies, commissions, fellowships, fiscal sponsorship and incubation, performances, exhibitions, workshops and public art projects. Annually, Intersection works with more than 50 community partners across sector and field.

Intersection for the Arts is a leading-edge arts and community development organization that connects people and communities across physical, social, cultural, and economic boundaries to instigate change. Established in 1965, Intersection's programs emphasize relationships, collaboration, and process. Intersection works with hundreds of artists through residencies, commissions, fellowships, fiscal sponsorship and incubation, performances, exhibitions, workshops and public art projects. Annually, Intersection works with more than 50 community partners across sector and field.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of fiscal sponsor applicants sponsored
141
Number of fiscal sponsor applicants
18
Number of customers reporting satisfaction with program
141
Number of organizational partners
9
Number of one-on-one coaching sessions
50
This impact information is current as of November 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

93.40

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
79.4%
  Administrative Expenses 18.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.85
  Program Expenses Growth 20.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Intersection for the Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Intersection for the Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Intersection for the Arts (CA) 94.54 four stars
New World Symphony (FL) 90.22 four stars
Frameline (CA) 87.52 three stars
League of American Orchestras (NY) 92.12 four stars
Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation (CA) 89.24 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,285,576
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $24,100
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $491,532
Total Contributions $2,801,208
   Program Service Revenue $1,439,599
Total Primary Revenue $4,240,807
   Other Revenue $127,462
TOTAL REVENUE $4,368,269
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,332,238
   Administrative Expenses $751,281
   Fundraising Expenses $99,318
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,182,837
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $185,432
   
Net Assets $2,956,298

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
Fiscal Sponsorship Programs $2,889,239 86.7%
Art and Community Programs $442,999 13.3%

Ratings History
Intersection for the Arts has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 94.54 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 95.00 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 96.29 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 91.92 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.22 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 91.21 four stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 96.60 four stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 88.76 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 94-1593216
Name in IRS Master File INTERSECTION FOR THE ARTS
NTEE Code A61
NTEE Classification Performing Arts Centers
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical activities
(916) Cafeteria, restaurant, snack bar, food services, etc.
(59) Other school related activities
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, 1965
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$87,500 2.09% Randy Rollison Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Intersection for the Arts (CA) 94.54 four stars
American Composers Forum (MN) 86.07 three stars
America-Israel Cultural Foundation (NY) 86.64 three stars
The Sphinx Organization (MI) 85.61 three stars
Grantmakers in the Arts (WA) 86.07 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Intersection for the Arts
901 Mission Street
Suite 306
San Francisco, CA 94103
tel: (415) 626-2787
fax: (415) 626-1636
EIN: 94-1593216

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Board Leadership

Scott R. Flicker
Chair

CEO

Randy Rollison
Executive Director

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