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The Sun Valley Center for the Arts

Engage through Art and Ideas

three stars

87.30

The Center, Ketchum 191 Fifth Street East, Ketchum
Sun Valley, ID 83353
tel: (208) 726-9491   Web Site
EIN: 23-7113276

Board Leadership
Tim Wolff
President

CEO
Christine Davis-Jeffers
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.30 three stars
  Financial 82.04 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1971, the Sun Valley Center for the Arts' mission is to enrich our community through transformative arts and educational experiences. Our Core Purpose is to Engage through Art and Ideas. We fulfill our purpose by offering high quality programming in a variety of disciplines. Often theatre, music, the visual arts and humanities come together to explore an idea or theme that is relevant to our time. This unique, multidisciplinary approach to arts education allows us to present some of the world's most interesting artists, musicians, authors, filmmakers, authors and playwrights. With equal emphasis on the visual arts, the performing arts and the humanities, the Center has made a commitment to exploring issues from the perspectives of each of these three disciplines.

Founded in 1971, the Sun Valley Center for the Arts' mission is to enrich our community through transformative arts and educational experiences. Our Core Purpose is to Engage through Art and Ideas. We fulfill our purpose by offering high quality programming in a variety of disciplines. Often theatre, music, the visual arts and humanities come together to explore an idea or theme that is relevant to our time. This unique, multidisciplinary approach to arts education allows us to present some of the world's most interesting artists, musicians, authors, filmmakers, authors and playwrights. With equal emphasis on the visual arts, the performing arts and the humanities, the Center has made a commitment to exploring issues from the perspectives of each of these three disciplines.

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Financial

three stars

82.04

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
65.9%
  Administrative Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 22.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.27
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.72
  Program Expenses Growth 8.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Sun Valley Center for the Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Sun Valley Center for the Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Sun Valley Center for the Arts (ID) 87.30 three stars
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (CA) 88.49 three stars
Centers for the Arts of Bonita Springs (FL) 85.14 three stars
Vashon Center for the Arts (WA) 89.38 three stars
Dallas Contemporary (TX) 87.45 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,958,884
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,348,974
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,307,858
   Program Service Revenue $858,134
Total Primary Revenue $4,165,992
   Other Revenue $315,699
TOTAL REVENUE $4,481,691
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,276,741
   Administrative Expenses $390,776
   Fundraising Expenses $562,150
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,229,667
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,252,024
   
Net Assets $6,002,245

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
Performing Arts Events $1,137,921 50.0%
Lectures and Visits $760,878 33.4%
Visual Arts $377,942 16.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-05 07/01/2018 87.30 three stars
2016-05 03/01/2018 84.84 three stars
2016-05 11/01/2017 83.19 three stars
2014-10 02/01/2017 80.88 three stars
2014-10 07/01/2016 74.64 two stars
2014-10 06/01/2016 68.72 one star
 
CN 2.0
2014-10 02/01/2016 75.99 two stars
2013-10 06/01/2015 28.49 zero star
2012-10 02/01/2014 67.98 one star
2011-10 09/01/2013 67.81 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 23-7113276
Name in IRS Master File SUN VALLEY CENTER FOR THE ARTS INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical activities
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 June, 1971
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End May
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • May, 2017
  • May, 2016
  • May, 2015
  • October, 2014
  • October, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$111,169 3.44% Christine Davis-Jeffers Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Sun Valley Center for the Arts (ID) 87.30 three stars
Geffen Playhouse (CA) 91.69 four stars
Centers for the Arts of Bonita Springs (FL) 85.14 three stars
Omaha Performing Arts (NE) 87.86 three stars
Crooked Tree Arts Center (MI) 86.34 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Sun Valley Center for the Arts
The Center, Ketchum
191 Fifth Street East, Ketchum
Sun Valley, ID 83353
tel: (208) 726-9491
EIN: 23-7113276

Mail donations to:
PO Box 656
Sun Valley, ID 83353

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Board Leadership

Tim Wolff
President

CEO

Christine Davis-Jeffers
Executive Director

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