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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

American Dance Festival

Preserving our modern dance heritage.

three stars

86.80

Box 90772 Durham, NC 27708
tel: (919) 684-6402   Web Site
EIN: 06-0932294

Board Leadership
Curt C. Myers
Chairman

CEO
Jodee Nimerichter
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.80 three stars
  Financial 88.90 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1934, the American Dance Festival (ADF) has remained committed to serving the needs of dance, dancers, choreographers, and professionals in dance-related fields. Remaining true to the goals of its founding artists, ADF's programs are developed based on its mission: to encourage and support the creation and presentation of new modern dance work by both established and emerging choreographers, to preserve our modern dance heritage through continued presentation of classic works as well as through archival efforts, to build wider national and international audiences for modern dance, to enhance public understanding and appreciation of the art form and its cultural and historical significance, to provide a sound scientific and aesthetic base for professional education and training of young dancers, and to maintain a forum for integrating and disseminating information on dance education.

Since 1934, the American Dance Festival (ADF) has remained committed to serving the needs of dance, dancers, choreographers, and professionals in dance-related fields. Remaining true to the goals of its founding artists, ADF's programs are developed based on its mission: to encourage and support the creation and presentation of new modern dance work by both established and emerging choreographers, to preserve our modern dance heritage through continued presentation of classic works as well as through archival efforts, to build wider national and international audiences for modern dance, to enhance public understanding and appreciation of the art form and its cultural and historical significance, to provide a sound scientific and aesthetic base for professional education and training of young dancers, and to maintain a forum for integrating and disseminating information on dance education.

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Financial

three stars

88.90

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

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)
84.3%
  Administrative Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.95
  Program Expenses Growth -0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Dance Festival on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Dance Festival on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Dance Festival (NC) 86.80 three stars
Ballet Hispánico (NY) 94.47 four stars
American Ballet Theatre (NY) 87.98 three stars
Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation (NY) 89.43 three stars
Cincinnati Ballet (OH) 87.20 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,467,671
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $62,298
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $142,000
Total Contributions $1,671,969
   Program Service Revenue $1,224,601
Total Primary Revenue $2,896,570
   Other Revenue $584,856
TOTAL REVENUE $3,481,426
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,776,230
   Administrative Expenses $359,213
   Fundraising Expenses $186,979
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,322,422
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $159,004
   
Net Assets $12,143,491

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
Modern Dance Programs $1,399,320 50.4%
Dance Training & Education $891,805 32.1%
Enhance Public Understanding and Appreciation $485,105 17.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 07/01/2019 86.80 three stars
2017-09 08/01/2018 87.64 three stars
2016-09 12/01/2017 87.99 three stars
2015-09 12/01/2016 86.66 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 89.76 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 83.38 three stars
2013-09 11/01/2014 81.76 three stars
2012-09 09/01/2013 91.39 four 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 06-0932294
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL INC
NTEE Code A62
NTEE Classification Dance
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (30) School, college, trade school, etc.
(90) Cultural performances
Foundation Status School 170(b)(1)(A)(ii)
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 March, 1976
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$179,038 5.38% Jodee Nimerichter Executive Director, President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Dance Festival (NC) 86.80 three stars
Grand Rapids Ballet (MI) 86.76 three stars
Gina Gibney Dance (NY) 90.45 four stars
Milwaukee Ballet (WI) 89.90 three stars
The Sarasota Ballet (FL) 90.53 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Dance Festival
Box 90772
Durham, NC 27708
tel: (919) 684-6402
fax: (919) 684-5459
EIN: 06-0932294

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Board Leadership

Curt C. Myers
Chairman

CEO

Jodee Nimerichter
Executive Director

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