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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Appalshop

Multi-disciplinary Arts & Education Center.

three stars

82.52

91 Madison Ave Whitesburg, KY 41858
tel: (606) 633-0108   Web Site
EIN: 61-0890210

CEO
Alexander Gibson
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.52 three stars
  Financial 90.97 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Appalshop is a non-profit multi-disciplinary arts and education center in the heart of Appalachia producing original films, video, theater, music and spoken-word recordings, radio, photography, multimedia, and books. Our education and training programs support communities' efforts to solve their own problems in a just and equitable way. Each year, Appalshop productions and services reach several million people nationally and internationally. Appalshop is dedicated to the proposition that the world is immeasurably enriched when local cultures garner the resources, including new technologies, to tell their own stories and to listen to the unique stories of others. The creative acts of listening and telling are Appalshop's core competency.

Appalshop is a non-profit multi-disciplinary arts and education center in the heart of Appalachia producing original films, video, theater, music and spoken-word recordings, radio, photography, multimedia, and books. Our education and training programs support communities' efforts to solve their own problems in a just and equitable way. Each year, Appalshop productions and services reach several million people nationally and internationally. Appalshop is dedicated to the proposition that the world is immeasurably enriched when local cultures garner the resources, including new technologies, to tell their own stories and to listen to the unique stories of others. The creative acts of listening and telling are Appalshop's core competency.

Financial

four stars

90.97

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
70.9%
  Administrative Expenses 24.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.68
  Program Expenses Growth 12.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Appalshop on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Appalshop on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Appalshop (KY) 82.52 three stars
Shakespeare Theatre Company (DC) 86.45 three stars
Guthrie Theater (MN) 85.31 three stars
Orlando Shakespeare Theater (FL) 92.60 four stars
Theatre Under The Stars (TX) 86.99 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,116,302
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,116,302
   Program Service Revenue $65,526
Total Primary Revenue $2,181,828
   Other Revenue $127,605
TOTAL REVENUE $2,309,433
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,662,103
   Administrative Expenses $585,751
   Fundraising Expenses $2,236
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,250,090
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $59,343
   
Net Assets $7,315,090

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
Roadside Theater $849,989 51.1%
WMMT-FM Radio Station $565,700 34.0%
Appalshop Archive $246,414 14.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 04/01/2021 82.52 three stars
2018-09 12/01/2019 82.36 three stars
2017-09 12/01/2018 81.02 three stars
2016-09 02/01/2018 77.66 two stars
2015-09 03/01/2017 69.32 one star
2014-09 06/01/2016 70.29 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/22/2015 65.49 one star
2013-09 04/01/2015 67.85 one star
2012-09 12/20/2013 69.32 one star
2011-09 10/01/2013 72.59 two 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 61-0890210
Name in IRS Master File APPALSHOP INC
NTEE Code A20
NTEE Classification Arts, Cultural Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (122) Producing films
(88) Community theatrical group
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 May, 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
$51,243 2.27% Alexander Gibson Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$66,462 2.95% Donna Porterfield Board Member, Vice Chair

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Appalshop (KY) 82.52 three stars
Roundabout Theatre Company (NY) 89.69 three stars
Westport Country Playhouse (CT) 89.39 three stars
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company (MD) 86.87 three stars
MCC Theater (NY) 87.24 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Appalshop
91 Madison Ave
Whitesburg, KY 41858
tel: (606) 633-0108
EIN: 61-0890210

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CEO

Alexander Gibson
Executive Director

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