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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Appalshop

Multi-disciplinary Arts & Education Center.

three stars

81.02

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

Board Leadership
Ada Smith
Board Chair

CEO
Alexander Gibson
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.02 three stars
  Financial 86.17 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

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Financial

three stars

86.17

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
67.9%
  Administrative Expenses 26.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.57
  Program Expenses Growth 6.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.4%
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) 81.02 three stars
Theatre Under The Stars (TX) 87.85 three stars
The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre (MI) 90.37 four stars
Trinity Repertory Company (RI) 90.82 four stars
City Theatre (PA) 86.90 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,321,343
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $439,915
Total Contributions $1,761,258
   Program Service Revenue $32,695
Total Primary Revenue $1,793,953
   Other Revenue $138,394
TOTAL REVENUE $1,932,347
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,187,900
   Administrative Expenses $456,418
   Fundraising Expenses $102,875
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,747,193
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $185,154
   
Net Assets $6,226,203

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
WMMT-FM Radio Station $362,938 30.6%
Roadside Theater $284,403 23.9%
Appalshop Archive $273,722 23.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
$37,400 2.14% Alexander Gibson Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$69,363 3.96% Dudley Cocke Board Member
$62,217 3.56% Donna Porterfield Board Member
$57,090 3.26% Mimi Pickering Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Appalshop (KY) 81.02 three stars
Trinity Repertory Company (RI) 90.82 four stars
Center for Puppetry Arts (GA) 89.55 three stars
Barrington Stage Company (MA) 90.61 four stars
Roundabout Theatre Company (NY) 89.39 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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Board Leadership

Ada Smith
Board Chair

CEO

Alexander Gibson
Executive Director

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