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Center for Creative Education

Reinventing education through the arts

four stars

97.87

425 24th Street West Palm Beach, FL 33407
tel: (561) 805-9927   Web Site
EIN: 65-0594599

Board Leadership
James B. Meany
Chair

CEO
Robert Hamon
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.87 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Center for Creative Education reinvents education through the arts. Creative approaches are infused into classroom curriculum and after school settings, to enhance the teaching of traditional academic subjects - improving each child's learning potential and academic performance, increasing overall enthusiasm about school and shaping more productive, responsible community members that exercise creative problem solving throughout life. The Center for Creative Education uses the arts to enrich and transform a child's educational experience. We use visual, performing and language arts to enhance children's knowledge of literacy, math and science. We help bring learning to life!

Center for Creative Education reinvents education through the arts. Creative approaches are infused into classroom curriculum and after school settings, to enhance the teaching of traditional academic subjects - improving each child's learning potential and academic performance, increasing overall enthusiasm about school and shaping more productive, responsible community members that exercise creative problem solving throughout life. The Center for Creative Education uses the arts to enrich and transform a child's educational experience. We use visual, performing and language arts to enhance children's knowledge of literacy, math and science. We help bring learning to life!

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Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
88.0%
  Administrative Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.82
  Program Expenses Growth 23.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Creative Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Creative Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Creative Education (FL) 97.87 four stars
Oklahoma Arts Institute (OK) 86.44 three stars
The Harlem School of the Arts (NY) 86.73 three stars
MacPhail Center for Music (MN) 88.48 three stars
The Harmony Project (CA) 91.57 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,584,509
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $289,691
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,874,200
   Program Service Revenue $92,895
Total Primary Revenue $1,967,095
   Other Revenue $63,387
TOTAL REVENUE $2,030,482
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,683,952
   Administrative Expenses $113,700
   Fundraising Expenses $82,918
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,880,570
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $149,912
   
Net Assets $7,502,858

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.

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Ratings History
Center for Creative Education has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 09/03/2019 97.87 four stars
2017-09 12/21/2018 98.23 four stars
2016-09 12/22/2017 97.95 four stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 93.72 four stars
2015-09 10/01/2016 85.81 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 87.49 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 09/01/2015 84.85 three stars
2014-09 05/01/2015 84.59 three stars
2013-09 11/01/2014 78.47 two stars
2012-09 02/01/2014 74.72 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 65-0594599
Name in IRS Master File CENTER FOR CREATIVE EDUCATION
NTEE Code A26
NTEE Classification Arts Council/Agency
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(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 January, 1996
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
$168,027 8.93% Robert Hamon Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Creative Education (FL) 97.87 four stars
Young Audiences of Oregon & SW Washington (OR) 89.24 three stars
National YoungArts Foundation (FL) 87.42 three stars
P.S. ARTS (CA) 90.87 four stars
MacPhail Center for Music (MN) 88.48 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Center for Creative Education
425 24th Street
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
tel: (561) 805-9927
fax: (561) 805-9929
EIN: 65-0594599

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Board Leadership

James B. Meany
Chair

CEO

Robert Hamon
President & CEO

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