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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

National Performance Network

A national organization supporting artists

three stars

88.55

1024 Elysian Fields Avenue New Orleans, LA 70117
tel: (504) 595-8008   Web Site
EIN: 06-1522546

Board Leadership
Shay Wafer
Chair

CEO
Caitlin Strokosch
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.55 three stars
  Financial 93.92 four 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.

The National Performance Network (NPN) is a national organization supporting artists in the creation and touring of contemporary performing and visual arts. NPN is a group of diverse cultural organizers, including artists, working to create meaningful partnerships and to provide leadership that enables the practice and public experience of the arts in the United States. The NPN has brought innovative performing artists to all corners of the United States for more than 25 years. Begun in 1985 by David White at Dance Theatre Workshop in New York, NPN was founded to address the issues of artistic isolation and the economic constraints of moving art around the country and the sharing of artistic and community voices.

The National Performance Network (NPN) is a national organization supporting artists in the creation and touring of contemporary performing and visual arts. NPN is a group of diverse cultural organizers, including artists, working to create meaningful partnerships and to provide leadership that enables the practice and public experience of the arts in the United States. The NPN has brought innovative performing artists to all corners of the United States for more than 25 years. Begun in 1985 by David White at Dance Theatre Workshop in New York, NPN was founded to address the issues of artistic isolation and the economic constraints of moving art around the country and the sharing of artistic and community voices.

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Financial

four stars

93.92

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)
86.5%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.70
  Program Expenses Growth 6.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Performance Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Performance Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Performance Network (LA) 88.55 three stars
The Field (NY) 85.85 three stars
MusiCares (CA) 91.73 four stars
Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York (NY) 94.59 four stars
OPERA America (NY) 90.34 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $901,439
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $8,055
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $103,500
Total Contributions $1,012,994
   Program Service Revenue $197,740
Total Primary Revenue $1,210,734
   Other Revenue $93,743
TOTAL REVENUE $1,304,477
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,407,441
   Administrative Expenses $369,709
   Fundraising Expenses $103,432
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,880,582
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,576,105
   
Net Assets $2,705,861

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
Leveraging a Network for Equity (LANE) $1,437,232 42.2%
Artist Engagement Program $576,714 16.9%
Local Program $550,444 16.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 88.55 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 89.39 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 86.97 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 85.35 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.07 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 88.42 three stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 86.51 three stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 86.42 three 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 06-1522546
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL PERFORMANCE NETWORK INC
NTEE Code A02
NTEE Classification Management & Technical Assistance
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 February, 1999
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$125,271 3.22% Caitlin Strokosch President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Performance Network (LA) 88.55 three stars
The Field (NY) 85.85 three stars
Grantmakers in the Arts (WA) 86.07 three stars
Intersection for the Arts (CA) 94.54 four stars
PEN American Center (NY) 92.27 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Performance Network
1024 Elysian Fields Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70117
tel: (504) 595-8008
fax: (504) 595-8006
EIN: 06-1522546

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 56698
New Orleans, LA 70156

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Board Leadership

Shay Wafer
Chair

CEO

Caitlin Strokosch
President, CEO

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