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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

National Performance Network

A national organization supporting artists

87.25

8121 Fig Street New Orleans, LA 70118
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 87.25
  Financial 90.00
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

85.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 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)
85.2%
  Administrative Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.71
  Program Expenses Growth -3.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.2%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Performance Network (LA) 87.25
Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York (NY) 91.92
Chamber Music America (NY) 91.60
Pasadena Conservatory of Music (CA) 90.50
HERE (NY) 90.58

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,065,037
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $12,457
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $55,275
Total Contributions $4,132,769
   Program Service Revenue $149,925
Total Primary Revenue $4,282,694
   Other Revenue $2,606,976
TOTAL REVENUE $6,889,670
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,502,693
   Administrative Expenses $570,767
   Fundraising Expenses $67,627
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,141,087
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,748,583
   
Net Assets $6,454,444

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) $686,815 27.4%
Local Program $594,419 23.8%
Creation and Development Program $391,681 15.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 05/01/2021 87.25
2018-06 07/01/2019 88.55
2017-06 08/01/2018 89.39
2016-06 02/01/2018 86.97
2015-06 12/01/2016 85.35
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.07
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 88.42
2013-06 11/01/2014 86.51
2012-06 11/01/2013 86.42

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$125,325 3.98% Caitlin Strokosch President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Performance Network (LA) 87.25
The Field (NY) 92.78
Downtown Community Television Center (NY) 91.45
Montalvo Arts Center (CA) 91.91
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Charity Contact Info

National Performance Network
8121 Fig Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
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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