Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Lutheran Music Program

Home of the Lutheran Summer Music Academy & Festival

two stars

72.53

P.O. Box 8687 Minneapolis, MN 55408
tel: (612) 879-9555   Web Site
EIN: 47-0638445

Board Leadership
Brian Becker
Chair

CEO
Thomas Bandar
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 72.53 two stars
  Financial 62.75 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Lutheran Music Program transforms lives and connects people through faith and music. The three values which we embrace are musical excellence, Lutheran faith and a nurturing community. Our vision is to see churches and communities renewed through music for the sake of the world. Founded in 1981, Lutheran Music Program is home to Lutheran Summer Music (LSM), a four-week residential training and performance program. Each summer, LSM brings together 150+ band, orchestra, choir, and keyboard students from the U.S. and abroad in a supportive, intentional community.

Lutheran Music Program transforms lives and connects people through faith and music. The three values which we embrace are musical excellence, Lutheran faith and a nurturing community. Our vision is to see churches and communities renewed through music for the sake of the world. Founded in 1981, Lutheran Music Program is home to Lutheran Summer Music (LSM), a four-week residential training and performance program. Each summer, LSM brings together 150+ band, orchestra, choir, and keyboard students from the U.S. and abroad in a supportive, intentional community.

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Financial

one star

62.75

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
68.4%
  Administrative Expenses 18.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.23
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth -7.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lutheran Music Program on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lutheran Music Program on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $574,262
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $574,262
   Program Service Revenue $253,733
Total Primary Revenue $827,995
   Other Revenue $97,912
TOTAL REVENUE $925,907
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $523,290
   Administrative Expenses $145,449
   Fundraising Expenses $125,091
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $793,830
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $132,077
   
Net Assets $1,830,415

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$83,899 10.56% Thomas Bandar Executive Director

Mission

Lutheran Music Program transforms lives and connects people through faith and music. The three values which we embrace are musical excellence, Lutheran faith and a nurturing community. Our vision is to see churches and communities renewed through music for the sake of the world. Founded in 1981, Lutheran Music Program is home to Lutheran Summer Music (LSM), a four-week residential training and performance program. Each summer, LSM brings together 150+ band, orchestra, choir, and keyboard students from the U.S. and abroad in a supportive, intentional community.

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Grantmakers in the Arts (NY) 87.76 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Lutheran Music Program
P.O. Box 8687
Minneapolis, MN 55408
tel: (612) 879-9555
EIN: 47-0638445

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 8687
Minneapolis, MN 55408

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Board Leadership

Brian Becker
Chair

CEO

Thomas Bandar
Executive Director