Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts

Supporting Exceptional Talent

three stars

80.23

724 South 12th Street Omaha, NE 68102
tel: (402) 341-7130   Web Site
EIN: 47-0653927

Board Leadership
Victoria Maclin
President

CEO
Chris Cook
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.23 three stars
  Financial 92.77 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 73.00 two stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The spirit and programs of the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts are based on the conviction that exceptional talent deserves to be supported. Our practical commitment to this belief is achieved by providing well-equipped studio spaces, living accommodations and a monthly stipend to artists who are awarded residencies. These artists come from around the world to work within a supportive community of like-minded people. The atmosphere and environment offer an ideal situation for creative growth and experimentation and encourage artists to confront new challenges.

The spirit and programs of the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts are based on the conviction that exceptional talent deserves to be supported. Our practical commitment to this belief is achieved by providing well-equipped studio spaces, living accommodations and a monthly stipend to artists who are awarded residencies. These artists come from around the world to work within a supportive community of like-minded people. The atmosphere and environment offer an ideal situation for creative growth and experimentation and encourage artists to confront new challenges.

Financial

four stars

92.77

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

73.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 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)
77.2%
  Administrative Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.28
  Program Expenses Growth 11.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,224,308
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $35,140
   Fundraising Events $147,520
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $139,552
Total Contributions $1,546,520
   Program Service Revenue $67,259
Total Primary Revenue $1,613,779
   Other Revenue $276,552
TOTAL REVENUE $1,890,331
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,575,247
   Administrative Expenses $160,909
   Fundraising Expenses $294,759
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,030,915
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-140,584
   
Net Assets $4,330,573

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$123,842 6.09% Chris Cook Executive Director

Mission

The spirit and programs of the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts are based on the conviction that exceptional talent deserves to be supported. Our practical commitment to this belief is achieved by providing well-equipped studio spaces, living accommodations and a monthly stipend to artists who are awarded residencies. These artists come from around the world to work within a supportive community of like-minded people. The atmosphere and environment offer an ideal situation for creative growth and experimentation and encourage artists to confront new challenges.

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Charity Contact Info

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
724 South 12th Street
Omaha, NE 68102
tel: (402) 341-7130
fax: (402) 341-9791
EIN: 47-0653927

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Board Leadership

Victoria Maclin
President

CEO

Chris Cook
Executive Director