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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Allied Arts

Enriching Lives Through Advancement of the Arts

three stars

88.36

1015 N Broadway Suite 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
tel: (405) 278-8944   Web Site
EIN: 73-0804291

Board Leadership
Steve Mason
Chair

CEO
Deborah McAuliffe Senner
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.36 three stars
  Financial 83.55 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since its founding in 1971, Allied Arts has mobilized more than $70 million through its signature program, a community-wide fundraising campaign to benefit central Oklahoma's cultural landscape. Campaign funds are directed to 25 member agencies and other qualified cultural nonprofits - on average, 20 per year - in support of arts education, free and affordable cultural programming, and healing arts. On an annual basis, Allied Arts-funded programs impact the lives of approximately one million people including the hospitalized, elderly, veterans, at-risk and low-income schoolchildren, and families. Just last year, Allied Arts member agencies provided more than 729,000 arts experiences for Oklahoma youth in the classroom as well as at afterschool sites, libraries, community centers and agency facilities. With Allied Arts funding, cultural nonprofits are in a position to offer community programming at no cost or very affordable rates to ensure heightened access to the arts.

Since its founding in 1971, Allied Arts has mobilized more than $70 million through its signature program, a community-wide fundraising campaign to benefit central Oklahoma's cultural landscape. Campaign funds are directed to 25 member agencies and other qualified cultural nonprofits - on average, 20 per year - in support of arts education, free and affordable cultural programming, and healing arts. On an annual basis, Allied Arts-funded programs impact the lives of approximately one million people including the hospitalized, elderly, veterans, at-risk and low-income schoolchildren, and families. Just last year, Allied Arts member agencies provided more than 729,000 arts experiences for Oklahoma youth in the classroom as well as at afterschool sites, libraries, community centers and agency facilities. With Allied Arts funding, cultural nonprofits are in a position to offer community programming at no cost or very affordable rates to ensure heightened access to the arts.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of overall donors
5,684
Total dollar amount of grants awarded
2,305,000
Number of donors retained
2,500
Average number of dollars given by new donors
317,756
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

83.55

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 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)
77.4%
  Administrative Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.21
  Program Expenses Growth 2.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 37.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Allied Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Allied Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Voice

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Suggestion box/email
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
Allied Arts has received feedback to manage a comprehensive arts event calendar for the community Last year, Allied Arts was honored to be one of six organizations awarded a grant in Oklahoma City Community Foundations "Great Idea Challenge" The great idea submitted by Allied Arts was to create Art Around OKC, an arts and cultural calendar that lists up-to-date arts events and performances, arts education opportunities, public art features, and exclusive discounted tickets to attractions The resource is active and can be found at wwwartaroundokccom
This Constituent Voice information is provided to us by Candid. At this time, Constituent Voice information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Allied Arts (OK) 88.36 three stars
Grantmakers in the Arts (NY) 87.76 three stars
PEN American Center (NY) 94.26 four stars
Association of Performing Arts Professionals (DC) 87.35 three stars
The Field (NY) 85.85 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,668,282
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $439,460
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,107,742
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,107,742
   Other Revenue $-17,467
TOTAL REVENUE $4,090,275
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,911,520
   Administrative Expenses $236,641
   Fundraising Expenses $642,414
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,790,575
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $299,700
   
Net Assets $4,510,854

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
Grant Distribution $2,559,625 87.9%
Direct Campaign and Special Projects $351,895 12.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 07/01/2020 88.36 three stars
2018-06 11/01/2019 86.14 three stars
2018-06 10/01/2019 85.85 three stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 84.42 three stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 86.26 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 89.18 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.47 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 90.08 four stars
2013-06 03/01/2015 91.22 four stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 85.47 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 73-0804291
Name in IRS Master File ALLIED ARTS OF OKLAHOMA INC
NTEE Code A12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (927) Fundraising
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 May, 1972
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
$151,256 3.99% Deborah McAuliffe Senner President/CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Allied Arts (OK) 88.36 three stars
The Lark (NY) 88.13 three stars
Alliance for California Traditional Arts (CA) 86.70 three stars
American Theatre Wing (NY) 94.23 four stars
New World Symphony (FL) 90.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Allied Arts
1015 N Broadway
Suite 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
tel: (405) 278-8944
fax: (405) 278-8998
EIN: 73-0804291

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Board Leadership

Steve Mason
Chair

CEO

Deborah McAuliffe Senner
President & CEO

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