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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge

Bringing the Arts to Baton Rouge

two stars

77.74

427 Laurel Street Baton Rouge, LA 70801
tel: (225) 344-8558   Web Site
EIN: 72-0735814

Board Leadership
Scott Hensgens
Chair

CEO
Renee Chatelain
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.74 two stars
  Financial 74.18 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

two stars

74.18

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

82.00

This rating was published 09/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
73.4%
  Administrative Expenses 23.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.44
  Program Expenses Growth -8.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge (LA) 77.74 two stars
Artspace Projects (MN) 88.90 three stars
Russian Arts Foundation (VT) 85.91 three stars
National Performance Network (LA) 85.35 three stars
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (NY) 88.16 three stars

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Founded in 1973, The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge works to improve the qualify of life through the arts. The Council fosters and provides arts education, cultural programming, creative projects, and enhancements to quality of life in the Louisiana capital region. It establishes and promotes cultural programs and services, arts grants and resources, festivals and events, community collaborations and creative projects, and other arts education activities.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $367,462
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $59,062
   Fundraising Events $23,500
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $875,306
Total Contributions $1,325,330
   Program Service Revenue $205,114
Total Primary Revenue $1,530,444
   Other Revenue $27,223
TOTAL REVENUE $1,557,667
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,276,718
   Administrative Expenses $431,759
   Fundraising Expenses $41,323
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,749,800
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-192,133
   
Net Assets $872,423

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
Area Arts Programs $939,489 73.6%
United Arts Fund Campaign $337,229 26.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 09/01/2016 77.74 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 80.34 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 75.87 two stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 75.97 two 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 72-0735814
Name in IRS Master File ARTS COUNCIL OF GREATER BATON ROUGE INC
NTEE Code A26
NTEE Classification Arts Council/Agency
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical 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 September, 1973
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$34,585 1.97% Jonathan Grimes Interim Co-President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$148,481 8.48% Eric Holowacz Former President, CEO
$15,285 0.87% Lisa Ibert Interim Co-President & CEO

Founded in 1973, The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge works to improve the qualify of life through the arts. The Council fosters and provides arts education, cultural programming, creative projects, and enhancements to quality of life in the Louisiana capital region. It establishes and promotes cultural programs and services, arts grants and resources, festivals and events, community collaborations and creative projects, and other arts education activities.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge (LA) 77.74 two stars
Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York (NY) 91.95 four stars
National Performance Network (LA) 85.35 three stars
MusiCares (CA) 95.80 four stars
Princess Grace Foundation-USA (NY) 89.11 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge
427 Laurel Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
tel: (225) 344-8558
fax: (225) 344-7777
EIN: 72-0735814

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Board Leadership

Scott Hensgens
Chair

CEO

Renee Chatelain
President, CEO

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