Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge

Bringing the Arts to Baton Rouge

74.26

233 St. Ferdinand Baton Rouge, LA 70802
tel: (225) 344-8558   Web Site
EIN: 72-0735814

Board Leadership
Monique Scott Spaulding
Chair

CEO
Renee Chatelain
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 74.26
  Financial 68.37
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00
This rating was published 11/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

68.37

Accountability & Transparency

82.00

This rating was published 11/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
61.8%
  Administrative Expenses 36.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.79
  Program Expenses Growth -6.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.7%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $964,006
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $90,177
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $905,465
Total Contributions $1,959,648
   Program Service Revenue $518,232
Total Primary Revenue $2,477,880
   Other Revenue $7,155
TOTAL REVENUE $2,485,035
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $986,942
   Administrative Expenses $569,903
   Fundraising Expenses $8,243
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,565,088
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $919,947
   
Net Assets $1,263,316

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$172,021 10.99% Renee Chatelain President, CEO

Mission

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.

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The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge (LA) 74.26
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Charity Contact Info

The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge
233 St. Ferdinand
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
tel: (225) 344-8558
EIN: 72-0735814

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Board Leadership

Monique Scott Spaulding
Chair

CEO

Renee Chatelain
President, CEO