Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Fitton Center for Creative Arts

Building community excellence through the arts and culture

three stars

84.75

101 South Monument Avenue Hamilton, OH 45011
tel: (513) 863-8873   Web Site
EIN: 31-0736673

Board Leadership
Dianne Fitton
Chair

CEO
Ian MacKenzie-Thurley
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.75 three stars
  Financial 89.80 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Fitton Center for Creative Arts was a gift to the community from the bicentennial commission to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the founding of Hamilton. It opened in 1993 and the Carruthers Center for Arts and Technology was opened in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Fitton Center. The Fitton Center is a not-for-profit community arts center featuring a variety of programs, including: visual and performing arts classes, exhibitions, entertainment and theatre productions, for all ages. The Fitton Center's purpose is to provide unique arts experiences and to "build community excellence through the arts and culture."

The Fitton Center for Creative Arts was a gift to the community from the bicentennial commission to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the founding of Hamilton. It opened in 1993 and the Carruthers Center for Arts and Technology was opened in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Fitton Center. The Fitton Center is a not-for-profit community arts center featuring a variety of programs, including: visual and performing arts classes, exhibitions, entertainment and theatre productions, for all ages. The Fitton Center's purpose is to provide unique arts experiences and to "build community excellence through the arts and culture."

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Financial

three stars

89.80

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
73.9%
  Administrative Expenses 16.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.19
  Program Expenses Growth 5.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fitton Center for Creative Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fitton Center for Creative Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $828,032
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $24,772
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $106,451
Total Contributions $959,255
   Program Service Revenue $174,648
Total Primary Revenue $1,133,903
   Other Revenue $60,811
TOTAL REVENUE $1,194,714
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,094,539
   Administrative Expenses $257,387
   Fundraising Expenses $136,087
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,488,013
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-293,299
   
Net Assets $3,248,450

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$75,000 5.04% Ian Mackenzie-Thurley Executive Director

Mission

The Fitton Center for Creative Arts was a gift to the community from the bicentennial commission to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the founding of Hamilton. It opened in 1993 and the Carruthers Center for Arts and Technology was opened in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Fitton Center. The Fitton Center is a not-for-profit community arts center featuring a variety of programs, including: visual and performing arts classes, exhibitions, entertainment and theatre productions, for all ages. The Fitton Center's purpose is to provide unique arts experiences and to "build community excellence through the arts and culture."

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Charity Contact Info

Fitton Center for Creative Arts
101 South Monument Avenue
Hamilton, OH 45011
tel: (513) 863-8873
EIN: 31-0736673

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Board Leadership

Dianne Fitton
Chair

CEO

Ian MacKenzie-Thurley
Executive Director