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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center

Providing the community with quality, accessible and affordable arts programming and education

two stars

71.57

11 Northwest 11th Street Oklahoma City, OK 73103
tel: (405) 951-0000   Web Site
EIN: 73-1334271

Board Leadership
Christian K. Keesee
President

CEO
Eddie Walker
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 71.57 two stars
  Financial 62.71 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, formed in 1989 as City Arts Center by Christian Keesee and Kirkpatrick Foundation Director Marilyn Myers, is committed to providing the community with quality, accessible and affordable arts programming and education. Oklahoma Contemporary is able to educate Oklahomans through adult classes and workshops, art camps for local youth, art exhibitions, lectures, and film nights. Oklahoma Contemporary encourages artistic expression in all its forms through education and exhibitions and endeavor to instill in the public a lifetime appreciation of the arts and enthusiasm for creative practice.

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, formed in 1989 as City Arts Center by Christian Keesee and Kirkpatrick Foundation Director Marilyn Myers, is committed to providing the community with quality, accessible and affordable arts programming and education. Oklahoma Contemporary is able to educate Oklahomans through adult classes and workshops, art camps for local youth, art exhibitions, lectures, and film nights. Oklahoma Contemporary encourages artistic expression in all its forms through education and exhibitions and endeavor to instill in the public a lifetime appreciation of the arts and enthusiasm for creative practice.

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Financial

one star

62.71

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

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)
39.7%
  Administrative Expenses 31.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 29.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 8.72
  Program Expenses Growth 2.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center (OK) 71.57 two stars
Joyce Theater Foundation (NY) 87.99 three stars
Boch Center (MA) 90.91 four stars
University Musical Society (MI) 93.63 four stars
The Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences of West Virginia (WV) 90.40 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,068,297
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $12,830
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $44,021
Total Contributions $6,125,148
   Program Service Revenue $159,934
Total Primary Revenue $6,285,082
   Other Revenue $1,361
TOTAL REVENUE $6,286,443
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,196,728
   Administrative Expenses $1,006,993
   Fundraising Expenses $854,200
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,057,921
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,228,522
   
Net Assets $24,717,288

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 07/01/2020 71.57 two stars
2018-06 08/01/2019 72.84 two stars
2017-06 10/01/2018 77.84 two stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 80.68 three stars
2015-06 09/01/2016 82.29 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 75.98 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 78.67 two stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 82.74 three stars
2012-06 04/01/2014 80.97 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 73-1334271
Name in IRS Master File OKLAHOMA CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER INC
NTEE Code A61
NTEE Classification Performing Arts Centers
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (90) Cultural performances
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 August, 1989
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- Eddie Walker Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$115,255 3.76% Jeremiah Davis Artistic Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center (OK) 71.57 two stars
Symphony Space (NY) 89.70 three stars
Community Arts Music Association (CA) 89.11 three stars
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (CA) 91.95 four stars
Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts (VA) 93.34 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center
11 Northwest 11th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
tel: (405) 951-0000
fax: (405) 951-0003
EIN: 73-1334271

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 3062
Oklahoma City, OK 73101

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Board Leadership

Christian K. Keesee
President

CEO

Eddie Walker
Executive Director

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