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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Colorado Springs Philharmonic Orchestra

The epicenter of music and culture in Colorado Springs

three stars

82.45

111 South Tejon Street Suite 305
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
tel: (719) 575-9632   Web Site
EIN: 74-3091110

Board Leadership
Herman Tiemens
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Nathan Newbrough
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.45 three stars
  Financial 76.20 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

We believe in the power of excellent orchestral music to elevate the human spirit, to serve as a catalyst for cultural vitality and economic growth and to bring people of great diversity together, to enrich lives. This inspires our VISION to provide unsurpassed musical experiences for our region, state, and nation.

Therefore…

The Colorado Springs Philharmonic MISSION is to inspire and engage the people of our communities and our region through exceptional orchestral performances honoring classical greatness, encouraging lifelong creative discovery, and celebrating the human spirit and experience.

We believe in the power of excellent orchestral music to elevate the human spirit, to serve as a catalyst for cultural vitality and economic growth and to bring people of great diversity together, to enrich lives. This inspires our VISION to provide unsurpassed musical experiences for our region, state, and nation.

Therefore…

The Colorado Springs Philharmonic MISSION is to inspire and engage the people of our communities and our region through exceptional orchestral performances honoring classical greatness, encouraging lifelong creative discovery, and celebrating the human spirit and experience.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of free registrants to classes
6,393
Average dollar price for performance tickets
47
Total number of paid seats filled for performances
42,003
Total number of free seats filled for performances
6,585
Total number of performances
58
This impact information is current as of November 2019, 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

two stars

76.20

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
76.1%
  Administrative Expenses 17.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.25
  Program Expenses Growth 4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 60.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Colorado Springs Philharmonic Orchestra on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Colorado Springs Philharmonic Orchestra on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Colorado Springs Philharmonic Orchestra (CO) 82.45 three stars
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra (MO) 86.41 three stars
Austin Symphony Orchestra (TX) 89.91 three stars
Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra (FL) 89.11 three stars
Minnesota Orchestra (MN) 90.58 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,533,031
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,533,031
   Program Service Revenue $2,117,162
Total Primary Revenue $3,650,193
   Other Revenue $16,642
TOTAL REVENUE $3,666,835
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,928,083
   Administrative Expenses $665,496
   Fundraising Expenses $211,952
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,805,531
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-138,696
   
Net Assets $945,547

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
Concerts $2,928,083 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-07 06/01/2019 82.45 three stars
2017-07 09/01/2018 85.50 three stars
2017-07 08/01/2018 85.23 three stars
2016-07 12/01/2017 80.40 three stars
2015-07 11/01/2017 74.90 two stars
2015-07 12/01/2016 70.64 two stars
2014-07 06/01/2016 80.67 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-07 04/01/2016 83.78 three stars
2014-07 12/01/2015 81.98 three stars
2013-07 07/01/2015 74.48 two stars
2013-07 11/01/2014 71.80 two stars
2012-07 05/01/2014 69.08 one star

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

EIN 74-3091110
Name in IRS Master File COLORADO SPRINGS PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
NTEE Code A69
NTEE Classification Symphony Orchestras
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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, 2003
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End July
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • July, 2018
  • July, 2017
  • July, 2016
  • July, 2015
  • July, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$155,642 4.08% Nathan Newbrough President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Colorado Springs Philharmonic Orchestra (CO) 82.45 three stars
Boston Landmarks Orchestra (MA) 86.46 three stars
Columbus Symphony Orchestra (OH) 86.39 three stars
Omaha Symphony (NE) 95.05 four stars
American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (NY) 86.19 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Colorado Springs Philharmonic Orchestra
111 South Tejon Street
Suite 305
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
tel: (719) 575-9632
fax: (719) 575-9656
EIN: 74-3091110

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1266
www.csphilharmonic.org
Colorado Springs, CO 80901

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Board Leadership

Herman Tiemens
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Nathan Newbrough
President and CEO

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