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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

CN Advisory: Moderate Concern

True Colors Theatre Company

A theatre grounded on African-American classics and diverse new voices

887 West Marietta Street Suite J-102
Atlanta, GA 30318
tel: (404) 532-1901   Web Site
EIN: 03-0456341

Board Leadership
Ricki Fairley

Jennifer Dwyer McEwen
Managing Director



True Colors Theatre Company has historically reported fundraising expenses on their federal tax return called the Form 990. However, True Colors Theatre Company’s most recent Form 990 for 07/2015 does not list fundraising expenses. Based on our experience, charities are only rarely able to raise substantial sums of money without incurring any associated fundraising costs. We have reached out to True Colors Theatre Company for further clarification, but have not received an adequate explanation and have thus issued this Moderate Concern CN Advisory.

The nature of the atypical financial reporting issues identified are such that Charity Navigator has issued this CN Advisory to provide donors with information that they may find useful when making their giving decisions. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2013-07 06/01/2016 75.53 two stars
CN 2.0
2013-07 11/01/2014 75.07 two stars
2012-07 05/01/2014 70.46 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 03-0456341
NTEE Code A60
NTEE Classification Performing Arts Organizations
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 October, 2002
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

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Charity Contact Info

True Colors Theatre Company
887 West Marietta Street
Suite J-102
Atlanta, GA 30318
tel: (404) 532-1901
fax: (404) 532-1902
EIN: 03-0456341

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Board Leadership

Ricki Fairley


Jennifer Dwyer McEwen
Managing Director

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