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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Artist Trust

Dedicated to supporting Washington State artists working in all creative disciplines

three stars

83.68

1835 12th Ave Seattle, WA 98122
tel: (866) 218-7878   Web Site
EIN: 91-1353974

Board Leadership
Stephanie Ellis-Smith
President

CEO
Shannon Halberstadt
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.68 three stars
  Financial 78.36 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

two stars

78.36

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
66.8%
  Administrative Expenses 15.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.45
  Program Expenses Growth 0.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Artist Trust on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Artist Trust on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Artist Trust (WA) 83.68 three stars
Downtown Community Television Center (NY) 92.01 four stars
The Field (NY) 92.08 four stars
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (NY) 88.16 three stars
Pasadena Conservatory of Music (CA) 91.72 four stars

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Artist Trust is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1986 whose sole mission is to support and encourage individual artists working in all disciplines in order to enrich community life throughout Washington State. To accomplish its mission, Artist Trust raises funds from an array of sources in order to give financial grants, through a peer review process, to individual artists working in the visual, performing, media, literary, and interdisciplinary arts; serve as a professional information resource for artists and encourage artists to support each other; and, provide recognition and support for the contributions artists make to the lives of people of Washington State and for the merit and integrity of artists' work.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $295,988
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $465,659
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $105,000
Total Contributions $866,647
   Program Service Revenue $47,859
Total Primary Revenue $914,506
   Other Revenue $-4,148
TOTAL REVENUE $910,358
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $707,402
   Administrative Expenses $183,186
   Fundraising Expenses $186,648
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,077,236
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-166,878
   
Net Assets $3,239,130

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
Career Center $279,301 39.5%
Fellowships $144,449 20.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 06/01/2016 83.68 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 85.16 three stars
2013-06 04/01/2015 87.82 three stars
2012-06 05/01/2014 84.03 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 91-1353974
Name in IRS Master File ARTIST TRUST
NTEE Code A91
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
(995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
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 June, 1987
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$19,185 1.78% Shannon Halberstadt Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$44,240 4.10% Barbara Green Interim Executive Director
$36,602 3.39% Margit Rankin Former Executive Director

Artist Trust is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1986 whose sole mission is to support and encourage individual artists working in all disciplines in order to enrich community life throughout Washington State. To accomplish its mission, Artist Trust raises funds from an array of sources in order to give financial grants, through a peer review process, to individual artists working in the visual, performing, media, literary, and interdisciplinary arts; serve as a professional information resource for artists and encourage artists to support each other; and, provide recognition and support for the contributions artists make to the lives of people of Washington State and for the merit and integrity of artists' work.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Artist Trust (WA) 83.68 three stars
The Loft Literary Center (MN) 86.98 three stars
Cinequest (CA) 93.91 four stars
SAG-AFTRA Foundation (CA) 92.91 four stars
Pasadena Conservatory of Music (CA) 91.72 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Artist Trust
1835 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
tel: (866) 218-7878
fax: (206) 467-9633
EIN: 91-1353974

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Board Leadership

Stephanie Ellis-Smith
President

CEO

Shannon Halberstadt
Executive Director

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