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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

Art21

Films artists ideas

three stars

83.37

133 West 25th Street 3E
New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 741-7133   Web Site
EIN: 13-3920288

Board Leadership
David Howe
Chairman

CEO
Tina Kukielski
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.37 three stars
  Financial 95.13 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Over the past decade, ART21 has established itself as the preeminent chronicler of contemporary art and artists through its Peabody Award-winning, PBS-broadcast television series, ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century. The nonprofit organization has used the power of digital media to introduce millions of people of all ages to contemporary art and artists and has created a new paradigm for teaching and learning about the creative process. ART21 is a nonprofit contemporary art organization dedicated to introducing broad public audiences to today's visual artists - stimulating critical reflection as well as conversation through the production of films, publications, digital resources, and educational programs. ART21 programs inspire creative thinking and educate: a new generation about contemporary art and art making; teachers about how to engage students with the art of their time; the public at large about the life of the creative mind.

Over the past decade, ART21 has established itself as the preeminent chronicler of contemporary art and artists through its Peabody Award-winning, PBS-broadcast television series, ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century. The nonprofit organization has used the power of digital media to introduce millions of people of all ages to contemporary art and artists and has created a new paradigm for teaching and learning about the creative process. ART21 is a nonprofit contemporary art organization dedicated to introducing broad public audiences to today's visual artists - stimulating critical reflection as well as conversation through the production of films, publications, digital resources, and educational programs. ART21 programs inspire creative thinking and educate: a new generation about contemporary art and art making; teachers about how to engage students with the art of their time; the public at large about the life of the creative mind.

Financial

four stars

95.13

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
81.7%
  Administrative Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.88
  Program Expenses Growth 2.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Art21 on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Art21 on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Art21 (NY) 83.37 three stars
From the Top (MA) 86.68 three stars
Minnesota Public Radio | American Public Media (MN) 92.68 four stars
Koahnic Broadcast Corporation (AK) 87.62 three stars
Brave New Films (CA) 86.63 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,645,724
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $160,000
Total Contributions $2,805,724
   Program Service Revenue $15,941
Total Primary Revenue $2,821,665
   Other Revenue $176,802
TOTAL REVENUE $2,998,467
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,263,191
   Administrative Expenses $193,668
   Fundraising Expenses $180,354
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,637,213
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,361,254
   
Net Assets $3,303,139

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
2017-09 02/01/2019 83.37 three stars
2016-09 03/01/2018 83.73 three stars
2015-09 04/01/2017 78.14 two stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 78.78 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/22/2015 77.53 two stars
2013-09 02/01/2015 83.83 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 13-3920288
Name in IRS Master File ART 21 INC
NTEE Code A32
NTEE Classification Television
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical activities
(121) Radio or television broadcasting
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 July, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$160,377 9.79% Tina Kukielski Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Art21 (NY) 83.37 three stars
Public Radio International (MN) 85.20 three stars
KVIE (CA) 86.34 three stars
Koahnic Broadcast Corporation (AK) 87.62 three stars
Center for Asian American Media (CA) 90.39 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Art21
133 West 25th Street
3E
New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 741-7133
fax: (212) 741-5709
EIN: 13-3920288

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Board Leadership

David Howe
Chairman

CEO

Tina Kukielski
Executive Director

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