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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Grantmakers in the Arts

Supporting a creative America

three stars

86.07

4055 21st Avenue West Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98199
tel: (206) 624-2312   Web Site
EIN: 36-3670955

Board Leadership
Angelique Power
Chair

CEO
Eddie Torres
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.07 three stars
  Financial 87.25 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Grantmakers in the Arts (GIA) strives to better inform philanthropic practice to effectively address the urgent needs facing artists, arts organizations, and arts educators in communities across America. They are the only national association of private and public funders making grants to artists and arts organizations. GIA provides conferences, workshops, and webinars; publications including the GIA Reader; research and policy work across the field of philanthropy; and communication tools on their website.

Grantmakers in the Arts (GIA) strives to better inform philanthropic practice to effectively address the urgent needs facing artists, arts organizations, and arts educators in communities across America. They are the only national association of private and public funders making grants to artists and arts organizations. GIA provides conferences, workshops, and webinars; publications including the GIA Reader; research and policy work across the field of philanthropy; and communication tools on their website.

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Financial

three stars

87.25

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 11/01/2018 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)
74.2%
  Administrative Expenses 14.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.15
  Program Expenses Growth 3.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Grantmakers in the Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Grantmakers in the Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Grantmakers in the Arts (WA) 86.07 three stars
American Composers Forum (MN) 86.07 three stars
Intersection for the Arts (CA) 95.00 four stars
Dance/USA (DC) 87.61 three stars
Cinequest (CA) 89.28 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,478,215
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $137,992
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,616,207
   Program Service Revenue $344,504
Total Primary Revenue $1,960,711
   Other Revenue $14,143
TOTAL REVENUE $1,974,854
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,459,499
   Administrative Expenses $354,094
   Fundraising Expenses $220,355
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,033,948
   
Payments to Affiliates $4,200
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-59,094
   
Net Assets $2,122,703

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
Conference $658,511 45.1%
Arts Education Funders Coalition $206,575 14.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 11/01/2018 86.07 three stars
2016-12 12/01/2017 85.95 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 86.72 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.22 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 82.42 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 86.92 three stars
2012-12 08/01/2014 91.26 four 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 36-3670955
Name in IRS Master File GRANTMAKERS IN THE ARTS
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
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 (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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, 1994
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$169,253 8.32% Janet Brown President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Grantmakers in the Arts (WA) 86.07 three stars
SAG-AFTRA Foundation (CA) 91.90 four stars
America-Israel Cultural Foundation (NY) 86.34 three stars
National Book Foundation (NY) 85.46 three stars
National Performance Network (LA) 89.39 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Grantmakers in the Arts
4055 21st Avenue West
Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98199
tel: (206) 624-2312
fax: (206) 624-5568
EIN: 36-3670955

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Board Leadership

Angelique Power
Chair

CEO

Eddie Torres
President, CEO

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