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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

ArtWorks

Employ. Engage. Create. Transform.

three stars

85.04

20 East Central Parkway Cincinnati, OH 45202
tel: (513) 333-0388   Web Site
EIN: 31-1665900

Board Leadership
Emma Off
Board President

CEO
Tamara Harkavy
CEO & Artistic Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.04 three stars
  Financial 85.09 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

ArtWorks is an award-winning non-profit organization that employs and trains local youth and talent to create art and community impact through three strategic program areas: Public Art, including an extensive mural program; an art therapy division, ArtRx; and an entrepreneurial arm, Creative Enterprise.

ArtWorks is an award-winning non-profit organization that employs and trains local youth and talent to create art and community impact through three strategic program areas: Public Art, including an extensive mural program; an art therapy division, ArtRx; and an entrepreneurial arm, Creative Enterprise.

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Financial

three stars

85.09

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
79.8%
  Administrative Expenses 5.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.28
  Program Expenses Growth 7.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ArtWorks on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ArtWorks on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ArtWorks (OH) 85.04 three stars
The Lark (NY) 85.14 three stars
The Actors Fund (NY) 92.52 four stars
Russian Arts Foundation (VT) 89.39 three stars
America-Israel Cultural Foundation (NY) 86.34 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,927,453
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $218,051
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $375,765
Total Contributions $2,521,269
   Program Service Revenue $234,143
Total Primary Revenue $2,755,412
   Other Revenue $-67,918
TOTAL REVENUE $2,687,494
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,204,695
   Administrative Expenses $147,524
   Fundraising Expenses $524,600
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,876,819
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-189,325
   
Net Assets $835,087

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.

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Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-08 04/01/2019 86.83 three stars
2016-08 04/01/2019 86.83 three stars
2015-08 11/01/2016 86.75 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 84.18 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 09/01/2015 85.02 three stars
2013-08 06/01/2014 83.05 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 31-1665900
Name in IRS Master File ART OPPORTUNITIES INC
NTEE Code A25
NTEE Classification Arts Education
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 November, 1999
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, 2016
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$126,374 4.39% Tamara Harkavy President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ArtWorks (OH) 85.04 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

ArtWorks
20 East Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45202
tel: (513) 333-0388
fax: (513) 333-0799
EIN: 31-1665900

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Board Leadership

Emma Off
Board President

CEO

Tamara Harkavy
CEO & Artistic Director

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