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Boston Arts Academy Foundation

Keeping the Arts in Boston Arts Academy!

91.88

174 Ipswich Street Boston, MA 02215
tel: (617) 635-6470   Web Site
EIN: 04-3454898

Board Leadership
Lee Pelton
Chair of the Board

CEO
Duncan Remage-Healey
Interim Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.88
  Financial 91.78
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

91.78

Accountability & Transparency

92.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 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)
77.9%
  Administrative Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.98
  Program Expenses Growth 8.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boston Arts Academy Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boston Arts Academy Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boston Arts Academy Foundation (MA) 91.88
American Friends of IDC (NY) 86.56
Oakland Public Education Fund (CA) 89.39
Fabretto Children's Foundation (VA) 88.85
Big Shoulders Fund (IL) 92.22

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The Boston Arts Academy Foundation is dedicated to raising funds in support of Boston Arts Academy, Boston's only public high school for the visual and performing arts. Founded in 1998, Boston Arts Academy (BAA) provides Boston's low-income students with access to a quality arts and academic education not otherwise available to them. The school's mission is to prepare a diverse community of aspiring artist-scholars to be successful in their college or professional careers and to be engaged members of a democratic society. Our academic-blind admissions process ensures that students of all levels of academic ability have the opportunity to pursue their passion for the arts. Over 60% of the school's 440 students are from low-income households. Through the arts, coupled with a full-college preparatory education, an average of 94% of BAA graduates are accepted to college -- many being the first in their families to reach this milestone.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,480,103
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $602,425
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,082,528
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,082,528
   Other Revenue $153,561
TOTAL REVENUE $2,236,089
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,699,679
   Administrative Expenses $294,964
   Fundraising Expenses $347,639
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,342,282
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-106,193
   
Net Assets $5,421,505

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
Academic Support $608,062 35.8%
Art Support $392,108 23.1%
The Center for Arts in Education $125,617 7.4%

Ratings History
Boston Arts Academy Foundation has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 11/01/2016 91.88
2014-06 06/01/2016 93.72
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 90.21
2013-06 12/22/2014 91.22
2013-06 10/01/2014 84.98

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

EIN 04-3454898
Name in IRS Master File BOSTON ARTS ACADEMY FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code A11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable 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 June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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
$115,224 4.91% Richard Tagliaferri Executive Director

The Boston Arts Academy Foundation is dedicated to raising funds in support of Boston Arts Academy, Boston's only public high school for the visual and performing arts. Founded in 1998, Boston Arts Academy (BAA) provides Boston's low-income students with access to a quality arts and academic education not otherwise available to them. The school's mission is to prepare a diverse community of aspiring artist-scholars to be successful in their college or professional careers and to be engaged members of a democratic society. Our academic-blind admissions process ensures that students of all levels of academic ability have the opportunity to pursue their passion for the arts. Over 60% of the school's 440 students are from low-income households. Through the arts, coupled with a full-college preparatory education, an average of 94% of BAA graduates are accepted to college -- many being the first in their families to reach this milestone.

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Boston Arts Academy Foundation (MA) 91.88
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Charity Contact Info

Boston Arts Academy Foundation
174 Ipswich Street
Boston, MA 02215
tel: (617) 635-6470
fax: (617) 635-8854
EIN: 04-3454898

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Board Leadership

Lee Pelton
Chair of the Board

CEO

Duncan Remage-Healey
Interim Executive Director

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