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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Eastern Music Festival

Experience the best

82.74

200 North Davie Street Suite 303
Greensboro, NC 27401
tel: (336) 333-7450   Web Site
EIN: 56-0771005

Board Leadership
Melanie Tuttle
President

CEO
Chris Williams
Executive Director

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.74
  Financial 84.68
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00
This rating was published 04/01/2022 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Eastern Music Festival's mission is to promote musical enrichment, excellence, professional collaboration, innovation and diversity through a nationally-recognized teaching program, music festival, concerts and other programs which will enhance the quality of life, health and vitality of our region. Eastern Music Festival is distinctive, set apart by our accomplished faculty, exhilarating repertoire, brilliant students, world-renowned visiting artists and extensive community outreach.

The Eastern Music Festival's mission is to promote musical enrichment, excellence, professional collaboration, innovation and diversity through a nationally-recognized teaching program, music festival, concerts and other programs which will enhance the quality of life, health and vitality of our region. Eastern Music Festival is distinctive, set apart by our accomplished faculty, exhilarating repertoire, brilliant students, world-renowned visiting artists and extensive community outreach.

Financial

84.68

Accountability & Transparency

81.00

This rating was published 04/01/2022 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
91.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.10
  Program Expenses Growth 1.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Eastern Music Festival on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Eastern Music Festival on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Eastern Music Festival (NC) 82.74
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,183,240
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,183,240
   Program Service Revenue $1,470,532
Total Primary Revenue $2,653,772
   Other Revenue $54,620
TOTAL REVENUE $2,708,392
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,178,952
   Administrative Expenses $122,233
   Fundraising Expenses $76,425
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,377,610
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $330,782
   
Net Assets $1,462,506

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
Classical School of Music $1,198,424 55.0%
Summer Festival $980,528 45.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 04/01/2022 82.74
2018-09 02/01/2020 84.56
2017-09 09/01/2018 81.51
2016-09 06/01/2017 81.36
2015-09 10/01/2016 83.49
2014-09 06/01/2016 84.57
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 10/01/2015 79.43
2013-09 08/01/2014 87.74

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

EIN 56-0771005
Name in IRS Master File EASTERN MUSIC FESTIVAL INC
NTEE Code A61
NTEE Classification Performing Arts Centers
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (46) Private school
(30) School, college, trade school, etc.
(40) Scholarships (other)
Foundation Status School 170(b)(1)(A)(ii)
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 August, 1965
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$90,000 3.78% Chris Williams Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Eastern Music Festival (NC) 82.74
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Hamptons International Film Festival (NY) 89.45

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Charity Contact Info

Eastern Music Festival
200 North Davie Street
Suite 303
Greensboro, NC 27401
tel: (336) 333-7450
fax: (336) 333-7454
EIN: 56-0771005

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 22026
Greensboro, NC 27420

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Board Leadership

Melanie Tuttle
President

CEO

Chris Williams
Executive Director

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