Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

The MacDowell Colony

Freedom to Create

three stars

80.72

100 High Street Peterborough, NH 03458
tel: (603) 924-3886   Web Site
EIN: 13-1592242

Board Leadership
Michael Chabon
Chairman

CEO
Cheryl A. Young
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.72 three stars
  Financial 73.65 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of The MacDowell Colony is to nurture the arts by offering creative individuals of the highest talent an inspiring environment in which they can produce enduring works of the imagination.

The sole criterion for acceptance is artistic excellence, which The MacDowell Colony defines in a pluralistic and inclusive way. We encourage applications from artists representing the widest possible range of perspectives and demographics, and who are investigating an unlimited array of inquiries and concerns.

We apply the same egalitarian standards for all those who serve MacDowell either in a staff, volunteer, or representative capacity.

The mission of The MacDowell Colony is to nurture the arts by offering creative individuals of the highest talent an inspiring environment in which they can produce enduring works of the imagination.

The sole criterion for acceptance is artistic excellence, which The MacDowell Colony defines in a pluralistic and inclusive way. We encourage applications from artists representing the widest possible range of perspectives and demographics, and who are investigating an unlimited array of inquiries and concerns.

We apply the same egalitarian standards for all those who serve MacDowell either in a staff, volunteer, or representative capacity.

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Financial

two stars

73.65

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
59.4%
  Administrative Expenses 23.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.28
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.58
  Program Expenses Growth 4.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The MacDowell Colony on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The MacDowell Colony on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,140,083
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $627,111
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $25,000
Total Contributions $2,792,194
   Program Service Revenue $42,579
Total Primary Revenue $2,834,773
   Other Revenue $852,857
TOTAL REVENUE $3,687,630
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,682,383
   Administrative Expenses $1,113,578
   Fundraising Expenses $736,705
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,532,666
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-845,036
   
Net Assets $44,454,768

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$150,659 3.32% Cheryl Young Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$1,050 0.02% Michael Young Director
$1,050 0.02% Trevor Weston Director
$1,050 0.02% Arthur Simms Director

Mission

The mission of The MacDowell Colony is to nurture the arts by offering creative individuals of the highest talent an inspiring environment in which they can produce enduring works of the imagination.

The sole criterion for acceptance is artistic excellence, which The MacDowell Colony defines in a pluralistic and inclusive way. We encourage applications from artists representing the widest possible range of perspectives and demographics, and who are investigating an unlimited array of inquiries and concerns.

We apply the same egalitarian standards for all those who serve MacDowell either in a staff, volunteer, or representative capacity.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The MacDowell Colony (NH) 80.72 three stars
National Book Foundation (NY) 87.39 three stars
Grantmakers in the Arts (NY) 87.76 three stars
Artist Trust (WA) 85.56 three stars
Frameline (CA) 87.52 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The MacDowell Colony
100 High Street
Peterborough, NH 03458
tel: (603) 924-3886
EIN: 13-1592242

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Board Leadership

Michael Chabon
Chairman

CEO

Cheryl A. Young
Executive Director