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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Cleveland International Film Festival

Promote artistically and culturally significant film arts through education and exhibition

four stars

92.29

2510 Market Avenue Cleveland, OH 44113
tel: (216) 623-3456   Web Site
EIN: 34-1262368

Board Leadership
Chris S.W. Blake
President

CEO
Marcie Goodman
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.29 four stars
  Financial 89.87 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1979, the mission of the Cleveland International Film Festival is to promote artistically and culturally significant film arts through education and exhibition to enrich the life of the community. In other words, the CIFF presents the newest and best films from around the world and does everything in its power to make sure its audience learns something along the way - about other cultures, about current events, about the experience from the filmmakers themselves.

Founded in 1979, the mission of the Cleveland International Film Festival is to promote artistically and culturally significant film arts through education and exhibition to enrich the life of the community. In other words, the CIFF presents the newest and best films from around the world and does everything in its power to make sure its audience learns something along the way - about other cultures, about current events, about the experience from the filmmakers themselves.

Financial

three stars

89.87

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
84.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.34
  Program Expenses Growth 4.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cleveland International Film Festival on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cleveland International Film Festival on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Cleveland International Film Festival (OH) 92.29 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,005,930
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $416,835
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $251,256
Total Contributions $2,674,021
   Program Service Revenue $765,173
Total Primary Revenue $3,439,194
   Other Revenue $63,162
TOTAL REVENUE $3,502,356
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,993,562
   Administrative Expenses $202,892
   Fundraising Expenses $324,745
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,521,199
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-18,843
   
Net Assets $1,643,149

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
Film Festival $2,993,562 100.0%

Ratings History
Cleveland International Film Festival has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 02/01/2021 92.29 four stars
2018-09 03/01/2020 93.70 four stars
2017-09 04/01/2019 93.55 four stars
2017-09 02/01/2019 92.38 four stars
2016-09 03/01/2018 91.88 four stars
2015-09 12/01/2016 90.52 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 89.09 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 04/01/2016 89.87 three stars
2014-09 02/01/2016 85.71 three stars
2013-09 05/01/2015 90.88 four stars
2012-09 10/01/2014 88.96 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 34-1262368
Name in IRS Master File CLEVELAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL INC
NTEE Code A31
NTEE Classification Film, Video
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (90) Cultural performances
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 April, 1979
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$166,777 4.73% Marcie Goodman Executive Director

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Cleveland International Film Festival (OH) 92.29 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Cleveland International Film Festival
2510 Market Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44113
tel: (216) 623-3456
fax: (216) 623-0103
EIN: 34-1262368

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Board Leadership

Chris S.W. Blake
President

CEO

Marcie Goodman
Executive Director

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