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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Cleveland International Film Festival

Promote artistically and culturally significant film arts through education and exhibition

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four stars

93.55

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

Board Leadership
Nancy Callahan
President

CEO
Marcie Goodman
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.55 four stars
  Financial 91.81 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Total number of paid seats filled for screenings
106,504
Average dollar price of tickets to screenings
15
Total number of screenings held
520
Number of competition winners declared
25
Total number of works exhibited
418
Number of free participants on field trips
2,839
Number of paid participants on field trips
6,512
Average price of field trip tickets
5
Total number of fields trips
108
Average dollar price of entry to competitions
80
Number of competition entrants
3,166
Total number of competitions held
25
This impact information is current as of March 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

91.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

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)
82.6%
  Administrative Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.40
  Program Expenses Growth 8.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.9%
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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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cleveland International Film Festival (OH) 93.55 four stars
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Strings Music Festival (CO) 89.13 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,733,470
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $456,629
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $252,623
Total Contributions $2,442,722
   Program Service Revenue $869,746
Total Primary Revenue $3,312,468
   Other Revenue $59,006
TOTAL REVENUE $3,371,474
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,754,005
   Administrative Expenses $233,392
   Fundraising Expenses $300,358
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,287,755
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $83,719
   
Net Assets $1,698,581

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 $2,754,005 100.0%

Ratings History
Cleveland International Film Festival has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$157,046 4.77% Marcie Goodman Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cleveland International Film Festival (OH) 93.55 four stars
Strings Music Festival (CO) 89.13 three stars
Austin Film Society (TX) 92.50 four stars
Williamstown Theatre Festival (MA) 91.70 four stars
Charleston Wine + Food Festival (SC) 85.49 three 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

Nancy Callahan
President

CEO

Marcie Goodman
Executive Director

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