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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Cleveland Public Theatre

Raising consciousness and nurturing compassion through ground breaking performances and life changing educational programs

four stars

92.22

6415 Detroit Avenue Cleveland, OH 44102
tel: (216) 631-2727   Web Site
EIN: 34-1359225

Board Leadership
Philip Oliss
President

CEO
Raymond Bobgan
Executive Artistic Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.22 four stars
  Financial 99.82 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1981, Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) works to raise consciousness and nurture compassion through ground breaking performances and life changing educational programs. CPT develops new, adventurous work and nurtures Northeastern Ohio artists -- particularly those whose work is inventive, intelligent, and socially conscious. CPT's acclaimed education programs engage underserved communities in devising new works that speak to contemporary issues, and empower participants to work for positive change in our community.

Founded in 1981, Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) works to raise consciousness and nurture compassion through ground breaking performances and life changing educational programs. CPT develops new, adventurous work and nurtures Northeastern Ohio artists -- particularly those whose work is inventive, intelligent, and socially conscious. CPT's acclaimed education programs engage underserved communities in devising new works that speak to contemporary issues, and empower participants to work for positive change in our community.

Financial

four stars

99.82

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 10/01/2018 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)
84.4%
  Administrative Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.07
  Program Expenses Growth 13.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cleveland Public Theatre on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cleveland Public Theatre on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cleveland Public Theatre (OH) 92.22 four stars
Trinity Repertory Company (RI) 90.82 four stars
Kansas City Repertory Theatre (MO) 85.33 three stars
Asolo Repertory Theatre (FL) 92.16 four stars
Theatre for a New Audience (NY) 93.28 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $877,136
   Federated Campaigns $6,424
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $30,760
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $230,520
Total Contributions $1,144,840
   Program Service Revenue $327,669
Total Primary Revenue $1,472,509
   Other Revenue $196,132
TOTAL REVENUE $1,668,641
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,814,497
   Administrative Expenses $233,869
   Fundraising Expenses $92,464
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,140,830
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-472,189
   
Net Assets $7,961,162

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
Performances $1,221,879 67.3%
Public Awareness $592,618 32.7%

Ratings History
Cleveland Public Theatre has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 10/01/2018 92.22 four stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 92.22 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 92.22 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.98 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 91.82 four stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 89.76 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 34-1359225
Name in IRS Master File CLEVELAND PUBLIC THEATRE INC
NTEE Code A65
NTEE Classification Theater
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 November, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$72,083 3.36% Raymond Bobgan Executive Artistic Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cleveland Public Theatre (OH) 92.22 four stars
Hartford Stage (CT) 89.00 three stars
Theatre for a New Audience (NY) 93.28 four stars
George Street Playhouse (NJ) 88.81 three stars
Seattle Children's Theatre (WA) 86.49 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Cleveland Public Theatre
6415 Detroit Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44102
tel: (216) 631-2727
fax: (216) 631-2575
EIN: 34-1359225

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Board Leadership

Philip Oliss
President

CEO

Raymond Bobgan
Executive Artistic Director

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