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Northern Clay Center

Advancing Ceramic Arts

three stars

89.54

2424 Franklin Avenue East Minneapolis, MN 55406
tel: (612) 339-8007   Web Site
EIN: 41-1616650

Board Leadership
Craig Bishop
Chair

CEO
Sarah Millfelt
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.54 three stars
  Financial 87.56 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Northern Clay Center's mission is the advancement of the ceramic arts. Ongoing programs include exhibitions by contemporary regional, national and international ceramic artists, as well as historical and architectural ceramics; classes and workshops for children and adults at all skill levels; studio space and grants for artists; and a sales gallery representing many top ceramic artists from the region and elsewhere.

Northern Clay Center's mission is the advancement of the ceramic arts. Ongoing programs include exhibitions by contemporary regional, national and international ceramic artists, as well as historical and architectural ceramics; classes and workshops for children and adults at all skill levels; studio space and grants for artists; and a sales gallery representing many top ceramic artists from the region and elsewhere.

Financial

three stars

87.56

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
90.4%
  Administrative Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.08
  Program Expenses Growth 1.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Northern Clay Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Northern Clay Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Northern Clay Center (MN) 89.54 three stars
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Racine Art Museum (WI) 85.37 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $488,634
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $167,522
Total Contributions $656,156
   Program Service Revenue $1,146,236
Total Primary Revenue $1,802,392
   Other Revenue $58,387
TOTAL REVENUE $1,860,779
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,580,979
   Administrative Expenses $133,519
   Fundraising Expenses $46,279
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,760,777
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $100,002
   
Net Assets $3,629,091

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
Education $587,417 37.2%
Sales Gallery $484,577 30.7%
Affordable Studio Space $285,535 18.1%
Ceramic Arts Exhibitions $223,450 14.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 02/01/2019 89.54 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 91.13 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 90.28 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.16 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 88.15 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 85.57 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2014 92.69 four 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 41-1616650
Name in IRS Master File NORTHERN CLAY CENTER
NTEE Code A25
NTEE Classification Arts Education
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
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 October, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$88,355 5.01% Sarah Millfelt Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Northern Clay Center (MN) 89.54 three stars
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Racine Art Museum (WI) 85.37 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Northern Clay Center
2424 Franklin Avenue East
Minneapolis, MN 55406
tel: (612) 339-8007
EIN: 41-1616650

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Board Leadership

Craig Bishop
Chair

CEO

Sarah Millfelt
Executive Director

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