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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

South Dakota Symphony Orchestra

The sound of imagination

four stars

91.10

301 South Main Avenue Sioux Falls, SD 57104
tel: (605) 335-7933   Web Site
EIN: 46-6017026

Board Leadership
Scott Lawrence
President

CEO
Jennifer Teisinger
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.10 four stars
  Financial 96.21 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1965, the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra celebrates the tradition of live orchestral music and enriches the lives of people throughout our region. We present full, chamber, and ensemble orchestra concerts, as well as education programs for all ages. Additionally, we initiate and encourage collaborations with statewide business and arts organizations to promote the arts in general.

Founded in 1965, the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra celebrates the tradition of live orchestral music and enriches the lives of people throughout our region. We present full, chamber, and ensemble orchestra concerts, as well as education programs for all ages. Additionally, we initiate and encourage collaborations with statewide business and arts organizations to promote the arts in general.

Financial

four stars

96.21

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

88.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 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)
80.5%
  Administrative Expenses 14.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.65
  Program Expenses Growth 14.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by South Dakota Symphony Orchestra on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by South Dakota Symphony Orchestra on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
South Dakota Symphony Orchestra (SD) 91.10 four stars
Nashville Symphony (TN) 88.83 three stars
Midland-Odessa Symphony & Chorale (TX) 90.49 four stars
Silkroad (MA) 85.04 three stars
Kansas City Symphony (MO) 95.19 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,067,659
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $162,431
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $130,406
Total Contributions $1,360,496
   Program Service Revenue $859,620
Total Primary Revenue $2,220,116
   Other Revenue $54,002
TOTAL REVENUE $2,274,118
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,063,086
   Administrative Expenses $354,021
   Fundraising Expenses $98,993
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,516,100
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-241,982
   
Net Assets $2,036,567

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
Full, Chamber, and Ensemble Orchestra Concerts $2,063,086 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2021 91.10 four stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 83.53 three stars
2017-06 10/01/2018 83.34 three stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 79.75 two stars
2015-06 09/01/2016 79.57 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 76.74 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 72.68 two stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 76.50 two 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 46-6017026
Name in IRS Master File SOUTH DAKOTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
NTEE Code A69
NTEE Classification Symphony Orchestras
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
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 June, 1967
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Jennifer Teisinger Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$78,233 3.10% Jennifer Boomgaarden Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
South Dakota Symphony Orchestra (SD) 91.10 four stars
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra (MN) 88.84 three stars
Charleston Symphony Orchestra (SC) 88.84 three stars
San Francisco Symphony (CA) 87.74 three stars
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra (TX) 86.94 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

South Dakota Symphony Orchestra
301 South Main Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
tel: (605) 335-7933
EIN: 46-6017026

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Board Leadership

Scott Lawrence
President

CEO

Jennifer Teisinger
Executive Director

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