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Pilchuck Glass School

Pilchuck Glass School inspires creativity, transforms individuals and builds community

two stars

79.69

240 Second Avenue South Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98104
tel: (206) 621-8422   Web Site
EIN: 91-0963132

Board Leadership
Roger MacPherson Roger MacPherson
President

CEO
Christopher R. Taylor
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.69 two stars
  Financial 73.48 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Pilchuck Glass School is an international center for glass art education. From May through September every year, Pilchuck's summer program offers a series of courses as well as residencies for established artists in all media. Summer sessions vary in length and offer five concurrent courses in a variety of glassworking processes for artists of all skill levels. Small classes taught by world-renowned artists and instructors emphasize experimentation and teamwork while fostering individual initiative and expression. Pilchuck also offers residencies for both emerging and established artists during the fall and spring.

Pilchuck Glass School is an international center for glass art education. From May through September every year, Pilchuck's summer program offers a series of courses as well as residencies for established artists in all media. Summer sessions vary in length and offer five concurrent courses in a variety of glassworking processes for artists of all skill levels. Small classes taught by world-renowned artists and instructors emphasize experimentation and teamwork while fostering individual initiative and expression. Pilchuck also offers residencies for both emerging and established artists during the fall and spring.

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Financial

two stars

73.48

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
64.0%
  Administrative Expenses 23.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.97
  Program Expenses Growth 1.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pilchuck Glass School on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pilchuck Glass School on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pilchuck Glass School (WA) 79.69 two stars
Center for Arts-Inspired Learning (OH) 85.40 three stars
The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation (CA) 90.77 four stars
The Harmony Project (CA) 97.68 four stars
Inner-City Arts (CA) 92.21 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,984,219
   Federated Campaigns $10,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $646,316
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $20,000
Total Contributions $2,660,535
   Program Service Revenue $1,079,722
Total Primary Revenue $3,740,257
   Other Revenue $-180,277
TOTAL REVENUE $3,559,980
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,003,632
   Administrative Expenses $964,630
   Fundraising Expenses $189,953
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,158,215
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $401,765
   
Net Assets $5,936,416

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.

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Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 07/01/2020 79.69 two stars
2017-12 07/01/2019 78.10 two stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 75.73 two stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 78.44 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 82.44 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 81.30 three stars
2012-12 10/01/2014 76.14 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 91-0963132
Name in IRS Master File PILCHUCK GLASS SCHOOL
NTEE Code A25
NTEE Classification Arts Education
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (30) School, college, trade school, etc.
Foundation Status School 170(b)(1)(A)(ii)
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 July, 1976
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
$128,153 4.05% Christopher Taylor Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$42,950 1.35% James Baker Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pilchuck Glass School (WA) 79.69 two stars
NDI New Mexico (NM) 88.12 three stars
Kaufman Music Center (NY) 85.75 three stars
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Baltimore Clayworks (MD) 85.27 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Pilchuck Glass School
240 Second Avenue South
Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98104
tel: (206) 621-8422
fax: (206) 621-0713
EIN: 91-0963132

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Board Leadership

Roger MacPherson Roger MacPherson
President

CEO

Christopher R. Taylor
Executive Director

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