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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Near West Theatre

Creating transformational theatre arts experiences

three stars

89.24

6516 Detroit Avenue Suite 9
Cleveland, OH 44102
tel: (216) 961-9750   Web Site
EIN: 34-1881815

Board Leadership
Stephen Beiting
President

CEO
Michael Obertacz
Managing Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.24 three stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1978, Near West Theatre builds loving relationships and engages diverse people in strengthening their sense of identity, passion, and purpose, individually and in community, through transformational theatre arts experiences. Based in the Ohio City neighborhood, it has a unique identity as a grassroots, intergenerational theatre with an emphasis on serving youth. Through an intense creative process, participants learn methods of improving socialization skills and self expression in a safe, nurturing environment, as well as interdependence, team building, and problem solving skills.

Founded in 1978, Near West Theatre builds loving relationships and engages diverse people in strengthening their sense of identity, passion, and purpose, individually and in community, through transformational theatre arts experiences. Based in the Ohio City neighborhood, it has a unique identity as a grassroots, intergenerational theatre with an emphasis on serving youth. Through an intense creative process, participants learn methods of improving socialization skills and self expression in a safe, nurturing environment, as well as interdependence, team building, and problem solving skills.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

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)
86.2%
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.63
  Program Expenses Growth 22.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Near West Theatre on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Near West Theatre on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Near West Theatre (OH) 89.24 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $432,538
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $99,556
Total Contributions $532,094
   Program Service Revenue $170,303
Total Primary Revenue $702,397
   Other Revenue $197,899
TOTAL REVENUE $900,296
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,040,607
   Administrative Expenses $69,257
   Fundraising Expenses $91,211
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,201,075
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-300,779
   
Net Assets $6,250,389

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 10/01/2018 89.24 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 89.23 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 89.11 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.64 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 86.20 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 82.34 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 34-1881815
Name in IRS Master File NEAR WEST THEATRE
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
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 February, 1999
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
$56,100 4.67% Stephanie Morrison Hrbek Executive Director

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Charity Contact Info

Near West Theatre
6516 Detroit Avenue
Suite 9
Cleveland, OH 44102
tel: (216) 961-9750
fax: (216) 961-6381
EIN: 34-1881815

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Board Leadership

Stephen Beiting
President

CEO

Michael Obertacz
Managing Director

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