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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Des Moines Community Playhouse

More Than a Theatre

three stars

86.01

831 42nd Street Des Moines, IA 50312
tel: (515) 974-5370   Web Site
EIN: 42-0710259

Board Leadership
Steve Schaaf
President

CEO
David R. Kilpatrick
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.01 three stars
  Financial 83.57 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Des Moines Community Playhouse partners with volunteers to create and deliver extraordinary theatre and education programs for communities in Central Iowa through high-quality entertainment with special emphasis on issues of social significance; programs which allow for the development of individual self-expression and self-esteem; and programs which identify and encourage individuals to pursue professional theatre development.

The Des Moines Community Playhouse partners with volunteers to create and deliver extraordinary theatre and education programs for communities in Central Iowa through high-quality entertainment with special emphasis on issues of social significance; programs which allow for the development of individual self-expression and self-esteem; and programs which identify and encourage individuals to pursue professional theatre development.

Financial

three stars

83.57

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
75.5%
  Administrative Expenses 17.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.63
  Program Expenses Growth 0.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 25.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Des Moines Community Playhouse on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Des Moines Community Playhouse on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Des Moines Community Playhouse (IA) 86.01 three stars
Marin Theatre Company (CA) 86.45 three stars
Trinity Repertory Company (RI) 90.42 four stars
Lyric Theatre (OK) 91.39 four stars
Phoenix Theatre (AZ) 86.12 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $622,494
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $21,227
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $643,721
   Program Service Revenue $1,586,882
Total Primary Revenue $2,230,603
   Other Revenue $29,534
TOTAL REVENUE $2,260,137
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,080,781
   Administrative Expenses $304,840
   Fundraising Expenses $161,579
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,547,200
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-287,063
   
Net Assets $7,335,910

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
Classes and Plays $2,080,781 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-08 05/01/2020 86.01 three stars
2018-07 11/01/2019 85.18 three stars
2017-07 07/01/2018 88.27 three stars
2016-07 07/01/2017 90.34 four stars
2015-07 11/01/2016 91.25 four stars
2014-07 06/01/2016 91.56 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-07 10/01/2015 91.88 four stars
2013-07 11/01/2014 91.56 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 42-0710259
Name in IRS Master File DES MOINES COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE
NTEE Code A65
NTEE Classification Theater
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical 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 May, 1946
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • July, 2017
  • July, 2016
  • July, 2015
  • July, 2014
  • July, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$83,547 3.27% David Kilpatrick Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$117,376 4.60% John Viars Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Des Moines Community Playhouse (IA) 86.01 three stars
Marin Theatre Company (CA) 86.45 three stars
Center Stage (MD) 87.62 three stars
Rehearsal for Life, Inc. (Urban Improv/Freelance) (MA) 86.17 three stars
Old Globe Theatre (CA) 94.34 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Des Moines Community Playhouse
831 42nd Street
Des Moines, IA 50312
tel: (515) 974-5370
EIN: 42-0710259

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Board Leadership

Steve Schaaf
President

CEO

David R. Kilpatrick
Executive Director

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