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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

P.S. ARTS

Improving the lives of children by providing arts education

four stars

93.98

6701 Center Drive W. Suite 550
Los Angeles, CA 90045
tel: (310) 586-1017   Web Site
EIN: 95-3931147

Board Leadership
Laura Fox
Chair

CEO
Kristen Paglia
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.98 four stars
  Financial 91.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

P.S. ARTS is dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing arts education to underserved public schools and communities. P.S. ARTS is the only organization in Southern and Central California that provides yearlong arts education in dance, music, theater, and visual arts to every child in a school during the regular school day. Without our programs, children in these underfunded school districts would not have access to the arts. P.S. ARTS also coordinates with school administrators and parent groups to provide community outreach services designed to increase the community's capacity to advocate for educational equity and to provide critical cultural experiences for the entire family. P.S. ARTS programs help level the educational playing field by teaching creative and cognitive skills to students struggling to overcome economic, ability, or literacy barriers that will better equip them to be competitive and successful people.

P.S. ARTS is dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing arts education to underserved public schools and communities. P.S. ARTS is the only organization in Southern and Central California that provides yearlong arts education in dance, music, theater, and visual arts to every child in a school during the regular school day. Without our programs, children in these underfunded school districts would not have access to the arts. P.S. ARTS also coordinates with school administrators and parent groups to provide community outreach services designed to increase the community's capacity to advocate for educational equity and to provide critical cultural experiences for the entire family. P.S. ARTS programs help level the educational playing field by teaching creative and cognitive skills to students struggling to overcome economic, ability, or literacy barriers that will better equip them to be competitive and successful people.

Financial

four stars

91.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
81.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.70
  Program Expenses Growth 21.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by P.S. ARTS on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by P.S. ARTS on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
P.S. ARTS (CA) 93.98 four stars
Raw Art Works (MA) 85.29 three stars
Music Academy of the West (CA) 92.02 four stars
Third Street Music School Settlement (NY) 89.73 three stars
Arts for Learning (FL) 87.76 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,222,028
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $290,492
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $125,106
Total Contributions $2,637,626
   Program Service Revenue $991,193
Total Primary Revenue $3,628,819
   Other Revenue $76,222
TOTAL REVENUE $3,705,041
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,720,684
   Administrative Expenses $353,402
   Fundraising Expenses $308,907
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,382,993
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $322,048
   
Net Assets $3,086,918

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
Providing Arts Education to Public Schools $2,720,684 100.0%

Ratings History
P.S. ARTS has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 10/01/2016 93.98 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.53 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 88.70 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 87.76 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 95-3931147
Name in IRS Master File P S ARTS
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, 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 December, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$123,278 3.64% Kristen Paglia Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$169,317 5.00% Amy Shapiro Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
P.S. ARTS (CA) 93.98 four stars
Raw Art Works (MA) 85.29 three stars
Brooklyn Youth Chorus Academy (NY) 86.24 three stars
The Harmony Project (CA) 95.47 four stars
Chicago Children's Choir (IL) 85.77 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

P.S. ARTS
6701 Center Drive W.
Suite 550
Los Angeles, CA 90045
tel: (310) 586-1017
EIN: 95-3931147

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Board Leadership

Laura Fox
Chair

CEO

Kristen Paglia
Chief Executive Officer

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