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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

American Theatre Wing

On the Stage, Behind the Scenes and In the Audience

three stars

89.85

230 West 41st Street Suite 1101
New York, NY 10036
tel: (212) 765-0606   Web Site
EIN: 13-1893906

Board Leadership
David Henry Hwang
Chairman

CEO
Heather A. Hitchens
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.85 three stars
  Financial 86.22 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1917, the American Theatre Wing has been tirelessly committed to championing and honoring American Theatre. By creating the Tony Awards®, developing educational programs and through distributing thousands of dollars of grants and awards each year, the American Theatre Wing is dedicated to preserving the past, celebrating the present, and fostering the future of American theatre nationwide.

Since 1917, the American Theatre Wing has been tirelessly committed to championing and honoring American Theatre. By creating the Tony Awards®, developing educational programs and through distributing thousands of dollars of grants and awards each year, the American Theatre Wing is dedicated to preserving the past, celebrating the present, and fostering the future of American theatre nationwide.

Financial

three stars

86.22

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 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)
71.8%
  Administrative Expenses 12.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.27
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.61
  Program Expenses Growth 17.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Theatre Wing on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Theatre Wing on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Theatre Wing (NY) 89.85 three stars
Association of Performing Arts Professionals (DC) 93.91 four stars
New World Symphony (FL) 89.29 three stars
National Performance Network (LA) 85.35 three stars
Pasadena Conservatory of Music (CA) 91.72 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $583,648
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $545,085
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $30,800
Total Contributions $1,159,533
   Program Service Revenue $676,639
Total Primary Revenue $1,836,172
   Other Revenue $389,760
TOTAL REVENUE $2,225,932
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,524,320
   Administrative Expenses $191,358
   Fundraising Expenses $348,327
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,064,005
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $161,927
   
Net Assets $8,353,665

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
2015-09 12/01/2016 89.85 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 87.64 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 90.59 four stars
2013-09 12/22/2014 88.42 three stars
2013-09 11/01/2014 86.21 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 13-1893906
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN THEATRE WING INC
NTEE Code A12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (30) School, college, trade school, 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, 1958
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 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
$309,861 15.01% Heather Hitchens Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Theatre Wing (NY) 89.85 three stars
Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation (NY) 85.82 three stars
America-Israel Cultural Foundation (NY) 91.16 four stars
Headlands Center for the Arts (CA) 93.79 four stars
Pasadena Conservatory of Music (CA) 91.72 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Theatre Wing
230 West 41st Street
Suite 1101
New York, NY 10036
tel: (212) 765-0606
fax: (212) 307-1910
EIN: 13-1893906

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Board Leadership

David Henry Hwang
Chairman

CEO

Heather A. Hitchens
President & CEO

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