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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Alliance for California Traditional Arts

Dedicated to sustaining and fostering the growth of cultural traditions

84.93

744 P Street Suite 307
Fresno, CA 93721
tel: (559) 237-9812   Web Site
EIN: 02-0541202

Board Leadership
Daniel Sheehy
President

CEO
Amy Kitchener
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.93
  Financial 90.35
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

90.35

Accountability & Transparency

81.00

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)
79.5%
  Administrative Expenses 15.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.77
  Program Expenses Growth 4.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alliance for California Traditional Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alliance for California Traditional Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alliance for California Traditional Arts (CA) 84.93
The Loft Literary Center (MN) 86.98
Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation (CA) 88.26
Academy of American Poets (NY) 88.19
MusiCares (CA) 95.80

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Founded in 2001, The Alliance for California Traditional Arts promotes and supports ways for cultural traditions to thrive now and into the future by providing advocacy, resources, and connections for folk and traditional artists. From Ohlone basketry and African-American quilt-making to cowboy poetry and Vietnamese opera, California is home to hundreds of diverse traditions. ACTA connects artists, communities, and funders to each other, information, and resources through grants and contracts, convenings, research, and technical assistance. ACTA also provides advocacy through local and national field-building. Recognized for its culturally competent leadership, intellectual capital, and excellence in program administration, ACTA is the California Arts Council's official partner in serving the state's folk and traditional arts field.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,093,566
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $142,859
Total Contributions $1,236,425
   Program Service Revenue $107,160
Total Primary Revenue $1,343,585
   Other Revenue $2,289
TOTAL REVENUE $1,345,874
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,119,669
   Administrative Expenses $211,335
   Fundraising Expenses $61,237
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,392,241
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-46,367
   
Net Assets $1,000,454

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
Stewardship $550,841 49.2%
Living Cultures Grant Program $487,447 43.5%
New Moon Monthly E-Newsletter $81,381 7.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 12/01/2016 84.93
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.76
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 86.20
2013-06 03/01/2015 85.62
2013-06 02/01/2015 85.62

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

EIN 02-0541202
Name in IRS Master File ALLIANCE FOR CALIFORNIA TRADITIONAL ARTS
NTEE Code A20
NTEE Classification Arts, Cultural Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 November, 2002
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, 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
$103,389 7.42% Amy Kitchener Executive Director

Founded in 2001, The Alliance for California Traditional Arts promotes and supports ways for cultural traditions to thrive now and into the future by providing advocacy, resources, and connections for folk and traditional artists. From Ohlone basketry and African-American quilt-making to cowboy poetry and Vietnamese opera, California is home to hundreds of diverse traditions. ACTA connects artists, communities, and funders to each other, information, and resources through grants and contracts, convenings, research, and technical assistance. ACTA also provides advocacy through local and national field-building. Recognized for its culturally competent leadership, intellectual capital, and excellence in program administration, ACTA is the California Arts Council's official partner in serving the state's folk and traditional arts field.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alliance for California Traditional Arts (CA) 84.93
Intersection for the Arts (CA) 91.92
Cinequest (CA) 93.91
Pasadena Conservatory of Music (CA) 91.72
ArtWorks (OH) 86.75

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Charity Contact Info

Alliance for California Traditional Arts
744 P Street
Suite 307
Fresno, CA 93721
tel: (559) 237-9812
fax: (559) 237-9814
EIN: 02-0541202

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Board Leadership

Daniel Sheehy
President

CEO

Amy Kitchener
Executive Director

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