Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Alliance for California Traditional Arts

Dedicated to sustaining and fostering the growth of cultural traditions

three stars

86.70

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 86.70 three stars
  Financial 84.75 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

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Financial

three stars

84.75

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
75.4%
  Administrative Expenses 18.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.46
  Program Expenses Growth 13.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 46.3%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $599,181
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $219,181
Total Contributions $818,362
   Program Service Revenue $1,033,745
Total Primary Revenue $1,852,107
   Other Revenue $2,136
TOTAL REVENUE $1,854,243
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,616,301
   Administrative Expenses $401,910
   Fundraising Expenses $103,099
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,121,310
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-267,067
   
Net Assets $807,641

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$97,145 4.57% Amy Kitchener Executive Director

Mission

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.

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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