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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Handel and Haydn Society

Performing Baroque and Classical music at the highest level of artistic excellence.

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three stars

87.98

9 Harcourt Street Boston, MA 02116
tel: (617) 262-1815   Web Site
EIN: 04-2126598

Board Leadership
W. Carl Kester
Chairman

CEO
David Snead
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.98 three stars
  Financial 83.48 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

A principal leader of Boston's arts community since 1815, the Handel and Haydn Society is dedicated to performing Baroque and Classical music at the highest level of artistic excellence and to sharing that music with as large and diverse an audience as possible through concert performances at Symphony and Jordan Halls, tours, recordings, radio broadcasts, and outreach initiatives for students and underserved communities.

A principal leader of Boston's arts community since 1815, the Handel and Haydn Society is dedicated to performing Baroque and Classical music at the highest level of artistic excellence and to sharing that music with as large and diverse an audience as possible through concert performances at Symphony and Jordan Halls, tours, recordings, radio broadcasts, and outreach initiatives for students and underserved communities.

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Financial

three stars

83.48

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
68.8%
  Administrative Expenses 17.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.59
  Program Expenses Growth 6.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Handel and Haydn Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Handel and Haydn Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Handel and Haydn Society (MA) 87.98 three stars
Sarasota Orchestra (FL) 92.55 four stars
The Los Angeles Philharmonic (CA) 91.50 four stars
Boston Landmarks Orchestra (MA) 86.17 three stars
Minnesota Orchestra (MN) 92.09 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,636,676
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $90,017
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $76,750
Total Contributions $2,803,443
   Program Service Revenue $1,479,787
Total Primary Revenue $4,283,230
   Other Revenue $514,551
TOTAL REVENUE $4,797,781
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,484,773
   Administrative Expenses $871,830
   Fundraising Expenses $688,011
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,044,614
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-246,833
   
Net Assets $11,631,952

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
Concert Season $2,902,107 83.3%
Educational Outreach Program $582,666 16.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 12/01/2018 87.98 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 89.21 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 90.02 four stars
2014-06 07/01/2016 90.73 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.88 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 90.73 four stars
2013-06 05/01/2015 92.45 four stars
2013-06 03/01/2015 90.36 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 04-2126598
Name in IRS Master File HANDEL AND HAYDN SOCIETY
NTEE Code A68
NTEE Classification Music
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 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 March, 1930
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$258,732 5.12% David Snead President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Handel and Haydn Society (MA) 87.98 three stars
Allentown Symphony Association (PA) 88.95 three stars
Midland-Odessa Symphony & Chorale (TX) 90.14 four stars
Flint Institute of Music (MI) 86.13 three stars
Canton Symphony Orchestra (OH) 89.82 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Handel and Haydn Society
9 Harcourt Street
Boston, MA 02116
tel: (617) 262-1815
fax: (617) 266-4217
EIN: 04-2126598

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Board Leadership

W. Carl Kester
Chairman

CEO

David Snead
President and CEO

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