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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Arts Empowering Life

Pursuing beauty, truth, and faith in the arts

two stars

73.83

P.O. Box 2831 Orleans, MA 02653
tel: (508) 225-3999   Web Site
EIN: 04-3017097

Board Leadership
Sarah R. Kanaga
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 73.83 two stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 63.00 one star
This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Arts Empowering Life is dedicated to the pursuit of beauty, truth, and faith, in the Arts - sharing inspiration and education with people across many nationalities, cultures, and traditions.

Arts Empowering Life is dedicated to the pursuit of beauty, truth, and faith, in the Arts - sharing inspiration and education with people across many nationalities, cultures, and traditions.

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Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

one star

63.00

This rating was published 11/01/2018 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)
85.3%
  Administrative Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.05
  Program Expenses Growth 22.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Arts Empowering Life on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Arts Empowering Life on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Arts Empowering Life (MA) 73.83 two stars
Vashon Center for the Arts (WA) 89.38 three stars
Bryn Mawr Film Institute (PA) 87.29 three stars
Lensic Performing Arts Center (NM) 90.46 four stars
Joyce Theater Foundation (NY) 87.99 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,295,894
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,295,894
   Program Service Revenue $190,870
Total Primary Revenue $1,486,764
   Other Revenue $86,553
TOTAL REVENUE $1,573,317
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,267,880
   Administrative Expenses $86,350
   Fundraising Expenses $65,423
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,419,653
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $153,664
   
Net Assets $1,336,683

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
Spirit of America Band $791,814 62.5%
The Mount Tabor Centre for Art and Spirituality $289,580 22.8%
Gloriae Dei Cantores $80,732 6.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 11/01/2018 73.83 two stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 73.73 two stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 73.00 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 03/01/2016 71.72 two stars
2014-06 04/01/2015 68.61 one star

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

EIN 04-3017097
Name in IRS Master File ARTS EMPOWERING LIFE INC
NTEE Code A6B
NTEE Classification Singing, Choral
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (89) Singing society or group
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 October, 1988
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
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Arts Empowering Life (MA) 73.83 two stars
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center (CA) 93.21 four stars
SFFILM (CA) 87.22 three stars
Kansas City Starlight Theatre (MO) 90.58 four stars
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts (MN) 91.33 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Arts Empowering Life
P.O. Box 2831
Orleans, MA 02653
tel: (508) 225-3999
fax: (508) 240-1989
EIN: 04-3017097

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Board Leadership

Sarah R. Kanaga
President

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