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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Stamford Symphony Orchestra

Fulfilling its mission through passionate, professional performances

three stars

85.64

263 Tresser Boulevard Stamford, CT 06901
tel: (203) 325-1407   Web Site
EIN: 06-6100039

Board Leadership
Alan McIntrye
Chairman

CEO
Russell Jones
CEO & President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.64 three stars
  Financial 86.33 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Stamford Symphony aspires to build a lifelong appreciation of classical music among all populations of Stamford and its neighboring communities. It fulfills this mission through passionate, professional performances of the highest caliber, diverse and innovative programming, and inspiring educational initiatives.

The Stamford Symphony aspires to build a lifelong appreciation of classical music among all populations of Stamford and its neighboring communities. It fulfills this mission through passionate, professional performances of the highest caliber, diverse and innovative programming, and inspiring educational initiatives.

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Financial

three stars

86.33

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
74.4%
  Administrative Expenses 17.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.76
  Program Expenses Growth 3.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Stamford Symphony Orchestra on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Stamford Symphony Orchestra on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Stamford Symphony Orchestra (CT) 85.64 three stars
Sarasota Orchestra (FL) 93.44 four stars
Detroit Symphony Orchestra (MI) 90.85 four stars
Omaha Symphony (NE) 95.05 four stars
Midland-Odessa Symphony & Chorale (TX) 90.14 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $812,567
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $104,385
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $46,726
Total Contributions $963,678
   Program Service Revenue $386,547
Total Primary Revenue $1,350,225
   Other Revenue $129,197
TOTAL REVENUE $1,479,422
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,123,142
   Administrative Expenses $198,058
   Fundraising Expenses $116,715
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,437,915
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $41,507
   
Net Assets $1,235,323

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
Classical Recital and Performances $1,111,750 99.0%
Education Outreach Programs for Children $11,392 1.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 09/01/2020 85.64 three stars
2018-06 06/01/2019 84.50 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 80.32 three stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 81.48 three stars
2015-06 09/01/2016 82.68 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 83.15 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 03/01/2016 79.23 two 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 06-6100039
Name in IRS Master File STAMFORD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA INC
NTEE Code A69
NTEE Classification Symphony Orchestras
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 December, 1967
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$150,000 10.43% Russell Jones CEO & President
Other Salaries of Note
$258,980 18.01% Barbara Soroca Former CEO & President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Stamford Symphony Orchestra (CT) 85.64 three stars
Empire State Youth Orchestra (NY) 86.22 three stars
Memphis Symphony Orchestra (TN) 88.82 three stars
Nashville Symphony (TN) 88.83 three stars
Symphony Silicon Valley (CA) 85.74 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Stamford Symphony Orchestra
263 Tresser Boulevard
Stamford, CT 06901
tel: (203) 325-1407
fax: (203) 325-8762
EIN: 06-6100039

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Board Leadership

Alan McIntrye
Chairman

CEO

Russell Jones
CEO & President

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