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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Raw Art Works

We believe that all kids should be SEEN and HEARD

three stars

85.12

37 Central Square Lynn, MA 01901
tel: (781) 593-5515   Web Site
EIN: 22-2854850

Board Leadership
Bruce Herring
Chair

CEO
Kit Jenkins
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.12 three stars
  Financial 82.07 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Raw Art Work's (RAW) mission is to ignite the desire to create and the confidence to succeed in our youth.

RAW is a youth arts organization rooted in art therapy believing that all kids should be seen and heard and that everyone has a story to tell. Located in Lynn, Massachusetts, RAW offers a variety of free programming from painting to filmmaking, for kids ages 7-19. RAW uses art to ask kids "what is really going on" in their lives, giving them the tools to create in unexpected ways, and envision new possibilities for their future.

Raw Art Work's (RAW) mission is to ignite the desire to create and the confidence to succeed in our youth.

RAW is a youth arts organization rooted in art therapy believing that all kids should be seen and heard and that everyone has a story to tell. Located in Lynn, Massachusetts, RAW offers a variety of free programming from painting to filmmaking, for kids ages 7-19. RAW uses art to ask kids "what is really going on" in their lives, giving them the tools to create in unexpected ways, and envision new possibilities for their future.

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Financial

three stars

82.07

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

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)
68.8%
  Administrative Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.10
  Program Expenses Growth 3.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Raw Art Works on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Raw Art Works on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Raw Art Works (MA) 85.12 three stars
Free Spirit Media (IL) 92.42 four stars
Inner-City Arts (CA) 92.21 four stars
Exploring the Arts (NY) 88.16 three stars
Brooklyn Youth Chorus Academy (NY) 85.96 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,854,661
   Federated Campaigns $17,306
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,431
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $238,686
Total Contributions $4,114,084
   Program Service Revenue $120,444
Total Primary Revenue $4,234,528
   Other Revenue $249,557
TOTAL REVENUE $4,484,085
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,634,003
   Administrative Expenses $289,112
   Fundraising Expenses $412,594
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,335,709
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,148,376
   
Net Assets $4,765,187

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
High School Programs $1,254,713 76.8%
Middle School Programs $257,683 15.8%
Elementary School Programs $121,607 7.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 09/01/2020 85.12 three stars
2018-06 08/01/2019 82.00 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 85.34 three stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 85.29 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 86.71 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.99 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 02/01/2016 87.77 three 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 22-2854850
Name in IRS Master File RAW ART WORKS INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (166) Mental health care
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1987
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
$117,764 5.04% Katherine Jenkins Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Raw Art Works (MA) 85.12 three stars
Center for Creative Education (FL) 100.00 four stars
Joy of Music Program (MA) 87.10 three stars
The Harlem School of the Arts (NY) 86.73 three stars
Third Street Music School Settlement (NY) 93.48 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Raw Art Works
37 Central Square
Lynn, MA 01901
tel: (781) 593-5515
EIN: 22-2854850

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Board Leadership

Bruce Herring
Chair

CEO

Kit Jenkins
Executive Director

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