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The Wooden Floor

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four stars

91.78

1810 North Main Street Santa Ana, CA 92706
tel: (714) 541-8314   Web Site
EIN: 33-0299356

Board Leadership
Judy Posnikoff
Chairwoman

CEO
Dawn S. Reese
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.78 four stars
  Financial 88.78 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1983, The Wooden Floor's mission is to empower low-income youth from diverse backgrounds to strengthen self-esteem, self-discipline and a sense of accomplishment through dance, academic, and family programs. From our Santa Ana campus, The Wooden Floor annually gives under-served local youth the tools to live fuller, healthier lives through a unique approach grounded in dance. We make a long-term investment in each of these young people. They engage in intensive dance education supported by academic and family services that change the way they make decisions, helping them to discover and pursue their full potential.

Founded in 1983, The Wooden Floor's mission is to empower low-income youth from diverse backgrounds to strengthen self-esteem, self-discipline and a sense of accomplishment through dance, academic, and family programs. From our Santa Ana campus, The Wooden Floor annually gives under-served local youth the tools to live fuller, healthier lives through a unique approach grounded in dance. We make a long-term investment in each of these young people. They engage in intensive dance education supported by academic and family services that change the way they make decisions, helping them to discover and pursue their full potential.

Financial

three stars

88.78

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
72.0%
  Administrative Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.71
  Program Expenses Growth 9.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Wooden Floor on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Wooden Floor on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Wooden Floor (CA) 91.78 four stars
Center for Arts-Inspired Learning (OH) 85.40 three stars
Artists For Humanity (MA) 85.16 three stars
Raw Art Works (MA) 85.12 three stars
ETM-LA (CA) 92.38 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,765,770
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $91,538
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,857,308
   Program Service Revenue $48,998
Total Primary Revenue $3,906,306
   Other Revenue $538,192
TOTAL REVENUE $4,444,498
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,599,793
   Administrative Expenses $286,897
   Fundraising Expenses $611,715
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,498,405
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $946,093
   
Net Assets $14,458,097

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
Year-Round Program $1,573,208 60.5%
Supporting Programs for Student and Family Services $613,293 23.6%
Concert and Performance Opportunities $413,292 15.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-08 02/01/2021 91.78 four stars
2018-08 02/01/2020 89.99 three stars
2018-08 08/01/2019 89.60 three stars
2017-08 08/01/2018 85.41 three stars
2016-08 11/01/2017 87.69 three stars
2015-08 11/01/2016 87.86 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 86.93 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 04/01/2016 89.41 three stars
2014-08 02/01/2016 88.65 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 33-0299356
Name in IRS Master File THE WOODEN FLOOR FOR YOUTH MOVEMENT
NTEE Code A63
NTEE Classification Ballet
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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, 1992
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2018
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$155,935 4.45% Dawn S. Reese Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Wooden Floor (CA) 91.78 four stars
YoungArts (FL) 86.53 three stars
Baltimore Clayworks (MD) 85.27 three stars
Interlochen Center for the Arts (MI) 85.90 three stars
The Ghetto Film School (NY) 91.30 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Wooden Floor
1810 North Main Street
Santa Ana, CA 92706
tel: (714) 541-8314
fax: (714) 541-2150
EIN: 33-0299356

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Board Leadership

Judy Posnikoff
Chairwoman

CEO

Dawn S. Reese
CEO

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