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The Wooden Floor

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three stars

89.60

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

Board Leadership
Arthur Ong
Chairman

CEO
Dawn S. Reese
Executive Director & Co-CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.60 three stars
  Financial 85.85 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of students enrolled
3,475
Number of parents/guardians engaged in student activities
735
Number of program participants who receive a secondary school diploma or GED
27
Total number of works exhibited
4
Number of youth who plan to attend post-secondary education
27
This impact information is current as of July 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

85.85

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
70.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 20.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.92
  Program Expenses Growth 9.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Wooden Floor (CA) 89.60 three stars
Merit School of Music (IL) 89.74 three stars
Merola Opera Program (CA) 86.29 three stars
Interlochen Center for the Arts (MI) 86.94 three stars
National YoungArts Foundation (FL) 87.42 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,181,392
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $87,017
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,268,409
   Program Service Revenue $42,754
Total Primary Revenue $4,311,163
   Other Revenue $592,508
TOTAL REVENUE $4,903,671
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,348,461
   Administrative Expenses $286,988
   Fundraising Expenses $686,985
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,322,434
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,581,237
   
Net Assets $13,281,503

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
Dance Education $1,312,411 55.9%
Supporting Programs for Student and Family Services $616,762 26.3%
Concert and Performance Opportunities $419,288 17.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$156,293 4.70% Dawn S. Reese Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Wooden Floor (CA) 89.60 three stars
DreamYard Project (NY) 86.67 three stars
Free Spirit Media (IL) 92.57 four stars
The Art Institute of Chicago (IL) 89.06 three stars
Joy of Music Program (MA) 89.45 three 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

Arthur Ong
Chairman

CEO

Dawn S. Reese
Executive Director & Co-CEO

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