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Children's Theatre of Madison

Creating vibrant theater experiences that engage, educate & inspire young people and their communities.

two stars

79.64

433W Washington Ave Floor Two
Madison, WI 53703
tel: (608) 255-2080   Web Site
EIN: 39-1579813

Board Leadership
Brandi Funk
President

CEO
Allen Ebert
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.64 two stars
  Financial 78.38 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Children's Theatre of Madison (CTM) is to create vibrant theater experiences that engage, educate & inspire young people and their communities. Founded in 1965, CTM is a Madison institution providing exceptional theatre productions for family audiences. By casting adult and child actors in professionally produced plays, we have occupied a unique niche, for decades, as Madison's premier theater for all ages. The Overture Center, and its predecessor the Madison Civic Center, has been our home for over 30 years.

The mission of the Children's Theatre of Madison (CTM) is to create vibrant theater experiences that engage, educate & inspire young people and their communities. Founded in 1965, CTM is a Madison institution providing exceptional theatre productions for family audiences. By casting adult and child actors in professionally produced plays, we have occupied a unique niche, for decades, as Madison's premier theater for all ages. The Overture Center, and its predecessor the Madison Civic Center, has been our home for over 30 years.

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Financial

two stars

78.38

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 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)
78.3%
  Administrative Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.22
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.16
  Program Expenses Growth 2.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 35.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children's Theatre of Madison on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children's Theatre of Madison on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children's Theatre of Madison (WI) 79.64 two stars
Marin Shakespeare Company (CA) 90.87 four stars
The Flea Theater (NY) 86.55 three stars
Ensemble Theatre Company (CA) 92.12 four stars
Fellowship for Performing Arts (NY) 85.93 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $624,778
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $52,710
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $13,811
Total Contributions $691,299
   Program Service Revenue $1,050,319
Total Primary Revenue $1,741,618
   Other Revenue $-785
TOTAL REVENUE $1,740,833
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,358,493
   Administrative Expenses $250,599
   Fundraising Expenses $147,683
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,756,775
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-15,942
   
Net Assets $284,669

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
5 Theatrical Productions $983,515 72.4%
Drama Classes for Children $374,978 27.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-08 11/01/2020 79.64 two stars
2018-08 07/01/2019 80.10 three stars
2017-08 07/01/2018 80.54 three stars
2016-08 10/01/2017 84.31 three stars
2015-08 12/21/2016 84.63 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 39-1579813
Name in IRS Master File CHILDRENS THEATER OF MADISON 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 (88) Community theatrical group
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 March, 1989
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
$59,566 3.39% Allen Ebert Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$63,741 3.62% Roseann Sheridan Artistic Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children's Theatre of Madison (WI) 79.64 two stars
Hale Centre Theatre (UT) 91.45 four stars
Great Lakes Theater (OH) 87.70 three stars
Fellowship for Performing Arts (NY) 85.93 three stars
MCC Theater (NY) 86.28 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Children's Theatre of Madison
433W Washington Ave
Floor Two
Madison, WI 53703
tel: (608) 255-2080
EIN: 39-1579813

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Board Leadership

Brandi Funk
President

CEO

Allen Ebert
Executive Director

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