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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

Providing extraordinary experiences through programs, customer service, and education.

three stars

89.85

1601 Broadway Boulevard Kansas City, MO 64108
tel: (816) 994-7222   Web Site
EIN: 43-1866550

Board Leadership
Julia Irene Kauffman
Chairman

CEO
Paul Schofer
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.85 three stars
  Financial 90.78 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Kauffman Center, home to resident organizations including the Kansas City Ballet, Lyric Opera, Kansas City Symphony, and other innovative programming, embraces a variety of audiences with different tastes, interests and passions. At the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, everyone can have an opportunity to experience excellence. The mission of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is to provide these extraordinary experiences through programs, customer service, and education. The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts' vision is to enrich the lives of everyone in our community through extraordinary and diverse performing arts experiences.

The Kauffman Center, home to resident organizations including the Kansas City Ballet, Lyric Opera, Kansas City Symphony, and other innovative programming, embraces a variety of audiences with different tastes, interests and passions. At the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, everyone can have an opportunity to experience excellence. The mission of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is to provide these extraordinary experiences through programs, customer service, and education. The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts' vision is to enrich the lives of everyone in our community through extraordinary and diverse performing arts experiences.

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Financial

four stars

90.78

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
86.6%
  Administrative Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 15.82
  Program Expenses Growth 0.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts (MO) 89.85 three stars
Boch Center (MA) 90.91 four stars
Kansas City Starlight Theatre (MO) 90.58 four stars
Film Forum (NY) 85.12 three stars
Children's Theatre Company (MN) 88.78 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $13,264,263
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $20,858
Total Contributions $13,285,121
   Program Service Revenue $5,997,399
Total Primary Revenue $19,282,520
   Other Revenue $2,851,257
TOTAL REVENUE $22,133,777
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $19,048,149
   Administrative Expenses $2,278,434
   Fundraising Expenses $833,930
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $22,160,513
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-26,736
   
Net Assets $338,153,649

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 89.85 three stars
2017-06 10/01/2018 89.45 three stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 88.22 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 91.90 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.98 four 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 43-1866550
Name in IRS Master File KAUFFMAN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
NTEE Code A61
NTEE Classification Performing Arts Centers
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 January, 2000
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$247,942 1.11% Paul J. Schofer President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts (MO) 89.85 three stars
McCarter Theatre Center for the Performing Arts (NJ) 94.41 four stars
Strathmore (MD) 91.08 four stars
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center (CA) 93.21 four stars
The Woodruff Arts Center (GA) 85.82 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
1601 Broadway Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64108
tel: (816) 994-7222
EIN: 43-1866550

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Board Leadership

Julia Irene Kauffman
Chairman

CEO

Paul Schofer
President & CEO

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