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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Centers for the Arts of Bonita Springs

Enriching culture through artistic expression

three stars

84.94

26100 Old 41 Road Bonita Springs, FL 34135
tel: (239) 495-8989   Web Site
EIN: 65-0295085

Board Leadership
Donald Thomson
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Susan Bridges
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.94 three stars
  Financial 96.47 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 79.00 two stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs is committed to enrich the culture of our diverse community by providing opportunities for artistic expression, education and appreciation in a supportive and nurturing environment. Our vision is fulfilled through programs in the visual and performing arts. Art builds bridges between communities, generations and nationalities. It serves as a common denominator among all economic groups and stimulates local economies. By instilling individuals with a feeling of self-worth and confidence, art encourages positive attitudes and helps people cope with change. Art can be therapeutic. It opens people's minds to new possibilities and their hearts to new understanding. A catalyst for friendships, art provides a foundation for shared experience.

The Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs is committed to enrich the culture of our diverse community by providing opportunities for artistic expression, education and appreciation in a supportive and nurturing environment. Our vision is fulfilled through programs in the visual and performing arts. Art builds bridges between communities, generations and nationalities. It serves as a common denominator among all economic groups and stimulates local economies. By instilling individuals with a feeling of self-worth and confidence, art encourages positive attitudes and helps people cope with change. Art can be therapeutic. It opens people's minds to new possibilities and their hearts to new understanding. A catalyst for friendships, art provides a foundation for shared experience.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of students who receive scholarship funds and/or tuition assistance
15,000
Number of volunteers
2,030
Number of free participants of guided tours
750
Number of students enrolled
12,225
This impact information is current as of January 2020, 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

four stars

96.47

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

79.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
83.4%
  Administrative Expenses 14.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.26
  Program Expenses Growth 4.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Centers for the Arts of Bonita Springs on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Centers for the Arts of Bonita Springs on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Centers for the Arts of Bonita Springs (FL) 84.94 three stars
National Council for the Traditional Arts (MD) 90.75 four stars
Society of the Four Arts (FL) 87.85 three stars
Vashon Center for the Arts (WA) 89.38 three stars
Joyce Theater Foundation (NY) 87.99 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $685,475
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $177,518
   Fundraising Events $22,740
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $885,733
   Program Service Revenue $1,427,257
Total Primary Revenue $2,312,990
   Other Revenue $134,619
TOTAL REVENUE $2,447,609
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,207,595
   Administrative Expenses $413,145
   Fundraising Expenses $45,540
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,666,280
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-218,671
   
Net Assets $6,434,615

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
Children's Education $232,283 10.5%
Adult Education $228,045 10.3%
Art Festivals $89,391 4.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-05 07/01/2019 84.94 three stars
2017-05 05/01/2018 85.14 three stars
2016-05 05/01/2017 85.15 three stars
2015-05 06/01/2016 85.14 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 65-0295085
Name in IRS Master File CENTER FOR THE ARTS OF BONITA SPRINGS INC
NTEE Code A26
NTEE Classification Arts Council/Agency
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (40) Scholarships (other)
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 May, 1992
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End May
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • May, 2018
  • May, 2017
  • May, 2016
  • May, 2015
  • May, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$121,165 4.54% Susan Bridges President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Centers for the Arts of Bonita Springs (FL) 84.94 three stars
The Ark (MI) 88.15 three stars
Community Partnership for Arts and Culture (OH) 89.31 three stars
Richmond Performing Arts Alliance (VA) 90.86 four stars
Children's Theatre Company (MN) 88.78 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Centers for the Arts of Bonita Springs
26100 Old 41 Road
Bonita Springs, FL 34135
tel: (239) 495-8989
fax: (239) 495-3999
EIN: 65-0295085

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Board Leadership

Donald Thomson
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Susan Bridges
President

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