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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

The Avon Theatre Film Center

The Best of Independent Cinema

two stars

75.70

8 Sound Shore Drive Suite 140
Greenwich, CT 06830
tel: (203) 661-0321   Web Site
EIN: 90-0069073

Board Leadership
Deborah Royce
President

CEO
Stuart Adelberg
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 75.70 two stars
  Financial 77.54 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 74.00 two stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Avon Theatre Film Center is a non-profit, member-supported cultural hub, dedicated to presenting film in its highest forms: as art, as history, as education, and as a window on the world, as well as in its most compelling formats: Independent, Foreign, Documentary and Classic. At the same time, the Avon, itself a 1939 historic landmark, provides a forum for in-person, community dialogue with directors, actors and other luminaries in a vibrant “Main Street America” setting.

The Avon Theatre Film Center is a non-profit, member-supported cultural hub, dedicated to presenting film in its highest forms: as art, as history, as education, and as a window on the world, as well as in its most compelling formats: Independent, Foreign, Documentary and Classic. At the same time, the Avon, itself a 1939 historic landmark, provides a forum for in-person, community dialogue with directors, actors and other luminaries in a vibrant “Main Street America” setting.

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Financial

two stars

77.54

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

74.00

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)
74.5%
  Administrative Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.29
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.26
  Program Expenses Growth 3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Avon Theatre Film Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Avon Theatre Film Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Avon Theatre Film Center (CT) 75.70 two stars
The Ark (MI) 88.15 three stars
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center (CO) 90.71 four stars
Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts (VA) 93.20 four stars
GoggleWorks Center for the Arts (PA) 91.75 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $75,585
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $221,722
   Fundraising Events $269,263
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $566,570
   Program Service Revenue $491,376
Total Primary Revenue $1,057,946
   Other Revenue $71,217
TOTAL REVENUE $1,129,163
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $909,240
   Administrative Expenses $67,824
   Fundraising Expenses $164,896
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,141,960
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-12,797
   
Net Assets $296,992

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
Exhibition of Films $909,240 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-03 07/01/2019 75.70 two stars
2017-03 07/01/2018 71.38 two stars
2016-03 05/01/2017 69.72 one star
2015-03 12/21/2016 73.58 two 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 90-0069073
Name in IRS Master File AVON THEATRE FILM CENTER INC
NTEE Code A31
NTEE Classification Film, Video
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 July, 2003
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Avon Theatre Film Center (CT) 75.70 two stars
The Ark (MI) 88.15 three stars
The Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences of West Virginia (WV) 90.40 four stars
The Schubert Club (MN) 88.61 three stars
Rockport Music (MA) 86.33 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Avon Theatre Film Center
8 Sound Shore Drive
Suite 140
Greenwich, CT 06830
tel: (203) 661-0321
fax: (203) 661-0320
EIN: 90-0069073

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Board Leadership

Deborah Royce
President

CEO

Stuart Adelberg
Executive Director

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