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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Fresno Philharmonic

Presenting live music and musical education programs to residents of the Central San Joaquin Valley

two stars

76.85

7170 North Financial Drive Suite 135
Fresno, CA 93720
tel: (559) 261-0611   Web Site
EIN: 94-1309738

Board Leadership
Judith Peracchi
Chairperson

CEO
Stephen Wilson
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 76.85 two stars
  Financial 80.12 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 74.00 two stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Fresno Philharmonic is to enrich and transform the lives of the residents of the Central Valley through performances of great music. We believe that music of the highest caliber should be available and accessible to all. We are one of the leading arts organizations in California's Central San Joaquin Valley. As Fresno's professional symphony orchestra, We present incomparable live musical experiences to thousands of people each season and provides high-quality music education programs to students throughout our region.

The mission of the Fresno Philharmonic is to enrich and transform the lives of the residents of the Central Valley through performances of great music. We believe that music of the highest caliber should be available and accessible to all. We are one of the leading arts organizations in California's Central San Joaquin Valley. As Fresno's professional symphony orchestra, We present incomparable live musical experiences to thousands of people each season and provides high-quality music education programs to students throughout our region.

Financial

three stars

80.12

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

74.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
83.3%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 5.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 45.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fresno Philharmonic on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fresno Philharmonic on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fresno Philharmonic (CA) 76.85 two stars
Orchestra of St. Luke's (NY) 90.34 four stars
Boston Landmarks Orchestra (MA) 85.07 three stars
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJ) 86.56 three stars
Symphony Silicon Valley (CA) 85.74 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $763,927
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $763,927
   Program Service Revenue $791,478
Total Primary Revenue $1,555,405
   Other Revenue $149,388
TOTAL REVENUE $1,704,793
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,585,914
   Administrative Expenses $136,451
   Fundraising Expenses $143,164
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,865,529
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-160,736
   
Net Assets $1,179,786

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
Concerts $1,585,914 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 02/01/2020 76.85 two stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 71.72 two stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 72.93 two stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 73.80 two stars
2014-06 07/01/2016 71.59 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 94-1309738
Name in IRS Master File FRESNO PHILHARMONIC ASSOCIATION
NTEE Code A69
NTEE Classification Symphony Orchestras
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (349) Other youth organization or 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 December, 1955
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$81,000 4.34% Stephen Wilson President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fresno Philharmonic (CA) 76.85 two stars
Alabama Symphony Orchestra (AL) 85.04 three stars
Nashville Symphony (TN) 88.83 three stars
Los Angeles Master Chorale Association (CA) 87.47 three stars
Boston Landmarks Orchestra (MA) 85.07 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Fresno Philharmonic
7170 North Financial Drive
Suite 135
Fresno, CA 93720
tel: (559) 261-0611
fax: (559) 261-0700
EIN: 94-1309738

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Board Leadership

Judith Peracchi
Chairperson

CEO

Stephen Wilson
President & CEO

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