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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Pasadena Conservatory of Music

A place of study, performance, and collaboration dedicated to teaching traditional and contemporary music

four stars

91.23

100 North Hill Avenue Pasadena, CA 91106
tel: (626) 683-3355   Web Site
EIN: 95-3900207

Board Leadership
Alison Lifland
Chair

CEO
Stephen McCurry
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.23 four stars
  Financial 94.28 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1984, The Pasadena Conservatory of Music (PCM) is an independent, nonprofit, nationally-accredited community school whose mission is to educate, advocate, inspire, and share through music study and performance. The Conservatory offers a comprehensive curriculum that encompasses traditional and contemporary music for children and adults. More than 1,200 students attend the school annually and over 3,000 students in schools throughout the Pasadena, CA community benefit from its extensive outreach programs. The fundamental purpose of the Pasadena Conservatory of Music (PCM) is to provide opportunities for students of all ages and backgrounds to learn, perform, and enjoy music.

Established in 1984, The Pasadena Conservatory of Music (PCM) is an independent, nonprofit, nationally-accredited community school whose mission is to educate, advocate, inspire, and share through music study and performance. The Conservatory offers a comprehensive curriculum that encompasses traditional and contemporary music for children and adults. More than 1,200 students attend the school annually and over 3,000 students in schools throughout the Pasadena, CA community benefit from its extensive outreach programs. The fundamental purpose of the Pasadena Conservatory of Music (PCM) is to provide opportunities for students of all ages and backgrounds to learn, perform, and enjoy music.

Financial

four stars

94.28

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
79.8%
  Administrative Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.42
  Program Expenses Growth 6.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pasadena Conservatory of Music on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pasadena Conservatory of Music on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Pasadena Conservatory of Music (CA) 91.23 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,106,866
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $58,650
Total Contributions $1,165,516
   Program Service Revenue $2,063,023
Total Primary Revenue $3,228,539
   Other Revenue $13,027
TOTAL REVENUE $3,241,566
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,401,995
   Administrative Expenses $373,859
   Fundraising Expenses $209,478
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,985,332
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $256,234
   
Net Assets $10,075,733

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
Pasadena Conservatory of Music has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 08/01/2018 91.23 four stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 91.42 four stars
2015-06 12/21/2016 91.72 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 95-3900207
Name in IRS Master File PASADENA CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC
NTEE Code A6E
NTEE Classification Performing Arts Schools
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (149) Other instruction and training
Foundation Status Church 170(b)(1)(A)(i)
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, 1984
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

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$123,143 4.12% Stephen Mccurry Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pasadena Conservatory of Music (CA) 91.23 four stars
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The Actors Fund (NY) 92.52 four stars
The Field (NY) 85.85 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Pasadena Conservatory of Music
100 North Hill Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91106
tel: (626) 683-3355
EIN: 95-3900207

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Board Leadership

Alison Lifland
Chair

CEO

Stephen McCurry
Executive Director

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