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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Fostering diversity, innovation, and discovery in contemporary art

two stars

74.39

1717 East 7th Street Los Angeles, CA 90021
tel: (213) 928-0833   Web Site
EIN: 95-3992968

Board Leadership
Laura Donnelley
President

CEO
Anne Ellegood
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 74.39 two stars
  Financial 79.72 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 70.00 two stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Through its exhibitions, education, and outreach programs, the Santa Monica Museum of Art fosters diversity, innovation, and discovery in contemporary art—local, national, and international. The only kunsthalle, non-collecting museum, in Southern California, SMMoA presents exhibitions and programs that reveal the vibrant, untold stories and pivotal moments in the history of contemporary art and culture. To this end, SMMoA devotes its exhibition spaces—the Main Gallery and two project rooms—to presenting and advancing the work of contemporary local, national, and international artists whose work merits sustained inquiry and recognition.

Through its exhibitions, education, and outreach programs, the Santa Monica Museum of Art fosters diversity, innovation, and discovery in contemporary art—local, national, and international. The only kunsthalle, non-collecting museum, in Southern California, SMMoA presents exhibitions and programs that reveal the vibrant, untold stories and pivotal moments in the history of contemporary art and culture. To this end, SMMoA devotes its exhibition spaces—the Main Gallery and two project rooms—to presenting and advancing the work of contemporary local, national, and international artists whose work merits sustained inquiry and recognition.

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Financial

two stars

79.72

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

70.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
65.6%
  Administrative Expenses 22.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.12
  Program Expenses Growth 35.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 31.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (CA) 74.39 two stars
Dallas Museum of Art (TX) 88.64 three stars
Philbrook Museum of Art (OK) 89.16 three stars
Museum of Arts and Sciences (GA) 91.03 four stars
Philadelphia Museum of Art (PA) 91.62 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,340,452
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $166,981
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $88,400
Total Contributions $2,595,833
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,595,833
   Other Revenue $-23,502
TOTAL REVENUE $2,572,331
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,501,049
   Administrative Expenses $682,616
   Fundraising Expenses $393,516
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,577,181
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-4,850
   
Net Assets $2,344,598

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
2019-06 12/01/2020 74.39 two stars
2018-06 09/03/2019 83.33 three stars
2017-06 10/01/2018 77.28 two stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 72.60 two stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 64.71 one star
2014-06 06/01/2016 72.23 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 02/01/2016 69.51 one star

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

EIN 95-3992968
Name in IRS Master File SANTA MONICA MUSEUM OF ART
NTEE Code A51
NTEE Classification Art Museums
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
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, 1985
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$199,040 7.72% Elsa Longhauser Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (CA) 74.39 two stars
American Friends of the Louvre (NY) 92.22 four stars
Denver Art Museum (CO) 85.62 three stars
New Orleans Museum of Art (LA) 89.64 three stars
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (MO) 86.46 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
1717 East 7th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90021
tel: (213) 928-0833
EIN: 95-3992968

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Board Leadership

Laura Donnelley
President

CEO

Anne Ellegood
Executive Director

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