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National Guild for Community Arts Education

Supporting and advancing lifelong learning opportunities in the arts

four stars

91.79

520 8th Avenue Suite 302
New York, NY 10018
tel: (212) 268-3337   Web Site
EIN: 13-6161108

Board Leadership
Duffie Adelson
Chair

CEO
Jonathan M. Herman
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.79 four stars
  Financial 90.75 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The National Guild for Community Arts Education supports and advances lifelong learning opportunities in the arts. We foster the creation and development of community arts education organizations by providing research and information resources, professional development, networking opportunities, funding, and advocacy on behalf of the field. Our more than 400 member institutions include community schools of the arts; arts centers; and arts education divisions of performing arts institutions, universities, museums, and other institutions. They are located in urban, suburban, and rural communities in 45 states.

The National Guild for Community Arts Education supports and advances lifelong learning opportunities in the arts. We foster the creation and development of community arts education organizations by providing research and information resources, professional development, networking opportunities, funding, and advocacy on behalf of the field. Our more than 400 member institutions include community schools of the arts; arts centers; and arts education divisions of performing arts institutions, universities, museums, and other institutions. They are located in urban, suburban, and rural communities in 45 states.

Financial

four stars

90.75

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 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)
74.3%
  Administrative Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.39
  Program Expenses Growth 5.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Guild for Community Arts Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Guild for Community Arts Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Guild for Community Arts Education (NY) 91.79 four stars
Scottsdale Cultural Council (AZ) 85.21 three stars
Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance (PA) 88.36 three stars
Americans for the Arts (DC) 89.06 three stars
New England Foundation for the Arts (MA) 95.17 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,048,035
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $203,235
Total Contributions $1,251,270
   Program Service Revenue $508,367
Total Primary Revenue $1,759,637
   Other Revenue $79,721
TOTAL REVENUE $1,839,358
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,493,525
   Administrative Expenses $301,234
   Fundraising Expenses $302,118
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,096,877
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-257,519
   
Net Assets $2,844,143

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
Training and Conferences $1,096,409 73.4%
Publication and Information Services $397,116 26.6%

Ratings History
National Guild for Community Arts Education has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 91.79 four stars
2018-12 03/01/2020 91.45 four stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 95.80 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 90.34 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 89.93 three stars
2015-12 12/21/2016 91.47 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 13-6161108
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL GUILD FOR COMMUNITY ARTS EDUCATION INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical activities
(59) Other school related 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 Central - the organization is a central type organization (no group exemption) of a National, Regional or Geographic grouping of organizations.
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date July, 1963
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$182,498 8.70% Jonathan M. Herman Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Guild for Community Arts Education (NY) 91.79 four stars
Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance (PA) 88.36 three stars
New England Foundation for the Arts (MA) 95.17 four stars
United Arts of Central Florida (FL) 90.91 four stars
Silicon Valley Creates (CA) 87.26 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Guild for Community Arts Education
520 8th Avenue
Suite 302
New York, NY 10018
tel: (212) 268-3337
fax: (212) 268-3995
EIN: 13-6161108

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Board Leadership

Duffie Adelson
Chair

CEO

Jonathan M. Herman
Executive Director

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