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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

World Science Festival

Rethink Science.

two stars

76.65

475 Riverside Drive Suite 950
New York, NY 10115
tel: (212) 348-1400   Web Site
EIN: 43-2095418

Board Leadership
Brian Greene
Chairman

CEO
Tracy Day
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 76.65 two stars
  Financial 99.28 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 67.00 one star
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The World Science Festival gathers great minds in science and the arts to produce live and digital content that allows a broad general audience to engage with scientific discoveries. Through discussions, debates, theatrical works, interactive explorations, musical performances, intimate salons, and major outdoor experiences, the Festival takes science out of the laboratory and into the streets, parks, museums, galleries and premier performing arts venues of New York City and beyond.

The World Science Festival gathers great minds in science and the arts to produce live and digital content that allows a broad general audience to engage with scientific discoveries. Through discussions, debates, theatrical works, interactive explorations, musical performances, intimate salons, and major outdoor experiences, the Festival takes science out of the laboratory and into the streets, parks, museums, galleries and premier performing arts venues of New York City and beyond.

Financial

four stars

99.28

Accountability & Transparency

one star

67.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 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)
82.5%
  Administrative Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.34
  Program Expenses Growth 11.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Science Festival on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Science Festival on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Science Festival (NY) 76.65 two stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,484,163
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $419,982
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $17,130
Total Contributions $7,921,275
   Program Service Revenue $589,616
Total Primary Revenue $8,510,891
   Other Revenue $6,043
TOTAL REVENUE $8,516,934
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,169,165
   Administrative Expenses $976,633
   Fundraising Expenses $250,442
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,396,240
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,120,694
   
Net Assets $8,685,670

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
2019-09 04/01/2021 76.65 two stars
2019-09 02/01/2021 73.83 two stars
2018-09 03/01/2020 73.47 two stars
2017-09 02/01/2019 75.87 two stars
2016-09 02/01/2018 75.70 two stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 75.26 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 75.69 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 03/01/2016 75.49 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 43-2095418
Name in IRS Master File WORLD SCIENCE FOUNDATION
NTEE Code U20
NTEE Classification Science, General
NTEE Type Science and Technology Research Institutes, Services
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 May, 2006
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • June, 2015
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$215,000 2.90% Tracy Day CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Science Festival (NY) 76.65 two stars
Strings Music Festival (CO) 90.64 four stars
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Sunvalley Summer Symphony (ID) 87.28 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

World Science Festival
475 Riverside Drive
Suite 950
New York, NY 10115
tel: (212) 348-1400
fax: (212) 280-1601
EIN: 43-2095418

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Board Leadership

Brian Greene
Chairman

CEO

Tracy Day
CEO

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