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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

World Science Festival

Rethink Science.

two stars

75.26

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

Board Leadership
Brian Greene
Chairman

CEO
Judith Cox
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 75.26 two stars
  Financial 88.38 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 67.00 one star
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

88.38

Accountability & Transparency

one star

67.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
75.6%
  Administrative Expenses 13.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.62
  Program Expenses Growth 6.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.7%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Science Festival (NY) 75.26 two stars
Sundance Institute (CA) 90.78 four stars
Austin Film Society (TX) 92.24 four stars
Charleston Wine + Food Festival (SC) 87.23 three stars
Film Society of Lincoln Center (NY) 91.35 four stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,142,637
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $709,172
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $177,640
Total Contributions $6,029,449
   Program Service Revenue $388,084
Total Primary Revenue $6,417,533
   Other Revenue $-177,622
TOTAL REVENUE $6,239,911
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,573,151
   Administrative Expenses $1,005,957
   Fundraising Expenses $746,967
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,326,075
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-86,164
   
Net Assets $3,663,772

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
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)
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  • September, 2015
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$270,000 4.26% Tracy Day Chief Executive Officer

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Science Festival (NY) 75.26 two stars
Cleveland International Film Festival (OH) 90.52 four stars
Film Society of Lincoln Center (NY) 91.35 four stars
Strings Music Festival (CO) 88.54 three stars
Minnesota State Fair Foundation (MN) 88.42 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

Judith Cox
President

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