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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council

Empowering Artists, Invested in Community

three stars

87.43

125 Maiden Lane 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10038
tel: (212) 219-9401   Web Site
EIN: 23-7348782

Board Leadership
Timur Galen
Chair

CEO
Lil Chopra & Diego Segalini
Co-Executive Directors

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.43 three stars
  Financial 86.04 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) empowers artists by providing them with networks, resources, and support, to create vibrant, sustainable communities in Lower Manhattan and beyond. The combination of LMCC's investment in individual artists and small arts groups, our robust network of partners in the public and private sectors, and our integrated approach to fostering local neighborhood efforts, aims to spark public imagination as well as inspire personal attachment and investment in NYC's communities. Our mission is to create a fertile and nurturing environment for artists and arts groups, enlivening public spaces with free programs in the visual, performing, and new media arts, and to provide leadership in cultural planning and advocacy.

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) empowers artists by providing them with networks, resources, and support, to create vibrant, sustainable communities in Lower Manhattan and beyond. The combination of LMCC's investment in individual artists and small arts groups, our robust network of partners in the public and private sectors, and our integrated approach to fostering local neighborhood efforts, aims to spark public imagination as well as inspire personal attachment and investment in NYC's communities. Our mission is to create a fertile and nurturing environment for artists and arts groups, enlivening public spaces with free programs in the visual, performing, and new media arts, and to provide leadership in cultural planning and advocacy.

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Financial

three stars

86.04

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 10/01/2018 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)
79.9%
  Administrative Expenses 14.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.28
  Program Expenses Growth -2.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (NY) 87.43 three stars
Creative Capital Foundation (NY) 92.38 four stars
PEN American Center (NY) 92.27 four stars
Grantmakers in the Arts (WA) 86.07 three stars
The Lark (NY) 85.14 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $902,271
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $810,680
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,512,870
Total Contributions $3,225,821
   Program Service Revenue $16,763
Total Primary Revenue $3,242,584
   Other Revenue $-81,503
TOTAL REVENUE $3,161,081
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,879,411
   Administrative Expenses $536,919
   Fundraising Expenses $244,463
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,660,793
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-499,712
   
Net Assets $4,804,436

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
Grants and Services $1,188,460 41.3%
Public Programs $881,332 30.6%
Artist Residencies $809,619 28.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 10/01/2018 87.43 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 88.16 three stars
2015-06 09/01/2016 87.65 three 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 23-7348782
Name in IRS Master File LOWER MANHATTAN CULTURAL COUNCIL INC
NTEE Code A26
NTEE Classification Arts Council/Agency
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (90) Cultural performances
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 February, 1974
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
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$187,917 5.13% Andrew D. Hamingson President
Other Salaries of Note
$62,500 1.70% Samuel Miller Former President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (NY) 87.43 three stars
Association of Performing Arts Professionals (DC) 93.91 four stars
Downtown Community Television Center (NY) 92.02 four stars
Creative Time (NY) 86.13 three stars
Theatre Communications Group (NY) 90.94 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
125 Maiden Lane
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10038
tel: (212) 219-9401
fax: (212) 219-2058
EIN: 23-7348782

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Board Leadership

Timur Galen
Chair

CEO

Lil Chopra & Diego Segalini
Co-Executive Directors

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