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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council

Empowering Artists, Invested in Community

four stars

91.39

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 91.39 four stars
  Financial 90.83 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

four stars

90.83

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

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)
80.6%
  Administrative Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.41
  Program Expenses Growth 1.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.0%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (NY) 91.39 four stars
Intersection for the Arts (CA) 92.58 four stars
Dance/USA (DC) 88.36 three stars
Grantmakers in the Arts (NY) 87.76 three stars
Seattle Arts and Lectures (WA) 89.98 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,797,559
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $874,800
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,256,575
Total Contributions $6,928,934
   Program Service Revenue $20,682
Total Primary Revenue $6,949,616
   Other Revenue $-84,717
TOTAL REVENUE $6,864,899
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,271,002
   Administrative Expenses $423,570
   Fundraising Expenses $245,441
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,940,013
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,924,886
   
Net Assets $8,957,443

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 $1,821,713 55.7%
Artist Residencies $918,732 28.1%
Public Programs $530,557 16.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/01/2020 91.39 four stars
2018-06 08/01/2019 89.60 three stars
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$161,176 4.09% Diego S. Segalini Co-Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$107,230 2.72% Lili Chopra Co-Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (NY) 91.39 four stars
Young Concert Artists (NY) 85.01 three stars
The Loft Literary Center (MN) 90.41 four stars
Russian Arts Foundation (VT) 95.05 four stars
Pasadena Conservatory of Music (CA) 90.50 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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