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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

GoggleWorks Center for the Arts

Nurturing the Arts, Fostering Creativity, Promoting Education, and Enriching the Community

four stars

91.75

201 Washington Street Reading, PA 19601
tel: (610) 374-4600   Web Site
EIN: 41-2165262

Board Leadership
Gust Zogas
President

CEO
Levi Landis
President & Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.75 four stars
  Financial 96.15 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

GoggleWorks Center for the Arts is the largest art center in the country, consisting of a 145,000 square foot, five-story community arts center in what was formerly the Willson Goggle Factory Building. GoggleWorks features eight large teaching studios in ceramic, hot and warm glass, jewelry, photography, 2D print, virtual reality, and wood; 35 juried artists' studios, exhibition galleries, and houses the offices of over a dozen arts, culture, and creative economy organizations. The complex also includes a 131-seat theatre, which presents art house films daily, Belly Kitchen + Drinkery, and a retail store featuring artists from GoggleWorks and around the country.

GoggleWorks Center for the Arts is the largest art center in the country, consisting of a 145,000 square foot, five-story community arts center in what was formerly the Willson Goggle Factory Building. GoggleWorks features eight large teaching studios in ceramic, hot and warm glass, jewelry, photography, 2D print, virtual reality, and wood; 35 juried artists' studios, exhibition galleries, and houses the offices of over a dozen arts, culture, and creative economy organizations. The complex also includes a 131-seat theatre, which presents art house films daily, Belly Kitchen + Drinkery, and a retail store featuring artists from GoggleWorks and around the country.

Financial

four stars

96.15

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 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)
80.3%
  Administrative Expenses 17.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.12
  Program Expenses Growth 15.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by GoggleWorks Center for the Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by GoggleWorks Center for the Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
GoggleWorks Center for the Arts (PA) 91.75 four stars
Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (LA) 87.95 three stars
Jacob Burns Film Center (NY) 94.09 four stars
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (CA) 92.91 four stars
University Musical Society (MI) 93.10 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $860,687
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $24,455
   Fundraising Events $62,386
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $947,528
   Program Service Revenue $973,647
Total Primary Revenue $1,921,175
   Other Revenue $26,171
TOTAL REVENUE $1,947,346
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,717,812
   Administrative Expenses $392,316
   Fundraising Expenses $59,237
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,169,365
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-222,019
   
Net Assets $9,103,968

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
Classes and Studio Rentals $1,717,812 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 05/01/2019 91.75 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 85.45 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 88.85 three stars
2014-12 12/21/2016 79.32 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 41-2165262
Name in IRS Master File GOGGLE WORKS
NTEE Code A20
NTEE Classification Arts, Cultural Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational 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 September, 2006
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$100,914 4.65% Levi Landis President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
GoggleWorks Center for the Arts (PA) 91.75 four stars
The Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences of West Virginia (WV) 91.24 four stars
CAPA New Haven (CT) 88.90 three stars
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJ) 95.24 four stars
Boch Center (MA) 91.98 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

GoggleWorks Center for the Arts
201 Washington Street
Reading, PA 19601
tel: (610) 374-4600
EIN: 41-2165262

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Board Leadership

Gust Zogas
President

CEO

Levi Landis
President & Executive Director

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