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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

GoggleWorks Center for the Arts

GoggleWorks transforms lives through unique interactions with art.

93.81

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

Board Leadership
Tod Auman
Chair

CEO
Levi Landis
President & Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.81
  Financial 91.26
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

GoggleWorks Center for the Arts transforms lives through unique interactions with art. It 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, a restaurant, bar, and a retail store featuring artists from GoggleWorks and around the country.

GoggleWorks Center for the Arts transforms lives through unique interactions with art. It 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, a restaurant, bar, and a retail store featuring artists from GoggleWorks and around the country.

Financial

91.26

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 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)
78.1%
  Administrative Expenses 18.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.97
  Program Expenses Growth 2.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.8%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
GoggleWorks Center for the Arts (PA) 93.81
Segerstrom Center for the Arts (CA) 91.57
Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts (VA) 88.91
SFFILM (CA) 86.06
The Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences of West Virginia (WV) 90.24

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,057,385
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $14,998
   Fundraising Events $41,775
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,114,158
   Program Service Revenue $943,172
Total Primary Revenue $2,057,330
   Other Revenue $86,530
TOTAL REVENUE $2,143,860
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,857,017
   Administrative Expenses $486,366
   Fundraising Expenses $75,232
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,418,615
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-274,755
   
Net Assets $9,808,673

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 Workshops $1,857,017 100.0%

Ratings History
GoggleWorks Center for the Arts has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 09/01/2021 93.81
2018-12 06/01/2020 91.77
2017-12 12/20/2019 97.27
2017-12 05/01/2019 91.75
2016-12 04/01/2018 85.45
2015-12 06/01/2017 88.85
2014-12 12/21/2016 79.32

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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$108,588 4.48% Levi Landis President & Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
GoggleWorks Center for the Arts (PA) 93.81
Western Folklife Center (NV) 91.88
The Grand 1894 Opera House (TX) 85.50
Ravinia Festival (IL) 92.67
National Council for the Traditional Arts (MD) 91.67

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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

Tod Auman
Chair

CEO

Levi Landis
President & Executive Director

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