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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

GoggleWorks Center for the Arts

GoggleWorks transforms lives through unique interactions with art.

four stars

91.77

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

Board Leadership
Gust Zogas
Chair

CEO
Levi Landis
President & Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.77 four stars
  Financial 88.37 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

three stars

88.37

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
79.8%
  Administrative Expenses 17.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.42
  Program Expenses Growth -0.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.1%
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) 91.77 four stars
San Francisco Performances (CA) 85.58 three stars
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts (VT) 90.23 four stars
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (NY) 86.11 three stars
CAPA New Haven (CT) 89.15 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,246,217
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $18,480
   Fundraising Events $46,100
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,310,797
   Program Service Revenue $937,474
Total Primary Revenue $3,248,271
   Other Revenue $47,909
TOTAL REVENUE $3,296,180
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,860,298
   Administrative Expenses $428,786
   Fundraising Expenses $73,745
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,362,829
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $933,351
   
Net Assets $10,030,895

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 $1,860,298 100.0%

Ratings History
GoggleWorks Center for the Arts has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 91.77 four stars
2017-12 12/20/2019 97.27 four stars
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)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$105,010 4.44% Levi Landis President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
GoggleWorks Center for the Arts (PA) 91.77 four stars
Artis—Naples (FL) 95.65 four stars
New 42nd Street (NY) 91.72 four stars
Denver Center for the Performing Arts (CO) 85.00 three stars
Bay Chamber Concerts (ME) 86.63 three 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
Chair

CEO

Levi Landis
President & Executive Director

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