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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Irish Arts Center

Dedicated to projecting a dynamic image of Ireland and Irish America for the 21st century

three stars

82.93

553 West 51 Street New York, NY 10019
tel: (212) 757-3318   Web Site
EIN: 51-0244834

Board Leadership
Gerrard Boyle
Chair

CEO
Aidan Connolly
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.93 three stars
  Financial 78.52 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1972, Irish Arts Center is a New York-based arts and cultural center dedicated to projecting a dynamic image of Ireland and Irish America for the 21st century, building community with artists and audiences of all backgrounds, forging and strengthening cross-cultural partnerships, and preserving the evolving stories and traditions of Irish culture for generations to come. Our multi-disciplinary programming is centered around three core areas: performance – including live music, dance, theatre, film, literature, and the humanities; exhibition – including visual arts presentations and cultural exhibitions that tell the evolving Irish story; and education – with dozens of classes per week in Irish language, history, music, and dance.

Founded in 1972, Irish Arts Center is a New York-based arts and cultural center dedicated to projecting a dynamic image of Ireland and Irish America for the 21st century, building community with artists and audiences of all backgrounds, forging and strengthening cross-cultural partnerships, and preserving the evolving stories and traditions of Irish culture for generations to come. Our multi-disciplinary programming is centered around three core areas: performance – including live music, dance, theatre, film, literature, and the humanities; exhibition – including visual arts presentations and cultural exhibitions that tell the evolving Irish story; and education – with dozens of classes per week in Irish language, history, music, and dance.

Financial

two stars

78.52

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 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)
53.6%
  Administrative Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 34.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 9.79
  Program Expenses Growth 10.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Irish Arts Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Irish Arts Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Irish Arts Center (NY) 82.93 three stars
The Schubert Club (MN) 89.33 three stars
Two River Theater Company (NJ) 92.20 four stars
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts (MN) 91.45 four stars
SFJAZZ (CA) 89.85 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $859,187
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,950,680
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $21,825,798
Total Contributions $24,635,665
   Program Service Revenue $459,043
Total Primary Revenue $25,094,708
   Other Revenue $-165,017
TOTAL REVENUE $24,929,691
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,249,359
   Administrative Expenses $615,789
   Fundraising Expenses $1,180,945
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,046,093
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $20,883,598
   
Net Assets $35,819,045

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
Performance $1,866,820 83.0%
Education $289,932 12.9%
Exhibition $92,607 4.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2021 82.93 three stars
2018-06 08/01/2019 81.23 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 81.56 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 81.60 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 51-0244834
Name in IRS Master File AN CLAIDHEAMH SOLUIS INC
NTEE Code A23
NTEE Classification Cultural, Ethnic Awareness
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(119) Other cultural or historical activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1972
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
$411,147 10.16% Aidan Connolly Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Irish Arts Center (NY) 82.93 three stars
Fox Cities Performing Arts Center (WI) 85.21 three stars
The Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences of West Virginia (WV) 90.24 four stars
SFJAZZ (CA) 89.85 three stars
University Musical Society (MI) 93.63 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Irish Arts Center
553 West 51 Street
New York, NY 10019
tel: (212) 757-3318
fax: (212) 247-0930
EIN: 51-0244834

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Board Leadership

Gerrard Boyle
Chair

CEO

Aidan Connolly
Executive Director

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