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The Art of Elysium

We empower artists and communities of need to join together and emotionally triumph over their circumstances through art.

two stars

72.60

3278 Wilshire Boulevard Penthouse
Los Angeles, CA 90010
tel: (213) 389-3201   Web Site
EIN: 95-4673306

Board Leadership
Tim Headington
Chair

CEO
Jennifer Howell
Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 72.60 two stars
  Financial 72.21 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 73.00 two stars
This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

two stars

72.21

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

73.00

This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
66.5%
  Administrative Expenses 15.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.42
  Program Expenses Growth -4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Art of Elysium on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Art of Elysium on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Art of Elysium (CA) 72.60 two stars
Diabetes Youth Families (CA) 89.42 three stars
Children of Bellevue (NY) 85.28 three stars
The Sunshine Kids Foundation (TX) 93.45 four stars
The Damien Center (IN) 91.28 four stars

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The Art of Elysium's programs for hospitalized youth, special needs education centers, homeless shelters, elder care homes and hospice care facilities include Fine Arts, Fashion Design, Music, Media/Theatre Arts and Arts-Based Self-Esteem Programs. Art facilitates a freedom to think about life in ways never thought before. Our programs are designed to support individuals in the midst of difficult emotional life challenges like illness, hospitalization, displacement, confinement, and/or crisis by providing a variety of creative tools to help them realize relief, happiness, liberation and self-empowerment through exploration and expression in social and collaborative ways.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,422,656
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $19,590
Total Contributions $1,442,246
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,442,246
   Other Revenue $-241,408
TOTAL REVENUE $1,200,838
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $726,736
   Administrative Expenses $172,304
   Fundraising Expenses $284,643
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,183,683
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $17,155
   
Net Assets $5,388,243

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
Workshops for Hospitalized Children $726,736 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 08/01/2017 72.60 two stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 59.55 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 95-4673306
Name in IRS Master File ART OF ELY SIUM
NTEE Code A99
NTEE Classification Arts, Culture, and Humanities N.E.C.
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 January, 1999
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$75,000 6.33% Jennifer Kristen Howell Founder

The Art of Elysium's programs for hospitalized youth, special needs education centers, homeless shelters, elder care homes and hospice care facilities include Fine Arts, Fashion Design, Music, Media/Theatre Arts and Arts-Based Self-Esteem Programs. Art facilitates a freedom to think about life in ways never thought before. Our programs are designed to support individuals in the midst of difficult emotional life challenges like illness, hospitalization, displacement, confinement, and/or crisis by providing a variety of creative tools to help them realize relief, happiness, liberation and self-empowerment through exploration and expression in social and collaborative ways.

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The Art of Elysium (CA) 72.60 two stars
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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charleston (SC) 89.34 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

The Art of Elysium
3278 Wilshire Boulevard
Penthouse
Los Angeles, CA 90010
tel: (213) 389-3201
EIN: 95-4673306

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Board Leadership

Tim Headington
Chair

CEO

Jennifer Howell
Founder

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