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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

CN Advisory: Moderate Concern

AD Players

A professional theater ministry communicating through various mediums under the creative signature of God

5420 Westheimer Road Houston, TX 77056
tel: (713) 526-2721   Web Site
EIN: 74-1669271

Board Leadership
Susan Santangelo

Jake Speck
Executive Director



AD Players has historically reported fundraising expenses on their federal tax return called the Form 990. However, AD Players’ most recent Form 990 for 08/2017 does not list fundraising expenses. Based on our experience, charities are only rarely able to raise substantial sums of money without incurring any associated fundraising costs. We have reached out to AD Players for further clarification, but have not received an adequate explanation and have thus issued this Moderate Concern CN Advisory.

The nature of the atypical financial reporting issues identified are such that Charity Navigator has issued this CN Advisory to provide donors with information that they may find useful when making their giving decisions. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-08 03/01/2018 63.24 one star
2015-08 09/01/2017 76.36 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 74-1669271
Name in IRS Master File A D PLAYERS
NTEE Code A65
NTEE Classification Theater
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical 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 January, 1971
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
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  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013

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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Charity Contact Info

AD Players
5420 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77056
tel: (713) 526-2721
EIN: 74-1669271

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Board Leadership

Susan Santangelo


Jake Speck
Executive Director

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