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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Artown

Strengthening Reno's arts industry

two stars

78.52

528 West First Street Reno, NV 89503
tel: (775) 322-1538   Web Site
EIN: 88-0412311

Board Leadership
Mark Hatjakes
Chair

CEO
Beth Macmillan
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.52 two stars
  Financial 76.31 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Artown's mission is to strengthen Reno's arts industry, enhance our civic identity and national image, thereby creating a climate for the cultural and economic rebirth of our region. Artown's primary goal is to encourage local artist participation and highlight the best performers in northern Nevada. Additionally, we exist to market and promote these arts events locally, regionally, and nationally as a premier arts festival. Artown, a month-long summer arts festival, features about 500 events produced by more than 100 organizations and businesses in nearly 100 locations citywide.

Artown's mission is to strengthen Reno's arts industry, enhance our civic identity and national image, thereby creating a climate for the cultural and economic rebirth of our region. Artown's primary goal is to encourage local artist participation and highlight the best performers in northern Nevada. Additionally, we exist to market and promote these arts events locally, regionally, and nationally as a premier arts festival. Artown, a month-long summer arts festival, features about 500 events produced by more than 100 organizations and businesses in nearly 100 locations citywide.

Financial

two stars

76.31

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

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)
72.1%
  Administrative Expenses 12.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.61
  Program Expenses Growth -12.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Artown on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Artown on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Artown (NV) 78.52 two stars
Grand Teton Music Festival (WY) 96.39 four stars
Charleston Wine + Food (SC) 91.36 four stars
International Festival of Arts & Ideas (CT) 89.60 three stars
Williamstown Theatre Festival (MA) 93.10 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,111,536
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $350,316
Total Contributions $1,461,852
   Program Service Revenue $392,994
Total Primary Revenue $1,854,846
   Other Revenue $1,967
TOTAL REVENUE $1,856,813
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,146,959
   Administrative Expenses $181,647
   Fundraising Expenses $239,158
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,567,764
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $289,049
   
Net Assets $1,165,391

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
Art Festival $1,146,959 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 04/01/2021 78.52 two stars
2018-12 11/01/2019 77.98 two stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 82.15 three stars
2016-12 07/01/2018 81.37 three stars
2015-12 11/01/2017 82.09 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 88-0412311
Name in IRS Master File ARTOWN
NTEE Code A19
NTEE Classification Nonmonetary Support 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 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 May, 1999
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
$130,081 8.29% Beth Macmillan Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Artown (NV) 78.52 two stars
International Folk Art Alliance (NM) 86.24 three stars
Charleston Wine + Food (SC) 91.36 four stars
Denver Film Society (CO) 89.39 three stars
May Festival (OH) 87.46 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Artown
528 West First Street
Reno, NV 89503
tel: (775) 322-1538
EIN: 88-0412311

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Board Leadership

Mark Hatjakes
Chair

CEO

Beth Macmillan
Executive Director

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