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ETM-LA

Education Through Music Los Angeles

four stars

93.98

2501 West Burbank Boulevard Suite 301
Burbank, CA 91505
tel: (818) 433-7600   Web Site
EIN: 87-0776958

Board Leadership
Booker White
Chairman

CEO
Victoria Lanier
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.98 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Education Through Music-Los Angeles (ETM-LA) partners with inner-city schools to provide music as a core subject for all children, and utilizes music education as a catalyst to improve academic achievement, motivation for school and self-confidence. Education Through Music-Los Angeles believes that every child deserves access to high-quality music education, taught by qualified and well-trained music teachers. Music can support learning in other key subjects, including math, science and language arts. Engaged parents and school communities are key to the success of students.

Education Through Music-Los Angeles (ETM-LA) partners with inner-city schools to provide music as a core subject for all children, and utilizes music education as a catalyst to improve academic achievement, motivation for school and self-confidence. Education Through Music-Los Angeles believes that every child deserves access to high-quality music education, taught by qualified and well-trained music teachers. Music can support learning in other key subjects, including math, science and language arts. Engaged parents and school communities are key to the success of students.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of students enrolled
15,000
Number of lessons taught
14,400
Number of parents/guardians engaged in student activities
22,500
Number of training workshops
68
This impact information is current as of October 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
87.4%
  Administrative Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.65
  Program Expenses Growth 28.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ETM-LA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ETM-LA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ETM-LA (CA) 93.98 four stars
Merola Opera Program (CA) 88.03 three stars
The Harlem School of the Arts (NY) 86.73 three stars
National YoungArts Foundation (FL) 87.42 three stars
Studio in a School (NY) 92.07 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,000,563
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $248,557
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $105,600
Total Contributions $1,354,720
   Program Service Revenue $635,686
Total Primary Revenue $1,990,406
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $1,990,406
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,636,574
   Administrative Expenses $78,115
   Fundraising Expenses $177,404
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,892,093
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $98,313
   
Net Assets $1,019,810

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
ETM-LA has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-08 12/01/2019 93.98 four stars
2017-08 11/01/2019 96.46 four 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 87-0776958
Name in IRS Master File ETM-LA INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
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 January, 2007
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$103,125 5.45% Victoria Lanier Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ETM-LA (CA) 93.98 four stars
Center for Arts-Inspired Learning (OH) 85.40 three stars
DreamYard Project (NY) 94.74 four stars
The Art Institute of Chicago (IL) 89.26 three stars
Free Spirit Media (IL) 92.57 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

ETM-LA
2501 West Burbank Boulevard
Suite 301
Burbank, CA 91505
tel: (818) 433-7600
fax: (818) 433-7601
EIN: 87-0776958

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Board Leadership

Booker White
Chairman

CEO

Victoria Lanier
Executive Director

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