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ETM-LA

Education Through Music Los Angeles

92.38

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 92.38
  Financial 90.00
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 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)
87.1%
  Administrative Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.47
  Program Expenses Growth 24.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.4%
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) 92.38
Third Street Music School Settlement (NY) 93.55
Music Academy of the West (CA) 91.55
Merit School of Music (IL) 87.30
The Harlem School of the Arts (NY) 88.08

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,224,563
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $194,291
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $128,985
Total Contributions $1,547,839
   Program Service Revenue $867,723
Total Primary Revenue $2,415,562
   Other Revenue $1,108
TOTAL REVENUE $2,416,670
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,178,614
   Administrative Expenses $156,883
   Fundraising Expenses $173,752
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,509,249
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-92,579
   
Net Assets $927,231

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 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-08 06/01/2021 92.38
2018-08 12/01/2019 93.98
2017-08 11/01/2019 96.46

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$115,000 4.58% Victoria Lanier Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ETM-LA (CA) 92.38
Young Audiences (NY) 86.07
Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education (IL) 90.38
The Art Institute of Chicago (IL) 89.23
Chicago Children's Choir (IL) 85.09

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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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