Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

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
Total in 2019
Number of students enrolled
17,000
Number of parents/guardians engaged in student activities
25,500
This impact information is current as of March 2020, 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.
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

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$103,125 5.45% Victoria Lanier Executive Director

Mission

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.

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ETM-LA (CA) 93.98 four stars
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Arts for Learning (FL) 89.95 three stars
Brooklyn Youth Chorus Academy (NY) 85.96 three stars
Education Through Music, Inc. (New York) (NY) 94.20 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