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Fellowship for Performing Arts

Producing theatre from a Christian worldview to engage a diverse audience

three stars

83.90

630 Ninth Avenue Suite 1409
New York, NY 10036
tel: (212) 582-2920   Web Site
EIN: 52-1739276

Board Leadership
Hardie Morgan
Board Chair

CEO
Max McLean
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.90 three stars
  Financial 82.06 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 86.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded by award-winning actor Max McLean, Fellowship for Performing Arts (FPA) is a not-for-profit New York City-based production company producing theatre from a Christian worldview to engage a diverse audience. FPA accomplishes its mission by selecting the right material, executing it to the highest level of excellence our budgets allow and performing it in leading theatrical venues across the country. FPA carefully selects works from great authors and themes that can articulate the Christian worldview in a way that is imaginative, multi-layered and relatable to audiences from any faith perspective, or none at all.

Founded by award-winning actor Max McLean, Fellowship for Performing Arts (FPA) is a not-for-profit New York City-based production company producing theatre from a Christian worldview to engage a diverse audience. FPA accomplishes its mission by selecting the right material, executing it to the highest level of excellence our budgets allow and performing it in leading theatrical venues across the country. FPA carefully selects works from great authors and themes that can articulate the Christian worldview in a way that is imaginative, multi-layered and relatable to audiences from any faith perspective, or none at all.

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Financial

three stars

82.06

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

86.00

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)
70.9%
  Administrative Expenses 14.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.23
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.04
  Program Expenses Growth 3.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fellowship for Performing Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fellowship for Performing Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Fellowship for Performing Arts (NY) 83.90 three stars
People's Light & Theatre Company (PA) 88.74 three stars
The Flea Theater (NY) 86.38 three stars
New York Theatre Workshop (NY) 93.46 four stars
New Conservatory Theatre Center (CA) 88.91 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,781,008
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,781,008
   Program Service Revenue $2,481,718
Total Primary Revenue $6,262,726
   Other Revenue $22,338
TOTAL REVENUE $6,322,087
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,791,035
   Administrative Expenses $750,240
   Fundraising Expenses $952,612
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,493,887
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $828,200
   
Net Assets $5,589,215

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
Performances and Theatrical Productions $3,791,035 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-03 12/01/2019 83.90 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 52-1739276
Name in IRS Master File FELLOWSHIP FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS INC
NTEE Code A51
NTEE Classification Art Museums
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (90) Cultural performances
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 March, 1992
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$246,196 4.48% Max McLean President

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Fellowship for Performing Arts (NY) 83.90 three stars
George Street Playhouse (NJ) 93.32 four stars
People's Light & Theatre Company (PA) 88.74 three stars
Near West Theatre (OH) 88.43 three stars
Seattle Children's Theatre (WA) 85.77 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Fellowship for Performing Arts
630 Ninth Avenue
Suite 1409
New York, NY 10036
tel: (212) 582-2920
EIN: 52-1739276

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Board Leadership

Hardie Morgan
Board Chair

CEO

Max McLean
President

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