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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Gay Men's Chorus of Washington D.C.

Inspiring equality and inclusion with musical performances and education promoting justice and dignity for all.

three stars

80.27

1140 Third Street NE Second Floor
Washington, DC 20002
tel: (202) 293-1548   Web Site
EIN: 52-1245241

Board Leadership
Jay Gilliam
Chair

CEO
Justin Fyala
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.27 three stars
  Financial 73.28 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, DC sings to inspire equality and inclusion with musical performances and education promoting justice and dignity for all. We will celebrate the diverse tapestry of our great nation instead of shredding that tapestry. We will uplift and inspire queer youth rather than allowing them to be the victims of bullying. We will bring people together through the power of performance instead of isolating groups of people with fear. And as we recall the success of our Equality Tour, and plan our next one, we will take our message and music beyond the beltway to comfort, encourage, and inspire a broader activist audience.

The Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, DC sings to inspire equality and inclusion with musical performances and education promoting justice and dignity for all. We will celebrate the diverse tapestry of our great nation instead of shredding that tapestry. We will uplift and inspire queer youth rather than allowing them to be the victims of bullying. We will bring people together through the power of performance instead of isolating groups of people with fear. And as we recall the success of our Equality Tour, and plan our next one, we will take our message and music beyond the beltway to comfort, encourage, and inspire a broader activist audience.

Financial

two stars

73.28

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 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)
71.0%
  Administrative Expenses 16.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.24
  Program Expenses Growth 4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 47.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Gay Men's Chorus of Washington D.C. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Gay Men's Chorus of Washington D.C. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Gay Men's Chorus of Washington D.C. (DC) 80.27 three stars
Film Forum (NY) 88.07 three stars
The Woodruff Arts Center (GA) 88.46 three stars
University Musical Society (MI) 93.63 four stars
Music Center (CA) 87.30 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $633,809
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $250,321
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $212,193
Total Contributions $1,096,323
   Program Service Revenue $463,244
Total Primary Revenue $1,559,567
   Other Revenue $-98,058
TOTAL REVENUE $1,461,509
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $860,507
   Administrative Expenses $195,730
   Fundraising Expenses $199,200
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,255,437
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $206,072
   
Net Assets $268,443

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
Concerts and Performances $800,440 93.0%
Membership $60,067 7.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-08 12/23/2020 80.27 three stars
2018-08 04/01/2020 80.05 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 52-1245241
Name in IRS Master File FEDERAL CITY PERFORMING ARTS ASSOCIATION INC
NTEE Code A61
NTEE Classification Performing Arts Centers
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (88) Community theatrical group
(89) Singing society or group
(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 May, 1982
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, 2018
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$102,867 8.19% Justin Fyala Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Gay Men's Chorus of Washington D.C. (DC) 80.27 three stars
The Ark (MI) 88.06 three stars
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts (MO) 89.85 three stars
Celebrity Series of Boston (MA) 91.98 four stars
Harris Theater (IL) 90.09 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Gay Men's Chorus of Washington D.C.
1140 Third Street NE
Second Floor
Washington, DC 20002
tel: (202) 293-1548
EIN: 52-1245241

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Board Leadership

Jay Gilliam
Chair

CEO

Justin Fyala
Executive Director

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