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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Garth Newel Music Center Foundation Corp

Enriching lives through inspired chamber music and performance arts experiences.

three stars

84.27

P.O. Box 240 Warm Springs, VA 24484
tel: (540) 839-5018   Web Site
EIN: 54-1569169

Board Leadership
John Diffey
President

CEO
Shawn Puller
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.27 three stars
  Financial 79.25 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1973, Garth Newel Music Center is a year-round chamber music venue situated in the heart of Virginia's Allegheny Mountains, presenting over 50 concerts throughout the year performed by the Garth Newel Piano Quartet and other renowned guest musicians. Garth Newel also hosts the Emerging Artist Fellowship Program each summer (an intensive 4-week workshop for college-age students), an Amateur Chamber Music Retreat each spring, and is home to the Allegheny Mountain String Project.

Founded in 1973, Garth Newel Music Center is a year-round chamber music venue situated in the heart of Virginia's Allegheny Mountains, presenting over 50 concerts throughout the year performed by the Garth Newel Piano Quartet and other renowned guest musicians. Garth Newel also hosts the Emerging Artist Fellowship Program each summer (an intensive 4-week workshop for college-age students), an Amateur Chamber Music Retreat each spring, and is home to the Allegheny Mountain String Project.

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Financial

two stars

79.25

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 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)
56.2%
  Administrative Expenses 36.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.19
  Program Expenses Growth 4.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Garth Newel Music Center Foundation Corp on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Garth Newel Music Center Foundation Corp on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Garth Newel Music Center Foundation Corp (VA) 84.27 three stars
The Florida Orchestra (FL) 92.01 four stars
Dallas Symphony Association (TX) 88.15 three stars
Chattanooga Symphony & Opera (TN) 85.62 three stars
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (CA) 85.46 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,091,637
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,091,637
   Program Service Revenue $294,979
Total Primary Revenue $1,386,616
   Other Revenue $120,557
TOTAL REVENUE $1,761,306
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $787,372
   Administrative Expenses $511,793
   Fundraising Expenses $121,366
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,420,531
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $340,775
   
Net Assets $4,170,401

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
Music Performance $787,372 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 04/01/2020 84.27 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 54-1569169
Name in IRS Master File GARTH NEWEL MUSIC CENTER FOUNDATION CORP
NTEE Code A68
NTEE Classification Music
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 August, 1991
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$70,700 4.97% Shawn Puller Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Garth Newel Music Center Foundation Corp (VA) 84.27 three stars
Sarasota Orchestra (FL) 93.44 four stars
Chamber Music Northwest (OR) 95.57 four stars
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (OH) 91.14 four stars
Stamford Symphony Orchestra (CT) 85.64 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Garth Newel Music Center Foundation Corp
P.O. Box 240
Warm Springs, VA 24484
tel: (540) 839-5018
EIN: 54-1569169

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Board Leadership

John Diffey
President

CEO

Shawn Puller
Executive Director

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