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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Heart of America Shakespeare Festival

Making the works of Shakespeare and Shakespeare-inspired works accessible to a diverse audience

three stars

81.80

3732 Main Street Kansas City, MO 64111
tel: (816) 531-7728   Web Site
EIN: 43-1583401

Board Leadership
TJ Lynn and Bill Ye
Co-Presidents

CEO
Sidonie Garrett
Executive Artistic Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.80 three stars
  Financial 82.64 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Heart of America Shakespeare Festival's mission is to make the works of Shakespeare and Shakespeare-inspired works accessible to a diverse audience through a free, professional, outdoor festival, and additional free and paid performances and educational programs. We are deeply committed to keeping the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival accessible to families with children, young adults. It speaks volumes about the nature of Kansas City that our Festival is one of only a handful of free Festivals still in existence across the country.

The Heart of America Shakespeare Festival's mission is to make the works of Shakespeare and Shakespeare-inspired works accessible to a diverse audience through a free, professional, outdoor festival, and additional free and paid performances and educational programs. We are deeply committed to keeping the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival accessible to families with children, young adults. It speaks volumes about the nature of Kansas City that our Festival is one of only a handful of free Festivals still in existence across the country.

Financial

three stars

82.64

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 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)
68.0%
  Administrative Expenses 14.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.71
  Program Expenses Growth 10.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Heart of America Shakespeare Festival on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Heart of America Shakespeare Festival on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Heart of America Shakespeare Festival (MO) 81.80 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $648,299
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $140,590
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $23,663
Total Contributions $812,552
   Program Service Revenue $186,035
Total Primary Revenue $998,587
   Other Revenue $-6,252
TOTAL REVENUE $992,335
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $673,560
   Administrative Expenses $135,943
   Fundraising Expenses $125,849
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $935,352
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $56,983
   
Net Assets $644,791

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 03/01/2021 81.80 three stars
2018-09 05/01/2020 82.22 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 43-1583401
Name in IRS Master File THE HEART OF AMERICA SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL
NTEE Code A65
NTEE Classification Theater
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (88) Community theatrical group
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, 1992
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$80,000 8.55% Sidonie Garrett Executive Artistic Director

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Charity Contact Info

Heart of America Shakespeare Festival
3732 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
tel: (816) 531-7728
fax: (816) 531-1911
EIN: 43-1583401

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Board Leadership

TJ Lynn and Bill Ye
Co-Presidents

CEO

Sidonie Garrett
Executive Artistic Director

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