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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art

Acknowledging and advancing new developments in Contemporary Art

two stars

74.77

15 Northeast Hancock Portland, OR 97212
tel: (503) 242-1419   Web Site
EIN: 93-1177971

Board Leadership
Courtney Dailey
Chair

CEO
Victoria Frey
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 74.77 two stars
  Financial 72.74 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art acknowledges and advances new developments in contemporary art while fostering the creative explorations of artists and audiences. Kristy Edmunds, a respected young artist and curator, founded PICA in 1995 in response to a widening gap in Portland between the established traditional institutions and emerging alternative spaces. PICA's programming supports the experiments of the most vital and provocative artists of our time. Our vision is international, intergenerational, interdisciplinary, and decidedly forward thinking (even when those explorations look back in history). PICA is unique among institutions for working right alongside artists at the increasingly blurry boundaries between forms and at the edge of new ideas.

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art acknowledges and advances new developments in contemporary art while fostering the creative explorations of artists and audiences. Kristy Edmunds, a respected young artist and curator, founded PICA in 1995 in response to a widening gap in Portland between the established traditional institutions and emerging alternative spaces. PICA's programming supports the experiments of the most vital and provocative artists of our time. Our vision is international, intergenerational, interdisciplinary, and decidedly forward thinking (even when those explorations look back in history). PICA is unique among institutions for working right alongside artists at the increasingly blurry boundaries between forms and at the edge of new ideas.

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Financial

two stars

72.74

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

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)
64.8%
  Administrative Expenses 24.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.99
  Program Expenses Growth 0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Portland Institute for Contemporary Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Portland Institute for Contemporary Art on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (OR) 74.77 two stars
San Francisco Performances (CA) 85.58 three stars
Apollo Theater (NY) 89.67 three stars
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (DC) 89.24 three stars
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center (MA) 85.84 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,786,091
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $271,344
Total Contributions $2,057,435
   Program Service Revenue $144,943
Total Primary Revenue $2,202,378
   Other Revenue $93,413
TOTAL REVENUE $2,295,791
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,115,665
   Administrative Expenses $343,779
   Fundraising Expenses $216,386
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,675,830
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $619,961
   
Net Assets $1,770,046

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
2019-06 12/23/2020 74.77 two stars
2017-12 08/01/2020 69.48 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 93-1177971
Name in IRS Master File PORTLAND INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART
NTEE Code A61
NTEE Classification Performing Arts Centers
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(90) Cultural performances
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 June, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$65,000 3.87% Victoria Frey Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (OR) 74.77 two stars
The Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences of West Virginia (WV) 90.24 four stars
Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (LA) 85.91 three stars
Brooklyn Academy of Music (NY) 85.14 three stars
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJ) 96.57 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art
15 Northeast Hancock
Portland, OR 97212
tel: (503) 242-1419
fax: (503) 243-1167
EIN: 93-1177971

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Board Leadership

Courtney Dailey
Chair

CEO

Victoria Frey
Executive Director

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