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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Ellis Marsalis Center for Music

The Musicians' Village

three stars

80.42

323 Broadway Cambridge, MA 02139
tel: (617) 354-2736   Web Site
EIN: 20-4218706

Board Leadership
Ann Marie Wilkins
Chairperson & President

CEO
Michele Brierre
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.42 three stars
  Financial 90.49 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 74.00 two stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Ellis Marsalis Center for Music, founded in 2006, broadens opportunities for underserved children, youth and musicians. It provides a safe, positive environment where underserved children and youth develop musically, academically and socially. The Center also delivers strategic assistance and tools to Village musicians that can enhance their professional growth and offers opportunities for musicians throughout the city of New Orleans to perform and record. The Ellis Marsalis Center for Music deeply values its connection to the surrounding community and endeavors to be an ongoing source of information and cultural inspiration to residents of the Ninth Ward in particular, and to the broader New Orleans community as a whole.

Ellis Marsalis Center for Music, founded in 2006, broadens opportunities for underserved children, youth and musicians. It provides a safe, positive environment where underserved children and youth develop musically, academically and socially. The Center also delivers strategic assistance and tools to Village musicians that can enhance their professional growth and offers opportunities for musicians throughout the city of New Orleans to perform and record. The Ellis Marsalis Center for Music deeply values its connection to the surrounding community and endeavors to be an ongoing source of information and cultural inspiration to residents of the Ninth Ward in particular, and to the broader New Orleans community as a whole.

Financial

four stars

90.49

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

74.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
87.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.88
  Program Expenses Growth 2.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ellis Marsalis Center for Music on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ellis Marsalis Center for Music on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Ellis Marsalis Center for Music (MA) 80.42 three stars
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Raw Art Works (MA) 85.12 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,196,331
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,196,331
   Program Service Revenue $33,714
Total Primary Revenue $1,230,045
   Other Revenue $3,895
TOTAL REVENUE $1,233,940
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,970,526
   Administrative Expenses $144,118
   Fundraising Expenses $83,817
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,198,461
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-964,521
   
Net Assets $11,029,269

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
2019-12 02/01/2021 80.42 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 20-4218706
Name in IRS Master File ELLIS MARSALIS CENTER FOR MUSIC INC
NTEE Code P28
NTEE Classification Neighborhood Centers, Settlement Houses
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 December, 2006
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ellis Marsalis Center for Music (MA) 80.42 three stars
Merit School of Music (IL) 87.30 three stars
Artists For Humanity (MA) 85.16 three stars
Young Audiences (NY) 86.07 three stars
Music Academy of the West (CA) 91.07 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ellis Marsalis Center for Music
323 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02139
tel: (617) 354-2736
fax: (617) 354-2396
EIN: 20-4218706

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Board Leadership

Ann Marie Wilkins
Chairperson & President

CEO

Michele Brierre
Executive Director

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