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American Academy in Rome

Fostering the pursuit of advanced research and independent study in the fine arts and humanities

three stars

86.96

Seven East 60th Street New York, NY 10022
tel: (212) 751-7200   Web Site
EIN: 13-1623881

Board Leadership
Cary J. Davis
Chair of the Board of Trustees

CEO
Mark Robbins
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.96 three stars
  Financial 85.21 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the American Academy in Rome, founded in 1894, is to foster the pursuit of advanced research and independent study in the fine arts and humanities. The Academy awards the Rome Prize to a select group of artists and scholars invited to Rome to pursue their creative goals in an atmosphere conducive to artistic innovation and rigorous scholarship. The Academy provides a multi-disciplinary environment where groups of talented and ambitious artists and scholars come together, influence each other, and contribute to the artistic movements and scholarly culture of their time. Central to its mission are encounters with the Eternal City, deepening and intensifying all the Academy has to offer.

The mission of the American Academy in Rome, founded in 1894, is to foster the pursuit of advanced research and independent study in the fine arts and humanities. The Academy awards the Rome Prize to a select group of artists and scholars invited to Rome to pursue their creative goals in an atmosphere conducive to artistic innovation and rigorous scholarship. The Academy provides a multi-disciplinary environment where groups of talented and ambitious artists and scholars come together, influence each other, and contribute to the artistic movements and scholarly culture of their time. Central to its mission are encounters with the Eternal City, deepening and intensifying all the Academy has to offer.

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Financial

three stars

85.21

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
75.1%
  Administrative Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.29
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.83
  Program Expenses Growth 2.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Academy in Rome on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Academy in Rome on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Academy in Rome (NY) 86.96 three stars
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Yale-China Association (CT) 92.11 four stars
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FACE Foundation (NY) 86.84 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,095,348
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,108,211
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $9,861
Total Contributions $6,213,420
   Program Service Revenue $2,381,810
Total Primary Revenue $8,595,230
   Other Revenue $5,240,829
TOTAL REVENUE $13,836,059
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,881,481
   Administrative Expenses $1,472,256
   Fundraising Expenses $1,489,409
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,843,146
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $992,913
   
Net Assets $129,659,294

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
Fellowships and Residencies $5,140,968 52.0%
Other Residential Programs $1,538,817 15.6%
Arthur and Janet C. Ross Library $1,524,232 15.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-08 12/01/2019 86.96 three stars
2017-08 02/01/2019 85.62 three stars
2016-08 03/01/2018 81.91 three stars
2015-08 03/01/2017 83.70 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 89.13 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 12/22/2015 83.21 three stars
2014-08 12/01/2015 76.35 two stars
2013-08 12/22/2014 88.81 three stars
2012-08 11/01/2013 87.26 three stars
2011-08 10/01/2012 83.82 three stars
2010-08 12/23/2011 83.31 three stars
2009-08 09/20/2011 83.32 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 02/01/2011 81.80 three stars
2008-08 02/01/2010 92.94 four stars
2007-08 12/01/2008 92.75 four stars
2006-08 11/01/2007 92.72 four stars
2005-08 09/01/2006 92.83 four stars
2004-08 01/01/2006 84.69 three stars
2003-08 12/01/2004 74.81 two stars
2002-08 12/01/2003 87.91 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 13-1623881
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN ACADEMY IN ROME
NTEE Code Q22
NTEE Classification International Student Exchange and Aid
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (46) Private school
(30) School, college, trade school, etc.
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, 1926
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, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$421,627 3.28% Mark Robbins President

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Charity Contact Info

American Academy in Rome
Seven East 60th Street
New York, NY 10022
tel: (212) 751-7200
fax: (212) 751-7220
EIN: 13-1623881

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Board Leadership

Cary J. Davis
Chair of the Board of Trustees

CEO

Mark Robbins
President, CEO

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