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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

American Ballet Theatre

America's national ballet company

88.02

890 Broadway 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10003
tel: (212) 477-3030   Web Site
EIN: 13-1882106

Board Leadership
Donald Kramer
Chairman

CEO
Kara Medoff Barnett
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.02
  Financial 85.07
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

85.07

Accountability & Transparency

92.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
90.0%
  Administrative Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.31
  Program Expenses Growth 2.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Ballet Theatre on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Ballet Theatre on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Ballet Theatre (NY) 88.02
Kansas City Ballet (MO) 91.55
Mark Morris Dance Group (NY) 91.93
Ballet Tech Foundation (NY) 86.10
The Sarasota Ballet (FL) 94.74

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American Ballet Theatre (ABT) is recognized as one of the great dance companies in the world. Few ballet companies equal ABT for its combination of size, scope and outreach. Recognized as a living national treasure since its founding in 1940, ABT annually tours the United States, performing for more than 600,000 people, and is the only major cultural institution to do so. It has also made more than 15 international tours to 42 countries as perhaps the most representative American ballet company and has been sponsored by the State Department of the United States on many of these engagements.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $19,065,721
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,407,169
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $470,440
Total Contributions $21,943,330
   Program Service Revenue $23,855,435
Total Primary Revenue $45,798,765
   Other Revenue $2,445,391
TOTAL REVENUE $48,244,156
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $39,013,110
   Administrative Expenses $1,585,141
   Fundraising Expenses $2,825,289
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $43,423,540
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,820,616
   
Net Assets $32,473,941

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
New York Seasons $23,843,829 61.1%
Touring $9,979,662 25.6%
Educational Training and Outreach $5,189,619 13.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.02
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 82.98
2012-12 04/01/2014 85.45
2011-12 03/01/2013 84.71
2010-12 03/01/2012 79.69
2009-12 09/20/2011 83.63
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 76.08
2008-12 05/01/2010 75.92
2007-12 06/01/2009 85.93
2006-07 10/01/2007 85.81
2005-07 07/01/2006 89.00
2004-07 12/01/2005 88.56
2003-07 11/01/2004 91.15
2002-07 11/01/2003 89.74
2001-07 10/15/2002 91.19
2000-07 04/15/2002 85.75

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

EIN 13-1882106
Name in IRS Master File BALLET THEATRE FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code A63
NTEE Classification Ballet
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
(119) Other cultural or historical 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 June, 1947
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$291,082 0.67% Rachel S. Moore Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$298,005 0.68% Kevin McKenzie Artistic Director

American Ballet Theatre (ABT) is recognized as one of the great dance companies in the world. Few ballet companies equal ABT for its combination of size, scope and outreach. Recognized as a living national treasure since its founding in 1940, ABT annually tours the United States, performing for more than 600,000 people, and is the only major cultural institution to do so. It has also made more than 15 international tours to 42 countries as perhaps the most representative American ballet company and has been sponsored by the State Department of the United States on many of these engagements.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Ballet Theatre (NY) 88.02
James Sewell Ballet (MN) 85.89
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (IL) 85.55
Ballet Tech Foundation (NY) 86.10
Houston Ballet (TX) 94.03

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Charity Contact Info

American Ballet Theatre
890 Broadway
3rd Floor
New York, NY 10003
tel: (212) 477-3030
fax: (212) 254-5938
EIN: 13-1882106

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Board Leadership

Donald Kramer
Chairman

CEO

Kara Medoff Barnett
Executive Director

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