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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Jazz at Lincoln Center

Perpetuating the democratic spirit of America's music

four stars

91.51

3 Columbus Circle 12th Floor
New York, NY 10019
tel: (212) 258-9800   Web Site
EIN: 13-3888641

Board Leadership
Robert J. Appel
Chairman

CEO
Greg Scholl
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.51 four stars
  Financial 95.21 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Jazz at Lincoln Center's mission is to enrich the artistic substance and perpetuate the democratic spirit of America's music. From down home and elegant concert performances by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra to entertaining educational programs that bring the sound and feeling of jazz into the lives of thousands of kids and grownups to innovative collaborative programs with artists in diverse idioms: we offer top quality musicianship and universal friendship. By taking the feeling of jazz on tour and by inviting artists and audiences from all over the world into our new home in New York City, Frederick P. Rose Hall, we bring people together for a simple purpose: to have a profoundly good time. Welcome is our motto.

Jazz at Lincoln Center's mission is to enrich the artistic substance and perpetuate the democratic spirit of America's music. From down home and elegant concert performances by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra to entertaining educational programs that bring the sound and feeling of jazz into the lives of thousands of kids and grownups to innovative collaborative programs with artists in diverse idioms: we offer top quality musicianship and universal friendship. By taking the feeling of jazz on tour and by inviting artists and audiences from all over the world into our new home in New York City, Frederick P. Rose Hall, we bring people together for a simple purpose: to have a profoundly good time. Welcome is our motto.

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Financial

four stars

95.21

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
79.5%
  Administrative Expenses 11.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.18
  Program Expenses Growth 7.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jazz at Lincoln Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jazz at Lincoln Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jazz at Lincoln Center (NY) 91.51 four stars
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts (MN) 91.31 four stars
Vashon Center for the Arts (WA) 89.38 three stars
New 42nd Street (NY) 91.77 four stars
Brooklyn Academy of Music (NY) 85.15 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,193,840
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,914,978
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $899,076
Total Contributions $15,007,894
   Program Service Revenue $18,533,759
Total Primary Revenue $33,541,653
   Other Revenue $1,641,277
TOTAL REVENUE $35,182,930
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $35,285,183
   Administrative Expenses $4,460,194
   Fundraising Expenses $2,849,492
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $42,594,869
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-7,411,939
   
Net Assets $223,125,816

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
Facility Operations $15,376,808 43.6%
Performance Presentations $13,410,479 38.0%
Education And Outreach $4,800,104 13.6%

Ratings History
Jazz at Lincoln Center has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 07/01/2018 91.51 four stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 92.00 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 88.72 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.97 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 88.96 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 84.93 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 87.48 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 81.88 three stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 87.43 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 90.83 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 91.98 four stars
2008-06 02/01/2010 83.33 three stars
2007-06 05/01/2009 79.98 two stars
2006-06 05/01/2008 80.40 three stars
2005-06 11/01/2006 94.83 four stars
2004-06 12/01/2005 72.03 two stars
2003-06 10/01/2004 80.60 three stars
2002-06 10/01/2003 72.48 two stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 76.07 two stars
2000-06 04/15/2002 97.73 four 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 13-3888641
Name in IRS Master File JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER INC
NTEE Code A68
NTEE Classification Music
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational 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 August, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$640,096 1.50% Greg Scholl Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$1,773,731 4.16% Wynton Marsalis Managing and Artistic Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jazz at Lincoln Center (NY) 91.51 four stars
McCallum Theatre (CA) 88.44 three stars
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center (CA) 90.54 four stars
Thomasville Center for the Arts (GA) 91.25 four stars
The Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences - West Virginia (WV) 89.96 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jazz at Lincoln Center
3 Columbus Circle
12th Floor
New York, NY 10019
tel: (212) 258-9800
EIN: 13-3888641

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Board Leadership

Robert J. Appel
Chairman

CEO

Greg Scholl
Executive Director

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