Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Jazz at Lincoln Center

Perpetuating the democratic spirit of America's music

three stars

89.12

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 89.12 three stars
  Financial 96.58 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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

96.58

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
81.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.98
  Program Expenses Growth 7.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.4%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $13,547,816
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,374,808
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $209,000
Total Contributions $17,131,624
   Program Service Revenue $19,413,476
Total Primary Revenue $36,545,100
   Other Revenue $3,388,855
TOTAL REVENUE $39,933,955
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $36,235,391
   Administrative Expenses $4,841,788
   Fundraising Expenses $3,346,463
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $44,423,642
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-4,489,687
   
Net Assets $219,714,229

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$665,096 1.49% Greg Scholl Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$1,773,731 3.99% Wynton Marsalis Managing and Artistic Director
$2,000 0.00% Steven Miller Director

Mission

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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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