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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

New Jersey Performing Arts Center

The Center of It All

four stars

95.86

One Center Street Newark, NJ 07102
tel: (973) 642-8989   Web Site
EIN: 22-2889703

Board Leadership
John R. Strangfeld Jr.
Chair

CEO
John Schreiber
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.86 four stars
  Financial 95.73 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

95.73

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
82.4%
  Administrative Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.53
  Program Expenses Growth 7.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New Jersey Performing Arts Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New Jersey Performing Arts Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJ) 95.86 four stars
Geffen Playhouse (CA) 92.23 four stars
SFJAZZ (CA) 85.16 three stars
Segerstrom Center for the Arts (CA) 88.63 three stars
Association for the Colonial Theatre (PA) 90.95 four stars

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The New Jersey Performing Arts Center, by celebrating diversity, shall be America's foremost urban presenter of arts and entertainment, a creative and effective leader in arts education for children, a convener of useful and enlightening civic engagement events, and a catalyst for economic development in its home city of Newark. Since its opening night on October 18, 1997, NJPAC has welcomed to its stages renowned artists, cultural icons, the best of New Jersey's performers and companies, and many of the world's most cherished orchestral, dance and theatrical works. More than 10 million visitors, including over 1.5 million children, have enjoyed live entertainment or participated in special events at the Arts Center.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,432,005
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,877,678
   Related Organizations $47,968
   Government Grants $1,065,433
Total Contributions $12,423,084
   Program Service Revenue $18,194,328
Total Primary Revenue $30,617,412
   Other Revenue $7,309,092
TOTAL REVENUE $37,926,504
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $31,399,427
   Administrative Expenses $4,217,540
   Fundraising Expenses $2,554,376
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $38,171,343
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-244,839
   
Net Assets $188,211,312

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
Performances $17,202,468 54.8%
Theater Operations $7,947,981 25.3%
Arts Education $3,485,056 11.1%

Ratings History
New Jersey Performing Arts Center has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 10/01/2016 95.86 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.83 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 08/01/2015 90.08 four stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 90.49 four stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 86.88 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 81.92 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 88.32 three stars
2008-06 12/15/2009 86.92 three stars
2007-06 04/01/2009 83.05 three stars
2006-06 06/01/2008 72.31 two stars
2005-06 11/01/2006 76.84 two stars
2004-06 12/01/2005 80.36 three stars
2003-06 11/01/2004 95.63 four stars
2002-06 11/01/2003 89.08 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 85.73 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 22-2889703
Name in IRS Master File NEW JERSEY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER CORPORATION
NTEE Code A61
NTEE Classification Performing Arts Centers
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (90) Cultural performances
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, 1988
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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
$817,284 2.14% John Schreiber President

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center, by celebrating diversity, shall be America's foremost urban presenter of arts and entertainment, a creative and effective leader in arts education for children, a convener of useful and enlightening civic engagement events, and a catalyst for economic development in its home city of Newark. Since its opening night on October 18, 1997, NJPAC has welcomed to its stages renowned artists, cultural icons, the best of New Jersey's performers and companies, and many of the world's most cherished orchestral, dance and theatrical works. More than 10 million visitors, including over 1.5 million children, have enjoyed live entertainment or participated in special events at the Arts Center.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJ) 95.86 four stars
Community Arts Music Association (CA) 85.43 three stars
Film Forum (NY) 87.03 three stars
Celebrity Series of Boston (MA) 88.72 three stars
Stamford Center for the Arts (CT) 91.83 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

New Jersey Performing Arts Center
One Center Street
Newark, NJ 07102
tel: (973) 642-8989
EIN: 22-2889703

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Board Leadership

John R. Strangfeld Jr.
Chair

CEO

John Schreiber
President and CEO

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