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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Scottsdale Cultural Council

Advancing the arts

three stars

85.21

7380 East Second Street Scottsdale, AZ 85251
tel: (480) 994-2787   Web Site
EIN: 86-0593786

Board Leadership
Alison Lewis
Board Chair

CEO
Gerd Wuestemann
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.21 three stars
  Financial 82.22 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

As Scottsdale continues to evolve, Scottsdale Arts is at a pivotal moment and poised to reinvigorate our history as a thought leader in the arts. We need to build trust, develop the courage to innovate with confidence, and create renewed excitement within our internal and external constituencies. Leveraging the resources, talent and vision of each branch allows Scottsdale Arts to create enriching human experiences. Connections deepen when we celebrate the broad cultural and artistic experiences that exist within and beyond our community. Diversity is our greatest strength and we strive to cultivate compassion and creativity in authentic ways to shape our future.

As Scottsdale continues to evolve, Scottsdale Arts is at a pivotal moment and poised to reinvigorate our history as a thought leader in the arts. We need to build trust, develop the courage to innovate with confidence, and create renewed excitement within our internal and external constituencies. Leveraging the resources, talent and vision of each branch allows Scottsdale Arts to create enriching human experiences. Connections deepen when we celebrate the broad cultural and artistic experiences that exist within and beyond our community. Diversity is our greatest strength and we strive to cultivate compassion and creativity in authentic ways to shape our future.

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Financial

three stars

82.22

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
75.3%
  Administrative Expenses 19.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 7.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Scottsdale Cultural Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Scottsdale Cultural Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Scottsdale Cultural Council (AZ) 85.21 three stars
New England Foundation for the Arts (MA) 90.36 four stars
Arts & Science Council (NC) 90.49 four stars
United Performing Arts Fund (WI) 94.22 four stars
United Arts of Central Florida (FL) 89.26 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $938,325
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $259,758
   Fundraising Events $314,933
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $6,334,434
Total Contributions $7,847,450
   Program Service Revenue $2,835,467
Total Primary Revenue $10,682,917
   Other Revenue $241,646
TOTAL REVENUE $10,924,563
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,458,566
   Administrative Expenses $2,031,924
   Fundraising Expenses $611,465
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,101,955
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,177,392
   
Net Assets $5,586,185

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
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts $4,348,733 46.0%
Art Installations $2,265,737 24.0%
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art $1,688,160 17.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 11/01/2020 85.21 three stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 82.99 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 82.14 three stars
2016-06 03/01/2018 82.57 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 86.48 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.24 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 84.34 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 85.79 three stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 75.92 two stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 74.85 two stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 75.79 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 70.21 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 59.75 one star
2008-06 08/01/2009 66.82 one star
2007-06 09/01/2008 67.31 one star
2006-06 07/01/2007 79.53 two stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 86.56 three stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 82.68 three stars
2003-06 05/01/2004 75.93 two stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 73.55 two 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 86-0593786
Name in IRS Master File SCOTTSDALE CULTURAL COUNCIL
NTEE Code A26
NTEE Classification Arts Council/Agency
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (88) Community theatrical group
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 May, 1988
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$56,499 0.46% Gerd Wuestermann President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$167,308 1.38% Neale Perl Former President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Scottsdale Cultural Council (AZ) 85.21 three stars
Music Center Foundation (CA) 92.05 four stars
National Guild for Community Arts Education (NY) 91.45 four stars
Public Art Fund (NY) 85.61 three stars
Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance (PA) 88.36 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Scottsdale Cultural Council
7380 East Second Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
tel: (480) 994-2787
fax: (480) 874-4655
EIN: 86-0593786

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Board Leadership

Alison Lewis
Board Chair

CEO

Gerd Wuestemann
President, CEO

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