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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

Developing and revitalizing the Pittsburgh cultural district

four stars

90.84

803 Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222
tel: (412) 471-6070   Web Site
EIN: 25-1469002

Board Leadership
David L. Porges
Chair

CEO
Kevin McMahon
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.84 four stars
  Financial 93.16 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

Financial

four stars

93.16

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

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)
93.0%
  Administrative Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.64
  Program Expenses Growth 5.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust (PA) 90.84 four stars
Joyce Theater Foundation (NY) 94.07 four stars
Omaha Performing Arts (NE) 89.42 three stars
Caramoor (NY) 93.83 four stars
Jazz St. Louis (MO) 90.48 four stars

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The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust was formed in 1984 to stimulate the economic and cultural development of Pittsburgh through the development and promotion of a downtown arts and entertainment district. Encouraging and presenting diverse performing and visual arts programs in the Cultural District, the Trust has helped transform Pittsburgh's Downtown to a vibrant animated area with over fourteen cultural facilities, public parks and plazas, and new and proposed commercial development. Additionally, the Trust is committed to providing educational experiences to a multicultural audience of all ages, working with arts organizations, universities, corporations, and educators to develop educational and entertaining programs that nurture an appreciation for the arts.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,435,088
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $468,000
   Related Organizations $192,287
   Government Grants $1,268,446
Total Contributions $9,363,821
   Program Service Revenue $44,346,522
Total Primary Revenue $53,710,343
   Other Revenue $77,030
TOTAL REVENUE $53,787,373
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $51,298,680
   Administrative Expenses $2,241,359
   Fundraising Expenses $1,412,600
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $54,952,639
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,165,266
   
Net Assets $121,057,488

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
Performance Presentation and Programming $24,599,637 47.9%
Facilities Management & Real Estate Development $23,150,295 45.1%
Education, Community Outreach, and Arts Services $3,548,748 6.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.84 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 89.70 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 90.92 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 85.13 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 87.41 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 94.41 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 90.06 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 90.63 four stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 96.88 four stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 91.24 four stars
2006-12 07/01/2008 96.81 four stars
2005-12 03/01/2008 92.69 four stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 96.48 four stars
2003-12 04/01/2005 98.70 four stars
2002-12 12/01/2003 95.93 four stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 86.45 three stars
2000-12 10/15/2002 78.76 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 25-1469002
Name in IRS Master File PITTSBURGH TRUST FOR CULTURAL RESOURCES
NTEE Code A20
NTEE Classification Arts, Cultural Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (90) Cultural performances
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(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 July, 1984
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • 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
$647,864 1.17% J. Kevin McMahon President, CEO

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust was formed in 1984 to stimulate the economic and cultural development of Pittsburgh through the development and promotion of a downtown arts and entertainment district. Encouraging and presenting diverse performing and visual arts programs in the Cultural District, the Trust has helped transform Pittsburgh's Downtown to a vibrant animated area with over fourteen cultural facilities, public parks and plazas, and new and proposed commercial development. Additionally, the Trust is committed to providing educational experiences to a multicultural audience of all ages, working with arts organizations, universities, corporations, and educators to develop educational and entertaining programs that nurture an appreciation for the arts.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust (PA) 90.84 four stars
University Musical Society (MI) 93.04 four stars
Caramoor (NY) 93.83 four stars
Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts (WI) 87.03 three stars
New York City Center (NY) 91.08 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
803 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
tel: (412) 471-6070
EIN: 25-1469002

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Board Leadership

David L. Porges
Chair

CEO

Kevin McMahon
President

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