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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Caramoor

A garden of great music

85.96

149 Girdle Ridge Road Katonah, NY 10536
tel: (914) 232-5035   Web Site
EIN: 13-5643627

Board Leadership
James A. Attwood, Jr.
Chairman

CEO
Edward J. Lewis, III
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.96
  Financial 81.84
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Caramoor is the legacy of Walter and Lucie Rosen who built the luxurious Mediterranean-style villa and filled it with their treasures. Walter Rosen was the master planner for the Caramoor estate, bringing his dream of creating a place to entertain friends from around the world to reality. Their musical evenings were the seeds of the International Music Festival of today. With its outstanding performances, engaging arts-in-education programming, the extraordinary Rosen House, and beautiful grounds, Caramoor is a cornerstone of the cultural life of Westchester County and beyond. Since 1945 visitors have delighted in the exceptional music - from classical to opera to jazz - and the enchanting garden setting that makes Caramoor such a unique and treasured resource.

Caramoor is the legacy of Walter and Lucie Rosen who built the luxurious Mediterranean-style villa and filled it with their treasures. Walter Rosen was the master planner for the Caramoor estate, bringing his dream of creating a place to entertain friends from around the world to reality. Their musical evenings were the seeds of the International Music Festival of today. With its outstanding performances, engaging arts-in-education programming, the extraordinary Rosen House, and beautiful grounds, Caramoor is a cornerstone of the cultural life of Westchester County and beyond. Since 1945 visitors have delighted in the exceptional music - from classical to opera to jazz - and the enchanting garden setting that makes Caramoor such a unique and treasured resource.

Financial

81.84

Accountability & Transparency

92.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 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)
72.9%
  Administrative Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.80
  Program Expenses Growth -0.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Caramoor on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Caramoor on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Caramoor (NY) 85.96
Harris Theater (IL) 90.09
McCallum Theatre (CA) 86.01
Artis—Naples (FL) 93.33
Bryn Mawr Film Institute (PA) 91.13

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,911,568
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,007,953
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,919,521
   Program Service Revenue $968,098
Total Primary Revenue $8,887,619
   Other Revenue $616,801
TOTAL REVENUE $9,504,420
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,107,247
   Administrative Expenses $780,693
   Fundraising Expenses $1,118,279
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,006,219
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,498,201
   
Net Assets $43,595,635

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
Musical Performances $3,271,869 64.1%
Rosen House, Gardens, and Estate $1,235,013 24.2%
Mentoring and Arts-in-Education $600,365 11.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 09/01/2021 85.96
2018-12 05/01/2020 84.53
2017-12 04/01/2019 86.67
2016-12 06/01/2018 91.25
2015-12 05/01/2017 93.83
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.64
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 91.22
2012-12 04/01/2014 87.57
2011-12 04/01/2013 89.89
2010-12 04/01/2012 78.62
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.85
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 77.99
2008-12 06/01/2010 73.39
2007-12 06/01/2009 89.19
2006-12 11/01/2007 88.55
2005-12 11/01/2006 83.96
2004-12 11/01/2005 74.08
2003-12 01/05/2005 72.81
2002-12 03/01/2004 82.92
2001-09 04/15/2003 83.12

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 13-5643627
Name in IRS Master File CARAMOOR CENTER FOR MUSIC & THE ARTS INC
NTEE Code A68
NTEE Classification Music
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical activities
(60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 April, 1946
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$249,423 3.56% Jeffrey P. Haydon CEO, Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Caramoor (NY) 85.96
Society of the Four Arts (FL) 88.64
Children's Theatre Company (MN) 86.12
John Michael Kohler Arts Center (WI) 90.66
CAPA New Haven (CT) 85.00

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Charity Contact Info

Caramoor
149 Girdle Ridge Road
Katonah, NY 10536
tel: (914) 232-5035
fax: (914) 232-5521
EIN: 13-5643627

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 816
Katonah, NY 10536

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Board Leadership

James A. Attwood, Jr.
Chairman

CEO

Edward J. Lewis, III
Chief Executive Officer

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