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American Film Institute

Celebrating excellence in the art of film, television and digital media

three stars

80.43

2021 North Western Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90027
tel: (800) 774-4234   Web Site
EIN: 52-6072925

Board Leadership
Sir Howard Stringer
Chair

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.43 three stars
  Financial 76.13 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 86.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The American Film Institute (AFI) is a national institute providing leadership in screen education and the recognition and celebration of excellence in the art of film, television and digital media. Founded in 1967, AFI trains the next generation of filmmakers at its world-renowned Conservatory, maintains America's film heritage through the AFI Catalog of Feature Films and explores new digital technologies in entertainment and education through the AFI Digital Content Lab and K-12 Screen Education Center. As the largest nonprofit exhibitor in the US, AFI ON SCREEN encompasses the annual AFI FEST as well as year-round programming at ArcLight Hollywood and the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring, Maryland.

The American Film Institute (AFI) is a national institute providing leadership in screen education and the recognition and celebration of excellence in the art of film, television and digital media. Founded in 1967, AFI trains the next generation of filmmakers at its world-renowned Conservatory, maintains America's film heritage through the AFI Catalog of Feature Films and explores new digital technologies in entertainment and education through the AFI Digital Content Lab and K-12 Screen Education Center. As the largest nonprofit exhibitor in the US, AFI ON SCREEN encompasses the annual AFI FEST as well as year-round programming at ArcLight Hollywood and the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Financial

two stars

76.13

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

86.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
76.3%
  Administrative Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.28
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.92
  Program Expenses Growth 2.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Film Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Film Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Film Institute (CA) 80.43 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,565,543
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $772,198
   Fundraising Events $1,062,140
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $12,399,881
   Program Service Revenue $18,646,486
Total Primary Revenue $31,046,367
   Other Revenue $-134,955
TOTAL REVENUE $30,911,412
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $23,553,426
   Administrative Expenses $3,563,568
   Fundraising Expenses $3,701,476
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $30,818,470
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $92,942
   
Net Assets $38,326,247

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
Education and Training: AFI Conservatory $13,551,072 57.5%
Exhibition: AFI on Screen $6,976,387 29.6%
National Programs $2,080,555 8.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 12/01/2018 80.43 three stars
2016-06 03/01/2018 81.38 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 82.82 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 84.17 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 83.27 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 88.54 three stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 86.56 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 80.68 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 83.24 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 83.46 three stars
2008-06 02/01/2010 86.41 three stars
2007-06 04/01/2009 90.43 four stars
2006-06 11/01/2007 88.57 three stars
2005-06 12/01/2006 87.88 three stars
2004-06 02/01/2006 85.37 three stars
2003-06 09/01/2004 86.47 three stars
2002-06 10/01/2003 84.68 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 87.55 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 52-6072925
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN FILM INSTITUTE INC
NTEE Code A31
NTEE Classification Film, Video
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (64) Commemorative event (centennial, festival, pageant, etc.)
(119) Other cultural or historical activities
(149) Other instruction and training
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, 1967
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$591,365 1.91% Bob Gazzale President & CEO

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Charity Contact Info

American Film Institute
2021 North Western Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027
tel: (800) 774-4234
fax: (323) 467-4578
EIN: 52-6072925

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Board Leadership

Sir Howard Stringer
Chair

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