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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

American Film Institute

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

81.17

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

Board Leadership
Kathleen Kennedy
Chair

CEO
Bob Gazzale
President & CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.17
  Financial 75.76
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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

75.76

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
77.4%
  Administrative Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.31
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.85
  Program Expenses Growth -0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.8%
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) 81.17
Racine Art Museum (WI) 85.94
Muhammad Ali Center (KY) 90.71
The Admiral Nimitz Foundation (TX) 96.50
Museum of Photographic Arts (CA) 85.38

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,192,910
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $675,536
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,075,038
Total Contributions $10,943,484
   Program Service Revenue $18,578,329
Total Primary Revenue $29,521,813
   Other Revenue $778,974
TOTAL REVENUE $30,300,787
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $23,179,096
   Administrative Expenses $3,332,736
   Fundraising Expenses $3,961,333
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $30,473,165
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-172,378
   
Net Assets $38,990,208

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 $15,302,221 66.0%
Exhibition: AFI on Screen $6,555,914 28.3%
National Programs $666,019 2.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 10/01/2021 81.17
2019-06 11/01/2020 82.46
2018-06 09/03/2019 82.61
2017-06 12/01/2018 80.43
2016-06 03/01/2018 81.38
2015-06 12/01/2016 82.82
2014-06 06/01/2016 84.17
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 83.27
2013-06 08/01/2014 88.54
2012-06 11/01/2013 86.56
2011-06 09/01/2012 80.68
2010-06 09/20/2011 83.24
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 83.46
2008-06 02/01/2010 86.41
2007-06 04/01/2009 90.43
2006-06 11/01/2007 88.57
2005-06 12/01/2006 87.88
2004-06 02/01/2006 85.37
2003-06 09/01/2004 86.47
2002-06 10/01/2003 84.68

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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$809,050 2.65% Robert Gazzale President & CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Film Institute (CA) 81.17
AACA Museum (PA) 92.12
National Civil Rights Museum (TN) 90.49
Muhammad Ali Center (KY) 90.71
The Museum of Flight (WA) 92.66

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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

Kathleen Kennedy
Chair

CEO

Bob Gazzale
President & CEO

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