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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

The Actors Fund

For everyone in entertainment

four stars

92.23

729 Seventh Avenue 10th Floor
New York, NY 10019
tel: (800) 221-7303   Web Site
EIN: 13-1635251

Board Leadership
Brian Stokes Mitchell
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Joseph P. Benincasa
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.23 four stars
  Financial 89.44 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

Financial

three stars

89.44

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
85.9%
  Administrative Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.12
  Program Expenses Growth 1.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 34.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Actors Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Actors Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Actors Fund (NY) 92.23 four stars
Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation (CA) 88.26 three stars
Association of Performing Arts Presenters (DC) 90.26 four stars
New World Symphony (FL) 91.10 four stars
Allied Arts Foundation (OK) 89.18 three stars

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The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that helps everyone - performers and those behind the scenes - who works in performing arts and entertainment, helping more than 13,500 people directly each year and hundreds of thousands more online. Serving professionals in film, theatre, television, music, opera, radio and dance, The Fund's programs include social services and emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, housing, and employment and training services. With offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Actors Fund has been a safety net for those in need, crisis and transition since 1882.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $21,059,173
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,376,705
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,958,700
Total Contributions $24,394,578
   Program Service Revenue $12,141,152
Total Primary Revenue $36,535,730
   Other Revenue $1,163,273
TOTAL REVENUE $37,699,003
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $25,840,684
   Administrative Expenses $1,761,162
   Fundraising Expenses $2,846,834
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $30,448,680
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $7,250,323
   
Net Assets $51,176,674

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
Skilled Nursing Care & Assisted Living Facility $12,040,307 46.6%
Human Services $11,084,699 42.9%
Affordable, Supportive & Senior Housing $2,715,678 10.5%

Ratings History
The Actors Fund has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 06/01/2017 92.23 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.98 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 09/01/2015 87.22 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 86.46 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 91.80 four stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 92.30 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 92.38 four stars
2009-12 11/01/2011 90.04 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 87.97 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 83.21 three stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 93.06 four stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 90.06 four stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 90.26 four stars
2005-12 04/01/2007 83.94 three stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 79.80 two stars
2003-12 02/01/2005 78.54 two stars
2002-12 04/01/2004 79.64 two stars
2001-12 04/15/2003 87.24 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 13-1635251
Name in IRS Master File THE ACTORS FUND OF AMERICA
NTEE Code Y40
NTEE Classification Fraternal Beneficiary Societies
NTEE Type Mutual/Membership Benefit Organizations, Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(279) Other services or benefits to members or employees
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 August, 1940
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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
$384,946 1.26% Joseph Benincasa President & CEO

The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that helps everyone - performers and those behind the scenes - who works in performing arts and entertainment, helping more than 13,500 people directly each year and hundreds of thousands more online. Serving professionals in film, theatre, television, music, opera, radio and dance, The Fund's programs include social services and emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, housing, and employment and training services. With offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Actors Fund has been a safety net for those in need, crisis and transition since 1882.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Actors Fund (NY) 92.23 four stars
Frameline (CA) 90.66 four stars
PEN American Center (NY) 88.89 three stars
New World Symphony (FL) 91.10 four stars
Screen Actors Guild Foundation (CA) 87.56 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Actors Fund
729 Seventh Avenue
10th Floor
New York, NY 10019
tel: (800) 221-7303
EIN: 13-1635251

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Board Leadership

Brian Stokes Mitchell
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Joseph P. Benincasa
President and CEO

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