Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Symphony Space

Fostering artistically and culturally diverse performing arts, literary, and film programs

three stars

89.70

2537 Broadway New York, NY 10025
tel: (212) 864-1414   Web Site
EIN: 13-2941455

Board Leadership
Lenore Davis
Chair

CEO
Kathy Landau
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.70 three stars
  Financial 90.47 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Symphony Space fosters artistically and culturally diverse performing arts, literary, and film programs that bring artists and audiences together in an atmosphere of exploration and intimacy. Reaching audiences throughout New York City, the wider metropolitan area, and - through distribution of programs via media such as radio, recordings, pod casts and touring - the nation, we: present and produce a calendar of innovative, multidisciplinary arts events; provide a first-rate affordable facility for artists and producers; nurture relationships with established and emerging artists and other cultural organizations who will use Symphony Space as a venue for adventurous artistic growth; and take a position of leadership in curriculum-based arts education for children and adults.

Symphony Space fosters artistically and culturally diverse performing arts, literary, and film programs that bring artists and audiences together in an atmosphere of exploration and intimacy. Reaching audiences throughout New York City, the wider metropolitan area, and - through distribution of programs via media such as radio, recordings, pod casts and touring - the nation, we: present and produce a calendar of innovative, multidisciplinary arts events; provide a first-rate affordable facility for artists and producers; nurture relationships with established and emerging artists and other cultural organizations who will use Symphony Space as a venue for adventurous artistic growth; and take a position of leadership in curriculum-based arts education for children and adults.

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Financial

four stars

90.47

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
79.3%
  Administrative Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.22
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.25
  Program Expenses Growth 4.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Symphony Space on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Symphony Space on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,206,343
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $195,777
   Fundraising Events $567,076
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $134,452
Total Contributions $2,103,648
   Program Service Revenue $3,377,984
Total Primary Revenue $5,481,632
   Other Revenue $1,049,235
TOTAL REVENUE $6,530,867
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,444,267
   Administrative Expenses $882,147
   Fundraising Expenses $381,089
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,707,503
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-176,636
   
Net Assets $20,182,045

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$198,856 2.96% Kathy Landau Executive Director

Mission

Symphony Space fosters artistically and culturally diverse performing arts, literary, and film programs that bring artists and audiences together in an atmosphere of exploration and intimacy. Reaching audiences throughout New York City, the wider metropolitan area, and - through distribution of programs via media such as radio, recordings, pod casts and touring - the nation, we: present and produce a calendar of innovative, multidisciplinary arts events; provide a first-rate affordable facility for artists and producers; nurture relationships with established and emerging artists and other cultural organizations who will use Symphony Space as a venue for adventurous artistic growth; and take a position of leadership in curriculum-based arts education for children and adults.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Symphony Space (NY) 89.70 three stars
Bryn Mawr Film Institute (PA) 89.41 three stars
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center (MA) 85.84 three stars
Park Avenue Armory (NY) 90.34 four stars
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust (PA) 93.91 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Symphony Space
2537 Broadway
New York, NY 10025
tel: (212) 864-1414
fax: (212) 932-3228
EIN: 13-2941455

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Board Leadership

Lenore Davis
Chair

CEO

Kathy Landau
Executive Director