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Theatre Communications Group

Strengthening, nurturing and promoting the professional not-for-profit American theatre

three stars

86.92

520 Eighth Avenue 24th Floor
New York, NY 10018
tel: (212) 609-5900   Web Site
EIN: 13-6160130

Board Leadership
Kevin Moriarty
Chair

CEO
Teresa Eyring
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.92 three stars
  Financial 85.13 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

85.13

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 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)
86.5%
  Administrative Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.94
  Program Expenses Growth 0.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Theatre Communications Group on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Theatre Communications Group on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Theatre Communications Group (NY) 86.92 three stars
Association of Performing Arts Presenters (DC) 90.26 four stars
Pasadena Conservatory of Music (CA) 91.72 four stars
The NOCCA Institute (LA) 87.26 three stars
Intersection for the Arts (CA) 91.92 four stars

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The mission of Theatre Communications Group (TCG) is to strengthen, nurture and promote the professional not-for-profit American theatre. Over the last 45 years, TCG's constituency has grown from a tiny network of groundbreaking theatres to over 460 members across the country, as well as over 17,000 individuals nationwide. Today, our programs further our core values of fostering connection, embracing diversity and supporting artistry in the American theatre. In all our endeavors, TCG seeks to increase the organizational efficiency of our member theatres, cultivate and celebrate the artistic talent and achievements of the field, and promote a larger public understanding of and appreciation for the theatre.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,463,870
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $417,442
   Fundraising Events $350,745
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $135,019
Total Contributions $3,367,076
   Program Service Revenue $3,051,230
Total Primary Revenue $6,418,306
   Other Revenue $1,350,983
TOTAL REVENUE $7,769,289
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,632,196
   Administrative Expenses $603,985
   Fundraising Expenses $571,379
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,807,560
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,038,271
   
Net Assets $9,218,208

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
Artistic Programs $3,050,067 40.0%
Publications $3,000,182 39.3%
Member Services $1,581,947 20.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 10/01/2016 86.92 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.84 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 88.81 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 87.63 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 83.49 three stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 82.44 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 86.96 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 81.70 three stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 88.42 three stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 73.44 two stars
2006-06 10/01/2007 88.42 three stars
2005-06 11/01/2006 87.01 three stars
2004-06 08/01/2005 89.69 three stars
2003-06 01/05/2005 84.50 three stars
2002-06 10/01/2003 98.67 four stars
2001-06 04/15/2003 96.12 four 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 13-6160130
Name in IRS Master File THEATRE COMMUNICATIONS GROUP INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 July, 1987
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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
$261,145 2.96% Mary Teresa Eyring Executive Director

The mission of Theatre Communications Group (TCG) is to strengthen, nurture and promote the professional not-for-profit American theatre. Over the last 45 years, TCG's constituency has grown from a tiny network of groundbreaking theatres to over 460 members across the country, as well as over 17,000 individuals nationwide. Today, our programs further our core values of fostering connection, embracing diversity and supporting artistry in the American theatre. In all our endeavors, TCG seeks to increase the organizational efficiency of our member theatres, cultivate and celebrate the artistic talent and achievements of the field, and promote a larger public understanding of and appreciation for the theatre.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Theatre Communications Group (NY) 86.92 three stars
Artspace Projects (MN) 88.90 three stars
Association of Performing Arts Presenters (DC) 90.26 four stars
Cinequest (CA) 93.91 four stars
PEN American Center (NY) 88.89 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Theatre Communications Group
520 Eighth Avenue
24th Floor
New York, NY 10018
tel: (212) 609-5900
fax: (212) 609-5901
EIN: 13-6160130

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Board Leadership

Kevin Moriarty
Chair

CEO

Teresa Eyring
Executive Director

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