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Theatre Communications Group

Leading for a just and thriving theatre ecology.

three stars

88.26

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

Board Leadership
Nikkole Salter
Chair

CEO
Teresa Eyring
Executive Director, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.26 three stars
  Financial 83.41 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, leads for a just and thriving theatre ecology. Since its founding in 1961, TCG's constituency has grown from a handful of groundbreaking theatres to over 700 Member Theatres and affiliate organizations and over 7,000 Individual Members. Through its programs and services, TCG reaches over one million students, audience members, and theatre professionals each year. TCG offers networking and knowledge-building opportunities through research, communications, and events, including the annual TCG National Conference, one of the largest nationwide gatherings of theatre people; awards grants and scholarships; advocates on the federal level; and serves as the U.S. Center of the International Theatre Institute. TCG is North America's largest independent trade publisher of dramatic literature, with 18 Pulitzer Prizes for Drama on the TCG booklist. It also publishes the award-winning American Theatre magazine.

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, leads for a just and thriving theatre ecology. Since its founding in 1961, TCG's constituency has grown from a handful of groundbreaking theatres to over 700 Member Theatres and affiliate organizations and over 7,000 Individual Members. Through its programs and services, TCG reaches over one million students, audience members, and theatre professionals each year. TCG offers networking and knowledge-building opportunities through research, communications, and events, including the annual TCG National Conference, one of the largest nationwide gatherings of theatre people; awards grants and scholarships; advocates on the federal level; and serves as the U.S. Center of the International Theatre Institute. TCG is North America's largest independent trade publisher of dramatic literature, with 18 Pulitzer Prizes for Drama on the TCG booklist. It also publishes the award-winning American Theatre magazine.

Financial

three stars

83.41

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
86.0%
  Administrative Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.55
  Program Expenses Growth -2.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.0%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Theatre Communications Group (NY) 88.26 three stars
Chamber Music America (NY) 91.60 four stars
Miami Music Project (FL) 86.44 three stars
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Magnum Cultural Foundation (NY) 87.36 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,904,036
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $2,232,258
   Fundraising Events $202,161
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $351,500
Total Contributions $4,689,955
   Program Service Revenue $1,328,242
Total Primary Revenue $6,018,197
   Other Revenue $1,322,581
TOTAL REVENUE $7,340,778
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,816,795
   Administrative Expenses $561,115
   Fundraising Expenses $577,189
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,955,099
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-614,321
   
Net Assets $6,057,921

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
Partnerships for Grantmaking and Subsidy Programs $3,560,003 52.2%
Publications $2,130,051 31.2%
Member Services $1,109,827 16.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2021 88.26 three stars
2018-06 08/01/2019 90.63 four stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 90.94 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 88.06 three stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 86.30 three stars
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

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$272,342 3.42% Teresa Eyring Executive Director

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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

Nikkole Salter
Chair

CEO

Teresa Eyring
Executive Director, CEO

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