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Theatre Communications Group

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

four stars

90.63

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

Board Leadership
Kathryn M. Lipuma
Chair

CEO
Teresa Eyring
Executive Director, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.63 four stars
  Financial 86.76 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Theatre Communications Group (TCG) is to strengthen, nurture and promote the professional not-for-profit American theatre. Over the last 57 years, TCG's constituency has grown from a tiny network of groundbreaking theatres to over 780 institutional members across the country, as well as over 17,000 individuals nationwide. Today, our programs further our core values of Artistry, Diversity, Activism, and Global Citizenship within the American theatre. In all our endeavors, TCG seeks to increase the organizational efficiency of our members, cultivate and celebrate the artistic talent and achievements of the field, and promote a larger public understanding of and appreciation for the theatre.

The mission of Theatre Communications Group (TCG) is to strengthen, nurture and promote the professional not-for-profit American theatre. Over the last 57 years, TCG's constituency has grown from a tiny network of groundbreaking theatres to over 780 institutional members across the country, as well as over 17,000 individuals nationwide. Today, our programs further our core values of Artistry, Diversity, Activism, and Global Citizenship within the American theatre. In all our endeavors, TCG seeks to increase the organizational efficiency of our members, cultivate and celebrate the artistic talent and achievements of the field, and promote a larger public understanding of and appreciation for the theatre.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of Facebook followers
135,109
Total number of organization members
765
Number of periodicals distributed
100,801
Number of conference attendees
1,010
Number of website pageviews
2,851,350
Total number of periodical subscribers
11,650
Number of donations made by board members
35
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

86.76

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
85.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.59
  Program Expenses Growth 1.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.6%
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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Theatre Communications Group (NY) 90.63 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,581,682
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $434,818
   Fundraising Events $117,360
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $160,000
Total Contributions $3,293,860
   Program Service Revenue $3,090,749
Total Primary Revenue $6,384,609
   Other Revenue $1,823,454
TOTAL REVENUE $8,208,063
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,526,179
   Administrative Expenses $634,654
   Fundraising Expenses $484,988
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,645,821
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-437,758
   
Net Assets $6,538,958

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 $3,703,413 49.2%
Publications $2,768,442 36.8%
Member Services $1,054,324 14.0%

Ratings History
Theatre Communications Group has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
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)
(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
$269,954 3.12% Teresa Eyring Executive Director

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Theatre Communications Group (NY) 90.63 four 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

Kathryn M. Lipuma
Chair

CEO

Teresa Eyring
Executive Director, CEO

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