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Pennsylvania Ballet

One of the premier ballet companies in the nation

three stars

85.25

100 South Broad Street Suite 2226
Philadelphia, PA 19110
tel: (215) 551-7000   Web Site
EIN: 23-1629970

Board Leadership
David Hoffman
Chair

CEO
Shelly Power
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.25 three stars
  Financial 82.28 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since its inception in 1963, Pennsylvania Ballet has been at the forefront of dance in America and is widely regarded as one of the premier ballet companies in the nation. The School and Company were established by Barbara Weisberger, a Balanchine protégé, through a Ford Foundation initiative to develop regional professional dance companies. Drawing its audiences from throughout the tri-state region, Pennsylvania Ballet presents a season of six productions in Philadelphia, including the holiday spectacular, George Balanchine's The Nutcracker, balancing classic ballets with new works that challenge the dancers and attract a diverse audience. The Company also tours throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, as well as in other locations in the Northeastern U.S.

Since its inception in 1963, Pennsylvania Ballet has been at the forefront of dance in America and is widely regarded as one of the premier ballet companies in the nation. The School and Company were established by Barbara Weisberger, a Balanchine protégé, through a Ford Foundation initiative to develop regional professional dance companies. Drawing its audiences from throughout the tri-state region, Pennsylvania Ballet presents a season of six productions in Philadelphia, including the holiday spectacular, George Balanchine's The Nutcracker, balancing classic ballets with new works that challenge the dancers and attract a diverse audience. The Company also tours throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, as well as in other locations in the Northeastern U.S.

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Financial

three stars

82.28

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
71.5%
  Administrative Expenses 24.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.98
  Program Expenses Growth 3.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pennsylvania Ballet on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pennsylvania Ballet on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pennsylvania Ballet (PA) 85.25 three stars
Richmond Ballet, The State Ballet of Virginia (VA) 89.08 three stars
Grand Rapids Ballet (MI) 86.46 three stars
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (IL) 88.26 three stars
Oregon Ballet Theatre (OR) 92.38 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,557,245
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $422,462
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $208,389
Total Contributions $7,188,096
   Program Service Revenue $6,754,120
Total Primary Revenue $13,942,216
   Other Revenue $213,030
TOTAL REVENUE $14,155,246
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,397,688
   Administrative Expenses $3,341,641
   Fundraising Expenses $667,435
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $14,406,764
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-251,518
   
Net Assets $16,755,756

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
Dance Performances $8,443,967 81.2%
Ballet Training $1,384,410 13.3%
Outreach and Education $569,311 5.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-07 10/01/2019 85.25 three stars
2017-07 12/01/2018 84.52 three stars
2016-07 02/01/2018 86.31 three stars
2015-07 12/01/2016 91.23 four stars
2014-07 06/01/2016 93.63 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-07 11/01/2015 93.40 four stars
2013-07 12/01/2014 94.44 four stars
2012-07 12/01/2013 87.03 three stars
2011-07 10/01/2012 82.49 three stars
2010-07 12/01/2011 75.37 two stars
2009-07 09/20/2011 74.03 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-07 02/01/2011 70.84 two stars
2008-07 02/01/2010 95.80 four stars
2007-07 07/01/2009 88.37 three stars
2006-07 11/01/2007 88.32 three stars
2005-07 12/01/2006 79.99 two stars
2004-07 12/01/2005 85.87 three stars
2003-07 11/01/2004 81.17 three stars
2002-07 12/01/2003 81.16 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 23-1629970
Name in IRS Master File PENNSYLVANIA BALLET ASSOCIATION
NTEE Code A63
NTEE Classification Ballet
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 February, 1964
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End July
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • July, 2017
  • July, 2016
  • July, 2015
  • July, 2014
  • July, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Shelly Power Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$187,385 1.30% Angel Corella Artistic Director
$117,470 0.81% Jane Kamp Director of Development
$109,662 0.76% Samantha Dunster Assistant Artistic Director
$101,159 0.70% David Gray Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pennsylvania Ballet (PA) 85.25 three stars
The School of American Ballet (NY) 86.71 three stars
The Joffrey Ballet (IL) 92.01 four stars
Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation (NY) 91.43 four stars
American Ballet Theatre (NY) 90.44 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Pennsylvania Ballet
100 South Broad Street
Suite 2226
Philadelphia, PA 19110
tel: (215) 551-7000
EIN: 23-1629970

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Board Leadership

David Hoffman
Chair

CEO

Shelly Power
Executive Director

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