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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Atlanta Ballet

What moves you?

91.22

1695 Marietta Boulevard, NW Atlanta, GA 30318
tel: (404) 873-5811   Web Site
EIN: 58-1047778

Board Leadership
Elizabeth Adams
Chairman

CEO
Arturo Jacobus
President & CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.22
  Financial 90.52
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1929, Atlanta Ballet is the longest continuously operating ballet company in the United States. Atlanta Ballet's eclectic repertoire spans ballet history, highlighted by beloved classics and inventive originals. Atlanta Ballet opened the Centre for Dance Education in 1996 and is dedicated to nurturing young dancers while providing an outlet for adults to express their creativity. With diverse class offerings and student population, the Centre serves over 150,000 people in metro Atlanta each year. Atlanta Ballet's roots remain firmly grounded in the Atlanta community and continue to play a vital role in the city's cultural growth and revitalization.

Founded in 1929, Atlanta Ballet is the longest continuously operating ballet company in the United States. Atlanta Ballet's eclectic repertoire spans ballet history, highlighted by beloved classics and inventive originals. Atlanta Ballet opened the Centre for Dance Education in 1996 and is dedicated to nurturing young dancers while providing an outlet for adults to express their creativity. With diverse class offerings and student population, the Centre serves over 150,000 people in metro Atlanta each year. Atlanta Ballet's roots remain firmly grounded in the Atlanta community and continue to play a vital role in the city's cultural growth and revitalization.

Financial

90.52

Accountability & Transparency

92.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
78.1%
  Administrative Expenses 14.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.86
  Program Expenses Growth 9.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 37.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Atlanta Ballet on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Atlanta Ballet on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Atlanta Ballet (GA) 91.22
Alabama Ballet (AL) 86.38
New York City Ballet (NY) 94.30
Cincinnati Ballet (OH) 91.36
Mark Morris Dance Group (NY) 92.02

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,595,607
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $124,944
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $5,750
Total Contributions $2,726,301
   Program Service Revenue $7,050,347
Total Primary Revenue $9,776,648
   Other Revenue $730,109
TOTAL REVENUE $10,506,757
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,518,674
   Administrative Expenses $2,062,787
   Fundraising Expenses $867,488
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,448,949
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,942,192
   
Net Assets $12,867,963

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
Performances $8,182,992 77.8%
Centre for Dance Education $2,087,887 19.8%
Community Programs $247,795 2.4%

Ratings History
Atlanta Ballet has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-07 02/01/2021 91.22
2018-07 06/01/2019 90.11
2017-07 08/01/2018 91.89
2016-07 10/01/2017 91.22
2015-07 08/01/2016 90.57
2014-07 06/01/2016 87.50
 
CN 2.0
2014-07 09/01/2015 84.20
2013-07 06/01/2014 86.48
2012-07 05/01/2013 89.47
2011-07 10/01/2012 85.62
2010-07 12/01/2011 85.85
2009-07 09/20/2011 88.27
 
CN 1.0
2009-07 02/01/2011 93.16
2008-07 02/01/2010 90.34
2007-07 10/01/2008 88.61
2006-07 10/01/2007 75.42
2005-07 07/01/2006 74.96
2004-07 07/01/2005 65.80
2003-07 08/01/2004 66.92
2002-07 08/01/2003 67.08

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 58-1047778
Name in IRS Master File ATLANTA BALLET INCORPORATED
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 (119) Other cultural or historical 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 May, 1969
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End July
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • July, 2018
  • July, 2017
  • July, 2016
  • July, 2015
  • July, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$253,988 1.88% Arturo Jacobus President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Atlanta Ballet (GA) 91.22
Ballet Tech Foundation (NY) 95.79
Boston Ballet (MA) 88.03
Grand Rapids Ballet (MI) 87.45
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company (OH) 85.85

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Charity Contact Info

Atlanta Ballet
1695 Marietta Boulevard, NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
tel: (404) 873-5811
EIN: 58-1047778

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Board Leadership

Elizabeth Adams
Chairman

CEO

Arturo Jacobus
President & CEO

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