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Performing Arts Fort Worth/Bass Performance Hall

Operating the Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall

four stars

95.05

Maddox-Muse Center 330 East Fourth Street, Suite 300
Fort Worth, TX 76102
tel: (817) 212-4300   Web Site
EIN: 75-2457270

Board Leadership
Elaine Agather
Chairman

CEO
Dione Kennedy
President & CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.05 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 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 the Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall is to serve as a permanent home to major performing arts organizations of Fort Worth and as a premiere venue for other attractions so as to enhance the range, quality, and accessibility of cultural fare available to the public; to promulgate arts education; and to contribute to the cultural life of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, and the region. Bass Performance Hall is the crown jewel of a city which boasts the nation's third largest cultural district. It is also an important symbol of one of the most successful downtown revitalization efforts in the country. Built entirely with private funds, Bass Performance Hall is permanent home to the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Texas Ballet Theater, Fort Worth Opera, and the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and Cliburn Concerts.

The mission of the Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall is to serve as a permanent home to major performing arts organizations of Fort Worth and as a premiere venue for other attractions so as to enhance the range, quality, and accessibility of cultural fare available to the public; to promulgate arts education; and to contribute to the cultural life of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, and the region. Bass Performance Hall is the crown jewel of a city which boasts the nation's third largest cultural district. It is also an important symbol of one of the most successful downtown revitalization efforts in the country. Built entirely with private funds, Bass Performance Hall is permanent home to the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Texas Ballet Theater, Fort Worth Opera, and the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and Cliburn Concerts.

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Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

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)
89.4%
  Administrative Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.22
  Program Expenses Growth 11.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Performing Arts Fort Worth/Bass Performance Hall on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Performing Arts Fort Worth/Bass Performance Hall on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Performing Arts Fort Worth/Bass Performance Hall (TX) 95.05 four stars
Celebrity Series of Boston (MA) 91.75 four stars
Richmond Performing Arts Alliance (VA) 90.86 four stars
On the Boards (WA) 88.37 three stars
Omaha Performing Arts (NE) 85.12 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,139,685
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,139,685
   Program Service Revenue $11,272,900
Total Primary Revenue $16,412,585
   Other Revenue $2,055,375
TOTAL REVENUE $18,467,960
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $15,747,054
   Administrative Expenses $1,527,093
   Fundraising Expenses $273,611
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $17,547,758
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $920,202
   
Net Assets $116,927,729

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
Productions and Performances $14,561,322 92.5%
Educational Activities $1,185,732 7.5%

Ratings History
Performing Arts Fort Worth/Bass Performance Hall has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 95.05 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 95.05 four stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 95.05 four stars
2015-06 09/01/2017 89.44 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 87.65 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.44 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 85.78 three stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 84.93 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 84.33 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 82.97 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 76.81 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/01/2010 74.94 two stars
2008-06 03/01/2010 97.45 four stars
2007-06 03/01/2009 79.90 two stars
2006-06 08/01/2007 85.40 three stars
2005-06 10/01/2006 67.07 one star
2004-06 10/01/2005 73.29 two stars
2003-06 12/01/2004 73.84 two stars
2002-06 12/01/2003 77.11 two 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 75-2457270
Name in IRS Master File PERFORMING ARTS FORT WORTH INC
NTEE Code A61
NTEE Classification Performing Arts Centers
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (90) Cultural performances
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 September, 1993
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$452,865 2.58% Dione Kennedy President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Performing Arts Fort Worth/Bass Performance Hall (TX) 95.05 four stars
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (CA) 92.91 four stars
Community Partnership for Arts and Culture (OH) 92.26 four stars
Pittsburgh Public Theater (PA) 86.43 three stars
Segerstrom Center for the Arts (CA) 89.82 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Performing Arts Fort Worth/Bass Performance Hall
Maddox-Muse Center
330 East Fourth Street, Suite 300
Fort Worth, TX 76102
tel: (817) 212-4300
EIN: 75-2457270

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Board Leadership

Elaine Agather
Chairman

CEO

Dione Kennedy
President & CEO

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