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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Young Audiences

Arts for learning

three stars

81.74

171 Madison Avenue Suite 200
New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 831-8110   Web Site
EIN: 13-1688246

Board Leadership
Nathan W. Pearson, Jr.
Chair

CEO
David A. Dik
National Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.74 three stars
  Financial 76.65 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1952, Young Audiences (YA) works to help make the arts an essential part of young people's education. YA advances the artistic and educational development of youngsters by bringing them together with professional artists of all disciplines to learn, create and participate in the arts. This year, YA's network of 30 affiliates and 4,600 artists reached seven million children in nearly 7,000 schools with 16,300 performance demonstrations, 60,000 workshops and 3,240 teacher services. YA and its affiliates are engaged in several network projects, including Arts for Learning Lessons, MetLife Dance for Life, and Arts for Learning Interactive Media.

Founded in 1952, Young Audiences (YA) works to help make the arts an essential part of young people's education. YA advances the artistic and educational development of youngsters by bringing them together with professional artists of all disciplines to learn, create and participate in the arts. This year, YA's network of 30 affiliates and 4,600 artists reached seven million children in nearly 7,000 schools with 16,300 performance demonstrations, 60,000 workshops and 3,240 teacher services. YA and its affiliates are engaged in several network projects, including Arts for Learning Lessons, MetLife Dance for Life, and Arts for Learning Interactive Media.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of administrators and staff who plan and experience professional development activities together
156
Number of teachers trained
4
Number of nonprofit leaders coached
26
This impact information is current as of October 2019, 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

two stars

76.65

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

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)
73.3%
  Administrative Expenses 17.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.97
  Program Expenses Growth -13.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Young Audiences on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Young Audiences on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Young Audiences (NY) 81.74 three stars
Little Kids Rock (NJ) 89.46 three stars
Inner-City Arts (CA) 91.91 four stars
DreamYard Project (NY) 94.74 four stars
Marwen (IL) 87.32 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $382,338
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $606,314
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $12,787
Total Contributions $1,001,439
   Program Service Revenue $434,323
Total Primary Revenue $1,435,762
   Other Revenue $673,169
TOTAL REVENUE $2,108,931
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,115,812
   Administrative Expenses $301,471
   Fundraising Expenses $133,845
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,551,128
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $557,803
   
Net Assets $6,599,170

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
YA National Network Services and Support $977,748 87.6%
Arts for Learning Lessons $80,352 7.2%
Young Audiences National Arts in Education $57,712 5.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 81.74 three stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 82.04 three stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 82.25 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 85.36 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.98 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 86.96 three stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 86.04 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 82.57 three stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 78.56 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 84.13 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 09/01/2010 67.59 one star
2008-06 09/01/2009 88.82 three stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 89.79 three stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 76.95 two stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 92.21 four stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 83.97 three stars
2003-06 08/01/2004 87.34 three stars
2002-06 12/01/2003 95.34 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 13-1688246
Name in IRS Master File YOUNG AUDIENCES INC
NTEE Code A60
NTEE Classification Performing Arts Organizations
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical 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 August, 1953
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$294,742 19.00% David A. Dik National Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Young Audiences (NY) 81.74 three stars
Merit School of Music (IL) 90.98 four stars
Studio in a School (NY) 92.07 four stars
Music Academy of the West (CA) 92.89 four stars
Rainey Institute (OH) 91.18 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Young Audiences
171 Madison Avenue
Suite 200
New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 831-8110
EIN: 13-1688246

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Board Leadership

Nathan W. Pearson, Jr.
Chair

CEO

David A. Dik
National Executive Director

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