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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Young Audiences

Arts for learning

86.07

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 86.07
  Financial 83.67
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

83.67

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 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)
76.2%
  Administrative Expenses 15.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.44
  Program Expenses Growth 2.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.4%
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) 86.07
Joy of Music Program (MA) 88.09
Music Conservatory of Westchester (NY) 88.26
Education Through Music, Inc. (New York) (NY) 94.53
Southwest School of Art (TX) 85.50

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,590,025
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $329,498
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $15,000
Total Contributions $1,934,523
   Program Service Revenue $429,803
Total Primary Revenue $2,364,326
   Other Revenue $549,847
TOTAL REVENUE $2,914,173
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,605,930
   Administrative Expenses $263,387
   Fundraising Expenses $129,037
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,998,354
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $915,819
   
Net Assets $7,426,145

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 $1,151,559 71.7%
Arts in Education Programs $400,000 24.9%
Young Audiences National Emerging Leadership Institute $54,371 3.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2021 86.07
2018-06 08/01/2019 81.74
2017-06 09/01/2018 82.04
2016-06 12/22/2017 82.25
2015-06 10/01/2016 85.36
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.98
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 86.96
2013-06 11/01/2014 86.04
2012-06 10/01/2013 82.57
2011-06 08/01/2012 78.56
2010-06 09/20/2011 84.13
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 09/01/2010 67.59
2008-06 09/01/2009 88.82
2007-06 10/01/2008 89.79
2006-06 05/01/2007 76.95
2005-06 09/01/2006 92.21
2004-06 07/01/2005 83.97
2003-06 08/01/2004 87.34
2002-06 12/01/2003 95.34

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
$303,450 15.18% David A. Dik National Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Young Audiences (NY) 86.07
The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation (CA) 93.91
Interlochen Center for the Arts (MI) 85.90
Inner-City Arts (CA) 93.22
The Ghetto Film School (NY) 91.30

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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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