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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Yaddo

Nurturing the creative process

three stars

82.43

308 West 46th Street 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10036
tel: (518) 584-0746   Web Site
EIN: 14-1343055

Board Leadership
Janice Y. K. Lee & Peter Kayafas
Co-Chairs

CEO
Elaina Richardson
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.43 three stars
  Financial 76.48 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1900, Yaddo is an artists' community located on a 400-acre estate in Saratoga Springs, New York. Its mission is to nurture the creative process by providing an opportunity for artists to work without interruption in a supportive environment. Yaddo offers residencies to professional creative artists from all nations and backgrounds working in one or more of the following media: choreography, film, literature, musical composition, painting, performance art, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and video. Artists may apply individually or as members of collaborative teams of two or three persons. They are selected by panels of other professional artists without regard to financial means. Residencies last from two weeks to two months and include room, board, and studio.

Founded in 1900, Yaddo is an artists' community located on a 400-acre estate in Saratoga Springs, New York. Its mission is to nurture the creative process by providing an opportunity for artists to work without interruption in a supportive environment. Yaddo offers residencies to professional creative artists from all nations and backgrounds working in one or more of the following media: choreography, film, literature, musical composition, painting, performance art, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and video. Artists may apply individually or as members of collaborative teams of two or three persons. They are selected by panels of other professional artists without regard to financial means. Residencies last from two weeks to two months and include room, board, and studio.

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Financial

two stars

76.48

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
59.3%
  Administrative Expenses 21.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.33
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 12.70
  Program Expenses Growth 5.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Yaddo on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Yaddo on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Yaddo (NY) 82.43 three stars
Academy of American Poets (NY) 88.01 three stars
Frameline (CA) 87.13 three stars
The Kitchen (NY) 87.28 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,410,060
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,410,060
   Program Service Revenue $87,366
Total Primary Revenue $1,497,426
   Other Revenue $2,258,294
TOTAL REVENUE $3,755,720
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,040,259
   Administrative Expenses $746,505
   Fundraising Expenses $609,889
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,396,653
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $359,067
   
Net Assets $47,574,407

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
Residence for Artists $2,040,259 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 82.43 three stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 76.76 two stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 79.36 two stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 78.70 two stars
2014-12 12/01/2016 80.03 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 79.62 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 81.83 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 82.83 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 81.00 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 80.45 three stars
2010-12 10/01/2012 70.61 two stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 62.67 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 66.59 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 57.96 one star
2008-12 05/01/2010 73.30 two stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 72.10 two stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 61.56 one star
2005-12 12/01/2006 59.90 one star
2004-12 12/01/2005 57.92 one star
2003-12 02/01/2005 75.56 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 14-1343055
Name in IRS Master File CORPORATION OF YADDO
NTEE Code A90
NTEE Classification Arts Service Organizations and Activities
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
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 October, 1979
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$298,393 8.78% Elaina Richardson President

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Charity Contact Info

Yaddo
308 West 46th Street
3rd Floor
New York, NY 10036
tel: (518) 584-0746
fax: (518) 584-1312
EIN: 14-1343055

Mail donations to:
312 Union Avenue
P.O. Box 395
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

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Board Leadership

Janice Y. K. Lee & Peter Kayafas
Co-Chairs

CEO

Elaina Richardson
President

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