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.
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

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$298,393 8.78% Elaina Richardson President

Mission

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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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Yaddo (NY) 82.43 three stars
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American Theatre Wing (NY) 94.23 four stars

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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