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Appell Center for the Performing Arts

Engaging the region in a diverse performing arts and cinematic program

three stars

86.05

50 North George Street York, PA 17401
tel: (717) 846-1111   Web Site
EIN: 23-2053382

Board Leadership
Krista Gardner
Chair

CEO
Todd Fogdall
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.05 three stars
  Financial 83.63 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Located on the corner of George and Philadelphia Streets in downtown York, the Appel Center for the Performing Arts serves as a leading arts presenter in south central Pennsylvania. The complex encompasses five buildings, including its two historic theaters - the Capitol Theatre, built in 1906 as a one-level dance hall and opera house, and the Strand Theatre, which opened in 1925 primarily for vaudeville and silent film. The Center's mission is to enhance the quality of life in our community by engaging the region in a diverse performing arts and cinematic program through presentations, co-productions, rentals and strategic alliances which facilitate audience development, education, community interaction and economic development while ensuring the financial stability of our organization and the historic integrity of our buildings.

Located on the corner of George and Philadelphia Streets in downtown York, the Appel Center for the Performing Arts serves as a leading arts presenter in south central Pennsylvania. The complex encompasses five buildings, including its two historic theaters - the Capitol Theatre, built in 1906 as a one-level dance hall and opera house, and the Strand Theatre, which opened in 1925 primarily for vaudeville and silent film. The Center's mission is to enhance the quality of life in our community by engaging the region in a diverse performing arts and cinematic program through presentations, co-productions, rentals and strategic alliances which facilitate audience development, education, community interaction and economic development while ensuring the financial stability of our organization and the historic integrity of our buildings.

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Financial

three stars

83.63

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
72.9%
  Administrative Expenses 20.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.75
  Program Expenses Growth 2.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Appell Center for the Performing Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Appell Center for the Performing Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Appell Center for the Performing Arts (PA) 86.05 three stars
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts (MO) 89.45 three stars
Association for the Colonial Theatre (PA) 93.98 four stars
McCarter Theatre Center for the Performing Arts (NJ) 94.20 four stars
The Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences of West Virginia (WV) 90.40 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,607,008
   Federated Campaigns $286,089
   Membership Dues $367,602
   Fundraising Events $88,709
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $19,798
Total Contributions $2,369,206
   Program Service Revenue $2,076,435
Total Primary Revenue $4,445,641
   Other Revenue $111,762
TOTAL REVENUE $4,557,403
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,285,141
   Administrative Expenses $775,773
   Fundraising Expenses $275,437
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,336,351
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $221,052
   
Net Assets $8,015,823

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
Programming $3,285,141 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 03/01/2019 86.05 three stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 86.58 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 84.33 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 84.77 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.64 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 87.77 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 91.11 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 75.36 two stars
2011-06 04/01/2012 84.74 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 84.02 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 75.24 two stars
2009-06 11/24/2010 86.37 three stars
2008-06 02/01/2009 85.97 three stars
2007-06 03/01/2008 60.08 one star
2006-06 02/01/2007 84.11 three stars
2005-06 02/01/2006 87.60 three stars
2004-06 03/01/2005 83.55 three stars
2003-06 10/01/2004 40.00 zero star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 23-2053382
Name in IRS Master File STRAND-CAPITOL PERFORMING ARTS CENTER 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
(429) Other inner city or community benefit activities
(915) Erection or maintenance of public building or works
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 July, 1978
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, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$151,727 3.49% Todd Fogdall President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Appell Center for the Performing Arts (PA) 86.05 three stars
Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (LA) 87.95 three stars
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts (VT) 90.23 four stars
McCallum Theatre (CA) 87.51 three stars
Caramoor (NY) 86.67 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Appell Center for the Performing Arts
50 North George Street
York, PA 17401
tel: (717) 846-1111
EIN: 23-2053382

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Board Leadership

Krista Gardner
Chair

CEO

Todd Fogdall
President, CEO

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