Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Appell Center for the Performing Arts

Engaging the region in a diverse performing arts and cinematic program

85.14

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

Board Leadership
Gene Draganosky
Chair

CEO
Todd Fogdall
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.14
  Financial 82.11
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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.

Financial

82.11

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
74.9%
  Administrative Expenses 17.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.52
  Program Expenses Growth -6.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.5%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $723,690
   Federated Campaigns $288,030
   Membership Dues $334,060
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $19,798
Total Contributions $1,365,578
   Program Service Revenue $1,712,119
Total Primary Revenue $3,077,697
   Other Revenue $151,029
TOTAL REVENUE $3,228,726
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,854,963
   Administrative Expenses $772,950
   Fundraising Expenses $389,699
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,017,612
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-788,886
   
Net Assets $6,908,191

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$155,616 3.87% Todd Fogdall President & CEO

Mission

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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Appell Center for the Performing Arts (PA) 85.14
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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

Gene Draganosky
Chair

CEO

Todd Fogdall
President, CEO