Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Utah Symphony & Opera

Engaging, educating, and enriching lives

four stars

93.87

123 West South Temple Salt Lake City, UT 84101
tel: (801) 533-5626   Web Site
EIN: 51-0145980

Board Leadership
David A. Petersen
Chair

CEO
Paul Meecham
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.87 four stars
  Financial 92.32 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

92.32

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
84.2%
  Administrative Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.65
  Program Expenses Growth 3.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Utah Symphony & Opera on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Utah Symphony & Opera on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,138,018
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $650
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,273,702
Total Contributions $13,412,370
   Program Service Revenue $5,341,698
Total Primary Revenue $18,754,068
   Other Revenue $1,458,387
TOTAL REVENUE $20,212,455
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $17,153,492
   Administrative Expenses $2,005,690
   Fundraising Expenses $1,176,425
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $20,335,607
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-123,152
   
Net Assets $41,225,137

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$200,000 0.98% Melia Tourangeau President & CEO

Mission

The mission of the Utah Symphony & Opera is to give great performances which engage, educate, and enrich lives.

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Charity Contact Info

Utah Symphony & Opera
123 West South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
tel: (801) 533-5626
fax: (801) 869-9026
EIN: 51-0145980

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Board Leadership

David A. Petersen
Chair

CEO

Paul Meecham
President, CEO