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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Dayton Performing Arts Alliance

Enliven the spirit, inspire the imagination, and cultivate the musical appreciation

three stars

84.38

126 North Main Street Suite 210
Dayton, OH 45402
tel: (937) 224-3521   Web Site
EIN: 31-6000101

Board Leadership
John Beran
Chair

CEO
Paul Helfrich
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.38 three stars
  Financial 78.28 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Ballet, Opera and Philharmonic creates art that celebrates life in our community. The merger of these three great art forms into one efficient operation has brought about great synergy and the potential of powerful collaboration. Dayton Opera's signature characteristics of great singing, great stories, and visual spectacle certainly apply in the season lineup. The Dayton Philharmonic has provided an introduction to the wonders of classical music through its man­y Education Programs. The Dayton Ballet School provides the very finest dance training to any child or adult who seeks to experience the wonders and the fun of dance.

The Ballet, Opera and Philharmonic creates art that celebrates life in our community. The merger of these three great art forms into one efficient operation has brought about great synergy and the potential of powerful collaboration. Dayton Opera's signature characteristics of great singing, great stories, and visual spectacle certainly apply in the season lineup. The Dayton Philharmonic has provided an introduction to the wonders of classical music through its man­y Education Programs. The Dayton Ballet School provides the very finest dance training to any child or adult who seeks to experience the wonders and the fun of dance.

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Financial

two stars

78.28

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
79.1%
  Administrative Expenses 14.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.16
  Program Expenses Growth -0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 25.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Dayton Performing Arts Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Dayton Performing Arts Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance (OH) 84.38 three stars
Flint Institute of Music (MI) 86.13 three stars
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra (MN) 87.75 three stars
Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (MA) 88.64 three stars
Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra (MI) 90.88 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,825,453
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $192,015
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $264,433
Total Contributions $5,281,901
   Program Service Revenue $3,201,832
Total Primary Revenue $8,483,733
   Other Revenue $211,408
TOTAL REVENUE $8,695,141
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,612,622
   Administrative Expenses $1,230,481
   Fundraising Expenses $467,616
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,310,719
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $384,422
   
Net Assets $6,884,111

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
Orchestra $2,993,971 45.3%
Ballet $1,210,570 18.3%
Opera $1,192,549 18.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 11/01/2019 84.38 three stars
2017-06 11/01/2018 83.97 three stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 86.87 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 88.64 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 93.37 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 94.36 four stars
2013-06 03/01/2015 90.55 four stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 87.10 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 81.00 three stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 80.82 three stars
2010-05 09/20/2011 81.46 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-05 06/01/2011 70.74 two stars
2008-12 09/01/2010 63.98 one star
2007-05 06/01/2008 76.29 two stars
2006-05 02/01/2007 83.77 three stars
2005-05 03/01/2006 88.59 three stars
2004-05 05/01/2005 95.87 four stars
2003-05 01/05/2005 90.48 four 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 31-6000101
Name in IRS Master File DAYTON PERFORMING ARTS ALLIANCE
NTEE Code A69
NTEE Classification Symphony Orchestras
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
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, 1933
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
$117,114 1.40% Paul Helfrich President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$162,839 1.95% Neal Gittleman Music Director, Artistic Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance (OH) 84.38 three stars
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PA) 85.41 three stars
Boston Symphony Orchestra (MA) 88.49 three stars
New Century Chamber Orchestra (CA) 86.78 three stars
Stamford Symphony Orchestra (CT) 85.64 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Dayton Performing Arts Alliance
126 North Main Street
Suite 210
Dayton, OH 45402
tel: (937) 224-3521
EIN: 31-6000101

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Board Leadership

John Beran
Chair

CEO

Paul Helfrich
President & CEO

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