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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation

Giving youngsters the many benefits of music education

four stars

97.15

4370 Tujunga Avenue Suite 330
Studio City, CA 91604
tel: (818) 762-4328   Web Site
EIN: 95-4604927

Board Leadership
Scott Holtzman
Chair

CEO
Felice Mancini
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.15 four stars
  Financial 99.60 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1996, The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation (MHOF) donates musical instruments to underserved schools nationwide, in an effort to give youngsters the many benefits of music education, help them to be better students and inspire creativity and expression through playing music. MHOF was inspired by the acclaimed motion picture Mr. Holland's Opus, the story of the profound effect a dedicated music teacher had on generations of students. The film's composer, Michael Kamen, founded MHOF in 1996 as his commitment to the future of music education.

Founded in 1996, The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation (MHOF) donates musical instruments to underserved schools nationwide, in an effort to give youngsters the many benefits of music education, help them to be better students and inspire creativity and expression through playing music. MHOF was inspired by the acclaimed motion picture Mr. Holland's Opus, the story of the profound effect a dedicated music teacher had on generations of students. The film's composer, Michael Kamen, founded MHOF in 1996 as his commitment to the future of music education.

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Financial

four stars

99.60

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
83.6%
  Administrative Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.00
  Program Expenses Growth 12.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation (CA) 97.15 four stars
Third Street Music School Settlement (NY) 90.97 four stars
Music Academy of the West (CA) 92.02 four stars
Center for Arts-Inspired Learning (OH) 85.93 three stars
National YoungArts Foundation (FL) 94.74 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,515,642
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,515,642
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,515,642
   Other Revenue $1,813
TOTAL REVENUE $1,517,455
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,228,430
   Administrative Expenses $164,544
   Fundraising Expenses $183,218
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,576,192
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-58,737
   
Net Assets $1,685,533

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
Donation of Musical Instruments $1,170,007 95.2%
Music Rising Program $58,423 4.8%

Ratings History
The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 08/01/2017 97.15 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 97.10 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.34 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 08/01/2015 86.11 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 76.14 two stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 79.14 two stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 90.78 four stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 92.39 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 90.31 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 91.83 four stars
2009-06 04/01/2010 84.03 three stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 92.04 four stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 91.92 four stars
2005-06 10/01/2006 91.72 four stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 73.34 two stars
2003-06 12/01/2004 75.94 two 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 95-4604927
Name in IRS Master File MR HOLLANDS OPUS FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code B80
NTEE Classification Student Services, Organizations of Students
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(59) Other school related activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
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 March, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$97,500 6.18% Felice Mancini President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation (CA) 97.15 four stars
Studio in a School (NY) 87.70 three stars
Merit School of Music (IL) 91.86 four stars
Exploring the Arts (NY) 87.39 three stars
Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education (IL) 85.39 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation
4370 Tujunga Avenue
Suite 330
Studio City, CA 91604
tel: (818) 762-4328
EIN: 95-4604927

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Board Leadership

Scott Holtzman
Chair

CEO

Felice Mancini
President, CEO

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