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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation

Furthering the pioneering work of Alvin Ailey

four stars

90.93

The Joan Weill Center for Dance 405 West 55th Street
New York, NY 10019
tel: (212) 405-9033   Web Site
EIN: 13-2584273

Board Leadership
Daria L. Wallach
Chairman

CEO
Bennett Rink
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.93 four stars
  Financial 93.41 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/22/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation (AADF) is the umbrella organization that supports the activities of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ailey II, The Ailey School, Ailey Arts In Education & Community Programs and The Ailey Extension. AADF's mission is to further the pioneering work of Alvin Ailey by establishing an extended cultural community which provides dance performances, training and community programs for all people. This performing arts community plays a crucial social role using the beauty and humanity of the African American heritage and other cultures to unite people of all races, ages and backgrounds.

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation (AADF) is the umbrella organization that supports the activities of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ailey II, The Ailey School, Ailey Arts In Education & Community Programs and The Ailey Extension. AADF's mission is to further the pioneering work of Alvin Ailey by establishing an extended cultural community which provides dance performances, training and community programs for all people. This performing arts community plays a crucial social role using the beauty and humanity of the African American heritage and other cultures to unite people of all races, ages and backgrounds.

Financial

four stars

93.41

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/22/2017 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)
82.5%
  Administrative Expenses 11.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.26
  Program Expenses Growth 4.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation (NY) 90.93 four stars
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (IL) 88.03 three stars
Alabama Ballet (AL) 85.46 three stars
The Sarasota Ballet (FL) 91.45 four stars
Pacific Northwest Ballet (WA) 87.14 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,169,621
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,953,555
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $557,460
Total Contributions $13,680,636
   Program Service Revenue $24,037,191
Total Primary Revenue $37,717,827
   Other Revenue $1,676,191
TOTAL REVENUE $39,394,018
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $32,752,747
   Administrative Expenses $4,345,333
   Fundraising Expenses $2,365,126
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $39,463,206
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-69,188
   
Net Assets $170,006,048

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
American Dance Theater $17,069,065 52.1%
Outreach and Education $13,085,827 40.0%
Ailey II $1,750,663 5.3%

Ratings History
Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 12/22/2017 90.93 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 90.45 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.52 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 88.45 three stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 91.80 four stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 92.31 four stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 91.70 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 89.36 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 92.27 four stars
2008-06 12/15/2009 95.08 four stars
2007-06 03/01/2009 82.86 three stars
2006-06 08/01/2007 86.95 three stars
2005-06 10/01/2006 79.10 two stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 87.79 three stars
2003-06 01/05/2005 90.56 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 13-2584273
Name in IRS Master File ALVIN AILEY DANCE FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code A62
NTEE Classification Dance
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical activities
(59) Other school related activities
(40) Scholarships (other)
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 March, 1968
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, 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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$376,458 0.95% Bennett Rink Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$401,070 1.01% Robert Battle Artistic Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation (NY) 90.93 four stars
Alabama Ballet (AL) 85.46 three stars
Richmond Ballet, The State Ballet of Virginia (VA) 91.90 four stars
Kansas City Ballet (MO) 94.98 four stars
RIOULT Dance NY (NY) 92.68 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation
The Joan Weill Center for Dance
405 West 55th Street
New York, NY 10019
tel: (212) 405-9033
EIN: 13-2584273

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Board Leadership

Daria L. Wallach
Chairman

CEO

Bennett Rink
Executive Director

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