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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Milwaukee Ballet

Inspiring audiences to think within and beyond traditional ballet

three stars

89.90

504 West National Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53204
tel: (414) 643-7677   Web Site
EIN: 39-1134735

Board Leadership
Justin Mortara
Board Chair, President

CEO
Julia Glawe
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.90 three stars
  Financial 92.27 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1970, Milwaukee Ballet strives to inspire its audiences to think within and beyond traditional ballet through the presentation of quality performances and the implementation of educational opportunities. Milwaukee Ballet and Milwaukee Ballet School are recognized among the top companies in the nation. Milwaukee Ballet presents more than 40 performances to more than 50,000 people each year. Its resident company includes 25 professional dancers along with 18 trainees in its Nancy Einhorn Milwaukee Ballet II program and is one of the few dance companies in the country to maintain its own symphony orchestra. Milwaukee Ballet School, the official school of the Ballet, is a nationally accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Dance with an enrollment of nearly 900 students at three locations throughout Southeastern Wisconsin.

Founded in 1970, Milwaukee Ballet strives to inspire its audiences to think within and beyond traditional ballet through the presentation of quality performances and the implementation of educational opportunities. Milwaukee Ballet and Milwaukee Ballet School are recognized among the top companies in the nation. Milwaukee Ballet presents more than 40 performances to more than 50,000 people each year. Its resident company includes 25 professional dancers along with 18 trainees in its Nancy Einhorn Milwaukee Ballet II program and is one of the few dance companies in the country to maintain its own symphony orchestra. Milwaukee Ballet School, the official school of the Ballet, is a nationally accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Dance with an enrollment of nearly 900 students at three locations throughout Southeastern Wisconsin.

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Financial

four stars

92.27

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

88.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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 9.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.61
  Program Expenses Growth 12.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Milwaukee Ballet on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Milwaukee Ballet on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Milwaukee Ballet (WI) 89.90 three stars
Louisville Ballet (KY) 87.28 three stars
Tulsa Ballet (OK) 92.19 four stars
New York City Ballet (NY) 93.82 four stars
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (PA) 91.98 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,766,736
   Federated Campaigns $1,187,663
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $252,901
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $135,165
Total Contributions $4,342,465
   Program Service Revenue $3,457,480
Total Primary Revenue $7,799,945
   Other Revenue $85,411
TOTAL REVENUE $7,885,356
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,779,231
   Administrative Expenses $184,803
   Fundraising Expenses $486,298
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,450,332
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,435,024
   
Net Assets $4,146,196

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
Ballet Productions $4,051,666 70.1%
Ballet School $1,299,305 22.5%
Nancy Einhorn Milwaukee Ballet II Program $428,260 7.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-07 12/01/2018 89.90 three stars
2016-07 12/01/2017 86.65 three stars
2015-07 11/01/2016 79.45 two stars
2014-07 06/01/2016 81.62 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-07 09/01/2015 79.89 two stars
2013-07 07/01/2014 81.03 three stars
2012-07 05/01/2013 79.62 two stars
2011-07 05/01/2012 80.34 three stars
2010-07 09/20/2011 77.25 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-07 10/01/2010 71.28 two stars
2008-07 10/01/2009 83.11 three stars
2007-07 08/01/2008 79.65 two stars
2006-07 11/01/2007 78.81 two stars
2004-07 04/01/2005 76.32 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 39-1134735
Name in IRS Master File MILWAUKEE BALLET COMPANY INC
NTEE Code A63
NTEE Classification Ballet
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (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 April, 1970
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End July
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • July, 2017
  • July, 2016
  • July, 2015
  • July, 2014
  • July, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$125,238 1.94% Julia Glawe Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$180,583 2.79% Michael Pink Artistic Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Milwaukee Ballet (WI) 89.90 three stars
Cincinnati Ballet (OH) 87.20 three stars
Grand Rapids Ballet (MI) 86.76 three stars
Ballet Tech Foundation (NY) 93.26 four stars
Carolina Ballet (NC) 89.69 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Milwaukee Ballet
504 West National Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53204
tel: (414) 643-7677
fax: (414) 649-4066
EIN: 39-1134735

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Board Leadership

Justin Mortara
Board Chair, President

CEO

Julia Glawe
Executive Director

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