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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Milwaukee Ballet

Inspiring audiences to think within and beyond traditional ballet

94.93

128 North Jackson Street Milwaukee, WI 53202
tel: (414) 902-2100   Web Site
EIN: 39-1134735

Board Leadership
Amy Schmidt Jones
Board Chair, President

CEO
Anne Metcalfe
Managing Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.93
  Financial 92.84
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1970, Milwaukee Ballet transforms lives and connects communities through inspiring performance, community engagement education and training. 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 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 transforms lives and connects communities through inspiring performance, community engagement education and training. 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 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.

Financial

92.84

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
88.5%
  Administrative Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.61
  Program Expenses Growth 2.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 31.7%
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) 94.93
Grand Rapids Ballet (MI) 87.45
Alabama Ballet (AL) 86.38
Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation (NY) 90.72
The School of American Ballet (NY) 85.31

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,519,373
   Federated Campaigns $1,017,612
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $500,770
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $84,520
Total Contributions $10,122,275
   Program Service Revenue $3,876,841
Total Primary Revenue $13,999,116
   Other Revenue $39,384
TOTAL REVENUE $14,038,500
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,261,927
   Administrative Expenses $398,185
   Fundraising Expenses $453,945
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,114,057
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $6,924,443
   
Net Assets $17,518,609

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 $3,965,459 63.3%
Ballet School $1,751,045 28.0%
Nancy Einhorn Milwaukee Ballet II Program $545,423 8.7%

Ratings History
Milwaukee Ballet has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-07 09/01/2020 94.93
2018-07 11/01/2019 96.66
2018-07 10/01/2019 87.14
2017-07 12/01/2018 89.90
2016-07 12/01/2017 86.65
2015-07 11/01/2016 79.45
2014-07 06/01/2016 81.62
 
CN 2.0
2014-07 09/01/2015 79.89
2013-07 07/01/2014 81.03
2012-07 05/01/2013 79.62
2011-07 05/01/2012 80.34
2010-07 09/20/2011 77.25
 
CN 1.0
2009-07 10/01/2010 71.28
2008-07 10/01/2009 83.11
2007-07 08/01/2008 79.65
2006-07 11/01/2007 78.81
2004-07 04/01/2005 76.32

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
$125,988 1.77% Julia Glaweending Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$188,026 2.64% Michael Pink Artistic Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Milwaukee Ballet (WI) 94.93
Gina Gibney Dance (NY) 90.46
Jacob's Pillow Dance (MA) 92.22
Kansas City Ballet (MO) 93.09
American Ballet Theatre (NY) 89.90

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Charity Contact Info

Milwaukee Ballet
128 North Jackson Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202
tel: (414) 902-2100
fax: (414) 649-4066
EIN: 39-1134735

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Board Leadership

Amy Schmidt Jones
Board Chair, President

CEO

Anne Metcalfe
Managing Director

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