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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Bread & Roses Presents

Hope and healing through live music

two stars

70.35

233 Tamalpais Drive Suite 100
Corte Madera, CA 94925
tel: (415) 945-7120   Web Site
EIN: 94-2260301

Board Leadership
Cathy Less & John Botti
Co-Chairs

CEO
Dave Perron
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 70.35 two stars
  Financial 67.12 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 74.00 two stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1974 by Mimi Fariña, Bread & Roses is dedicated to uplifting the human spirit by providing free, live, quality entertainment to people who live in institutions or are otherwise isolated from society. We produce performances in convalescent homes and senior day centers, drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers, special needs schools and centers for the developmentally disabled, mental health facilities, detention facilities, hospitals, and homeless shelters.

Bread & Roses produces 600 shows each year at more than 125 facilities in eight San Francisco Bay Area Counties with the help of a community of 1,000 volunteers. During the fiscal year ending December 31, 2015, we brought hope, healing and joy to 34,000 audience members, including 9,700 children and youth.

As the 1912 poem from which our name is derived says, "Hearts starve as well as bodies, Give us bread but give us roses." Bread & Roses inspires minds and uplifts spirits in a way no other Bay Area agency does.

Founded in 1974 by Mimi Fariña, Bread & Roses is dedicated to uplifting the human spirit by providing free, live, quality entertainment to people who live in institutions or are otherwise isolated from society. We produce performances in convalescent homes and senior day centers, drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers, special needs schools and centers for the developmentally disabled, mental health facilities, detention facilities, hospitals, and homeless shelters.

Bread & Roses produces 600 shows each year at more than 125 facilities in eight San Francisco Bay Area Counties with the help of a community of 1,000 volunteers. During the fiscal year ending December 31, 2015, we brought hope, healing and joy to 34,000 audience members, including 9,700 children and youth.

As the 1912 poem from which our name is derived says, "Hearts starve as well as bodies, Give us bread but give us roses." Bread & Roses inspires minds and uplifts spirits in a way no other Bay Area agency does.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Total number of free performances given
624
Total number of audience members
34,159
Number of volunteers
1,033
Number of volunteers
1,033
Number of children served
9,671
Number of audience members who are minorities
20,456
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

one star

67.12

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

74.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
66.2%
  Administrative Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 25.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.25
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.68
  Program Expenses Growth -4.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bread & Roses Presents on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bread & Roses Presents on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bread & Roses Presents (CA) 70.35 two stars
The Sheldon Arts Foundation (MO) 88.13 three stars
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts (VT) 90.23 four stars
The Grand 1894 Opera House (TX) 85.44 three stars
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJ) 96.50 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $555,776
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $272,846
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $828,622
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $828,622
   Other Revenue $32,198
TOTAL REVENUE $860,820
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $495,184
   Administrative Expenses $59,443
   Fundraising Expenses $194,439
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $749,066
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $111,754
   
Net Assets $1,033,347

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
Performances $288,571 58.3%
Education $206,613 41.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 70.35 two stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 72.23 two stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 72.59 two stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 78.64 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 81.86 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 82.00 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 73.54 two stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 69.86 one star
2011-06 04/01/2012 77.11 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 76.16 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 69.80 one star
2008-06 06/01/2009 80.64 three stars
2007-06 07/01/2008 95.78 four stars
2006-06 10/01/2007 86.51 three stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 69.14 one star
2004-06 10/01/2005 66.56 one star
2003-06 02/01/2005 73.82 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 94-2260301
Name in IRS Master File BREAD & ROSES PRESENTS
NTEE Code A60
NTEE Classification Performing Arts Organizations
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(90) Cultural performances
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 November, 1974
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$100,000 13.34% Dave Perron Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bread & Roses Presents (CA) 70.35 two stars
On the Boards (WA) 88.37 three stars
Society of the Four Arts (FL) 87.85 three stars
Jacob Burns Film Center (NY) 94.86 four stars
Children's Theatre Company (MN) 88.78 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Bread & Roses Presents
233 Tamalpais Drive
Suite 100
Corte Madera, CA 94925
tel: (415) 945-7120
fax: (415) 945-7128
EIN: 94-2260301

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Board Leadership

Cathy Less & John Botti
Co-Chairs

CEO

Dave Perron
Executive Director

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