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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Expect the unexpected

three stars

88.10

608 New York Avenue Sheboygan, WI 53081
tel: (920) 458-6144   Web Site
EIN: 39-1085180

Board Leadership
Sandra Sachse
Board President

CEO
Mark Samuel Gappmayer
Center Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.10 three stars
  Financial 94.81 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 84.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1967, The John Michael Kohler Arts Center (JMKAC) works to encourage and support innovative explorations in the arts and to foster an exchange between a national community of artists and a broad public that will help realize the power of the arts to inspire and transform our world. The Arts Center serves as laboratory for the creation of new works, nurturer of interdisciplinary initiatives, originator of exhibitions, presenter and producer of performing arts, educator, publisher of critical writings, community builder, and advocate for issues affecting the arts. In essence, JMKAC functions as a catalyst for and explorer of new art forms and new ideas that will impact the lives of both artists and public.

Established in 1967, The John Michael Kohler Arts Center (JMKAC) works to encourage and support innovative explorations in the arts and to foster an exchange between a national community of artists and a broad public that will help realize the power of the arts to inspire and transform our world. The Arts Center serves as laboratory for the creation of new works, nurturer of interdisciplinary initiatives, originator of exhibitions, presenter and producer of performing arts, educator, publisher of critical writings, community builder, and advocate for issues affecting the arts. In essence, JMKAC functions as a catalyst for and explorer of new art forms and new ideas that will impact the lives of both artists and public.

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Financial

four stars

94.81

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

84.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
75.6%
  Administrative Expenses 17.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 10.78
  Program Expenses Growth 7.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by John Michael Kohler Arts Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by John Michael Kohler Arts Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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John Michael Kohler Arts Center (WI) 88.10 three stars
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La Jolla Music Society (CA) 89.78 three stars
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Jazz St. Louis (MO) 89.94 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,083,160
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $97,392
   Fundraising Events $145,920
   Related Organizations $4,804,215
   Government Grants $106,400
Total Contributions $8,237,087
   Program Service Revenue $307,991
Total Primary Revenue $8,545,078
   Other Revenue $5,039,252
TOTAL REVENUE $13,584,330
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,624,459
   Administrative Expenses $1,750,146
   Fundraising Expenses $475,707
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,850,312
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,734,018
   
Net Assets $76,231,171

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
Exhibitions $2,557,327 45.5%
Education $1,006,626 17.9%
Performing Arts $756,170 13.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 88.10 three stars
2017-12 10/01/2019 88.41 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 88.26 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 84.24 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.94 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 84.08 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 84.27 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 85.34 three stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 86.34 three stars
2010-12 12/23/2011 83.11 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 82.65 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 83.57 three stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 87.66 three stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 98.32 four stars
2006-12 06/01/2008 95.73 four stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 98.10 four stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 86.80 three stars
2003-12 03/01/2005 85.95 three 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 39-1085180
Name in IRS Master File JOHN MICHAEL KOHLER ARTS CENTER INC
NTEE Code A20
NTEE Classification Arts, Cultural Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical activities
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, 1961
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
$229,619 2.92% Mark Samuel Gappmayer Center Director

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John Michael Kohler Arts Center (WI) 88.10 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

John Michael Kohler Arts Center
608 New York Avenue
Sheboygan, WI 53081
tel: (920) 458-6144
fax: (920) 458-4473
EIN: 39-1085180

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Board Leadership

Sandra Sachse
Board President

CEO

Mark Samuel Gappmayer
Center Director

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