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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

SFJAZZ

Presenting artistic and education programs

two stars

78.25

201 Franklin Street San Francisco, CA 94102
tel: (415) 398-5655   Web Site
EIN: 94-2990335

Board Leadership
Michael Lazarus
Chair

CEO
Donald Derheim
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.25 two stars
  Financial 73.15 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

SFJAZZ is a recognized international leader in jazz creation, presentation, and education. SFJAZZ explores the full spectrum of jazz, from the music's origins in the African American community to its diverse present-day expressions around the world. Working to develop the audience for jazz in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond, SFJAZZ celebrates jazz as a living art form, built on a constantly evolving tradition. SFJAZZ presents a wealth of year-round programs, including the internationally acclaimed San Francisco Jazz Festival, the SFJAZZ Spring Season and numerous community outreach and education programs. Founded in 1983 under the name of Jazz in the City, the organization adopted its new identity as SFJAZZ in late 1999, in recognition of its expansion from seasonal music presenter to year-round arts institution.

SFJAZZ is a recognized international leader in jazz creation, presentation, and education. SFJAZZ explores the full spectrum of jazz, from the music's origins in the African American community to its diverse present-day expressions around the world. Working to develop the audience for jazz in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond, SFJAZZ celebrates jazz as a living art form, built on a constantly evolving tradition. SFJAZZ presents a wealth of year-round programs, including the internationally acclaimed San Francisco Jazz Festival, the SFJAZZ Spring Season and numerous community outreach and education programs. Founded in 1983 under the name of Jazz in the City, the organization adopted its new identity as SFJAZZ in late 1999, in recognition of its expansion from seasonal music presenter to year-round arts institution.

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Financial

two stars

73.15

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
79.2%
  Administrative Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.29
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.67
  Program Expenses Growth -0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 84.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SFJAZZ on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SFJAZZ on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SFJAZZ (CA) 78.25 two stars
California Film Institute (CA) 85.50 three stars
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (CA) 91.95 four stars
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust (PA) 93.91 four stars
Philadelphia Film Society (PA) 90.99 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $914,884
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $3,880,855
   Fundraising Events $1,068,692
   Related Organizations $1,090,000
   Government Grants $173,250
Total Contributions $7,127,681
   Program Service Revenue $9,457,496
Total Primary Revenue $16,585,177
   Other Revenue $-255,710
TOTAL REVENUE $16,329,467
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,325,006
   Administrative Expenses $1,416,891
   Fundraising Expenses $2,302,975
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $17,044,872
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-715,405
   
Net Assets $11,159,439

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
Main Events $10,521,772 79.0%
Education $1,813,278 13.6%
SF Jazz Collective $685,206 5.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 78.25 two stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 84.54 three stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 84.11 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 85.16 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.78 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 89.29 three stars
2013-06 03/01/2015 90.38 four stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 86.09 three stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 85.94 three stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 78.80 two stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 79.41 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 68.70 one star
2008-06 12/15/2009 88.11 three stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 72.41 two stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 77.77 two stars
2005-06 11/01/2006 85.96 three stars
2004-06 08/01/2005 80.49 three stars
2003-06 03/01/2005 84.40 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 94-2990335
Name in IRS Master File SAN FRANCISCO JAZZ ORGANIZATION
NTEE Code A68
NTEE Classification Music
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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 May, 1994
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$379,500 2.22% Donald W. Derheim Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$68,000 0.39% Zakir Hussain Board Member
$13,067 0.07% John Santos Board Member

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SFJAZZ (CA) 78.25 two stars
Artis—Naples (FL) 95.65 four stars
Apollo Theater Foundation (NY) 89.67 three stars
San Francisco Performances (CA) 85.58 three stars
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJ) 96.50 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

SFJAZZ
201 Franklin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
tel: (415) 398-5655
EIN: 94-2990335

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Board Leadership

Michael Lazarus
Chair

CEO

Donald Derheim
Chief Executive Officer

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