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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

SFJAZZ

Presenting artistic and education programs

three stars

89.85

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

Board Leadership
Denise Young
Chair

CEO
Greg Stern
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.85 three stars
  Financial 90.80 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

four stars

90.80

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 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)
79.6%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.78
  Program Expenses Growth 6.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.2%
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) 89.85 three stars
Performing Arts Fort Worth/Bass Performance Hall (TX) 94.46 four stars
University Musical Society (MI) 93.63 four stars
Studio Theatre Inc. (DC) 87.87 three stars
Hawaii Theatre Center (HI) 86.08 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,609,043
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $3,423,020
   Fundraising Events $1,123,211
   Related Organizations $40,653,917
   Government Grants $239,100
Total Contributions $47,048,291
   Program Service Revenue $10,397,785
Total Primary Revenue $57,446,076
   Other Revenue $-507,705
TOTAL REVENUE $56,938,371
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $15,281,015
   Administrative Expenses $1,129,431
   Fundraising Expenses $2,519,697
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $18,930,143
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $38,008,228
   
Net Assets $49,167,667

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 $10,226,314 66.9%
Education $2,321,778 15.2%
Summerfest $1,723,011 11.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2021 89.85 three stars
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$393,500 2.07% Donald W. Derheim Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SFJAZZ (CA) 89.85 three stars
Fox Cities Performing Arts Center (WI) 85.21 three stars
Omaha Performing Arts (NE) 90.46 four stars
Bryn Mawr Film Institute (PA) 91.13 four stars
University Musical Society (MI) 93.63 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

Denise Young
Chair

CEO

Greg Stern
Chief Executive Officer

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