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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Stamford Center for the Arts

Connecticut's regional arts center for exciting entertainment

three stars

86.90

61 Atlantic Street Stamford, CT 06901
tel: (203) 358-2305   Web Site
EIN: 06-1048684

Board Leadership
Michael L. Widland
Chairman

CEO
Michael E. Moran, Jr.
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.90 three stars
  Financial 85.11 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Stamford Center for the Arts (SCA) is Connecticut's regional arts center for exciting entertainment that enhances and enriches the cultural, economic and social life of the community. SCA stages a series of live theatrical productions throughout the season to encourage, promote and foster a broad variety of cultural, educational, and entertainment events for the regional community. Last season alone, SCA hosted more than 500 events, of which we presented 200 stage performances, and attracted more than 250,000 patrons to downtown Stamford. SCA's outreach program involves people of different ages and socioeconomic backgrounds in cultural programs, providing opportunities to experience first hand the excitement of the performing arts by attending productions and jazz camp.

The Stamford Center for the Arts (SCA) is Connecticut's regional arts center for exciting entertainment that enhances and enriches the cultural, economic and social life of the community. SCA stages a series of live theatrical productions throughout the season to encourage, promote and foster a broad variety of cultural, educational, and entertainment events for the regional community. Last season alone, SCA hosted more than 500 events, of which we presented 200 stage performances, and attracted more than 250,000 patrons to downtown Stamford. SCA's outreach program involves people of different ages and socioeconomic backgrounds in cultural programs, providing opportunities to experience first hand the excitement of the performing arts by attending productions and jazz camp.

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Financial

three stars

85.11

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
81.8%
  Administrative Expenses 12.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.27
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.63
  Program Expenses Growth -1.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Stamford Center for the Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Stamford Center for the Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Stamford Center for the Arts (CT) 86.90 three stars
Studio Theatre Inc. (DC) 88.89 three stars
The Grand 1894 Opera House (TX) 85.44 three stars
The Ark (MI) 88.15 three stars
Park Avenue Armory (NY) 90.34 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $389,408
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $146,521
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $273,700
Total Contributions $809,629
   Program Service Revenue $3,230,718
Total Primary Revenue $4,040,347
   Other Revenue $1,111
TOTAL REVENUE $4,041,458
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,718,884
   Administrative Expenses $510,991
   Fundraising Expenses $210,220
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,440,095
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-398,637
   
Net Assets $15,443,482

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
Theater Rentals $3,628,014 97.6%
Education $90,870 2.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 06/01/2019 86.90 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 86.08 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 91.03 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 91.83 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 88.55 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 90.36 four stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 91.16 four stars
2011-06 04/01/2012 78.68 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 78.12 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 71.08 two stars
2009-06 09/01/2010 73.12 two stars
2008-06 03/01/2010 63.47 one star
2007-06 06/01/2008 61.22 one star
2006-06 03/01/2008 65.33 one star
2005-06 07/01/2006 73.34 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 06-1048684
Name in IRS Master File STAMFORD CENTER FOR THE ARTS INC
NTEE Code A61
NTEE Classification Performing Arts Centers
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (91) Art exhibit
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 December, 1982
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
$139,764 3.14% Michael Moran Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Stamford Center for the Arts (CT) 86.90 three stars
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts (MO) 89.85 three stars
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts (MN) 90.47 four stars
Music Center (CA) 88.22 three stars
University Musical Society (MI) 93.63 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Stamford Center for the Arts
61 Atlantic Street
Stamford, CT 06901
tel: (203) 358-2305
fax: (203) 358-2313
EIN: 06-1048684

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Board Leadership

Michael L. Widland
Chairman

CEO

Michael E. Moran, Jr.
Executive Director

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