Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Mark Morris Dance Group

Creating and performing original works of modern dance around the globe

four stars

91.38

Three Lafayette Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11217
tel: (718) 624-8400   Web Site
EIN: 13-3577394

Board Leadership
Judith R. Fishman
Chairman

CEO
Nancy Umanoff
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.38 four stars
  Financial 94.77 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) was formed in 1980 and gave its first concert that year in New York City. The company's touring schedule steadily expanded to include cities both in the U.S. and in Europe, and in 1986 it made its first national television program for the PBS series Dance in America. In 2001, MMDG opened the Mark Morris Dance Center in Brooklyn, NY, the company's first permanent headquarters in the U.S., housing rehearsal space for the dance community, outreach programs for local children, as well as a school offering dance classes to students of all ages. The School at the Mark Morris Dance offers a diverse range of classes for all ages, and strives to be a center of creative activity for children, community residents, and professional dancers.

The Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) was formed in 1980 and gave its first concert that year in New York City. The company's touring schedule steadily expanded to include cities both in the U.S. and in Europe, and in 1986 it made its first national television program for the PBS series Dance in America. In 2001, MMDG opened the Mark Morris Dance Center in Brooklyn, NY, the company's first permanent headquarters in the U.S., housing rehearsal space for the dance community, outreach programs for local children, as well as a school offering dance classes to students of all ages. The School at the Mark Morris Dance offers a diverse range of classes for all ages, and strives to be a center of creative activity for children, community residents, and professional dancers.

Financial

four stars

94.77

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
82.7%
  Administrative Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.92
  Program Expenses Growth 5.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mark Morris Dance Group on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mark Morris Dance Group on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,890,666
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $96,620
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $377,000
Total Contributions $5,364,286
   Program Service Revenue $4,435,911
Total Primary Revenue $9,800,197
   Other Revenue $294,183
TOTAL REVENUE $10,094,380
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,123,554
   Administrative Expenses $1,024,390
   Fundraising Expenses $454,478
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,602,422
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,491,958
   
Net Assets $14,742,739

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$150,396 1.97% Nancy Umanoff Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$250,383 3.29% Mark Morris Founder, Artistic Director

Mission

The Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) was formed in 1980 and gave its first concert that year in New York City. The company's touring schedule steadily expanded to include cities both in the U.S. and in Europe, and in 1986 it made its first national television program for the PBS series Dance in America. In 2001, MMDG opened the Mark Morris Dance Center in Brooklyn, NY, the company's first permanent headquarters in the U.S., housing rehearsal space for the dance community, outreach programs for local children, as well as a school offering dance classes to students of all ages. The School at the Mark Morris Dance offers a diverse range of classes for all ages, and strives to be a center of creative activity for children, community residents, and professional dancers.

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Charity Contact Info

Mark Morris Dance Group
Three Lafayette Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
tel: (718) 624-8400
fax: (718) 624-8900
EIN: 13-3577394

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Board Leadership

Judith R. Fishman
Chairman

CEO

Nancy Umanoff
Executive Director