Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Mark Morris Dance Group

Creating and performing original works of modern dance around the globe

four stars

91.93

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

Board Leadership
David Resnicow
Chairman

CEO
Nancy Umanoff
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.93 four stars
  Financial 96.98 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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

96.98

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
83.2%
  Administrative Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.72
  Program Expenses Growth 10.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.4%
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 $2,043,228
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $2,285
   Fundraising Events $8,400
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $300,300
Total Contributions $2,354,213
   Program Service Revenue $5,421,489
Total Primary Revenue $7,775,702
   Other Revenue $216,922
TOTAL REVENUE $7,992,624
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,530,499
   Administrative Expenses $809,695
   Fundraising Expenses $357,697
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,697,891
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $294,733
   
Net Assets $12,470,998

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$147,964 1.92% Nancy Umanoff Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$247,194 3.21% 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

David Resnicow
Chairman

CEO

Nancy Umanoff
Executive Director