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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Fox Cities Performing Arts Center

A gathering place for the community

three stars

81.84

400 West College Avenue Appleton, WI 54911
tel: (920) 730-3782   Web Site
EIN: 39-1977839

Board Leadership
Angelo Ninivaggi
Board Chair

CEO
Maria Van Laanen
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.84 three stars
  Financial 75.30 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is to serve as a gathering place for the community to engage in educational opportunities and enhance understanding and enjoyment of life through the creation and presentation of the arts. We will do this by providing a premier venue for performing arts attractions and a dynamic environment for our arts organizations. The Performing Arts Center opened its doors to the public on November 25, 2002 in Appleton, Wisconsin to rave reviews. The Center houses the 2,100-seat Thrivent Financial Hall and the smaller, multi-purpose Kimberly-Clark Theater. Additionally, the Center is dedicated to helping educators expand their classrooms and bring the influential power of the arts to their students.

The mission of the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is to serve as a gathering place for the community to engage in educational opportunities and enhance understanding and enjoyment of life through the creation and presentation of the arts. We will do this by providing a premier venue for performing arts attractions and a dynamic environment for our arts organizations. The Performing Arts Center opened its doors to the public on November 25, 2002 in Appleton, Wisconsin to rave reviews. The Center houses the 2,100-seat Thrivent Financial Hall and the smaller, multi-purpose Kimberly-Clark Theater. Additionally, the Center is dedicated to helping educators expand their classrooms and bring the influential power of the arts to their students.

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Financial

two stars

75.30

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

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)
72.1%
  Administrative Expenses 21.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.77
  Program Expenses Growth 2.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 46.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fox Cities Performing Arts Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fox Cities Performing Arts Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fox Cities Performing Arts Center (WI) 81.84 three stars
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center (CA) 93.21 four stars
Jacob Burns Film Center (NY) 94.86 four stars
Ravinia Festival (IL) 91.64 four stars
Pittsburgh Public Theater (PA) 86.43 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,862,906
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $97,330
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $275,892
Total Contributions $2,236,128
   Program Service Revenue $3,062,996
Total Primary Revenue $5,299,124
   Other Revenue $2,417,670
TOTAL REVENUE $7,716,794
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,774,508
   Administrative Expenses $1,687,135
   Fundraising Expenses $498,445
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,960,088
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-243,294
   
Net Assets $43,942,180

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
Theatrical Performances $5,774,508 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 06/01/2019 81.84 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 83.27 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 84.21 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 81.81 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 80.50 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 80.26 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 88.68 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 87.97 three stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 86.94 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 84.46 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 82.15 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 71.81 two stars
2009-06 11/24/2010 82.61 three stars
2008-06 06/01/2009 73.97 two stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 67.38 one star
2006-06 08/01/2007 67.49 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 39-1977839
Name in IRS Master File FOX CITIES PERFORMING ARTS CENTER 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
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
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 August, 2000
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
$267,267 3.35% Maria Van Laanen President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fox Cities Performing Arts Center (WI) 81.84 three stars
Geffen Playhouse (CA) 91.25 four stars
Denver Center for the Performing Arts (CO) 85.00 three stars
On the Boards (WA) 88.37 three stars
Two River Theater Company (NJ) 90.78 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Fox Cities Performing Arts Center
400 West College Avenue
Appleton, WI 54911
tel: (920) 730-3782
EIN: 39-1977839

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Board Leadership

Angelo Ninivaggi
Board Chair

CEO

Maria Van Laanen
President

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