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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Sitar Arts Center

Where DC Youth Belong, Aspire & Achieve

three stars

88.36

1700 Kalorama Road, NW Suite 101
Washington, DC 20009
tel: (202) 797-2145   Web Site
EIN: 52-2113471

Board Leadership
David DeSantis
President

CEO
Maureen Dwyer
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.36 three stars
  Financial 85.62 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1998, Sitar Arts Center brings its diverse community together to give underserved children and teens the opportunity to explore and study the visual and performing arts in an afterschool safe haven. The Center partners with local volunteer artists and arts organizations to provide comprehensive arts education, nurturing relationships and high expectations that enable young people to better know and express themselves as they discover and develop their artistic gifts. Sitar Arts Center provides multidisciplinary arts education to the children and youth of Washington, DC in a nurturing, creative community where young people discover their inherent talents and gifts.

Founded in 1998, Sitar Arts Center brings its diverse community together to give underserved children and teens the opportunity to explore and study the visual and performing arts in an afterschool safe haven. The Center partners with local volunteer artists and arts organizations to provide comprehensive arts education, nurturing relationships and high expectations that enable young people to better know and express themselves as they discover and develop their artistic gifts. Sitar Arts Center provides multidisciplinary arts education to the children and youth of Washington, DC in a nurturing, creative community where young people discover their inherent talents and gifts.

Financial

three stars

85.62

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
79.5%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.57
  Program Expenses Growth 7.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 45.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sitar Arts Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sitar Arts Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sitar Arts Center (DC) 88.36 three stars
New Pathways for Youth (AZ) 90.82 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Del-Mar-VA Council (DE) 88.53 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Hawk Mountain Council (PA) 88.92 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (FL) 89.33 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,515,205
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $302,552
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $236,145
Total Contributions $2,053,902
   Program Service Revenue $128,743
Total Primary Revenue $2,182,645
   Other Revenue $-62,671
TOTAL REVENUE $2,119,974
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,555,534
   Administrative Expenses $105,539
   Fundraising Expenses $253,294
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,914,367
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $205,607
   
Net Assets $4,638,500

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
Music $524,759 33.7%
Drama $281,121 18.1%
Visual Arts $149,931 9.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 07/01/2018 88.36 three stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 88.37 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 84.65 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 84.26 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 88.03 three stars
2013-06 03/01/2015 78.81 two stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 81.61 three stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 83.30 three stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 85.39 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 82.92 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 06/01/2010 80.81 three stars
2007-12 12/15/2009 86.28 three stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 80.81 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 89.83 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 52-2113471
Name in IRS Master File SITAR ARTS CENTER
NTEE Code A20
NTEE Classification Arts, Cultural Organizations - Multipurpose
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 September, 1998
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$117,893 6.15% Maureen Dwyer Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sitar Arts Center (DC) 88.36 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Cradle of Liberty Council (PA) 90.31 four stars
Chicago Youth Centers (IL) 87.30 three stars
Emily K Center (NC) 91.11 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Andrew Jackson Council (MS) 85.05 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Sitar Arts Center
1700 Kalorama Road, NW
Suite 101
Washington, DC 20009
tel: (202) 797-2145
fax: (202) 483-0789
EIN: 52-2113471

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Board Leadership

David DeSantis
President

CEO

Maureen Dwyer
Executive Director

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