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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Sitar Arts Center

Where DC Youth Belong, Aspire & Achieve

88.25

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

Board Leadership
Jill Minneman
President

CEO
Maureen L. Dwyer
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.25
  Financial 83.88
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

For twenty years, Sitar Arts Center has been an essential place of learning, community, and opportunity in DC's Adams Morgan community. Sitar is led by a bold mission to offer possibilities that transform the lives of children and teens born into a world of unequal access to opportunity. We address equity by offering afterschool and summer learning and experiences in the visual, performing and digital arts for DC's children and teens, ages 0-24. 80% of the students at Sitar come from low-income families.

For twenty years, Sitar Arts Center has been an essential place of learning, community, and opportunity in DC's Adams Morgan community. Sitar is led by a bold mission to offer possibilities that transform the lives of children and teens born into a world of unequal access to opportunity. We address equity by offering afterschool and summer learning and experiences in the visual, performing and digital arts for DC's children and teens, ages 0-24. 80% of the students at Sitar come from low-income families.

Financial

83.88

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
79.0%
  Administrative Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.23
  Program Expenses Growth 7.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 42.2%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sitar Arts Center (DC) 88.25
Police Athletic League of Jacksonville, Inc. (FL) 85.66
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley (AZ) 86.92
Mourning Family Foundation (FL) 94.17
Adolescent Counseling Services (CA) 86.53

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,070,025
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $261,529
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $613,219
Total Contributions $1,944,773
   Program Service Revenue $249,394
Total Primary Revenue $2,194,167
   Other Revenue $106,420
TOTAL REVENUE $2,300,587
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,797,877
   Administrative Expenses $359,064
   Fundraising Expenses $235,463
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,392,404
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-91,817
   
Net Assets $4,816,843

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
Arts Afterschool $393,795 21.9%
Summer at Sitar $366,744 20.4%
Early Childhood Arts $296,404 16.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2021 88.25
2019-06 11/01/2020 87.27
2018-06 08/01/2019 85.60
2017-06 07/01/2018 88.36
2016-06 12/22/2017 88.37
2015-06 11/01/2016 84.65
2014-06 06/01/2016 84.26
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 88.03
2013-06 03/01/2015 78.81
2012-06 11/01/2013 81.61
2011-06 06/01/2012 83.30
2010-06 12/01/2011 85.39
2009-06 09/20/2011 82.92
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 06/01/2010 80.81
2007-12 12/15/2009 86.28
2006-12 12/01/2007 80.81
2005-12 02/01/2007 89.83

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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$121,189 5.06% Maureen L. Dwyer Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sitar Arts Center (DC) 88.25
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee (WI) 91.00
Boy Scouts of America, Del-Mar-VA Council (DE) 85.38
Austin Sunshine Camps (TX) 86.34
Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis (IN) 87.17

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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

Jill Minneman
President

CEO

Maureen L. Dwyer
Executive Director

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