Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Portland Opera

Creating productions of high artistic quality that celebrate the beauty and breadth of opera

three stars

88.14

The Hampton Opera Center 211 SE Caruthers Street
Portland, OR 97214
tel: (503) 241-1407   Web Site
EIN: 93-6034321

Board Leadership
Curtis T. Thompson
President

CEO
Christopher Mattaliano
General Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.14 three stars
  Financial 83.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1964 and currently in its 49th season, Portland Opera has established itself as a vibrant and vital part of the Portland region's cultural activity and identity. With its commitment to producing operas that invigorate the future of the art form and are dramatically and vocally compelling, Portland Opera has earned a devoted public following throughout the state of Oregon and southwestern Washington. A long time leader in making opera more accessible to a diverse audience, Portland Opera enjoys a reputation for innovative, groundbreaking productions. Portland Opera's Community Outreach and Education efforts have expanded dramatically in recent years with the establishment of Portland Opera To Go!, the touring division of Portland Opera.

Established in 1964 and currently in its 49th season, Portland Opera has established itself as a vibrant and vital part of the Portland region's cultural activity and identity. With its commitment to producing operas that invigorate the future of the art form and are dramatically and vocally compelling, Portland Opera has earned a devoted public following throughout the state of Oregon and southwestern Washington. A long time leader in making opera more accessible to a diverse audience, Portland Opera enjoys a reputation for innovative, groundbreaking productions. Portland Opera's Community Outreach and Education efforts have expanded dramatically in recent years with the establishment of Portland Opera To Go!, the touring division of Portland Opera.

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Financial

three stars

83.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
74.6%
  Administrative Expenses 17.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.46
  Program Expenses Growth 2.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Portland Opera on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Portland Opera on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,618,214
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $388,830
Total Contributions $3,007,044
   Program Service Revenue $1,295,898
Total Primary Revenue $4,302,942
   Other Revenue $2,320,072
TOTAL REVENUE $6,623,014
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,852,156
   Administrative Expenses $1,326,821
   Fundraising Expenses $625,712
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,804,689
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,181,675
   
Net Assets $25,325,535

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$253,151 3.24% Christopher Mattaliano General Director

Mission

Established in 1964 and currently in its 49th season, Portland Opera has established itself as a vibrant and vital part of the Portland region's cultural activity and identity. With its commitment to producing operas that invigorate the future of the art form and are dramatically and vocally compelling, Portland Opera has earned a devoted public following throughout the state of Oregon and southwestern Washington. A long time leader in making opera more accessible to a diverse audience, Portland Opera enjoys a reputation for innovative, groundbreaking productions. Portland Opera's Community Outreach and Education efforts have expanded dramatically in recent years with the establishment of Portland Opera To Go!, the touring division of Portland Opera.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Portland Opera (OR) 88.14 three stars
Arizona Opera (AZ) 89.57 three stars
The Dallas Opera (TX) 92.71 four stars
Opera Omaha (NE) 96.90 four stars
Cincinnati Opera (OH) 91.06 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Portland Opera
The Hampton Opera Center
211 SE Caruthers Street
Portland, OR 97214
tel: (503) 241-1407
fax: (503) 241-4212
EIN: 93-6034321

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Board Leadership

Curtis T. Thompson
President

CEO

Christopher Mattaliano
General Director