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Music Conservatory of Westchester

Changing lives one note at a time!

88.26

216 Central Avenue White Plains, NY 10606
tel: (914) 761-3900   Web Site
EIN: 13-6007082

Board Leadership
Joel Breitkopf
President

CEO
Jean Newton
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.26
  Financial 83.40
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Our Mission: To provide the extraordinary benefits of music to all in our community.
Our Values: We believe in the inherent power of music to provide personal enrichment, creative expression, lifelong learning, cultural appreciation, and joy for everyone.
Excellence - We strive to provide leadership and innovation in music education, encompassing high standards, best teaching practices and respect for individual differences. We seek to be a place where students of all ages and abilities grow through music and have the opportunity to develop their skills and talents to their greatest potential.
Access - Guided by our commitment to inclusiveness, we believe that financial limitations or differing ability should never be a barrier to learning. We take our programs into the community as necessary to ensure this.
Community - We bring people together through musical collaboration, bridging differences, forging connections, and celebrating musical and cultural diversity.

Our Mission: To provide the extraordinary benefits of music to all in our community.
Our Values: We believe in the inherent power of music to provide personal enrichment, creative expression, lifelong learning, cultural appreciation, and joy for everyone.
Excellence - We strive to provide leadership and innovation in music education, encompassing high standards, best teaching practices and respect for individual differences. We seek to be a place where students of all ages and abilities grow through music and have the opportunity to develop their skills and talents to their greatest potential.
Access - Guided by our commitment to inclusiveness, we believe that financial limitations or differing ability should never be a barrier to learning. We take our programs into the community as necessary to ensure this.
Community - We bring people together through musical collaboration, bridging differences, forging connections, and celebrating musical and cultural diversity.

Financial

83.40

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

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)
76.2%
  Administrative Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.33
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.31
  Program Expenses Growth 7.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 42.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Music Conservatory of Westchester on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Music Conservatory of Westchester on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Music Conservatory of Westchester (NY) 88.26
Artists For Humanity (MA) 85.16
Interlochen Center for the Arts (MI) 85.90
The Ghetto Film School (NY) 91.30
The Wooden Floor (CA) 91.78

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $569,477
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $322,296
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $23,408
Total Contributions $915,181
   Program Service Revenue $2,237,895
Total Primary Revenue $3,153,076
   Other Revenue $181,661
TOTAL REVENUE $3,334,737
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,484,697
   Administrative Expenses $477,613
   Fundraising Expenses $319,039
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,281,349
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $53,388
   
Net Assets $4,919,182

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
Instruction $1,758,866 70.8%
Outreach Program $481,863 19.4%
Performances $243,968 9.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2021 88.26
2019-06 11/01/2020 85.91
2018-06 07/01/2019 80.93
2017-06 09/01/2018 76.63
2016-06 12/01/2017 70.66
2015-06 10/01/2016 70.03
2014-06 06/01/2016 71.68
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 72.06
2013-06 09/01/2014 72.68
2012-06 07/01/2013 77.98
2011-06 07/01/2012 77.38
2010-06 12/01/2011 78.95
2009-06 09/20/2011 75.98
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 68.74
2008-06 10/01/2009 74.13
2007-06 10/01/2008 62.52
2006-06 04/01/2007 63.82
2005-06 09/01/2006 77.31
2004-06 12/01/2005 76.22

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

EIN 13-6007082
Name in IRS Master File MUSIC CONSERVATORY OF WESTCHESTER
NTEE Code A6E
NTEE Classification Performing Arts Schools
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (46) Private school
(30) School, college, trade school, etc.
Foundation Status School 170(b)(1)(A)(ii)
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 November, 1938
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
$110,721 3.37% Jean Newton Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Music Conservatory of Westchester (NY) 88.26
The Art Institute of Chicago (IL) 89.23
Southwest School of Art (TX) 85.50
The Harmony Project (CA) 95.97
Center for Arts-Inspired Learning (OH) 86.34

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Charity Contact Info

Music Conservatory of Westchester
216 Central Avenue
White Plains, NY 10606
tel: (914) 761-3900
EIN: 13-6007082

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Board Leadership

Joel Breitkopf
President

CEO

Jean Newton
Executive Director

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