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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

CAPA New Haven

Bringing the world to our stages

three stars

88.87

247 College Street New Haven, CT 06510
tel: (203) 624-1825   Web Site
EIN: 06-1625278

Board Leadership
Lenardo H. Suzio
Chair

CEO
John F. Fisher
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.87 three stars
  Financial 95.27 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1969, CAPA New Haven (Connecticut Association for the Performing Arts) brings the world to our stages, enriches lives and creates community through its mission to: present and produce artistic programming of the highest quality to serve and educate diverse audiences and feature renowned artists of all cultures; operate and maintain world-class performance venues; strengthen our arts communities by providing facilities for resident companies and through partnership and collaboration, support those organizations; and bolster the economies of the downtown communities we serve. CAPA programming includes jazz, world music, folk, country, classical music, comedy, dance, classic films, theater, and family entertainment.

Founded in 1969, CAPA New Haven (Connecticut Association for the Performing Arts) brings the world to our stages, enriches lives and creates community through its mission to: present and produce artistic programming of the highest quality to serve and educate diverse audiences and feature renowned artists of all cultures; operate and maintain world-class performance venues; strengthen our arts communities by providing facilities for resident companies and through partnership and collaboration, support those organizations; and bolster the economies of the downtown communities we serve. CAPA programming includes jazz, world music, folk, country, classical music, comedy, dance, classic films, theater, and family entertainment.

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Financial

four stars

95.27

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 09/01/2020 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)
86.5%
  Administrative Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.17
  Program Expenses Growth 4.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by CAPA New Haven on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by CAPA New Haven on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CAPA New Haven (CT) 88.87 three stars
Playhouse Square Foundation (OH) 89.48 three stars
Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (LA) 85.91 three stars
Boch Center (MA) 90.91 four stars
Studio Theatre Inc. (DC) 88.89 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,384,331
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $60,747
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $404,291
Total Contributions $1,849,369
   Program Service Revenue $5,684,567
Total Primary Revenue $7,533,936
   Other Revenue $159,324
TOTAL REVENUE $7,693,260
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,100,465
   Administrative Expenses $707,720
   Fundraising Expenses $295,263
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,103,448
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $589,812
   
Net Assets $14,902,833

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
Performing Arts Presentations $3,635,614 59.6%
Theatre Operation $2,350,142 38.5%
Education Programs $114,709 1.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 09/01/2020 88.87 three stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 89.15 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 88.90 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 89.39 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 89.39 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.69 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 87.10 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 91.07 four stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 79.59 two stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 82.67 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 79.54 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 73.24 two stars
2009-06 07/01/2010 70.29 two stars
2008-06 06/01/2009 76.96 two stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 71.30 two stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 73.48 two 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 06-1625278
Name in IRS Master File CONNECTICUT ASSOCIATION FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
NTEE Code A19
NTEE Classification Nonmonetary Support N.E.C.*
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 May, 2002
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 Compensation from Affiliates
$147,527 2.07% John Fisher Executive Director, VP --
Other Salaries of Note
Not compensated -- Chad Whittington President & CEO $288,097

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CAPA New Haven (CT) 88.87 three stars
The Woodruff Arts Center (GA) 85.82 three stars
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center (CA) 93.21 four stars
Segerstrom Center for the Arts (CA) 87.67 three stars
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts (VT) 90.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

CAPA New Haven
247 College Street
New Haven, CT 06510
tel: (203) 624-1825
fax: (203) 492-3887
EIN: 06-1625278

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Board Leadership

Lenardo H. Suzio
Chair

CEO

John F. Fisher
Executive Director

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