Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Apollo Theater Foundation

Preserving and developing the legendary Apollo Theater

three stars

89.67

253 West 125th Street New York, NY 10027
tel: (212) 531-5356   Web Site
EIN: 13-3630066

Board Leadership
Richard D. Parsons
Chairman

CEO
Jonelle Procope
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.67 three stars
  Financial 90.40 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1991, The Apollo Theater Foundation supports, fosters and assists in the development and promotion of interest in musical and performance arts, film, video, theatre arts, dance and drama. The Foundation manages the historic Apollo Theater, a strong force in the Harlem community, hosting a number of special events, including health fairs, daily Apollo Historical Tours, community arts initiatives, and talent showcase competitions for seniors and for children. The Apollo averages six events a week, including performing arts, community programs, concerts, and special events. Drawing 1.3 million visitors annually, Harlem is Manhattan's third most popular tourist destination, and the Apollo remains Harlem's top attraction.

Founded in 1991, The Apollo Theater Foundation supports, fosters and assists in the development and promotion of interest in musical and performance arts, film, video, theatre arts, dance and drama. The Foundation manages the historic Apollo Theater, a strong force in the Harlem community, hosting a number of special events, including health fairs, daily Apollo Historical Tours, community arts initiatives, and talent showcase competitions for seniors and for children. The Apollo averages six events a week, including performing arts, community programs, concerts, and special events. Drawing 1.3 million visitors annually, Harlem is Manhattan's third most popular tourist destination, and the Apollo remains Harlem's top attraction.

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Financial

four stars

90.40

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

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)
77.9%
  Administrative Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.66
  Program Expenses Growth 7.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Apollo Theater Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Apollo Theater Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,016,266
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $146,793
   Fundraising Events $5,883,126
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $456,755
Total Contributions $10,502,940
   Program Service Revenue $6,703,754
Total Primary Revenue $17,206,694
   Other Revenue $390,810
TOTAL REVENUE $17,597,504
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,473,061
   Administrative Expenses $1,783,596
   Fundraising Expenses $2,312,739
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $17,569,396
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $28,108
   
Net Assets $43,492,209

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$263,888 1.50% Jonelle Procope President & CEO

Mission

Founded in 1991, The Apollo Theater Foundation supports, fosters and assists in the development and promotion of interest in musical and performance arts, film, video, theatre arts, dance and drama. The Foundation manages the historic Apollo Theater, a strong force in the Harlem community, hosting a number of special events, including health fairs, daily Apollo Historical Tours, community arts initiatives, and talent showcase competitions for seniors and for children. The Apollo averages six events a week, including performing arts, community programs, concerts, and special events. Drawing 1.3 million visitors annually, Harlem is Manhattan's third most popular tourist destination, and the Apollo remains Harlem's top attraction.

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Charity Contact Info

Apollo Theater Foundation
253 West 125th Street
New York, NY 10027
tel: (212) 531-5356
EIN: 13-3630066

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Board Leadership

Richard D. Parsons
Chairman

CEO

Jonelle Procope
President and CEO