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Chamber Music America

Developing and strengthening an evolving chamber music community

three stars

89.99

12 West 32nd Street 7th Floor
New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 242-2022   Web Site
EIN: 13-2934575

Board Leadership
Richard Kessler
Chair

CEO
Margaret M. Lioi
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.99 three stars
  Financial 91.10 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Chamber Music America (CMA) is to develop and strengthen an evolving chamber music community. Our vision is that chamber music will become a vital and recognized presence in contemporary American culture. Founded in 1977, CMA values a passion for chamber music in all of its manifestations; a commitment to a diverse membership, embracing performers and audiences at every level of experience, knowledge, and ability; support of the chamber music professional and the encouragement of excellence; collaboration, and chamber music's potential to exemplify democracy, tolerance, and humanity; and respect for tradition, experimentation, and innovation.

The mission of Chamber Music America (CMA) is to develop and strengthen an evolving chamber music community. Our vision is that chamber music will become a vital and recognized presence in contemporary American culture. Founded in 1977, CMA values a passion for chamber music in all of its manifestations; a commitment to a diverse membership, embracing performers and audiences at every level of experience, knowledge, and ability; support of the chamber music professional and the encouragement of excellence; collaboration, and chamber music's potential to exemplify democracy, tolerance, and humanity; and respect for tradition, experimentation, and innovation.

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Financial

four stars

91.10

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
86.8%
  Administrative Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.23
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.82
  Program Expenses Growth 4.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Chamber Music America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Chamber Music America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Chamber Music America (NY) 89.99 three stars
Downtown Community Television Center (NY) 91.45 four stars
Montalvo Arts Center (CA) 94.11 four stars
Association of Performing Arts Professionals (DC) 93.91 four stars
Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation (CA) 89.18 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $281,991
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $135,000
Total Contributions $416,991
   Program Service Revenue $681,501
Total Primary Revenue $1,098,492
   Other Revenue $247,521
TOTAL REVENUE $1,346,013
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,186,886
   Administrative Expenses $126,784
   Fundraising Expenses $204,235
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,517,905
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,171,892
   
Net Assets $10,925,320

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
Grant Programs $1,135,652 51.9%
National Conference $305,683 14.0%
Chamber Music Magazine $289,352 13.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 03/01/2018 89.99 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 89.51 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.74 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 85.61 three stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 89.42 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 84.46 three stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 91.83 four stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 84.43 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 85.74 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/22/2010 83.09 three stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 89.19 three stars
2007-06 08/01/2008 73.68 two stars
2006-06 09/01/2007 81.55 three stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 78.28 two stars
2004-06 11/01/2005 89.82 three 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 13-2934575
Name in IRS Master File CHAMBER MUSIC AMERICA INC
NTEE Code A03
NTEE Classification Professional Societies, Associations
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (603) Non-financial services of facilities to other organizations
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 June, 1978
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$183,274 7.27% Margaret M. Lioi CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Chamber Music America (NY) 89.99 three stars
HERE (NY) 90.80 four stars
TACA (TX) 88.02 three stars
Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York (NY) 91.58 four stars
Russian Arts Foundation (VT) 89.39 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Chamber Music America
12 West 32nd Street
7th Floor
New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 242-2022
fax: (212) 967-9747
EIN: 13-2934575

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Board Leadership

Richard Kessler
Chair

CEO

Margaret M. Lioi
Chief Executive Officer

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