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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Dance/USA

The national service organization for professional dance

three stars

87.61

1029 Vermont Avenue Suite 400
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 833-1717   Web Site
EIN: 52-1253457

Board Leadership
Michelle Ramos
Chair

CEO
Amy Fitterer
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.61 three stars
  Financial 86.37 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The national service organization for professional dance, Dance/USA sustains and advances professional dance by addressing the needs, concerns, and interests of artists, administrators and organizations. By providing services and national leadership, Dance/USA enhances the infrastructure for dance creation, education and dissemination. We envision a future in which dance is an enduring and sought-after art form, recognized by all as an important part of America's rich and diverse culture. To this end, Dance/USA will serve as the national hub for dance-related information, leadership, advocacy, and service.

The national service organization for professional dance, Dance/USA sustains and advances professional dance by addressing the needs, concerns, and interests of artists, administrators and organizations. By providing services and national leadership, Dance/USA enhances the infrastructure for dance creation, education and dissemination. We envision a future in which dance is an enduring and sought-after art form, recognized by all as an important part of America's rich and diverse culture. To this end, Dance/USA will serve as the national hub for dance-related information, leadership, advocacy, and service.

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Financial

three stars

86.37

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
78.1%
  Administrative Expenses 15.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.02
  Program Expenses Growth -1.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Dance/USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Dance/USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Dance/USA (DC) 87.61 three stars
Theatre Communications Group (NY) 90.94 four stars
Montalvo Arts Center (CA) 92.12 four stars
Chamber Music America (NY) 91.12 four stars
Princess Grace Foundation-USA (NY) 87.04 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,273,358
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $356,550
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $90,000
Total Contributions $1,719,908
   Program Service Revenue $113,973
Total Primary Revenue $1,833,881
   Other Revenue $-20,307
TOTAL REVENUE $1,813,574
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,804,898
   Administrative Expenses $386,167
   Fundraising Expenses $115,971
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,307,036
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-493,462
   
Net Assets $2,296,846

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
Special Projects and Regranting $1,297,324 71.9%
Annual Programs $507,574 28.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 05/01/2019 87.61 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 87.92 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 90.16 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.92 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 88.92 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 79.74 two stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 92.23 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 92.88 four stars
2010-12 12/23/2011 88.50 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 80.53 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 09/01/2010 88.46 three stars
2008-06 12/15/2009 81.55 three stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 87.09 three stars
2006-06 09/01/2007 89.42 three stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 75.44 two stars
2004-06 09/01/2005 98.54 four 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 52-1253457
Name in IRS Master File DANCE USA
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 (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(927) Fundraising
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 November, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$130,090 5.63% Amy Fitterer Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Dance/USA (DC) 87.61 three stars
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Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation (CA) 89.24 three stars
Poets & Writers (NY) 85.25 three stars
The Actors Fund (NY) 92.52 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Dance/USA
1029 Vermont Avenue
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 833-1717
fax: (202) 833-2686
EIN: 52-1253457

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Board Leadership

Michelle Ramos
Chair

CEO

Amy Fitterer
Executive Director

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