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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Headlands Center for the Arts

Building understanding and appreciation for the role of art in society

four stars

92.11

944 Simmonds Road Sausalito, CA 94965
tel: (415) 331-2787   Web Site
EIN: 94-2817843

Board Leadership
Robin Strawbridge
Chair

CEO
Sharon Maidenberg
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.11 four stars
  Financial 98.17 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Headlands Center for the Arts is a multidisciplinary, international arts center dedicated to supporting artists; the creative process; and the development of new, innovative ideas and artwork. Headlands Center for the Arts provides an unparalleled environment for the creative process and the development of new work and ideas. Through a range of programs for artists and the public, we offer opportunities for reflection, dialogue, and exchange that build understanding and appreciation for the role of art in society. Where we are is as important as what we do. Our campus comprises a cluster of artist-rehabilitated military buildings, just north of the Golden Gate Bridge at historic Fort Barry in the Marin Headlands, a part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

Headlands Center for the Arts is a multidisciplinary, international arts center dedicated to supporting artists; the creative process; and the development of new, innovative ideas and artwork. Headlands Center for the Arts provides an unparalleled environment for the creative process and the development of new work and ideas. Through a range of programs for artists and the public, we offer opportunities for reflection, dialogue, and exchange that build understanding and appreciation for the role of art in society. Where we are is as important as what we do. Our campus comprises a cluster of artist-rehabilitated military buildings, just north of the Golden Gate Bridge at historic Fort Barry in the Marin Headlands, a part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

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Financial

four stars

98.17

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
78.6%
  Administrative Expenses 14.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.12
  Program Expenses Growth 11.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Headlands Center for the Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Headlands Center for the Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Headlands Center for the Arts (CA) 92.11 four stars
America-Israel Cultural Foundation (NY) 86.64 three stars
Magnum Cultural Foundation (NY) 85.65 three stars
National Book Foundation (NY) 87.39 three stars
Chamber Music America (NY) 89.25 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,319,304
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $400,487
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,719,791
   Program Service Revenue $318,845
Total Primary Revenue $3,038,636
   Other Revenue $169,623
TOTAL REVENUE $3,208,259
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,693,371
   Administrative Expenses $321,124
   Fundraising Expenses $193,948
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,208,443
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $999,816
   
Net Assets $4,366,017

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
Artist Residency Program $1,024,095 60.5%
Programming for Artists and the Public $669,276 39.5%

Ratings History
Headlands Center for the Arts has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 92.11 four stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 94.89 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 94.80 four stars
2015-12 11/01/2017 93.79 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 94-2817843
Name in IRS Master File HEADLANDS CENTER FOR THE ARTS
NTEE Code A90
NTEE Classification Arts Service Organizations and Activities
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (91) Art exhibit
(123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(64) Commemorative event (centennial, festival, pageant, etc.)
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 September, 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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$96,305 4.36% Sharon Maidenberg Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Headlands Center for the Arts (CA) 92.11 four stars
Artist Trust (WA) 85.56 three stars
American Composers Forum (MN) 86.07 three stars
National Performance Network (LA) 88.55 three stars
The Kitchen (NY) 87.28 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Headlands Center for the Arts
944 Simmonds Road
Sausalito, CA 94965
tel: (415) 331-2787
fax: (415) 331-3857
EIN: 94-2817843

Mail donations to:
944 Fort Barry
Sausalito, NY 94965

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Board Leadership

Robin Strawbridge
Chair

CEO

Sharon Maidenberg
Executive Director

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