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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Young Concert Artists

The future of music

three stars

86.61

1776 Broadway Suite 1500
New York, NY 10019
tel: (212) 307-6655   Web Site
EIN: 13-1951681

Board Leadership
Michael Nash Ambler
Chairman

CEO
Susan Wadsworth
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.61 three stars
  Financial 88.46 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Young Concert Artists (YCA) is a professional organization founded in 1961 to discover and launch the careers of exceptional, but unknown, young musicians from all over the world. YCA does everything possible to open the doors to the international concert world by providing management services, important debuts and performing experience at no cost to the artists. We present the Young Concert Artists Series in New York, at Zankel Hall at Carnegie with special events at Lincoln Center, and in Washington D.C. at the Kennedy Center; educate and build new audiences through our Educational Residency Program; and promote the creation and performance of new works through our Composer Program.

Young Concert Artists (YCA) is a professional organization founded in 1961 to discover and launch the careers of exceptional, but unknown, young musicians from all over the world. YCA does everything possible to open the doors to the international concert world by providing management services, important debuts and performing experience at no cost to the artists. We present the Young Concert Artists Series in New York, at Zankel Hall at Carnegie with special events at Lincoln Center, and in Washington D.C. at the Kennedy Center; educate and build new audiences through our Educational Residency Program; and promote the creation and performance of new works through our Composer Program.

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Financial

three stars

88.46

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
78.2%
  Administrative Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.26
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.04
  Program Expenses Growth 5.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Young Concert Artists on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Young Concert Artists on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Young Concert Artists (NY) 86.61 three stars
The Kitchen (NY) 87.28 three stars
Headlands Center for the Arts (CA) 94.89 four stars
The Lark (NY) 88.13 three stars
Association of Performing Arts Professionals (DC) 93.91 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $910,325
   Federated Campaigns $646
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $648,845
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $84,900
Total Contributions $1,644,716
   Program Service Revenue $847,358
Total Primary Revenue $2,492,074
   Other Revenue $492,278
TOTAL REVENUE $2,984,352
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,642,126
   Administrative Expenses $390,726
   Fundraising Expenses $357,616
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,390,468
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-406,116
   
Net Assets $9,729,250

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
Artists Management Services $1,634,364 61.9%
Young Concert Artists International $435,227 16.5%
Young Concert Artists Series NY $326,856 12.4%
Young Concert Artists D.C. $245,679 9.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 06/01/2019 86.61 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 84.95 three stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 87.68 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 83.64 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 77.30 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 74.55 two stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 78.52 two stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 78.51 two stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 73.10 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 68.83 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 74.94 two stars
2008-06 05/01/2009 80.97 three stars
2007-06 03/01/2008 78.19 two stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 72.79 two stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 84.76 three stars
2004-06 09/01/2005 86.04 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 13-1951681
Name in IRS Master File YOUNG CONCERT ARTISTS INC
NTEE Code A68
NTEE Classification Music
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical activities
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 February, 1963
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
$201,593 5.94% Susan Wadsworth President
Other Salaries of Note
$159,958 4.71% Mark Hayman Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Young Concert Artists (NY) 86.61 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Young Concert Artists
1776 Broadway
Suite 1500
New York, NY 10019
tel: (212) 307-6655
fax: (212) 581-8894
EIN: 13-1951681

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Board Leadership

Michael Nash Ambler
Chairman

CEO

Susan Wadsworth
Director

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