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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Alabama Contemporary Art Center

Promoting contemporary visual and performing arts in downtown Mobile

zero star

26.37

301 Conti Street Mobile, AL 36602
tel: (251) 208-5671   Web Site
EIN: 63-1236563

Board Leadership
Michael C. Dow
Board Chair

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 26.37 zero star
  Financial 0.00 zero star
  Accountability & Transparency 71.00 two stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

zero star

0.00

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

71.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
27.4%
  Administrative Expenses 69.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.29
  Program Expenses Growth -37.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alabama Contemporary Art Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alabama Contemporary Art Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alabama Contemporary Art Center (AL) 26.37 zero star
Citi Performing Arts Center (MA) 88.22 three stars
Celebrity Series of Boston (MA) 88.72 three stars
Joyce Theater Foundation (NY) 94.07 four stars
Association for the Colonial Theatre (PA) 90.95 four stars

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Founded in 1999, Alabama Contemporary Art Center is a non-profit contemporary arts center located on Cathedral Square in the heart of Mobile's historic downtown district. Alabama Contemporary is focused on a quest to reinvent what a contemporary arts organization can be for our time. We aim to be a pivotal force in contemporary art for the Southeast by marshaling global talent to engage all sectors of the Mobile community in ideas that matter. Alabama Contemporary investigates themes and topics of particular relevance to the Gulf Coast, functions as a public forum, convener, and cultural broker, forming strategic alliances with other cultural, social, educational and civic institutions. The goal of Alabama Contemporary Art Center is to apply creativity and innovation to the pressing needs of the day while creating a national model for constructive community building through the arts.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $338,365
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $129,400
Total Contributions $467,765
   Program Service Revenue $7,832
Total Primary Revenue $475,597
   Other Revenue $47,784
TOTAL REVENUE $523,381
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $441,086
   Administrative Expenses $437,157
   Fundraising Expenses $29,901
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $908,144
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-384,763
   
Net Assets $5,084,143

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
Centre for the Visual Arts $410,375 93.0%
Centre for the Living Arts $30,711 7.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 02/01/2017 26.37 zero star
2014-12 06/01/2016 69.20 one star
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 61.93 one star
2013-12 09/01/2015 26.93 zero star
2012-12 11/01/2013 87.05 three stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 87.25 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 81.32 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.87 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 85.75 three stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 86.00 three stars
2007-12 09/01/2008 91.45 four stars
2006-12 10/01/2007 95.50 four stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 79.53 two stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 73.75 two stars
2003-12 09/01/2005 88.41 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 63-1236563
Name in IRS Master File CENTRE FOR THE LIVING ARTS
NTEE Code A60
NTEE Classification Performing Arts Organizations
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 April, 2000
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$140,000 15.41% Robert L. Sain Executive Director

Founded in 1999, Alabama Contemporary Art Center is a non-profit contemporary arts center located on Cathedral Square in the heart of Mobile's historic downtown district. Alabama Contemporary is focused on a quest to reinvent what a contemporary arts organization can be for our time. We aim to be a pivotal force in contemporary art for the Southeast by marshaling global talent to engage all sectors of the Mobile community in ideas that matter. Alabama Contemporary investigates themes and topics of particular relevance to the Gulf Coast, functions as a public forum, convener, and cultural broker, forming strategic alliances with other cultural, social, educational and civic institutions. The goal of Alabama Contemporary Art Center is to apply creativity and innovation to the pressing needs of the day while creating a national model for constructive community building through the arts.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alabama Contemporary Art Center (AL) 26.37 zero star
Geffen Playhouse (CA) 92.23 four stars
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (NY) 87.09 three stars
Vashon Center for the Arts (WA) 89.37 three stars
Roulette Intermedium (NY) 93.98 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Alabama Contemporary Art Center
301 Conti Street
Mobile, AL 36602
tel: (251) 208-5671
fax: (251) 208-5655
EIN: 63-1236563

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 198
Mobile, AL 36601

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Board Leadership

Michael C. Dow
Board Chair

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