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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra

Your premier performing arts organization in the Gulf South

three stars

88.22

1010 Common Street Suite 2120
New Orleans, LA 70112
tel: (504) 523-6530   Web Site
EIN: 72-1189023

Board Leadership
Dwight McGhee
Board President

CEO
James William Boyd
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.22 three stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra purpose is to transform people and communities through musical performance, education and community outreach. In fiscal year 2011, the Orchestra performed 78 symphonic concerts, 28 education concerts, and park and family concerts.

The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra purpose is to transform people and communities through musical performance, education and community outreach. In fiscal year 2011, the Orchestra performed 78 symphonic concerts, 28 education concerts, and park and family concerts.

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Financial

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
88.4%
  Administrative Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.05
  Program Expenses Growth 8.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 47.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra (LA) 88.22 three stars
Boston Symphony Orchestra (MA) 88.49 three stars
Charleston Symphony Orchestra (SC) 88.84 three stars
Midland-Odessa Symphony & Chorale (TX) 90.14 four stars
Flint Institute of Music (MI) 86.13 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,417,490
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $92,500
Total Contributions $2,509,990
   Program Service Revenue $2,400,608
Total Primary Revenue $4,910,598
   Other Revenue $1,202,693
TOTAL REVENUE $6,113,291
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,522,330
   Administrative Expenses $525,811
   Fundraising Expenses $125,231
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,173,372
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-60,081
   
Net Assets $1,950,512

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
Concerts $5,522,330 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 12/01/2019 88.22 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 86.72 three stars
2016-06 04/01/2018 86.48 three stars
2015-06 09/01/2016 84.06 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.84 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 83.86 three stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 86.81 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 86.73 three stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 91.32 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 72-1189023
Name in IRS Master File LOUISIANA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
NTEE Code A69
NTEE Classification Symphony Orchestras
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (90) Cultural performances
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 January, 1992
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
$90,766 1.47% James William Boyd CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$122,933 1.99% Carlos Miguel Prieto Trustee

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra (LA) 88.22 three stars
Columbus Symphony Orchestra (OH) 86.39 three stars
Empire State Youth Orchestra (NY) 86.22 three stars
Boston Symphony Orchestra (MA) 88.49 three stars
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra (TX) 87.05 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra
1010 Common Street
Suite 2120
New Orleans, LA 70112
tel: (504) 523-6530
fax: (504) 523-6530
EIN: 72-1189023

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Board Leadership

Dwight McGhee
Board President

CEO

James William Boyd
Chief Executive Officer

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