Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

The Grand 1894 Opera House

A kaleidoscope of sights and sounds

85.50

2020 Postoffice Street Galveston, TX 77550
tel: (800) 821-1894   Web Site
EIN: 76-0193791

Board Leadership
Margo Markowitz
President

CEO
Maureen M. Patton
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.50
  Financial 92.29
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00
This rating was published 11/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Grand 1894 Opera House was founded in 1986 to sponsor and promote cultural and educational programs and other activities for the residents of Galveston and adjacent communities, and to maintain and preserve The Grand Opera House complex as a historic structure. One of the few remaining theatres of its era in Texas and listed in the National Register of Historic Places, The Grand provides cultural and education programs to the extraordinarily diverse community of the Houston, Galveston, and Gulf Coast area. The Grand presents professional touring productions which include dance, theatre, opera, comedy and musicals, as well as 30 student and family programs throughout the year by professional touring companies, including outreach to the schools.

The Grand 1894 Opera House was founded in 1986 to sponsor and promote cultural and educational programs and other activities for the residents of Galveston and adjacent communities, and to maintain and preserve The Grand Opera House complex as a historic structure. One of the few remaining theatres of its era in Texas and listed in the National Register of Historic Places, The Grand provides cultural and education programs to the extraordinarily diverse community of the Houston, Galveston, and Gulf Coast area. The Grand presents professional touring productions which include dance, theatre, opera, comedy and musicals, as well as 30 student and family programs throughout the year by professional touring companies, including outreach to the schools.

Financial

92.29

Accountability & Transparency

81.00

This rating was published 11/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
85.0%
  Administrative Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.55
  Program Expenses Growth -0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Grand 1894 Opera House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Grand 1894 Opera House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,106,951
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $163,276
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $466,534
Total Contributions $1,736,761
   Program Service Revenue $1,848,446
Total Primary Revenue $3,585,207
   Other Revenue $1,339,091
TOTAL REVENUE $4,924,298
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,911,854
   Administrative Expenses $380,911
   Fundraising Expenses $129,320
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,422,085
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $502,213
   
Net Assets $11,956,903

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$146,090 3.30% Maureen M. Patton Executive Director

Mission

The Grand 1894 Opera House was founded in 1986 to sponsor and promote cultural and educational programs and other activities for the residents of Galveston and adjacent communities, and to maintain and preserve The Grand Opera House complex as a historic structure. One of the few remaining theatres of its era in Texas and listed in the National Register of Historic Places, The Grand provides cultural and education programs to the extraordinarily diverse community of the Houston, Galveston, and Gulf Coast area. The Grand presents professional touring productions which include dance, theatre, opera, comedy and musicals, as well as 30 student and family programs throughout the year by professional touring companies, including outreach to the schools.

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Charity Contact Info

The Grand 1894 Opera House
2020 Postoffice Street
Galveston, TX 77550
tel: (800) 821-1894
fax: (409) 763-1068
EIN: 76-0193791

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Board Leadership

Margo Markowitz
President

CEO

Maureen M. Patton
Executive Director