Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Western Folklife Center

Explore and give voice to traditional and dynamic cultures of the American West

four stars

90.60

501 Railroad Street Elko, NV 89801
tel: (775) 738-7508   Web Site
EIN: 87-0447025

Board Leadership
Paul Caudill
Chairman

CEO
Kristin Windbigler
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.60 four stars
  Financial 86.71 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Western Folklife Center uses story and cultural expression to connect the American West to the world.

The Western Folklife Center uses story and cultural expression to connect the American West to the world.

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Financial

three stars

86.71

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
75.3%
  Administrative Expenses 17.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.52
  Program Expenses Growth 4.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Western Folklife Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Western Folklife Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $196,565
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $97,115
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $70,440
Total Contributions $364,120
   Program Service Revenue $1,116,201
Total Primary Revenue $1,480,321
   Other Revenue $113,427
TOTAL REVENUE $1,593,748
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,511,670
   Administrative Expenses $245,684
   Fundraising Expenses $146,927
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,904,281
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-310,533
   
Net Assets $4,802,523

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$155,745 8.17% Kristin Windbigler Executive Director

Mission

The Western Folklife Center uses story and cultural expression to connect the American West to the world.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Western Folklife Center (NV) 90.60 four stars
Celebrity Series of Boston (MA) 91.98 four stars
Joyce Theater Foundation (NY) 87.99 three stars
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJ) 96.50 four stars
Bryn Mawr Film Institute (PA) 89.41 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Western Folklife Center
501 Railroad Street
Elko, NV 89801
tel: (775) 738-7508
fax: (775) 738-2900
EIN: 87-0447025

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Board Leadership

Paul Caudill
Chairman

CEO

Kristin Windbigler
Executive Director