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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre

Bringing people together to share ennobling artistic experiences.

three stars

86.05

59 South 100 West Logan, UT 84321
tel: (435) 750-0300   Web Site
EIN: 87-0498252

Board Leadership
Mark Ensign
Board Chairman

CEO
Gary Griffin
Managing Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.05 three stars
  Financial 94.71 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1992, Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre (UFOMT) brings people together to share ennobling artistic experiences. We are committed to performing outstanding artistic productions, with the aim of delivering the highest level of enjoyment to our patrons. UFOMT's education outreach program, Opera by Children, has provided training for teachers and in-class mentoring for over 75,000 children to create their own operas in a classroom setting.

Founded in 1992, Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre (UFOMT) brings people together to share ennobling artistic experiences. We are committed to performing outstanding artistic productions, with the aim of delivering the highest level of enjoyment to our patrons. UFOMT's education outreach program, Opera by Children, has provided training for teachers and in-class mentoring for over 75,000 children to create their own operas in a classroom setting.

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Financial

four stars

94.71

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
88.0%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.59
  Program Expenses Growth 5.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 33.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre (UT) 86.05 three stars
Glimmerglass Festival (NY) 85.12 three stars
The Dallas Opera (TX) 92.71 four stars
Michigan Opera Theatre (MI) 85.15 three stars
Opera Omaha (NE) 96.90 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,258,341
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $727,004
Total Contributions $2,985,345
   Program Service Revenue $797,402
Total Primary Revenue $3,782,747
   Other Revenue $126,661
TOTAL REVENUE $3,909,408
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,261,054
   Administrative Expenses $253,644
   Fundraising Expenses $166,876
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,681,574
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $227,834
   
Net Assets $9,299,142

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
Performances and Classes $3,261,054 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 07/01/2019 86.05 three stars
2017-09 08/01/2018 85.77 three stars
2016-09 12/01/2017 85.73 three stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 88.03 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 88.33 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 10/01/2015 88.67 three stars
2013-09 02/01/2015 86.21 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 87-0498252
Name in IRS Master File UTAH FESTIVAL OPERA COMPANY
NTEE Code A6A
NTEE Classification Opera
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (90) Cultural performances
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 April, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$91,374 2.48% Michael Ballam Founding Director
Other Salaries of Note
$49,608 1.34% Gary Griffin Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre (UT) 86.05 three stars
Cincinnati Opera (OH) 91.06 four stars
VocalEssence (MN) 89.76 three stars
New Orleans Opera Association (LA) 88.14 three stars
Opera Theatre of Saint Louis (MO) 92.35 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre
59 South 100 West
Logan, UT 84321
tel: (435) 750-0300
fax: (435) 753-5856
EIN: 87-0498252

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Board Leadership

Mark Ensign
Board Chairman

CEO

Gary Griffin
Managing Director

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