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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts (Grantmaking)

Russian Arts Foundation

Bringing the world closer through the arts

four stars

95.05

PO Box 567 Montpelier, VT 05602
tel: (802) 223-4955   Web Site
EIN: 94-3165716

Board Leadership
Thomas Ferguson
Chairman

CEO
Richard Walker
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.05 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Russian Arts Foundation is a US non-profit established in 1992 to promote international understanding through the arts. The Foundation is also assisting in the development of a tradition of private individual and corporate support of the arts within Russia. The arts offer a unique opportunity to deepen cross-cultural understanding, to bring the world closer through cultural exchange and education. The arts demonstrate and emphasize our common humanity, promoting globalism instead of isolationism, community instead of conflict. The Russian Arts Foundation is vigorously engaged in advancing these ideals through its many programs.

The Russian Arts Foundation is a US non-profit established in 1992 to promote international understanding through the arts. The Foundation is also assisting in the development of a tradition of private individual and corporate support of the arts within Russia. The arts offer a unique opportunity to deepen cross-cultural understanding, to bring the world closer through cultural exchange and education. The arts demonstrate and emphasize our common humanity, promoting globalism instead of isolationism, community instead of conflict. The Russian Arts Foundation is vigorously engaged in advancing these ideals through its many programs.

Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 09/01/2020 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)
95.3%
  Administrative Expenses 2.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.46
  Program Expenses Growth 16.3%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Russian Arts Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Russian Arts Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Russian Arts Foundation (VT) 95.05 four stars
Frameline (CA) 86.80 three stars
OPERA America (NY) 95.43 four stars
The NOCCA Institute (LA) 90.47 four stars
Community Center for the Arts (WY) 88.43 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,245,149
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,245,149
   Program Service Revenue $97,621
Total Primary Revenue $1,342,770
   Other Revenue $154,347
TOTAL REVENUE $1,497,117
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,750,872
   Administrative Expenses $48,907
   Fundraising Expenses $28,105
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,827,884
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-330,767
   
Net Assets $10,092,812

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
Organization of Performances and Special Events $1,750,872 100.0%

Ratings History
Russian Arts Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 09/01/2020 95.05 four stars
2017-12 07/01/2019 92.22 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 89.39 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 85.91 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.43 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 80.52 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 78.63 two stars
2012-12 07/01/2014 75.73 two 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 94-3165716
Name in IRS Master File RUSSIAN ARTS FOUNDATION
NTEE Code Z99
NTEE Classification Unknown
NTEE Type Unknown
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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 October, 1992
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Richard P. Walker President
Other Salaries of Note
$23,500 1.28% Kelly Kaplan Secretary

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Russian Arts Foundation (VT) 95.05 four stars
Association of Performing Arts Professionals (DC) 86.67 three stars
Theatre Communications Group (NY) 88.26 three stars
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Young Concert Artists (NY) 85.01 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Russian Arts Foundation
PO Box 567
Montpelier, VT 05602
tel: (802) 223-4955
EIN: 94-3165716

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Board Leadership

Thomas Ferguson
Chairman

CEO

Richard Walker
President

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