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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Dance Exchange

Gathering, moving, making.

two stars

79.19

7117 Maple Avenue Takoma Park, MD 20912
tel: (301) 270-6700   Web Site
EIN: 52-1076232

Board Leadership
Martha S. Head
Co-Chair

CEO
Cassie Meador
Executive Artistic Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.19 two stars
  Financial 77.54 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1976, Liz Lerman Dance Exchange is a professional company of dance artists that creates, performs, teaches, and engages people in making art. Liz Lerman Dance Exchange pursues a broad definition of dance as a multi-disciplinary art form that encompasses movement, music, imagery, and the spoken word. Throughout its programs, Liz Lerman Dance Exchange builds an accessible body of knowledge and makes meaningful connections between people and art. The company's activities include: groundbreaking new dance works performed by a cross-generational company; classes, workshops, and institutes; and local and national projects that engage individuals, institutions and communities in making and performing dances.

Founded in 1976, Liz Lerman Dance Exchange is a professional company of dance artists that creates, performs, teaches, and engages people in making art. Liz Lerman Dance Exchange pursues a broad definition of dance as a multi-disciplinary art form that encompasses movement, music, imagery, and the spoken word. Throughout its programs, Liz Lerman Dance Exchange builds an accessible body of knowledge and makes meaningful connections between people and art. The company's activities include: groundbreaking new dance works performed by a cross-generational company; classes, workshops, and institutes; and local and national projects that engage individuals, institutions and communities in making and performing dances.

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Financial

two stars

77.54

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
70.9%
  Administrative Expenses 18.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.25
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.03
  Program Expenses Growth 4.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 41.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Dance Exchange on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Dance Exchange on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Dance Exchange (MD) 79.19 two stars
New York City Ballet (NY) 93.82 four stars
Ballet Tech Foundation (NY) 93.26 four stars
Milwaukee Ballet (WI) 89.90 three stars
Smuin Ballet (CA) 90.26 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $101,566
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $5,520
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $93,391
Total Contributions $200,477
   Program Service Revenue $122,697
Total Primary Revenue $323,174
   Other Revenue $50,736
TOTAL REVENUE $373,910
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $372,874
   Administrative Expenses $47,689
   Fundraising Expenses $26,797
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $447,360
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-73,450
   
Net Assets $537,822

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
Sharing Art-Making Techniques & Tools $372,874 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 08/01/2018 79.19 two stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 73.95 two stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 72.18 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 04/01/2016 69.90 one star
2014-06 09/01/2015 69.01 one star
2013-06 06/01/2014 62.00 one star
2012-06 07/01/2013 71.83 two stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 68.02 one star
2010-06 09/20/2011 71.58 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 70.14 two stars
2009-06 08/01/2010 59.10 one star
2008-06 06/01/2009 69.69 one star
2007-06 07/01/2008 72.42 two stars
2006-06 02/01/2007 79.63 two stars
2005-06 11/01/2006 67.54 one star
2004-06 10/01/2005 79.40 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 52-1076232
Name in IRS Master File THE DANCE EXCHANGE INC
NTEE Code A62
NTEE Classification Dance
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(88) Community theatrical group
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 February, 1998
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
$59,184 13.22% Mary C. Meador Executive Artistic Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Dance Exchange (MD) 79.19 two stars
Oregon Ballet Theatre (OR) 90.58 four stars
Tulsa Ballet (OK) 92.19 four stars
The School of American Ballet (NY) 89.14 three stars
Atlanta Ballet (GA) 90.11 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Dance Exchange
7117 Maple Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912
tel: (301) 270-6700
fax: (301) 270-2273
EIN: 52-1076232

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Board Leadership

Martha S. Head
Co-Chair

CEO

Cassie Meador
Executive Artistic Director

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