Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Frameline

The World Leader in LGBTQ Media

three stars

87.52

145 Ninth Street Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94103
tel: (415) 703-8650   Web Site
EIN: 94-2775772

Board Leadership
Nadir Joshua
Board President

CEO
Frances Wallace
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.52 three stars
  Financial 82.81 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1977, Frameline's mission is to change the world through the power of queer cinema. As a media arts non-profit, Frameline's programs connect filmmakers and audiences in the San Francisco Bay Area and around the world. Frameline presents the San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival, the longest running, largest and most widely recognized LGBTQ film exhibition event in the world. Established in 1981, Frameline Distribution serves an international audience of hundreds of thousands and is the leading educational distributor solely dedicated to LGBTQ film and video. Since 1990, more than 134 films have been completed with assistance from the Frameline Completion Fund. Frameline Voices exhibits 100+ films serving underrepresented constituents within the LGBTQ community and available for free via online streaming. Finally, Frameline's Youth in Motion program provides professionally developed educational curricula and media to over 1,000 schools and GSA clubs nationwide.

Founded in 1977, Frameline's mission is to change the world through the power of queer cinema. As a media arts non-profit, Frameline's programs connect filmmakers and audiences in the San Francisco Bay Area and around the world. Frameline presents the San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival, the longest running, largest and most widely recognized LGBTQ film exhibition event in the world. Established in 1981, Frameline Distribution serves an international audience of hundreds of thousands and is the leading educational distributor solely dedicated to LGBTQ film and video. Since 1990, more than 134 films have been completed with assistance from the Frameline Completion Fund. Frameline Voices exhibits 100+ films serving underrepresented constituents within the LGBTQ community and available for free via online streaming. Finally, Frameline's Youth in Motion program provides professionally developed educational curricula and media to over 1,000 schools and GSA clubs nationwide.

Financial

three stars

82.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
78.0%
  Administrative Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.26
  Program Expenses Growth 5.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Frameline on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Frameline on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $935,682
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $498,264
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $94,374
Total Contributions $1,528,320
   Program Service Revenue $465,277
Total Primary Revenue $1,993,597
   Other Revenue $5,957
TOTAL REVENUE $1,999,554
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,556,343
   Administrative Expenses $155,189
   Fundraising Expenses $280,724
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,992,256
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $7,298
   
Net Assets $518,468

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$116,050 5.82% Frances Wallace Executive Director

Mission

Founded in 1977, Frameline's mission is to change the world through the power of queer cinema. As a media arts non-profit, Frameline's programs connect filmmakers and audiences in the San Francisco Bay Area and around the world. Frameline presents the San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival, the longest running, largest and most widely recognized LGBTQ film exhibition event in the world. Established in 1981, Frameline Distribution serves an international audience of hundreds of thousands and is the leading educational distributor solely dedicated to LGBTQ film and video. Since 1990, more than 134 films have been completed with assistance from the Frameline Completion Fund. Frameline Voices exhibits 100+ films serving underrepresented constituents within the LGBTQ community and available for free via online streaming. Finally, Frameline's Youth in Motion program provides professionally developed educational curricula and media to over 1,000 schools and GSA clubs nationwide.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Frameline (CA) 87.52 three stars
National Performance Network (LA) 89.39 three stars
Poets & Writers (NY) 85.25 three stars
National Book Foundation (NY) 85.46 three stars
The Actors Fund (NY) 92.52 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Frameline
145 Ninth Street
Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94103
tel: (415) 703-8650
fax: (415) 861-1404
EIN: 94-2775772

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Board Leadership

Nadir Joshua
Board President

CEO

Frances Wallace
Executive Director