The Apollo Theater Foundation Inc

The Apollo Theater Foundation Inc Overview

The Apollo Theater Foundation Inc is located in New York, NY. The organization was established in 1991. According to its NTEE Classification (A60) the organization is classified as: Performing Arts, under the broad grouping of Arts, Culture & Humanities and related organizations. As of 06/2020, Apollo Theater Foundation Inc employed 329 individuals. This organization is an independent organization and not affiliated with a larger national or regional group of organizations.

For the year ending 06/2020, Apollo Theater Foundation Inc generated $17.0m in total revenue. This represents relatively stable growth, over the past 5 years the organization has increased revenue by an average of 4.2% each year. All expenses for the organization totaled $16.2m during the year ending 06/2020. While expenses have increased by 2.5% per year over the past 5 years. They've been increasing with an increasing level of total revenue. You can explore the organizations financials more deeply in the financial statements section below.

Mission & Program ActivityExcerpts From the 990 Filing

TAX YEAR

2020

Describe the Organization's Mission:

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THE APOLLO THEATER IS A COMMISSIONER AND PRESENTER; CATALYST FOR NEW ARTISTS, AUDIENCES, AND CREATIVE WORKFORCE; AND PARTNER IN THE PROJECTION OF THE AFRICAN AMERICAN NARRATIVE AND ITS ROLE IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF AMERICAN AND GLOBAL CULTURE.

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

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DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, THE APOLLO CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC ON MARCH 12, 2020 ENDING IN-PERSON PERFORMANCES FOR THE FY20 SEASON. THE APOLLO HAS BEEN ABLE TO CONTINUE TO SERVE, ENTERTAIN, AND EDUCATE ITS AUDIENCES BY DEVELOPING THE APOLLO DIGITAL STAGE. ADDITIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS INCLUDE: - MAINTAINING ARTISTIC AND COMMUNITY RELATIONSHIPS WITH ORGANIZATIONS LIKE WNYC (APOLLO UPTOWN HALL MLK PROGRAM), ABDEL SALAAM'S FORCES OF NATURE DANCE THEATRE (KWANZAA CELEBRATION: REGENERATION NIGHT), AS WELL AS WITH ARTISTS LIKE AUTHOR TA-NEHISI COATES (BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME) AND GRAMMY-AWARD WINNING MUSICIAN WYCLEF JEAN. IN SPRING 2020, THE APOLLO LAUNCHED "APOLLO CARES" AS A PART OF ITS WEB SITE, LISTING HEALTH AND FINANCIAL RESOURCES. ADDITIONALLY, THE APOLLO DISTRIBUTED 20 MICRO GRANTS TO LOCAL HARLEM BUSINESSES TO OFFER DIRECT SUPPORT TO ITS NEIGHBORHOOD. - CONTINUING TO WORK WITH ARTISTS THROUGHOUT 2020 BY FULFILLING ONGOING CONTRACTS AS WELL AS COMMISSIONING NEW WORK. THIS INCLUDES PROGRAMS FOR 2022 LIKE THE GATHERING, PRESENTED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH AMERICAN COMPOSERS ORCHESTRA; SOUL SCIENCE LAB'S THE RENAISSANCE MIXTAPE; AND JON BOOGZ AND LIL BUCK IN AN UNTITLED NEW DANCE PIECE; AMONG MANY OTHERS. - TRANSITIONING THE APOLLO'S EDUCATION PROGRAMS TO THE VIRTUAL SPACE, WORKING WITH PARTNER SCHOOLS AND STUDENTS TO DETERMINE THE MOST EFFECTIVE PROGRAMS. THE APOLLO HAS SUCCESSFULLY TRANSITIONED THE JOB PATHWAY TO CAREERS IN THE ARTS PROGRAM TO A DIGITAL EDUCATION OFFERING IN TECHNICAL THEATER AS WELL AS CREATING DIGITAL CONTENT FOR VIRTUAL AUDIENCES.


EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENTTHE APOLLO REMAINS A LEADING CULTURAL ANCHOR FOR UPPER MANHATTAN AND THE 125TH STREET CORRIDOR, ENGAGING AN ANNUAL AUDIENCE OF MORE THAN 200,000, INCLUDING HARLEM AND NEW YORK RESIDENTS AS WELL AS NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL TOURISTS. IN ADDITION TO PERFORMING ARTS, THE APOLLO OFFERS COMMUNITY PROGRAMS THAT ADDRESS IMPORTANT ISSUES AND MEANINGFULLY ENGAGE OUR NEIGHBORHOOD INCLUDING: THE ANNUAL FREE HARLEM HEALTHY SOUL FESTIVAL; A FREE ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE; APOLLO HISTORIC BACKSTAGE TOURS; THE FREE UPTOWN HALL SERIES FOSTERING DIALOGUE AROUND PRESSING ISSUES IN OUR COMMUNITY; A MONTH OF FREE AND AFFORDABLE HOLIDAY PROGRAMMING EACH DECEMBER; AND AN ARRAY OF FREE AND LOW-COST PROGRAMS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR, INCLUDING A WIDE-REACHING TICKET ACCESS PROGRAM ENSURING BROAD ACCESSIBILITY TO THE THEATER'S RANGE OF PERFORMING ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT. THE APOLLO THEATER IS COMMITTED TO ENGAGING STUDENTS AND YOUTH THROUGH INNOVATIVE EDUCATION INITIATIVES. THE APOLLO THEATER ACADEMY OFFERS HANDS-ON PROGRAMS TO DEVELOP CAREER AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS IN UNDER-SERVED TEENS BY ENGAGING THEM IN "BEHIND THE SCENES" ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT PROFESSIONS INCLUDING TECHNICAL THEATER APPRENTICESHIPS, ADMINISTRATIVE INTERNSHIPS, AND INFORMATIVE PANEL DISCUSSIONS. THE APOLLO ORAL HISTORY PROJECT IS AN IN-DEPTH IN-SCHOOL PROGRAM WHERE HARLEM STUDENTS TRANSFORM LOCAL HISTORY INTO ORIGINAL THEATRICAL AND MULTIMEDIA PROJECTS. EXTENDING THE APOLLO EXPERIENCE TO A NEW GENERATION OF THEATERGOERS WHILE SUPPORTING CLASSROOM LEARNING AND IN-SCHOOL WORK, SCHOOL DAY LIVE AND FAMILY SHOWTIME PERFORMANCES ALLOW MORE THAN 11,000 STUDENTS, TEACHERS, AND FAMILIES TO EXPERIENCE WORLD-CLASS PERFORMING ARTS PRESENTATIONS ON THE APOLLO STAGES. THROUGH ITS PERFORMING ARTS PROGRAM, EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY INITIATIVES, AND OTHER ENDEAVORS SUCH AS DIGITAL MEDIA AND THE ARCHIVES, THE ICONIC APOLLO THEATER EXTENDS ITS LEGACY AS A WORLD RENOWNED PERFORMING ARTS CENTER AND A NURTURING HOME FOR DIVERSE ARTISTS. THE THEATER CONTINUES TO SHOWCASE POPULAR AND EMERGING TALENT AND ENGAGE AUDIENCES WITH ITS ARTISTIC, EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY PROGRAMMING. WITH DEMONSTRATED LONGEVITY AS A SIGNIFICANT AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER, THE APOLLO REMAINS A CELEBRATED AND ACCESSIBLE VENUE FOR DIVERSE AUDIENCES, ARTISTS AND COMMUNITIES.


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The Apollo Theater Foundation Inc Board, Officers & Key Employees

The Apollo Theater Foundation Inc Vendors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
Community Counseling Service
Fundraising Campaign Consultants
$294,500
Figueras Seating Usa
Equipment
$170,282
One Foot Productions
Production
$113,914
Candace Jackson Arts & Management Consul
Campaign Consultants
$110,000
Think Suite Media Llc
Marketing
$106,456
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Federated campaigns$0
Membership dues$0
Fundraising events$3,552,816
Related organizations$0
Government grants $409,330
All other contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts not included above$8,395,506
Noncash contributions included in lines 1a–1f $0
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$12,357,652
Total Program Service Revenue$4,325,889
Investment income $1,897
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Net Rental Income $0
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales $0
Net Income from Fundraising Events $0
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $254,645
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $16,998,153

The Apollo Theater Foundation Inc Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 1 grants that The Apollo Theater Foundation Inc has recieved totaling $109,365.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
American Online Giving Foundation Inc

Newark, DE

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$109,365
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Endowment Analysis

Beg. Balance$50,000
Ending Balance$50,000

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