MARYLAND CENTER FOR THE VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS INC

Address
PO BOX 687
BEL AIR, MD 21014
Contact
Website: http://www.mdcenterforthearts.org
Phone: +1 (443) 567-5216
Nonprofit
NTEE: A61 - Performing Arts Centers
EIN: 20-3022352

Mission

THE ORGANIZATION IS DEDICATED TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS CENTER IN HARFORD COUNTY, MD. ACCESSIBLE TO ALL, TO NURTURE ART, ARTISTS AND COMMUNITY BY PROVIDING A BROAD RANGE OF CREATIVE AND COLLABORATIVE EXPERIENCES THROUGH QUALITY ARTS EDUCATION, PRESENTATION AND EXHIBITS IN THE THE DISCIPLINES OF MUSIC, DANCE, THEATER AND ART.
 20172015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Doing business as nameCENTER FOR THE ARTS
Year of formation2005
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area8872
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel $84,000.00 $67,909.00 
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$92,539.00$84,000.00 $67,909.00 
Number of employees37 7 
Number of people compensated >$100k00 0 
Number of volunteers6075   
Number of highly compensated contractors00 0 
Personnel
Balsamo, Paul
TitleTREASURERTreasurer   
Name of key/compensated personPAUL BALSAMOPaul Balsamo   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org3.002.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00   
Corea, Robert
Title   Finance Directo 
Name of key/compensated person   Robert Corea 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org   20.00 
Reportable compensation from org   $44,007.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs   0.00 
Costigan, James
Title   Trustee 
Name of key/compensated person   James Costigan 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Average hours per week working for org   1.00 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs   0.00 
Evans, Carolyn
TitleTRUSTEETrustee   
Name of key/compensated personCAROLYN EVANSCarolyn Evans   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org10.0010.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00   
Filkins, Sarah
Title   Executive Dir. 
Name of key/compensated person   Sarah K Filkins 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Average hours per week working for org   20.00 
Reportable compensation from org   $9,363.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs   0.00 
Gunduz, Kathy
TitleTRUSTEE    
Name of key/compensated personKATHY GUNDUZ PHD    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Harris, Tracy
Title Trustee   
Name of key/compensated person Tracy Harris   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00   
Hart, Tracy
Title   Trustee 
Name of key/compensated person   Tracy Hart 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Average hours per week working for org   1.00 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs   0.00 
Jessup, Michael
TitleFORMER CEO    
Name of key/compensated personMICHAEL H JESSUP JR    
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org50.00    
Reportable compensation from org$92,539.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Lisuzzo, Anthony
TitleTRUSTEE    
Name of key/compensated personANTHONY LISUZZO    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Musser, Laura
TitleSECRETARYSecretary Trustee 
Name of key/compensated personLAURA MUSSERLaura Musser Laura Musser 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue True 
Average hours per week working for org10.0010.00 5.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 $0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00 0.00 
Musser, Toby
TitlePRESIDENTPresident President 
Name of key/compensated personTOBY MUSSERToby Musser Toby Musser 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue True 
Average hours per week working for org10.0010.00 12.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 $0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00 0.00 
Noto, Larry
TitleTRUSTEE    
Name of key/compensated personLARRY NOTO    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Rich, Robert
TitleTRUSTEE    
Name of key/compensated personROBERT RICH    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Smith, Kathleen
Title CEO CEO 
Name of key/compensated person Kathleen Smith Kathleen Smith 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 60.00 60.00 
Reportable compensation from org $84,000.00 $14,539.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00 $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00 $0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00 0.00 
Stratton, Barbara
TitleTRUSTEETrustee Trustee 
Name of key/compensated personBARBARA STRATTONBarbara Stratton Barbara Stratton 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue True 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00 2.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 $0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00 0.00 
Thornton, Lorayne
TitleTRUSTEETrustee   
Name of key/compensated personLORAYNE THORNTONLorayne Thornton   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00   
Tilley, Walter
TitleTRUSTEE    
Name of key/compensated personWALTER BUTCH TILLEY    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Weinbeck, Peggy
Title Trustee   
Name of key/compensated person Peggy Weinbeck   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00   
Wray, Mary
TitleVICE PRESIDENTVice President Vice President 
Name of key/compensated personDR MARY TEDDY WRAYDr Mary Teddy Wray Dr Mary Teddy Wray 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue True 
Average hours per week working for org10.0010.00 5.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 $0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00 0.00 
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTHE ORGANIZATION IS DEDICATED TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS CENTER IN HARFORD COUNTY, MD. ACCESSIBLE TO ALL, TO NURTURE ART, ARTISTS & COMMUNITY BY PROVIDING A BROAD RANGE OF CREATIVE AND COLLABORATIVE EXPERIENCES THROUGH QUALITY ARTS EDUCATION, PRESENTATION, AND EXHIBITS IN THE DISCIPLINES OF MUSIC, DANCE, THEATER, AND ART.The Center is dedicated to the establishment of a visual and performing arts center in Harford County, MD, accessible to all, to nurture art, artists & community by providing a broad range of creative and collaborative experiences through quality arts education, presentation & exhibit in the disciplines of music, dance, theater and art. The Center is dedicated to the establishment of a visual and performing arts center in Harford County, MD, accessible to all, to nurture art, artists & community by providing a broad range of creative and collaborative experiences through quality arts education, presentation & exhibit in the disciplines of music, dance, theater and art. 
Program service expenses, total$108,641.00$117,903.00 $75,553.00 
Programs, including revenue & expenses
THE ORGANIZATION BEGAN A FREE "MUSIC MASTER CLASS AND CHAMBER CONCERT SERIES" THAT INCLUDED MEMBERS OF THE BALTIMORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA WHO CONDUCTED MUSIC CLASSES AND FREE CONCERTS TO THOSE IN ATTENDANCE.
Program expenses$6,073.00    
Program revenue$910.00    
Program descriptionTHE ORGANIZATION BEGAN A FREE "MUSIC MASTER CLASS AND CHAMBER CONCERT SERIES" THAT INCLUDED MEMBERS OF THE BALTIMORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA WHO CONDUCTED MUSIC CLASSES AND FREE CONCERTS TO THOSE IN ATTENDANCE.    
THE ORGANIZATION HELD A PLEIN AIR ART EXHIBITION OVER A PERIOD OF SEVERAL DAYS IN THE FALL OF 2016. ARTISTS FROM VARIOUS STATES PARTICIPATED AND THE PUBLIC WAS INVITED TO VIEW & PURCHASE ARTWORK CREATED BY THEM.
Program expenses$21,483.00    
Program revenue$22,545.00    
Program descriptionTHE ORGANIZATION HELD A PLEIN AIR ART EXHIBITION OVER A PERIOD OF SEVERAL DAYS IN THE FALL OF 2016. ARTISTS FROM VARIOUS STATES PARTICIPATED AND THE PUBLIC WAS INVITED TO VIEW & PURCHASE ARTWORK CREATED BY THEM.    
THE ORGANIZATION SPONSORED A THREE PERFORMANCE "DANCING FOR THE ARTS" EVENT AS WELL AS OTHER SMALLER ARTS-RELATED EVENTS FOR THE LOCAL COMMUNITY. THE DANCING FOR THE ARTS EVENT INCLUDES DANCERS FROM LOCAL DANCE GROUPS AS WELL AS CITIZENS INTERESTED IN ADVANCING THE ARTS WITHIN HARFORD COUNTY.
Program expenses$33,131.00    
Program revenue$41,579.00    
Program descriptionTHE ORGANIZATION SPONSORED A THREE PERFORMANCE "DANCING FOR THE ARTS" EVENT AS WELL AS OTHER SMALLER ARTS-RELATED EVENTS FOR THE LOCAL COMMUNITY. THE DANCING FOR THE ARTS EVENT INCLUDES DANCERS FROM LOCAL DANCE GROUPS AS WELL AS CITIZENS INTERESTED IN ADVANCING THE ARTS WITHIN HARFORD COUNTY.    
To continue to raise funds to build a performing arts center in the local community. The Center sponsored a Dancing with the Arts performance as well as other smaller arts-related events for the local community.
Program expenses $117,903.00 $75,553.00 
Program revenue $114,425.00 $87,219.00 
Program description To continue to raise funds to build a performing arts center in the local community. The Center sponsored a Dancing with the Arts performance as well as other smaller arts-related events for the local community. To continue to raise funds to build a performing arts center in the local community. The Center sponsored a Dancing with the Arts performance. 
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$368,231.00$294,499.00 $235,116.00 
Revenue from contributions (total)$299,622.00$180,074.00$77,641.00$147,897.00$114,747.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$9,000.00    
Investment income, current yr$76.00$22.00 $0.00 
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$299,622.00$180,074.00 $147,897.00 
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00 $0.00 
Other revenue, current yr$3,499.00$0.00 $0.00 
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00    
Program service revenue (total)$65,034.00$114,403.00$286.00$87,219.00$120,362.00
Gross receipts$428,918.00$294,499.00 $235,116.00 
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues $2,070.00 $6,520.00 
Revenue from fundraising events$94,263.00    
Revenue from gov't grants$50,000.00$56,100.00 $55,250.00 
Revenue from all other contributions$155,359.00$121,904.00 $86,127.00 
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total) $0.00 $0.00 
Miscellaneous revenue (total) $0.00 $0.00 
Net revenue from gaming (total) $0.00 $0.00 
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$76.00$22.00 $0.00 
Net rental income $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events$3,499.00$0.00 $0.00 
Net inventory sales (total) $0.00 $0.00 
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$414,280.00$231,223.00 $268,355.00 
Total functional expenses: program service $108,641.00$117,903.00 $75,553.00 
Total functional expenses: management and general$105,601.00$64,258.00 $145,746.00 
Total functional expenses: fundraising$200,038.00$49,062.00 $47,056.00 
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$18,100.00$0.00 $0.00 
Legal fees (total)$107.00$0.00 $6,295.00 
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00 $0.00 
General management fees (total) $0.00 $0.00 
Investment management fees (total) $0.00 $0.00 
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$343,215.00$128,467.00$48,600.00$69,682.00$102,921.00
Total assets, beginning of year$388,392.00$48,600.00 $102,921.00 
Total liabilities$83,591.00$16,591.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$22,039.00    
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$187,564.00$20,850.00 $0.00 
Loans & receivables from key persons $0.00 $0.00 
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$103,238.00$58,919.00 $69,682.00 
Temporarily restricted net assets$156,386.00$52,957.00   
Net assets$259,624.00$111,876.00 $69,682.00 
Net assets, beginning of year$366,353.00$48,600.00 $102,921.00 
Other liabilities $517.00   
Intangible assets $0.00 $0.00 
Other assets$106,889.00$26,000.00 $0.00 
Investments: other securities $0.00 $0.00 
Investments: publicly traded securities $0.00 $0.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing$14,772.00$69,916.00 $69,682.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$110,078.00$41,893.00 $102,921.00 
Investments -- program-related $0.00 $0.00 
Inventories for sale or use $0.00 $0.00 
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$46,049.00$63,276.00 -$33,239.00 
Advertising (total) $6,910.00 $0.00 
Savings & temp cash investment $0.00 $0.00 
Accounts receivable, net $0.00 $0.00 
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$0.00$9,554.00 $0.00 
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$83,591.00$1,379.00   
Deferred revenue$0.00$14,695.00   
Total net assets or fund balances$259,624.00$111,876.00 $69,682.00 
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$1,697.00$560.00 $0.00 
Payment to affiliates $0.00 $0.00 
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members128 7 
Number of independent voting members128 7 
Relationships among key personnelTrueTrue True 
Accrual accountingTrueTrue True 
Tax year start date2016-07-012014-07-01 2013-01-01 
Tax year end date2017-06-012015-06-012014-06-012013-12-012012-12-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
LobbiedTrue    
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990 990 
Reason for form submission
Address change   True 
Date e-filing submitted2018-09-282016-07-12 2014-09-25 
IRS schema version2016v3.02014v6.0 2013v3.1 
Filing identifier201801359349310555201600439349302180 201441279349300404 
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