PROPHET WORLDBEAT PRODUCTIONS

Address
2100 PARK BLVD
SAN DIEGO, CA 92101
Contact
Website: http://www.worldbeatculturalcenter.com
Phone: +1 (619) 230-1190
Nonprofit
NTEE: A68 - Music
EIN: 33-0188490

Mission

A non-profit multi-cultural arts organization. We are dedicated to promoting, presenting & preserving the African & Indigenous cultures of the world through Music, Art, Dance, Education & Technology. Located in beautiful Balboa Park in the heart of San Diego, California.The WorldBeat Cultural Center is a non-profit multi-disciplinary cultural organization in San Diego, California, USA. We are dedicated to promoting, presenting and preserving the Indigenous Cultures of the world through music, art, education, culture and technology. We strive to enhance the visibility of cultural artists of color, expand opportunities for cultural enrichment, and broaden the understanding of various world cultures. Through consciousness raising the WorldBeat Center promotes peace within our San Diego community. By providing a center with on going programs and services that nurture the spirit of children, the elderly and everyone in between, we create unity and diversity.
 20162015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1985
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area7320
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Number of employees00000
Number of people compensated >$100k00000
Number of volunteers2525252525
Number of highly compensated contractors0000 
Personnel
Arpajou, Patricia
TitleSecretary/TresSecretary/TresSecretary/TresSecretary/TresSecretary/Tres
Name of key/compensated personPATRICIA ARPAJOUPATRICIA ARPAJOUPATRICIA ARPAJOUPATRICIA ARPAJOUPATRICIA ARPAJOU
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.003.003.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.000.00
Chavez, Marc
TitleMEMBERMEMBERMEMBERMEMBERMEMBER
Name of key/compensated personMARC CHAVEZMARC CHAVEZMARC CHAVEZMARC CHAVEZMARC CHAVEZ
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.003.003.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.000.00
Cheatom, Makeda
TitleExecutive DirecExecutive DirecExecutive DirecExecutive DirecExecutive Direc
Name of key/compensated personMAKEDA CHEATOMMAKEDA CHEATOMMAKEDA CHEATOMMAKEDA CHEATOMMAKEDA CHEATOM
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.000.00
Dailey, Donny
TitleMEMBERMEMBERMEMBERMEMBERMEMBER
Name of key/compensated personDONNY DAILEYDONNY DAILEYDONNY DAILEYDONNY DAILEYDONNY DAILEY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.003.003.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.000.00
Mae, Karin
TitleMemberMemberMemberMemberMember
Name of key/compensated personKARIN MAE PHDKARIN MAE PHDKARIN MAE PHDKARIN MAE PHDKARIN MAE PHD
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.003.003.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.000.00
Perkins, Pamela
TitleMEMBERMEMBERMEMBERMEMBERMEMBER
Name of key/compensated personPAMELA SHEKINAH PERKINSPAMELA SHEKINAH PERKINSPAMELA SHEKINAH PERKINSPAMELA SHEKINAH PERKINSPAMELA SHEKINAH PERKINS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.003.003.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.000.00
Seja, Ruben
TitleMemberMemberMemberDirectorPresident
Name of key/compensated personRUBEN SEJARUBEN SEJARUBEN SEJARUBEN SEJARUBEN SEJA
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officer   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.003.003.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.000.00
Siscon, Dinah
TitlePresidentPresidentPresidentPresident 
Name of key/compensated personDINAH SISCONDINAH SISCONDINAH SISCONDINAH SISCON 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.003.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.00 
Siscon, Trish
Title    MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person    TRISH SISCON
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    3.00
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
le, Damaja
TitleMEMBERMEMBERMEMBERMEMBERMEMBER
Name of key/compensated personDAMAJA LEDAMAJA LEDAMAJA LEDAMAJA LEDAMAJA LE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.003.003.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.000.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesA multi-cultural arts organization dedicated to promoting, presenting & preserving the African & Indigenous cultures of the world through Music, Art, Dance, Education & Technology.A multi-cultural arts organization dedicated to promoting, presenting & preserving the African & Indigenous cultures of the world through Music, Art, Dance, Education & Technology.A multi-cultural arts organization dedicated to promoting, presenting & preserving the African & Indigenous cultures of the world through Music, Art, Dance, Education & Technology.A multi-cultural arts organization dedicated to promoting, presenting & preserving the African & Indigenous cultures of the world through Music, Art, Dance, Education & Technology.A non-profit multi-cultural arts organization. We are dedicated to promoting, presenting & preserving the African & Indigenous cultures of the world through Music, Art, Dance, Education & Technology.
Program service expenses, total$287,190.00$309,868.00$203,555.00$229,162.00$409,228.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
PROPHET WORLD BEAT CENTER SPONSORS A VARIETY OF MULTICULTURAL EVENTS MEANT TO PROMOTE INTERRACIAL TOLERANCE AND HARMONY. CITY OF SAN DIEGO COMMISSION FOR ARTS AND CULTURE TOTAL FUNDS WERE USED FOR ARTISTIC PRODUCTIONS.
Program expenses$287,190.00$309,868.00$203,555.00$229,162.00$409,228.00
Program revenue$186,472.00$184,835.00$129,809.00 $366,704.00
Program descriptionPROPHET WORLD BEAT CENTER SPONSORS A VARIETY OF MULTICULTURAL EVENTS MEANT TO PROMOTE INTERRACIAL TOLERANCE AND HARMONY. CITY OF SAN DIEGO COMMISSION FOR ARTS AND CULTURE TOTAL FUNDS WERE USED FOR ARTISTIC PRODUCTIONS.PROPHET WORLD BEAT CENTER SPONSORS A VARIETY OF MULTICULTURAL EVENTS MEANT TO PROMOTE INTERRACIAL TOLERANCE AND HARMONY. CITY OF SAN DIEGO COMMISSION FOR ARTS AND CULTURE TOTAL FUNDS WERE USED FOR ARTISTIC PRODUCTIONS.PROPHET WORLD BEAT CENTER SPONSORS A VARIETY OF MULTICULTURAL EVENTS MEANT TO PROMOTE INTERRACIAL TOLERANCE AND HARMONY. CITY OF SAN DIEGO COMMISSION FOR ARTS AND CULTURE TOTAL FUNDS WERE USED FOR ARTISTIC PRODUCTIONS.PROPHET WORLD BEAT CENTER SPONSORS A VARIETY OF MULTICULTURAL EVENTS MEANT TO PROMOTE INTERRACIAL TOLERANCE AND HARMONY. CITY OF SAN DIEGO COMMISSION FOR ARTS AND CULTURE TOTAL FUNDS WERE USED FOR ARTISTIC PRODUCTIONS.PROPHET WORLD BEAT CENTER SPONSORS A VARIETY OF MULTICULTURAL EVENTS MEANT TO PROMOTE INTERRACIAL TOLERANCE AND HARMONY. CITY OF SAN DIEGO COMMISSION FOR ARTS AND CULTURE TOTAL FUNDS WERE USED FOR ARTISTIC PRODUCTIONS.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$354,341.00$275,592.00$203,088.00$211,729.00$431,407.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$100,885.00$30,383.00$33,131.00$74,548.00$42,507.00
Investment income, current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$100,885.00$30,383.00$33,131.00$74,548.00$42,507.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$66,984.00$60,374.00$40,648.00$34,252.00$47,281.00
Program service revenue (total)$186,472.00$184,835.00$129,309.00$102,929.00$341,619.00
Gross receipts$407,133.00$322,052.00$257,665.00$211,729.00$431,407.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from gov't grants$74,578.00$23,216.00$27,394.00$71,080.00$30,023.00
Revenue from all other contributions$26,307.00$7,167.00$5,737.00$3,468.00$12,484.00
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$32,126.00$55,878.00$60,422.00$32,016.00$22,196.00
Net revenue from gaming (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net rental income$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net inventory sales (total)$34,858.00$4,496.00-$19,774.00$2,236.00$25,085.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$309,272.00$327,724.00$221,686.00$249,613.00$454,693.00
Total functional expenses: program service $287,190.00$309,868.00$203,555.00$229,162.00$409,228.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$20,082.00$17,856.00$18,131.00$20,451.00$45,465.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$2,000.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Legal fees (total)$692.00$2,400.00$600.00$0.00$1,575.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
General management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investment management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$78,828.00$43,909.00$49,692.00$152,593.00$168,047.00
Total assets, beginning of year$43,909.00$49,692.00$152,593.00$168,047.00$197,659.00
Total liabilities$82,060.00$92,210.00$45,861.00$42,402.00$19,972.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$92,210.00$45,861.00$42,402.00$19,972.00$26,298.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Loans & receivables from key persons$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr-$3,232.00-$48,301.00$3,831.00$55,599.00$148,075.00
Temporarily restricted net assets   $54,592.00 
Net assets-$3,232.00-$48,301.00$3,831.00$110,191.00$148,075.00
Net assets, beginning of year-$48,301.00$3,831.00$110,191.00$148,075.00$171,361.00
Other liabilities$13,900.00$11,000.00$4,000.00  
Intangible assets$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other assets$10,100.00$14,100.00$10,100.00$10,100.00$10,100.00
Investments: other securities$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investments: publicly traded securities$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$2,169.00$6,313.00$18,716.00$2,374.00$2,410.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$6,313.00$18,716.00$2,374.00$2,410.00$17,074.00
Investments -- program-related$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Inventories for sale or use$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$45,069.00-$52,132.00-$18,598.00-$37,884.00-$23,286.00
Advertising (total)$2,145.00$2,117.00$3,659.00$7,213.00$19,669.00
Savings & temp cash investment$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Accounts receivable, net$54,156.00$23,496.00$20,876.00$54,592.00$37,701.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$68,160.00$61,210.00$41,861.00$42,402.00$19,972.00
Deferred revenue $20,000.00   
Total net assets or fund balances-$3,232.00-$48,301.00$3,831.00$110,191.00$148,075.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$441.00$0.00$0.00$32,309.00$38,342.00
Payment to affiliates$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members88899
Number of independent voting members88888
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-012012-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2017-12-042017-03-272016-02-102014-11-222013-12-20
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.02014v5.02013v3.12012v2.0
Filing identifier201722829349301562201613199349305016201523069349300932201423009349300772201322949349300442
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