CREATIVE DOWNTOWN APPLETON INC

Address
116 N APPLETON ST
APPLETON, WI 54911
Contact
Website: http://www.appletondowntown.org
Phone: +1 (920) 954-9112
Nonprofit
NTEE: A20 - Arts, Cultural Organizations - Multipurpose
EIN: 47-1568601

Mission

TO CREATE AND ENHANCE THE CULTURAL ENVIRONMENT OF DOWNTOWN APPLETON BY PROVIDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR COMMUNITY ACCESS TO ARTS, MUSIC AND CULTURAL ACTIVITIES.
 20162015
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2014
Subsection code03
PF filing required0 
Metropolitan statistical area0460
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$7,000.00$7,000.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$0.00$0.00
Number of employees00
Number of people compensated >$100k00
Number of volunteers8080
Number of highly compensated contractors01
Personnel
, Lyssa
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personKING LYSSAKING LYSSA
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.500.50
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
Angela, Rust
Title TREASURER AND DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person RUST ANGELA
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True
Average hours per week working for org 0.50
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
Christyn, Abaray
TitleDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personABARAY CHRISTYN 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue 
Average hours per week working for org0.50 
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 
Deb, Johnson
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personJOHNSON DEBJOHNSON DEB
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.500.50
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
Elizabeth, Ringgold
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personRINGGOLD ELIZABETHRINGGOLD ELIZABETH
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.500.50
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
Jennifer, Stephany
TitleEXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personSTEPHANY JENNIFERSTEPHANY JENNIFER
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org5.005.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$2,762.00$2,763.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $75,478.00$71,185.00
Jill, Vanderloop
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personVANDERLOOP JILLVANDERLOOP JILL
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.500.50
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
Joe, Kohlbeck
Title DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person KOHLBECK JOE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True
Average hours per week working for org 0.50
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
John, Hendrickson
TitlePAST PRESIDENT AND DIRECTORPAST PRESIDENT AND DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personHENDRICKSON JOHNHENDRICKSON JOHN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.500.50
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
John, Peterson
TitlePRESIDENT AND DIRECTORPRESIDENT AND DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personPETERSON JOHNPETERSON JOHN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.501.50
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
Josh, Dukelow
TitleDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personDUKELOW JOSH 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue 
Average hours per week working for org2.50 
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 
Joshua, Dukelow
Title DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person DUKELOW JOSHUA
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True
Average hours per week working for org 2.50
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
Kevin, Wirth
TitleDIRECTORVICE PRESIDENT AND DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personWIRTH KEVINWIRTH KEVIN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.500.50
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
Lynn, Hagee
TitleTREASURER AND DIRECTOREXECUTIVE OFFICER
Name of key/compensated personHAGEE LYNNHAGEE LYNN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.500.50
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
Mary, Greiner
Title DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person GREINER MARY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True
Average hours per week working for org 0.50
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
Monica, Stage
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personSTAGE MONICASTAGE MONICA
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.500.50
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
Natasha, Banks
TitleDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personBANKS NATASHA 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue 
Average hours per week working for org0.50 
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 
Pat, Murray
TitleSECRETARY AND DIRECTORSECRETARY AND DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personMURRAY PATMURRAY PAT
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.500.50
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
Robyn, Gruner
Title DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person GRUNER ROBYN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True
Average hours per week working for org 0.50
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
Sarah, Schneider
Title DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person SCHNEIDER SARAH
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True
Average hours per week working for org 0.50
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
Steve, Lonsway
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personLONSWAY STEVELONSWAY STEVE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.500.50
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
Will, Weider
TitleVICE PRESIDENT AND DIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personWEIDER WILLWEIDER WILL
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.501.50
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
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTO CREATE AND ENHANCE THE CULTURAL ENVIRONMENT OF DOWNTOWN APPLETON BY PROVIDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR COMMUNITY ACCESS TO ARTS, MUSIC AND CULTURAL ACTIVITIES.TO CREATE AND ENHANCE THE CULTURAL ENVIRONMENT OF DOWNTOWN APPLETON BY PROVIDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR COMMUNITY ACCESS TO ARTS, MUSIC AND CULTURAL ACTIVITIES.
Program service expenses, total$203,631.00$203,662.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
CREATIVE PLACEMAKING AND PUBLIC ART WAS ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL FOCUS. CONTRIBUTIONS COLLECTED HELPED US ACCOMPLISH 16 ARTFUL TRAFFIC CONTROL BOX DISPLAYS. WE ASSISTED THE COORDINATION OF THE 5 MANDALAS, 3 NEW MURALS AND AN ADDITIONAL INTERSECTION OF CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS. WE HOSTED HANDS ON PAINTING ACTIVITIES, A GALLERY WALK EVENT, A CHALK EVENT, AND A MUSIC IN THE PARKLET.
Program expenses$52,526.00 
Program revenue$5,492.00 
Program descriptionCREATIVE PLACEMAKING AND PUBLIC ART WAS ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL FOCUS. CONTRIBUTIONS COLLECTED HELPED US ACCOMPLISH 16 ARTFUL TRAFFIC CONTROL BOX DISPLAYS. WE ASSISTED THE COORDINATION OF THE 5 MANDALAS, 3 NEW MURALS AND AN ADDITIONAL INTERSECTION OF CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS. WE HOSTED HANDS ON PAINTING ACTIVITIES, A GALLERY WALK EVENT, A CHALK EVENT, AND A MUSIC IN THE PARKLET. 
CREATIVE PLACEMAKING AND PUBLIC ART WAS ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL FOCUS. CONTRIBUTIONS COLLECTED WERE DEDICATED TO DEVELOPING A CREATIVE OUTDOOR SPACE WITHIN DOWNTOWN CALLED PARKLET PLACE. WE WERE ALSO GRANTED DOLLARS THROUGH PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL AND THE MIELKE FAMILY FOUNDATION TO COMPLETE A PUBLIC ART PROJECT. BEING OUR FIRST YEAR WE WORKED HARD TO BUILD AWARENESS FOR PUBLIC ART AND CREATIVE PLACEMAKING. WE HOSTED HANDS ON PAINTING ACTIVITIES, A GALLERY WALK EVENT, A CHALK EVENT, AND A MINI PARKLET EVENT. WE ALSO WORKED WITH THE CITY OF APPLETON TO ALLOW FOR MURALS IN THE CITY SIGN CODE.
Program expenses $20,612.00
Program revenue $5,895.00
Program description CREATIVE PLACEMAKING AND PUBLIC ART WAS ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL FOCUS. CONTRIBUTIONS COLLECTED WERE DEDICATED TO DEVELOPING A CREATIVE OUTDOOR SPACE WITHIN DOWNTOWN CALLED PARKLET PLACE. WE WERE ALSO GRANTED DOLLARS THROUGH PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL AND THE MIELKE FAMILY FOUNDATION TO COMPLETE A PUBLIC ART PROJECT. BEING OUR FIRST YEAR WE WORKED HARD TO BUILD AWARENESS FOR PUBLIC ART AND CREATIVE PLACEMAKING. WE HOSTED HANDS ON PAINTING ACTIVITIES, A GALLERY WALK EVENT, A CHALK EVENT, AND A MINI PARKLET EVENT. WE ALSO WORKED WITH THE CITY OF APPLETON TO ALLOW FOR MURALS IN THE CITY SIGN CODE.
DOWNTOWN FOR THE HOLIDAYS ICE CARVING EVENT FEATURED HANDCARVED ICE SCULPTURES, HORSE DRAWN WAGON RIDES, MUSIC AND GREAT FOOD.
Program expenses$25,456.00$18,295.00
Program revenue$4,021.00$4,815.00
Program descriptionDOWNTOWN FOR THE HOLIDAYS ICE CARVING EVENT FEATURED HANDCARVED ICE SCULPTURES, HORSE DRAWN WAGON RIDES, MUSIC AND GREAT FOOD.DOWNTOWN FOR THE HOLIDAYS ICE CARVING EVENT FEATURED HANDCARVED ICE SCULPTURES, HORSE DRAWN WAGON RIDES, MUSIC AND GREAT FOOD.
MILE OF MUSIC WAS OUR LARGEST PARTNERSHIP ACTIVITY. THE EVENT FEATURES ORIGINAL LIVE MUSIC FROM MORE THAN 800 PERFORMERS AND PROVIDES A MUSIC EDUCATION SERIES FREE TO THE PUBLIC THROUGHOUT THE WEEKEND FESTIVAL. REVENUE WAS GENERATED AT THE OUTDOOR PUBLIC SPACE CONCERTS AND THROUGH SUPPORT FROM CONTRIBUTIONS AND GRANTS.
Program expenses$125,649.00$164,755.00
Program revenue$129,982.00$65,005.00
Program descriptionMILE OF MUSIC WAS OUR LARGEST PARTNERSHIP ACTIVITY. THE EVENT FEATURES ORIGINAL LIVE MUSIC FROM MORE THAN 800 PERFORMERS AND PROVIDES A MUSIC EDUCATION SERIES FREE TO THE PUBLIC THROUGHOUT THE WEEKEND FESTIVAL. REVENUE WAS GENERATED AT THE OUTDOOR PUBLIC SPACE CONCERTS AND THROUGH SUPPORT FROM CONTRIBUTIONS AND GRANTS.MILE OF MUSIC WAS OUR LARGEST PARTNERSHIP ACTIVITY. THE EVENT FEATURES ORIGINAL LIVE MUSIC FROM MORE THAN 600 PERFORMERS AND PROVIDES A MUSIC EDUCATION SERIES FREE TO THE PUBLIC THROUGHOUT THE WEEKEND FESTIVAL. REVENUE WAS GENERATED AT THE OUTDOOR PUBLIC SPACE CONCERTS AND THROUGH SUPPORT FROM CONTRIBUTIONS AND GRANTS.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$214,316.00$240,449.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$74,821.00$164,734.00
Investment income, current yr$0.00$0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$74,821.00$164,734.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$115.00$0.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total)$139,380.00$75,715.00
Gross receipts$214,316.00$240,449.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from gov't grants$6,250.00$39,500.00
Revenue from all other contributions$68,571.00$125,234.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$115.00 
Net rental income $0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$212,922.00$206,793.00
Total functional expenses: program service $203,631.00$203,662.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$7,065.00$1,141.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$2,226.00$1,990.00
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$36,292.00$48,656.00
Total assets, beginning of year$48,656.00$0.00
Total liabilities$1,242.00$15,000.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$15,000.00$0.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$35,050.00$33,656.00
Net assets$35,050.00$33,656.00
Net assets, beginning of year$33,656.00$0.00
Other liabilities$0.00$5,000.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$30,085.00$44,212.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$44,212.00$0.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$1,394.00$33,656.00
Accounts receivable, net$6,207.00$4,444.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$1,242.00$10,000.00
Total net assets or fund balances$35,050.00$33,656.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members1518
Number of independent voting members1518
Accrual accountingTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-01-232017-02-22
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.1
Filing identifier201713079349302211201603149349302495
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