POLARI INC

Address
PO BOX 684067
AUSTIN, TX 787684067
Contact
Website: http://www.agliff.org
Phone: +1 (512) 302-9889
Nonprofit
NTEE: A31 - Film, Video
EIN: 74-2707261

Mission

Educational Film Festival
 20172016201520132012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2002
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area0640
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel    $55,962.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation    $50,625.00
Number of employees    2
Number of volunteers    115
Personnel
Alston, Casandra
Title DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated person CASANDRA ALSTON   
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee True   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Alston, Cassandra
TitleVICE PRESIDENT    
Name of key/compensated personCASSANDRA ALSTON    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Bolin, Doug
Title2017 TREASURERTREASURERTREASURER  
Name of key/compensated personDOUG BOLINDOUG BOLINDOUG BOLIN  
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrueTrueTrue  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Brunzell, James
Title PROGRAMMING DIRECTORPROGRAMMING DIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated person JAMES BRUNZELLJAMES BRUNZELL  
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee TrueTrue  
Reportable compensation from org $33,700.00$0.00  
Burnett, Matthew
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personMATTHEW BURNETT    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Castelo, Veronica
Title   Board Member 
Name of key/compensated person   VERONICA CASTELO 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   True 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00 
Castro, Tony
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personTONY CASTRO    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Faires, Michael
Title   Board Member 
Name of key/compensated person   MICHAEL FAIRES 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   True 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00 
Faires, Michelle
Title    Board Member
Name of key/compensated person    MICHELLE FAIRES
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Fonte, Bears
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personBEARS FONTE    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Genco, Frank
Title  DIRECTORBoard MemberBoard Member
Name of key/compensated person  FRANK GENCOFRANK GENCOFRANK GENCO
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee  TrueTrue 
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Goldman, Howard
TitleSECRETARY DIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personHOWARD GOLDMAN HOWARD GOLDMAN  
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue True  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 $0.00  
Holdridge, Sherry
Title    Board Member
Name of key/compensated person    SHERRY HOLDRIDGE
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Livingston, John
Title   Vice President, TreausuerVP of the Board
Name of key/compensated person   JOHN LIVINGSTONJOHN LIVINGSTON
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   True 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Marshall, Ashley
TitlePRESIDENT OF THE BOARD DIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personASHLEY MARSHALL ASHLEY MARSHALL  
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue True  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 $0.00  
Muse, Lindsay
Title    Executive Director
Name of key/compensated person    LINDSAY MUSE
Reportable compensation from org    $50,625.00
Nault, Curran
Title   Artistic Director 
Name of key/compensated person   CURRAN NAULT 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   True 
Reportable compensation from org   $38,333.00 
Norman, Curtiss
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personCURTISS NORMAN    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Northcutt, Daniel
Title   Board MemberBoard Member
Name of key/compensated person   DANIEL NORTHCUTTDANIEL NORTHCUTT
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   True 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Peck, Tracy
TitleDIRECTORPRESIDENT OF THE BOARDVICE PRESIDENT  
Name of key/compensated personTRACY PECKTRACY PECKTRACY PECK  
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrueTrueTrue  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Powell, Jake
Title DIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated person JAKE POWELLJAKE POWELL  
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee TrueTrue  
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
Ray, Charlie
Title  PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD  
Name of key/compensated person  CHARLIE RAY  
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee  True  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Ries, Craig
Title DIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated person CRAIG RIESCRAIG RIES  
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee TrueTrue  
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
Schneider, Kelly
Title   President of the BoardPresident of the Board
Name of key/compensated person   KELLY SCHNEIDERKELLY SCHNEIDER
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   True 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Shed, Matthew
Title SECRETARY   
Name of key/compensated person MATTHEW SHED   
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee True   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Smith, Clay
Title   SecretarySecretary
Name of key/compensated person   CLAY SMITHCLAY SMITH
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   True 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Soileau, Paul
Title   Vice PresidentVP of the Board
Name of key/compensated person   PAUL SOILEAUPAUL SOILEAU
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   True 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Taylor, Meredith
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personMEREDITH TAYLOR    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Vela, Robert
Title   Board Member 
Name of key/compensated person   ROBERT VELA 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   True 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00 
Walthall, Jenny
Title  SECRETARY  
Name of key/compensated person  JENNY WALTHALL  
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee  True  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Webre, Charles
Title DIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated person CHARLES WEBRECHARLES WEBRE  
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee TrueTrue  
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
West, Kelly
Title  DIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated person  KELLY WEST  
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee  True  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Wick, Logan
TitleTREASURER    
Name of key/compensated personLOGAN WICK    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Yeats, Aaron
Title DIRECTORDIRECTORExecutive DirectorTreasurer
Name of key/compensated person AARON YEATSAARON YEATSAARON YEATSAARON YEATS
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee TrueTrueTrue 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$35,550.00$0.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activities    Educational Film Festival
Primary exempt purposeEDUCATIONEDUCATIONEDUCATIONPolari cultivates high quality LGBT filmaking that enlightens, educates educates, and entertains by exhibiting & supporting the best in recent LGBT film. 
Program service expenses, total$0.00$0.00$0.00$180,077.00 
Programs, including revenue & expenses
POLARI CULTIVATED HIGH QUALITY LGBT FILMAKING THAT ENLIGHTENS, EDUCATES EDUCATES, AND ENTERTAINS BY EXHIBITING & SUPPORTING THE BEST IN RECENT LGBT FILM.
Program description    POLARI CULTIVATED HIGH QUALITY LGBT FILMAKING THAT ENLIGHTENS, EDUCATES EDUCATES, AND ENTERTAINS BY EXHIBITING & SUPPORTING THE BEST IN RECENT LGBT FILM.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$133,063.00$99,715.00$101,188.00$102,099.00$332,936.00
Revenue from contributions (total)  $101,170.00$84,074.00$56,060.00
Investment income, current yr$10.00$12.00$18.00$208.00$276,876.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr    $56,060.00
Total unrelated business revenue    $276,876.00
Other revenue, current yr    $0.00
Program service revenue (total)  $0.00$17,817.00$0.00
Gross receipts    $332,936.00
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues    $19,350.00
Revenue from gov't grants    $12,395.00
Revenue from all other contributions    $24,315.00
Other types of revenue
Net rental income  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all    $162,827.00
Total functional expenses: program service     $0.00
Total functional expenses: management and general    $162,827.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising    $0.00
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)    $0.00
Legal fees (total)    $3,800.00
Fundraising service fees (total)    $0.00
General management fees (total)    $18,995.00
Investment management fees (total)    $0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$68,652.00$52,485.00$64,848.00$88,128.00$166,118.00
Total assets, beginning of year$52,485.00$66,455.00$71,636.00$166,188.00$61,685.00
Total liabilities$1,101.00$0.00$0.00$0.00-$93.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$0.00$0.00$0.00 $66,500.00
Net assets$67,551.00$52,485.00$64,848.00$88,128.00$166,211.00
Net assets, beginning of year    -$4,815.00
Cash: non-interest bearing    $6,413.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year    -$41.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses    $170,109.00
Advertising (total)    $9,869.00
Savings & temp cash investment    $159,605.00
Accounts receivable, net    $100.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses    -$93.00
Total net assets or fund balances    $166,211.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members    9
Number of independent voting members    9
Cash accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-012015-01-012013-01-012012-01-01
Tax year end date2017-12-012016-12-012015-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990EZ990EZ990EZ990EZ990
Reason for form submission
Address change    True
Date e-filing submitted2018-09-062018-01-252017-02-012014-09-242013-07-24
IRS schema version2017v2.22016v3.02015v2.12013v3.12012v2.0
Filing identifier201811149349200616201743069349201179201603069349200965201441159349200314201341219349300339
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