RASIKA SOCIETY FOR ARTS OF INDIA

Address
PO Box 91294
Portland, OR 97291
Contact
Website: http://www.rasika.org
Phone: +1 (503) 531-7266
Nonprofit
NTEE: A032
EIN: 93-1266917

Mission

Rasika's primary exempt purpose is to promote and educate the public on Indian arts and culture in the State of Oregon. This is accomplished by presenting lecture demonstrations, workshops and classical Indian music and dance concerts by master artists of India in Oregon and other neighboring states.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1999
Subsection code03
Form of organization
Other form of orgTrue
Description of other form of orgNonprofit organization with members
Metropolitan statistical area6442
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel    $0.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$36,490.00  $29,102.00$0.00
Number of employees2  42
Number of people compensated >$100k0  00
Number of volunteers6  88
Number of highly compensated contractors0  0 
Personnel
Bhaskaran, Jayaprakash
TitleStaff Musician - Violin and vocalStaff Musician - Violin and vocalViolin Music StaffViolin Music Staff 
Name of key/compensated personJayaprakash E BhaskaranJayaprakash E BhaskaranJayaprakash E BhaskaranJayaprakash E Bhaskaran 
Position of compensated person
Current key employee (> $150k)True  True 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org30  35 
Reportable compensation from org$24,150.00$24,000.00$30,620.00$6,500.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$2,058.00  $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 
Boddapatti, Shantha
Title  Board memberBoard memberBoard member
Name of key/compensated person  Shantha BoddapattiShantha BoddapattiShantha Boddapatti
Position of compensated person
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee  True  
Average hours per week working for org   22
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$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 
Gadamanagu, Vishwa
TitleVolunteer - Seattle    
Name of key/compensated personVishwa Gadamanagu    
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org5    
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 orgs0    
Madras, Prashant
Title Board memberBoard memberBoard memberBoard member
Name of key/compensated person Prashant MadrasPrashant MadrasPrashant MadrasPrashant Madras
Position of compensated person
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org   22
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
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs   0 
Nair, Vijayan
Title Staff Musician and Percussion teacherPercussion teacherPercussion Teacher 
Name of key/compensated person Vijayan Bhaskaran NairVijayan Bhaskaran NairVijayan Bhaskaran Nair 
Position of compensated person
Current key employee (> $150k)   True 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org   30 
Reportable compensation from org $20,000.00$25,425.00$22,602.00 
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 
Natarajan, Vinod
Title Board memberBoard memberBoard memberBaoard member
Name of key/compensated person Vinod NatarajanVinod NatarajanVinod NatarajanVinod Natarajan
Position of compensated person
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org   22
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
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs   0 
Prasad, Sai
TitleVolunteerVolunteerVolunteerVolunteer 
Name of key/compensated personSai PrasadSai PrasadSai PrasadSai Prasad 
Position of compensated person
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1  1 
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 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  $0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs0    
Rao, Nikhil
Title  Board memberBoard memberBoard member
Name of key/compensated person  Nikhil RaoNikhil RaoNikhil Rao
Position of compensated person
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee  True  
Average hours per week working for org   12
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$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
Sathyanarayana, Ravi
Title Web masterWeb masterWeb masterWeb master
Name of key/compensated person Ravi SathyanarayanaRavi SathyanarayanaRavi SathyanarayanaRavi Sathyanarayana
Position of compensated person
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org   13
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
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs   0 
Sheshadri, Anand
TitleStaff Musician and Percussion teacher    
Name of key/compensated personAnand Banglore sheshadri    
Position of compensated person
Current key employee (> $150k)True    
Average hours per week working for org20    
Reportable compensation from org$12,340.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$1,250.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0    
Sridhar, Lakshmi
Title Board memberBoard memberBoard member 
Name of key/compensated person Lakshmi Sudha SridharLakshmi Sudha SridharLakshmi Sudha Sridhar 
Position of compensated person
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org   2 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$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 
Srinivasan, Raman
TitlePresidentPresidentPresidentPresidentPresident
Name of key/compensated personRaman SrinivasanRaman SrinivasanRaman SrinivasanRaman SrinivasanRaman Srinivasan
Position of compensated person
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org20  1514.00
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
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  $0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0    
Vaidyanathan, Ramkumar
TitleSecretarySecretarySecretarySecretary 
Name of key/compensated personRamkumar VaidyanathanRamkumar VaidyanathanRamkumar VaidyanathanRamkumar Vaidyanathan 
Position of compensated person
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org5  4 
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 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  $0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs0  4 
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesRasika's primary exempt purpose is to promote, present and educate the public on the arts and culture of India primarily in the State of Oregon. This is accomplished by presenting lecture demonstrations, workshops and presentation of folk and classical music of India and dance concerts by master artists from India and other local Indian artists resident in Oregon and from all over the US. In addition to presenting premier Classical music and dance concerts of India, Rasika 's goal is also to introduce Indian arts and culture, through lectures, demonstrations by visiting artists and conducting workshops. The distinguishing feature of this organization is its mission to provide education/outreach of the Indian arts and culture. Rasika also offers direct music lessons in vocal, violin and percussion to local community by RASIKA's music faculty.  Rasika's primary exempt purpose is to promote and educate the public on Indian arts and culture in the state of Oregon and across the United States. This is accomplished by presenting lecture demonstrations, workshops and classical Indian music and dance concerts by master artists of India in Oregon and other neighboring states. Rasika also offers classes in classical music to local community.Rasika's primary exempt purpose is to promote and educate the public on Indian arts and culture in the state of Oregon and across the United States. This is accomplished by presenting lecture demonstrations, workshops and classical Indian music and dance concerts by master artists of India in Oregon and other neighboring states. Rasika also offers classes in classical music to local community.
Primary exempt purpose Rasika's primary exempt purpose is to promote and educate the public on Indian arts and culture in the state of Oregon and across the United States. This is accomplished by presenting lecture demonstrations, workshops and classical Indian music and dance concerts by master artists of India in Oregon and other neighboring states. Rasika also offers classes in classical music to local community.Rasika's primary exempt purpose is to promote and educate the public on Indian arts and culture in the state of Oregon and across the United States. This is accomplished by presenting lecture demonstrations, workshops and classical Indian music and dance concerts by master artists of India in Oregon and other neighboring states. Rasika also offers classes in classical music to local community.  
Program service expenses, total$260,322.00$192,691.00$159,606.00$313,478.00$250,750.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
RASIKA Accomplishments for Fiscal Year Ending 5/31/2013- Rasika presented a series of classical music and dance concerts, in this season: Mandolin U. Shrinivas with RACC and Westaf-Tourwest grant, Violin maestro Dr L. Subramaniam with Westaf-Tourwest grant, collaboration with Hillsboro City to present Indian dance in April, Carnatic vocal-veena concert with RACC and Westaf-Tourwest grant in Nov 2012, Scholar Geetha Bennet's lecture and concert of Indian music with HACC grant in August 2012. We continued our arts educational efforts by offering classical music with visiting and resident music teachers.
Program expenses    $70,032.00
Program revenue    $112,657.00
Grants and allocations made    $26,863.00
Program description    RASIKA Accomplishments for Fiscal Year Ending 5/31/2013- Rasika presented a series of classical music and dance concerts, in this season: Mandolin U. Shrinivas with RACC and Westaf-Tourwest grant, Violin maestro Dr L. Subramaniam with Westaf-Tourwest grant, collaboration with Hillsboro City to present Indian dance in April, Carnatic vocal-veena concert with RACC and Westaf-Tourwest grant in Nov 2012, Scholar Geetha Bennet's lecture and concert of Indian music with HACC grant in August 2012. We continued our arts educational efforts by offering classical music with visiting and resident music teachers.
RASIKA Accomplishments for Fiscal Year Ending 5/31/2014- Rasika presented a series of classical music and dance concerts and outreach events this season, in this season: classical vocal concerts by MS Sheela, Abhishek Raguram, Violin duo by Akkarai sisters, Sangamam student showcase, veteran vocalist TN Seshagopalan with Westaf Tourwest funding. We continued our arts educational efforts by offering classical music with visiting and resident music teachers.
Program expenses   $106,400.00 
Program revenue   $127,057.00 
Grants and allocations made   $3,250.00 
Program description   RASIKA Accomplishments for Fiscal Year Ending 5/31/2014- Rasika presented a series of classical music and dance concerts and outreach events this season, in this season: classical vocal concerts by MS Sheela, Abhishek Raguram, Violin duo by Akkarai sisters, Sangamam student showcase, veteran vocalist TN Seshagopalan with Westaf Tourwest funding. We continued our arts educational efforts by offering classical music with visiting and resident music teachers. 
RASIKA Accomplishments for Fiscal Year Ending 5/31/2017 (a) Rasika presented a series of classical music and dance concerts and outreach events this season detailed on our website with funding support from Westaf Tourwest, RACC and Intel Corporation matching funds.We continued our arts educational efforts by offering classical music lessons with resident teachers as well as visiting artists. RASIKA conducted music lessons and workshops in the local community in Portland metro areas including Hillsboro, Beaverton, Tigard and Portland and Seattle. We had two resident music teachers to teach indian vocal/violin and percussion lessons to local students.
Program expenses$85,627.00    
Program revenue$84,313.00    
Grants and allocations made$1,925.00    
Program descriptionRASIKA Accomplishments for Fiscal Year Ending 5/31/2017 (a) Rasika presented a series of classical music and dance concerts and outreach events this season detailed on our website with funding support from Westaf Tourwest, RACC and Intel Corporation matching funds.We continued our arts educational efforts by offering classical music lessons with resident teachers as well as visiting artists. RASIKA conducted music lessons and workshops in the local community in Portland metro areas including Hillsboro, Beaverton, Tigard and Portland and Seattle. We had two resident music teachers to teach indian vocal/violin and percussion lessons to local students.    
Rasika contracts the services of reputed India artists and produces shows that go on tour. Our main touring production for 2012-13 were: (1) Mandolin Shrinivas presented at 12 cities in the US/Canada (2) Dr. L. Subramaniam Violin at 2 cities (PDX/Phoenix). These artists also provide lectures and demonstrations at various venues across the country.
Program expenses    $65,572.00
Program revenue    $71,399.00
Grants and allocations made    $0.00
Program description    Rasika contracts the services of reputed India artists and produces shows that go on tour. Our main touring production for 2012-13 were: (1) Mandolin Shrinivas presented at 12 cities in the US/Canada (2) Dr. L. Subramaniam Violin at 2 cities (PDX/Phoenix). These artists also provide lectures and demonstrations at various venues across the country.
Rasika contracts the services of reputed India artists and produces shows that go on tour. Our main touring production which we presented was the tour of legendary Bollywood singer Hariharan and troupe from Bombay, India in October 2013. We also presented tour of Mandolin U Shrinivas and troupe as well as violinist Ganesh and ensemble of musicians in a classical-jazz fusion music.
Program expenses   $180,495.00 
Program revenue   $156,500.00 
Program description   Rasika contracts the services of reputed India artists and produces shows that go on tour. Our main touring production which we presented was the tour of legendary Bollywood singer Hariharan and troupe from Bombay, India in October 2013. We also presented tour of Mandolin U Shrinivas and troupe as well as violinist Ganesh and ensemble of musicians in a classical-jazz fusion music. 
Rasika offers music classes to students locally in Portland metro area including Hillsboro, Portland, Vancouver and Corvallis. With our main facility in Hillsboro, OR and other part-time rented facility in Corvallis and Vancouver we offer regular classes on Carnatic Music and offer lectures and demonstrations by visiting artists.
Program expenses    $115,146.00
Program revenue    $124,195.00
Program description    Rasika offers music classes to students locally in Portland metro area including Hillsboro, Portland, Vancouver and Corvallis. With our main facility in Hillsboro, OR and other part-time rented facility in Corvallis and Vancouver we offer regular classes on Carnatic Music and offer lectures and demonstrations by visiting artists.
Rasika presented Bollywood fund raiser shows in Portland and San Jose by legendary singer Hariharan and troupe in October 2013.This allowed us to reach newer audiences and market Rasika.
Program expenses   $26,583.00 
Program revenue   $42,719.00 
Program description   Rasika presented Bollywood fund raiser shows in Portland and San Jose by legendary singer Hariharan and troupe in October 2013.This allowed us to reach newer audiences and market Rasika. 
b) RASIKA commissioned and presented a major dance production "DUALITY , an Immigrant's experience" choreographed and staged by Dr. Jayanthi Raman with troupe of 6 artists from India and 14 local classical dancers. We commissioned Rajesh Uppalapu to create original music score to create record with 10 musicians and the musical score was recorded in India. We also had background imagery created by a professional video editor. This also received a major grant from Oregon community Foundation over the 2 fiscal years. Last fiscal year the outreach efforts were completed. This fiscal year we presented the grand ballet at Portland5 Newmark theater with overwhelming attendance. This was a major contribution to the oregon community. The following year we will be taking this on tour.
Program expenses$77,886.00    
Program revenue$23,376.00    
Grants and allocations made$55,000.00    
Program descriptionb) RASIKA commissioned and presented a major dance production "DUALITY , an Immigrant's experience" choreographed and staged by Dr. Jayanthi Raman with troupe of 6 artists from India and 14 local classical dancers. We commissioned Rajesh Uppalapu to create original music score to create record with 10 musicians and the musical score was recorded in India. We also had background imagery created by a professional video editor. This also received a major grant from Oregon community Foundation over the 2 fiscal years. Last fiscal year the outreach efforts were completed. This fiscal year we presented the grand ballet at Portland5 Newmark theater with overwhelming attendance. This was a major contribution to the oregon community. The following year we will be taking this on tour.    
c) Rasika presented a grand music concert by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan at Showare Center in Kent, Washington state. Several attendees from both Oregon and Seattle attended this concert as this was conveniently located between Seattle and Portland. This concert had the Qawwali music representing age old music of Pakistan and India. This was a communal integration world music concert attended by 1400 people.
Program expenses$96,809.00    
Program revenue$99,399.00    
Grants and allocations made$3,456.00    
Program descriptionc) Rasika presented a grand music concert by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan at Showare Center in Kent, Washington state. Several attendees from both Oregon and Seattle attended this concert as this was conveniently located between Seattle and Portland. This concert had the Qawwali music representing age old music of Pakistan and India. This was a communal integration world music concert attended by 1400 people.    
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$268,444.00$195,497.00$150,389.00$353,797.00$307,842.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$73,379.00 $26,686.00$61,618.00$36,288.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$0.00  $0.00$0.00
Investment income, current yr$976.00$81.00$175.00$71.00$190.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$73,379.00  $61,618.00$36,288.00
Total unrelated business revenue    $190.00
Other revenue, current yr$0.00  $0.00-$45.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00  $0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total)$194,089.00 $123,528.00$292,108.00$271,409.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from federated campaigns$0.00  $388.00$920.00
Contributions revenue from membership dues$0.00  $13,125.00$9,425.00
Revenue from fundraising events$0.00  $0.00$0.00
Contributions from related organizations$0.00  $0.00$500.00
Revenue from gov't grants$1,925.00  $3,250.00$20,083.00
Revenue from all other contributions$71,454.00  $44,855.00$5,360.00
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total)$0.00  $0.00$0.00
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$0.00  $0.00$0.00
Investment income$976.00  $71.00$190.00
Net rental income$0.00 $0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events    $0.00
Net inventory sales (total)    -$45.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$262,203.00  $366,361.00$267,295.00
Total functional expenses: program service $260,322.00  $313,478.00$250,750.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$1,881.00  $52,883.00$16,545.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00  $0.00$0.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$3,786.00  $4,650.00$2,731.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00  $0.00$0.00
General management fees (total)$3,000.00  $35,580.00$18,500.00
Investment management fees (total)   $0.00 
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$106,074.00$154,892.00$110,345.00$106,036.00$124,055.00
Total assets, beginning of year$154,892.00$110,345.00$106,036.00$123,646.00$90,865.00
Total liabilities$15,290.00$71,331.00$29,472.00$15,309.00$22,265.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$71,331.00$29,472.00$15,309.00$22,265.00$30,031.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net   $2,250.00$13,858.00
Net assets$90,784.00$83,561.00$80,873.00$90,727.00$101,790.00
Net assets, beginning of year$83,561.00  $101,381.00$60,834.00
Other liabilities$1,904.00  $3,400.00$6,611.00
Other assets$12,621.00   $462.00
Investments: publicly traded securities$7,287.00  $4,137.00$3,787.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$435.00  $951.00$1,868.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$5.00  $1,868.00$973.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$6,241.00  -$12,564.00$40,547.00
Advertising (total)$1,910.00  $15,284.00$5,900.00
Savings & temp cash investment$81,178.00  $90,507.00$87,688.00
Accounts receivable, net$3,456.00  $3,799.00$14,354.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$1,097.00  $2,912.00$1,000.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$250.00  $11,909.00$5,069.00
Deferred revenue$15,000.00  $0.00$10,585.00
Unsecured notes & loans to unrelated parties-$1,864.00    
Total net assets or fund balances$90,784.00  $90,727.00$101,790.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$5,252.00  $545.00$216.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members3  55
Number of independent voting members3  55
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-06-012015-06-012014-06-012013-06-012012-06-01
Tax year end date2017-05-012016-05-012015-05-012014-05-012013-05-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990EZ990EZ990990
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v3.02014v6.02013v4.02012v2.0
Filing identifier201811069349301256201740199349200209201620159349200207201540159349301534201410159349301111
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