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Researching Arts Organizations: Financials

Financial information for non-profit companies

Start with the organization's website as some may post an annual report. You should also look up the tax documents for the organization using the following resources.

See how your organization looks to donors.

Compare your organizations finances to other similar organizations, either by looking up their tax documents or by comparing to national averages.

Tax Documents for Non-profits

Because of their status as non-profits, organizations are required to submit Form 990 or Form 990 EZ with the government, unless they make less than $50,000 per year in which case they file a Form 990-N. ‚ÄčNon-profits must make the last three years of this form publicly available. Form 990 incudes information about an organization's mission, programs, and finances.

Financials for for-profit companies