EIN 38-2307397

Ann Arbor Summer Festival (A2SF)

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
116
Year formed
1978
Most recent tax filings
2023-09-01
Description
The Ann Arbor Summer Festival’s mission is to present a world-class celebration of arts and entertainment that enriches the cultural, economic, and social vitality of the region.
Total revenues
$1,977,604
2023
Total expenses
$1,621,019
2023
Total assets
$852,231
2023
Num. employees
116
2023

Program areas at A2SF

In a typical year, the ticketed event series features 8-12 marquee artists and is an important part of a2sf's mission to present a world-class celebration of arts and entertainment that enriches the cultural, economic, and social vitality of the region. Approximately 10,000 people purchase tickets each season. Additionally, a2sf provides affordable student tickets, and provides complimentary tickets to community partners and through the good neighbor ticket program. This indoor series was limited to three performance in 2023 as we return to scale following the covid pandemic. Form 990, part iii 4b - second accomplishment continued additionally, our live here now series is the cornerstone of a2sf's community engagement. We work with social-service organizations and residents of local under-resourced neighborhoods to share a2sf resources and help plan day-long community arts celebrations in parks and public spaces. Two of these events took place throughout washtenaw county in 2023.
A2sf's outdoor programming, including at top of the park, brings over 80,000 people to the area from across the region during 21 nights of admission-free events held city wide. On a typical year, this outdoor programming features over 90 unique musical performers and roaming artists, street arts and spectacle, art exhibitions, 19 movies by moonlight, 21 wellness/movement classes, culinary tasting events, and hands-on creative experiences.

Who funds Ann Arbor Summer Festival (A2SF)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Duffy FoundationUse Consistent W 501(c)(3) Status$50,000
Vaughan FoundationUsed Consistent W/501(C)(3) Status$25,000
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$13,150
...and 9 more grants received

Personnel at A2SF

NameTitleCompensation
Michael MichelonExecutive Director$90,322
Heather SteenrodDevelopment Director
James CarterAssociate Director
Natalie RobbinsMarketing and Communications Manager
Charles EllisChair$0
...and 15 more key personnel

Financials for A2SF

RevenuesFYE 09/2023
Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,099,920
Program services$649,765
Investment income and dividends$9,412
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-94
Net income from fundraising events$1,500
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$214,855
Miscellaneous revenues$2,246
Total revenues$1,977,604

Form 990s for A2SF

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2023-092024-02-15990View PDF
2022-092023-06-12990View PDF
2021-092022-03-29990View PDF
2020-092021-04-13990View PDF
2019-092020-10-15990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s

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Data update history
May 22, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 3 new personnel
May 18, 2024
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $10,789 from Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation
October 25, 2023
Received grants
Identified 6 new grant, including a grant for $50,000 from Duffy Foundation
August 11, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
August 3, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
Nonprofit Types
Arts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsCharities
Issues
Arts, cultural, and humanities
Characteristics
Fundraising eventsState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
Address
210 Huronview Blvd Suite 1
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Metro area
Ann Arbor, MI
County
Washtenaw County, MI
Website URL
a2sf.org/ 
Phone
(734) 994-5999
Facebook page
AASummerFest 
Twitter profile
@aasummerfest 
IRS details
EIN
38-2307397
Fiscal year end
September
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1978
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
A20: Arts, Cultural Organizations
NAICS code, primary
7113: Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
Parent/child status
Independent
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