EIN 72-0735814

Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge

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Established in 1973, the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge's mission is to improve the quality of life in their community through the arts. The organization serves as a hub for information and resources organizations and residents across the state.
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Comm Fund for the Arts Campaign
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Program areas at Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge

The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge provides cultural programs and services, Arts grants and resources, festivals and events, community collaborations and creative projects, and Arts education activities in the Greater Baton Rouge area. We play a vital role in sustaining the Arts in the Baton Rouge region through free Arts programs and opportunities for artists and organizations. We also provide Arts education through the east Baton Rouge parish school system and school systems within our 11 parish service region, as well as professional development for artists, Arts organizations, and educators. Our grants program administers grant opportunities from the Louisiana decentralized Arts funding program, local project assistance grants, local multi-cultural grants, as well as others,in an 11 parish area. The Arts Council provides Greater access to the Arts through quality programs and initiatives while cultivating a strong community of artists and cultural organizations.

Grants made by Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Baton Rouge Blues Festival and FoundationTo Support the Participating Arts Organization$51,400
Of Moving Colors ProductionsTo Support the Participating Arts Organization$14,575
Kids' OrchestraTo Support the Participating Arts Organization$11,013
...and 15 more grants made

Who funds Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Craft Emergency Relief FundEducation & Training$64,000
Baton Rouge General Medical CenterGeneral Support$25,000
The Credit Bureau of Baton Rouge FoundationProvide Arts Access$25,000
...and 4 more grants received

Personnel at Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge

Leea Reese RussellPresident and Chief Executive Officer / Chief Programs Officer
Renee ChatelainPresident and Chief Executive Officer$172,021
Jonathan GrimesChief Systems Officer
Dr. Sharbreon PlummerDirector of Advocacy and Artist Services
Dustin MeeksDirector of Public Relations
...and 20 more key personnel

Financials for Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,959,648
Program services$518,232
Investment income and dividends$1,046
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$7,373
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$-1,264
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$2,485,035

Form 990s for Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-04-13990View PDF
2019-062020-09-16990View PDF
2018-062019-06-19990View PDF
2017-062018-06-14990View PDF
2016-062017-08-17990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Organizations like Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge

Gold Coast Arts Center (GCAC)Great Neck, NY$1,153,180
Saugatuck Center for the ArtsSaugatuck, MI$2,261,583
Central Pennsylvania Festival of the ArtsState College, PA$742,431
Missoula Cultural CouncilMissoula, MT$628,007
International Festival of Arts & IdeasNew Haven, CT$2,400,944
Scottsdale ArtsScottsdale, AZ$11,152,408
Palm Springs Cultural CenterPalm Springs, CA$1,537,916
The Arts Council of Moore CountySouthern Pines, NC$788,561
Idaho Falls Arts Council (IFAC)Idaho Falls, ID$1,448,457
Artsplosure the Raleigh Arts FestivalRaleigh, NC$718,744
Data update history
August 1, 2022
Received grants
Identified 4 new grant, including a grant for $25,000 from Baton Rouge General Medical Center
January 16, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 5 new personnel
August 21, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
July 22, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 31 new personnel
June 25, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
Nonprofit Types
Arts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsPerforming arts centersMedia and communications organizationsCharities
EducationArts, cultural, and humanities
State / local levelReceives government fundingCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
427 Laurel St
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
Metro area
Baton Rouge, LA
East Baton Rouge Parish, LA
Website URL
(225) 344-8558
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
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Form 990
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
A26: Arts Council/Agency
NAICS code, primary
7113: Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
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