EIN 54-6000120

Barter Theatre

IRS 501(c) type
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As Barter Theatre grows in both size and success, so does its involvement in community services and educational programs. We are a theatre that gives.
Also known as...
Barter Foundation State Theatre of Virginia
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Program areas at Barter Theatre

In 2019, Barter produced 7 professional productions on gilliam stage at Barter Theatre, 8 professional productions and 6 staged readings at the Barter stage ii, and 7 theatre-for-young audiences productions by the Barter players,all for more than 146,000 patrons. The Barter players toured 3 productions regionally and 1 production nationally performing to almost 50,000 patrons. Barter's educational workshops reached over 4,000 children and over 30,000 children attended Barter student matinee productions in abingdon.

Who funds Barter Theatre

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The Richard and Leslie Gilliam FoundationSupport the Arts$200,000
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$25,800
Arts MidwestShakespeare in American Communities: Schools$25,000
...and 10 more grants received

Personnel at Barter Theatre

Sharryl JennellManaging Director
Camille DavisFinance Director
Caspar EichinTechnical Director
Jacqueline Blevins-JohnsonSenior Advancement Manager and Director of External Affairs
Amber FioriniDirector of Sales and Services
...and 17 more key personnel

Financials for Barter Theatre

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,697,961
Program services$4,300,644
Investment income and dividends$21,954
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$113,303
Net income from fundraising events$-16,744
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$71,851
Miscellaneous revenues$572,791
Total revenues$7,761,760

Form 990s for Barter Theatre

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-02-18990View PDF
2018-122020-01-10990View PDF
2017-122018-11-15990View PDF
2016-122017-12-27990View PDF
2015-122016-09-27990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

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Data update history
November 3, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
July 1, 2022
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $2,500 from Norris Family Foundation
September 28, 2021
Received grants
Identified 9 new grant, including a grant for $300,000 from Bella Vista Foundation / Marcia & Marvin Gilliam JR FDN
August 22, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
April 30, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2018
Nonprofit Types
Arts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsPerforming arts organizationsTheatersCharities
EducationArts, cultural, and humanitiesDiseases and disordersHunger
Fundraising eventsState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
PO Box 867
Abingdon, VA 24212
Metro area
Kingsport-Bristol, TN-VA
Washington County, VA
Website URL
(276) 628-3991
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IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
A65: Theater
NAICS code, primary
711110: Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
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