EIN 16-0755739

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO)

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
387
Year formed
1936
Most recent tax filings
2020-08-01
NTEE code, primary
Description
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Society, Inc. provides a resident, professional, major symphony orchestra of artistic excellence and integrity to enrich the quality of life in Western New York.
Also known as...
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Society
Total revenues
$13,436,191
2020
Total expenses
$11,490,043
2020
Total assets
$10,338,368
2020
Num. employees
387
2020

Program areas at BPO

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra produces symphonic music for the cultural benefit of the Buffalo, new york area including artistic education programs for area youth.

Who funds Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra FoundationObligatory Distribution of Fund Income To Supported Organization.$1,128,897
Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo (CFGB)Unrestricted Use; Annual Fund Drive; 2019 Letchworth Concert; Buffalo School Program; East Side Celebration at the Central Terminal; Crescendo Campaign; Summer Concert Series; Education; Music for Youth Concerts at Lockport High School; Maintenance Support; in Memory of$336,664
John R Oishei FoundationSecure the Future Endowment$300,914
...and 13 more grants received

Personnel at BPO

NameTitleCompensation
Charlie McDonaldChief Engineer
Daniel HartExecutive Director$249,278
Kevin JamesDirector of Finance$101,433
Patrick O'HerronDirector of Marketing
Jennifer BarbeeAssociate Director and Director of Development
...and 20 more key personnel

Financials for BPO

RevenuesFYE 08/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$9,326,531
Program services$3,482,671
Investment income and dividends$23,860
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
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$29,101
Miscellaneous revenues$574,028
Total revenues$13,436,191

Form 990s for BPO

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-082021-07-14990View PDF
2019-082020-08-13990View PDF
2018-082019-09-13990View PDF
2017-082018-04-10990View PDF
2016-082017-08-01990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 4 new grant, including a grant for $1,128,897 from Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Foundation
July 21, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
July 21, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
July 21, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
July 21, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
Nonprofit Types
Arts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsPerforming arts organizationsOperas and symphoniesMusical groupsHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Issues
Arts, cultural, and humanities
Characteristics
State / local levelReceives government fundingProvides scholarshipsTax deductible donations
General information
Address
786 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, NY 14209
Metro area
Buffalo-Cheektowaga, NY
County
Erie County, NY
Website URL
bpo.org/ 
Phone
(716) 885-0331
Facebook page
BuffaloPhilharmonicOrchestra 
Twitter profile
@bporchestra 
IRS details
EIN
16-0755739
Fiscal year end
August
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1936
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
A69: Symphony Orchestras
NAICS code, primary
711130: Musical Groups and Artists
Parent/child status
Central organization
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