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Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

BPO is a symphony orchestra based in Buffalo, NY that was founded in 1936. As of 2019 they had $14 million in revenue and $9.6 million in assets.

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.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Society.

(716) 885-0331
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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.

Form 990s for BPO

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-08Aug 13, 2020990View PDF
2018-08Sep 13, 2019990View PDF
2017-08Apr 10, 2018990View PDF
2016-08Aug 1, 2017990View PDF
2015-08Oct 15, 2016990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for BPO

Total grants, contributions, etc.$9,870,703
Program services$4,468,188
Investment income and dividends$49,510
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$-42,920
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-105,958
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$283,837
Total revenues$14,523,360

Vendors for BPO

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Chiampou Travis Besaw and Kershner LLPTax accounting2020-07-14
██████Fundraising software2019-09-21
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2019-09-21
██████████CRM software2019-09-21
█████████Content management system software2019-09-21
████████ ███████Marketing software2019-09-21
███████ ██████Telephone Donor Services$243,6102019-08-01
████████ ██████████ █████ ███Sound Equipment Rental$129,7672019-08-01
...and four more vendors

Personnel at BPO

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Charlie McDonaldChief Engineer-Aug. 24, 2020
Daniel HartExecutive Director$259,311Aug. 24, 2020
███ ███████Principal Librarian-Aug. 24, 2020
█████ █████Director of Finance$88,469Aug. 24, 2020
███████ ████████Director of Marketing-Aug. 24, 2020
█████ ████████Director of Marketing and Communications-Dec. 2, 2017
███████ ███████Director of Sales and Patron Services-Dec. 2, 2017
████████ ██████Associate Director and Director of Development-Aug. 24, 2020
█████ █████████Director of Education and Community Engagement-Aug. 24, 2020
█████ █████Director of Special Projects and Associate Director of Development-Aug. 24, 2020
...and 21 more key personnel

Peer symphony orchestras

1Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra501(c)(3)$6.1 millionNew Orleans, LA
2Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Society501(c)(3)$4.5 millionLos Angeles, CA
3Knoxville Symphony Society Incorporated501(c)(3)$4.1 millionKnoxville, TN
4San Diego Symphony Orchestra Association501(c)(3)$25 millionSan Diego, CA
5Virginia Symphony Orchestra501(c)(3)$7.8 millionNorfolk, VA
6Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra501(c)(3)$18 millionMilwaukee, WI
7Charlotte Symphony Orchestra Society501(c)(3)$10 millionCharlotte, NC
8Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO)501(c)(3)$45 millionPittsburgh, PA
9Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra (SLSO)501(c)(3)$31 millionSt Louis, MO
10Sarasota Orchestra501(c)(3)$11 millionSarasota, FL
11Indiana Symphony Society501(c)(3)$27 millionIndianapolis, IN
12Phoenix Symphony Association501(c)(3)$13 millionPhoenix, AZ
13New World Symphony (NWS)501(c)(3)$18 millionMiami Beach, FL
14Houston Symphony Society501(c)(3)$29 millionHouston, TX
15Columbus Symphony Orchestra501(c)(3)$11 millionColumbus, OH
16Alabama Symphonic Association501(c)(3)$6.4 millionBirmingham, AL
17Oklahoma Philharmonic Society501(c)(3)$5.8 millionOklahoma City, OK
18Fort Wayne Philharmonic501(c)(3)$10 millionFort Wayne, IN
19Colorado Symphony501(c)(3)$13 millionDenver, CO
20Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO)501(c)(3)$33 millionCincinnati, OH
21Pacific Symphony501(c)(3)$24 millionIrvine, CA
22The Florida Orchestra501(c)(3)$12 millionSt Petersburg, FL
23San Antonio Symphony (SAS)501(c)(3)$6.0 millionSan Antonio, TX
24Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra and Music School501(c)(3)$5.0 millionEast Providence, RI
25Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale501(c)(3)$4.5 millionSan Francisco, CA