EIN 81-2608656

McKnight Center

IRS 501(c) type
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McKnight Center provides support and assistance to Oklahoma State University for the performing arts through funding, long-term management, and operations at its location in Stillwater, OK. Recently, it completed its first full season of diverse concert programs and offered numerous educational opportunities without any pandemic-related interruption.
Also known as...
Foundation for the Mcknight Center for the Performing Arts at Okla State Univer
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Program areas at McKnight Center

This fiscal cycle the McKnight Center completed its first full season of program offerings, without interruption from the pandemic, since opening in 2019. A diverse set of concert programs were offered to a welcoming community as well as a multitude of education and community engagement activities. Ticket sales and earned revenue was strong. Contributions began slowly as donors gained confidence in attending post-pandemic and grew as the season progressed. A total of 147 concerts were presented, 89 campus and private events occurred, and 50 education and community engagement events took place.

Who funds McKnight Center

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Oklahoma State University FoundationProgram Support$2,169,442
Inasmuch FoundationPerformance Sponsor: Polar Express Featuring the Tulsa Symphony December 2, 2021; 10000.00; 06/04/2021$10,000

Personnel at McKnight Center

Mark A. BlakemanExecutive Director$303,559
Tim LynchDirector of Operations
Lanell DavisDirector of Finance
Jessica NovakDirector of Marketing
Amy MillerSenior Director of Development
...and 11 more key personnel

Financials for McKnight Center

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,169,990
Program services$1,477,639
Investment income and dividends$83
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$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$3,647,712

Form 990s for McKnight Center

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-05-15990View PDF
2020-062021-05-26990View PDF
2019-062021-01-21990View PDF
2018-062019-05-14990View PDF
2017-062018-09-12990View PDF
...and 1 more Form 990

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Data update history
May 12, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
May 10, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $3,309,905 from Oklahoma State University Foundation
February 9, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 5 new personnel
January 29, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
January 26, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 5 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Arts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsPerforming arts organizationsPerforming arts centersCharities
Arts, cultural, and humanities
Partially liquidatedOperates internationallyState / local levelEndowed supportTax deductible donations
General information
705 W University
Stillwater, OK 74074
Website URL
(405) 744-9003
IRS details
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Form 990
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
A61: Performing Arts Centers
NAICS code, primary
7113: Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
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