EIN 38-1689022

Interlochen Center for the Arts (ICA)

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Interlochen Center for the Arts engages and inspires people worldwide through excellence in educational, artistic and cultural programs, enhancing the quality of life through the universal language of the arts.
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Program areas at ICA

Interlochen Arts academy, the nation's first and foremost boarding fine Arts high school, unites students with others who value their highest aspirations, creating a close-knit artists' community. Five hundred of the world's most talented and motivated young artists study music, dance, theatre, visual Arts, creative writing, interdisciplinary Arts, and film and new media in a college-like setting. They find in the academy a fast-paced, creative environment that challenges, inspires and focuses their talents. While producing more than 250 artistic presentations in the school year, academy students also master a rigorous college preparatory academic curriculum that prepares them to take prominent roles in a whole universe of professional endeavors. During school year 2020/2021 there were 580 students, 469 students received grants.
the world's premier summer Arts program for aspiring artist's grades 3 through 12 Interlochen Arts camp attracts students, faculty and staff from all 50 u.s. states, and more than 40 countries. the world's best and brightest students train intensively with world class instructors and produce more than 400 presentations each summer in dance, theater, creative writing, visual Arts, film and new media, and music. During summer 2020 there were 1,456 students, of which 1,017 students received grants
Interlochen public radio ("ipr") through two listener-supported broadcast services, connects northwest lower Michigan with Arts, news and culture on a global scale. Ipr also gives significant focus to local and regional news, information and artists, providing a trusted context for community discussion and showcasing the vitality and diversity of the grand traverse region. Serving listeners all over northern Michigan - and all over the world via the internet - ipr values its potential to impact individual lives every day, 24 hours a day. Coverage area includes , most of the northern two-thirds of lower Michigan and the eastern third of the upper peninsula of Michigan.
Interlochen presents brings a world of superb presentations to the doorstep of northwest lower Michigan, enhancing the region's position on the global Arts map. More than 600 events each year by students, faculty and distinguished guest artists make Interlochen one of the nation's largest Arts presenters, there is a combined seating capacity of 12,500 and approximately 130,000 attendees annually.
Interlochen college of creative Arts offers an engaging - and evolving - series of classes and programs for adults called "Interlochen for life " members of the Interlochen community - of all ages - thrive on opportunities to learn and express themselves creatively and on the strong relationships that result from such meaningful endeavors.
Interlochen online is an interactive virtual platform that brings the globally renowned Interlochen experience into the homes of young artists. We offer a diverse selection of online Arts programming in multiple settings, including group classes and private lessons. During school year 2020/2021 there were 252 students, 0 students received grants.

Who funds Interlochen Center for the Arts (ICA)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Herrick FoundationThe Housing Project$750,000
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$622,822
The Edward P Frohlich Detroit Symphony Orchestra Hall FoundationLiquidating Distribution$500,000
...and 100 more grants received totalling $5,092,613

Personnel at ICA

Pat KesselVice President , Finance and Operations
Katharine LaidlawVice President Media and Communications$247,559
John BogleyVice President Philanthropy$218,465
Edward FarradayVice President Education Programs$264,933
Katherine LuellenExecutive Dean$142,438
...and 16 more key personnel

Financials for ICA

RevenuesFYE 05/2021
Total grants, contributions, etc.$13,018,353
Program services$41,979,545
Investment income and dividends$2,832,407
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$529,146
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$2,819,993
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$-85,413
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$61,094,031

Form 990s for ICA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-052021-04-21990View PDF
2019-052021-01-21990View PDF
2018-052019-06-19990View PDF
2017-052018-05-14990View PDF
2016-052017-08-23990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

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Data update history
May 6, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $1,000 from Harold and Penny Blumenstein Blumenstein Foundation Corporation
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 21 new grant, including a grant for $100,000 from Ball Brothers Foundation (BBF)
July 12, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
July 11, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
October 2, 2021
Received grants
Identified 20 new grant, including a grant for $210,000 from Marvin and Betty Danto Family Foundation
Nonprofit Types
SchoolsK-12 schoolsArts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsPerforming arts centersCharities
EducationArts, cultural, and humanities
LobbyingOperates internationallyReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringProvides scholarshipsTax deductible donations
General information
PO Box 199
Interlochen, MI 49643
Grand Traverse County, MI
Website URL
(231) 276-7200
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Form 990
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
A25: Arts Education, Schools of Art
NAICS code, primary
611110: Elementary and Secondary Schools
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