EIN 52-1433877

National Cherry Blossom Festival (NCBF)

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
15
Year formed
1985
Most recent tax filings
2020-09-01
Description
Each year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates spring in Washington, DC, the gift of the cherry blossom trees, and the enduring friendship between the people of the United States and Japan.

Program areas at NCBF

A month-long Festival in dc to celebrate the gift of Cherry trees to the us by japan drawing over a million attendees. Due to the covid-19 pandemic, ncbf was forced to shift the 2020 Festival events and programs to mostly occur virtually or otherwise in compliance with pandemic safety guidelines. While ncbf usually relies on its 1,000 plus volunteers to assist in Festival activities, volunteer needs and opportunities were reduced due to the shutdown.
Several related special program events are held leading up to and during the Festival.
A parade to celebrate the National Cherry Blossom Festival and promote japanese culture and international friendship. In 2020, due to the covid-19 pandemic and the shutdown of large-scale public events the parade was canceled in march 2020. Ncbf incurred expenses prior to the cancellation.

Form 990s for NCBF

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-092020-12-07990View PDF
2018-092019-10-31990View PDF
2017-092018-08-16990View PDF
2016-092017-08-21990View PDF
2015-092016-03-11990View PDF
...and 5 more Form 990s

Who funds National Cherry Blossom Festival (NCBF)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
S and R FoundationSupport National Cherry Blossom Festival$200,000
 View purchase optionsCommunity Relations-Cherry Blossom Festival Support$40,000
 View purchase optionsJapanese Studies$20,000
...and 2 more grants received

Grants made by NCBF

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Trust for the National MallTo Support the NPS Cherry Tree Endowment Fund.$15,000

Financials for NCBF

RevenuesFYE 09/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$3,210,240
Program services$24,001
Investment income and dividends$76
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$67,823
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$9,997
Miscellaneous revenues$4,522
Total revenues$3,316,659

Personnel at NCBF

NameTitleCompensation
Diana MayhewPresident$200,610
Lillian IversenVice President$113,775
Joann NasserDirector of Operations
 View purchase optionsDirector of Marketing and Communications
 View purchase optionsDirector of Development and Partnerships
...and 10 more key personnel

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Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$3,316,659
2020
Yearly growth
-10.8%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$2,514,785
2020
Yearly growth
-30.3%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$1,905,457
2020
Yearly growth
106%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
15
2020
Yearly growth
-28.6%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
1275 K St NW No 1000
Washington, DC 20005
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
County
District of Columbia, DC
Website URL
nationalcherryblossomfestival.org/ 
Phone
(877) 442-5666
Facebook page
CherryBlossomFestival 
Twitter profile
@cherryblossfest 
IRS details
EIN
52-1433877
Fiscal year end
September
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1985
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
A23: Cultural, Ethnic Awareness
NAICS code, primary
7113: Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
Parent/child status
Independent