EIN 94-2535518

Oakland Youth Chorus

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Oakland Youth Chorus unites communities and transforms young lives through excellence in music education and community performance. The program brings together youth from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds to study and perform choral and vocal music. Despite the challenges of the pandemic, Oakland Youth Chorus continued to serve over 1600 K-8 students through in-school and after-school programs. Its Music in Schools program provides enriching choral and general music education.
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Program areas at Oakland Youth Chorus

In a challenging pandemic year, Oakland Youth Chorus was proud to continue to serve over 1600 K-8 students- providing them with enriching choral and general music education through inschool and after school programs. Music in Schools program provides 1600 K-8 singers and music students in yearlong programs at 6 sites, where students learn music of many cultures including Ghana, Palestine, Israel, Venezuela, South Africa, and Spain. Programs are offered significant in-school and community performances that provide opportunities for each student to develop confidence and community building across neighborhoods.Chorus program continues to garner praise and acclaim for musicality and energetic performances, even while online.

Who funds Oakland Youth Chorus

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
William and Flora Hewlett FoundationFor Strategic Restructuring$80,000
William and Flora Hewlett FoundationFor General Operating Support$53,000
East Bay Community Foundation (EBCF)General Support, Multicultural Music Education - Virtual Instruction$12,500
...and 2 more grants received

Personnel at Oakland Youth Chorus

Cristine KellyInterim Executive Director$48,000
Nikole Wilson-RipsomDevelopment and Communications Manager
Keri ButkevichPast Executive Director$38,747
Monica LaboskeyBoard Member$0
Davey WarnerTreasurer$0
...and 5 more key personnel

Financials for Oakland Youth Chorus

RevenuesFYE 06/2021
Total grants, contributions, etc.$426,427
Program services$116,303
Investment income and dividends$6
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$2,471
Total revenues$545,207

Form 990s for Oakland Youth Chorus

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-05-26990View PDF
2019-062020-09-16990View PDF
2018-062019-05-14990View PDF
2017-062018-04-10990View PDF
2016-062017-03-07990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s
Data update history
June 19, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
May 11, 2023
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $12,500 from East Bay Community Foundation (EBCF)
November 2, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 3 new personnel
March 30, 2022
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $10,000 from Trio Foundation aka rita blitt fund aka stone blossom fund
September 24, 2021
Received grants
Identified 7 new grant, including a grant for $50,000 from William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Nonprofit Types
Arts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsPerforming arts organizationsMusical groupsCharities
Arts, cultural, and humanities
State / local levelReceives government fundingTax deductible donations
General information
685 14th St 3rd Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Metro area
San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA
Alameda County, CA
Website URL
(510) 287-9700
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Form 990
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
A60: Performing Arts Organizations, Activities
NAICS code, primary
711130: Musical Groups and Artists
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