EIN 86-0593786

Scottsdale Arts

IRS 501(c) type
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Scottsdale Arts delivers high-quality cultural experiences and art installations, with outreach programs and events, to enhance the city's environment.
Also known as...
Scottsdale Cultural Council
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Program areas at Scottsdale Arts

Scottsdale center for the performing Arts produced, presented, and hosted over 400 performances, educational programs, festivals, and other events for the benefit of over 300,000 people.
To enhance the cultural environment of the city of Scottsdale, Scottsdale public art (spa) initiated, installed, and maintained major permanent and temporary art installations at numerous public locations. Spa also provided free events, exhibitions, and workshops attended by over 257,000 people. Spa's 160+ permanent public art installations are viewed by an estimated 20,000 people daily year-round.
Scottsdale museum of contemporary art (smoca) presents exhibitions, lectures, educational programs, and other activities attended by approximately 85,000 people.
The education and outreach initiatives build a strong, vibrant community through the Arts. The high quality exhibitions, programs and events foster dialogue, promote tolerance, invoke wonder and build connections to each other. Matinee performances, guided museum tours, hands-on workshops, artists residencies, and creative aging programs serve more than 50,000 students and adults annually.

Grants made by Scottsdale Arts

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Scottsdale Artists' SchoolEducation and Performances Programming$10,000
The Frank Lloyd Wright FoundationEducation and Performances Programming$10,000
Scottsdale International Film FestivalEducation and Performances Programming$10,000
...and 10 more grants made

Who funds Scottsdale Arts

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Virginia G. Piper Charitable TrustRelocate and Renovate Small Theater and Associated Building Projects (Capital Project).$1,500,000
The Herberger FoundationPerforming & Visual Arts$155,000
Virginia G. Piper Charitable TrustSupport Nonprofit Recovery To Offset Covid-19 Crisis Impacts.$137,500
...and 12 more grants received

Personnel at Scottsdale Arts

Gerd WuestemannChief Executive Officer
Gerd WuestermannPresident and Chief Executive Officer$319,960
Michael MartinChief Financial Officer$86,063
Jennifer McCabeDirector and Chief Curator
Meribeth ReevesManaging Director
...and 31 more key personnel

Financials for Scottsdale Arts

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$13,024,731
Program services$2,141,503
Investment income and dividends$198,294
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$74,654
Net income from fundraising events$-259,668
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$94,174
Miscellaneous revenues$397
Total revenues$15,274,085

Form 990s for Scottsdale Arts

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-05-08990View PDF
2021-062022-04-12990View PDF
2020-062021-04-14990View PDF
2019-062020-09-04990View PDF
2018-062019-05-14990View PDF
...and 12 more Form 990s

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Center of Creative Arts (COCA)Saint Louis, MO$9,712,696
Mural Arts PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia, PA$13,202,341
Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing ArtsVienna, VA$37,160,457
Ravinia Festival AssociationHighland Park, IL$43,242,885
Data update history
June 13, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
May 24, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 8 new personnel
May 8, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $55,500 from Arizona Community Foundation
September 28, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
July 2, 2022
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $20,000 from The Virginia M Ullman Foundation
Nonprofit Types
Arts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsCharities
Arts, cultural, and humanities
Fundraising eventsState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringGala fundraisersTax deductible donations
General information
7380 East Second St
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Metro area
Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ
Maricopa County, AZ
Website URL
(480) 874-4615
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
A40: Visual Art Organizations, Services
NAICS code, primary
7113: Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
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