EIN 74-6068932

Southwest School of Art

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
200
State
Year formed
1965
Most recent tax filings
2020-07-01
Description
To teach, preserve, and advance the visual arts and to expand the creative potential of our community and connect cultures of the world through participatory learning experiences. Swsa preserves the former ursuline convent and academy as a place of hi...
Total revenues
$5,488,985
2020
Total expenses
$5,019,277
2020
Total assets
$29,105,204
2020
Num. employees
200
2020

Program areas at Southwest School of Art

The organization's bachelor of fine arts (bfa) degree program began in 2014. It requires students to become deeply involved in the process of making as a form of inquiry and discovery, with equal emphasis on content and craft. The program challenges students to value both tradition and innovation and to graduate with the skills to be working artists and engaged citizens. The School had 44 students at the start of the 2019 - 2020 School year.the organization also operates programs for the community: exhibitions that are free and open to the public, and adult studio program serving over 2,000 annually, several programs for youth, and public programs that include symposia, lectures, events, and the operation of the historic site, the former ursuline convent and academy, where a portion of the School is located.

Who funds Southwest School of Art

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
John and Robyn Horn FoundationFine Arts Scholarship Program$25,000
American Endowment FoundationPrograms$25,000
The Texas Cavaliers Charitable FoundationYoung Artist Programs$17,500
...and 19 more grants received totalling $162,755

Personnel at Southwest School of Art

NameTitleCompensation
Bryan EdwardsChief Financial Officer
Al BallewChief of Campus Public Safety
Ed HepnerExecutive Director / Security and Maintenance Supervisor
Esme AraizaDirector of Communications
Teresa RodriguezDirector of Information Systems
...and 16 more key personnel

Financials for Southwest School of Art

RevenuesFYE 07/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$3,610,871
Program services$615,831
Investment income and dividends$408,618
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$333,945
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$519,720
Total revenues$5,488,985

Form 990s for Southwest School of Art

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-072021-02-24990View PDF
2019-072020-01-03990View PDF
2018-072018-12-22990View PDF
2017-072018-01-19990View PDF
2016-072017-02-21990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s
Data update history
July 28, 2022
Received grants
Identified 4 new grant, including a grant for $25,000 from American Endowment Foundation
September 23, 2021
Received grants
Identified 9 new grant, including a grant for $17,500 from The Texas Cavaliers Charitable Foundation
September 20, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 11 new personnel
August 23, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
April 30, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
Nonprofit Types
SchoolsK-12 schoolsArts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsCharities
Issues
EducationArts, cultural, and humanities
Characteristics
Fundraising eventsReceives government fundingEndowed supportGala fundraisersTax deductible donations
General information
Address
300 Augusta St
San Antonio, TX 78205
Metro area
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
County
Bexar County, TX
Website URL
swschool.org/ 
Phone
(210) 224-1848
Facebook page
southwestschoolofart 
Twitter profile
@swschool 
IRS details
EIN
74-6068932
Fiscal year end
July
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1965
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
A25: Arts Education, Schools of Art
NAICS code, primary
611110: Elementary and Secondary Schools
Parent/child status
Independent
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