EIN 13-1681983

The Metropolitan Opera Guild

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The Metropolitan Opera Guild was established in 1935 to broaden the base of support for the Metropolitan Opera, promote greater interest in opera, and develop future audiences by reaching out to a wide public and serving as an educational resource.
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Program areas at The Metropolitan Opera Guild

Support of The Metropolitan Opera (The "met"): as agent for The met, The Guild encourages individuals to contribute to The met at various giving levels. The Guild then passes through such contributions to The met.
Educational programs: The Guild fosters collaboration, literacy skills, self-confidence and an increased capacity for self-expression in children with customized education programs integrated into The curriculum of their schools. The Guild also offers workshops and community programs for older students and adults.
Publications: The Guild publishes Opera news, a monthly print and digital magazine about Opera history, performances, and artists, that helps foster a deeper appreciation of Opera and to maintain it as a thriving, contemporary art form.

Grants made by The Metropolitan Opera Guild

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Metropolitan Opera AssociationSupport$5,003,146

Who funds The Metropolitan Opera Guild

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Eveillard Family Charitable TrustCharitable Contribution - Opera$250,000
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$82,005
Allan and Reda R Riley FoundationGeneral Funds$75,000
...and 70 more grants received totalling $878,482

Personnel at The Metropolitan Opera Guild

F. Paul DriscollEditor in Chief$137,820
Thomas M. MartinManaging Director$288,285
Vanessa KubachDirector of Finance and Administration and Acting Managing Director$133,054
Greg JoyeDirector of Development
Elizabeth DiggansProduction Director$103,114
...and 20 more key personnel

Financials for The Metropolitan Opera Guild

RevenuesFYE 06/2021
Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,371,849
Program services$539,026
Investment income and dividends$99,656
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$1,593
Net rental income$16,200
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$773,673
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$212,059
Total revenues$4,014,056

Form 990s for The Metropolitan Opera Guild

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-04-13990View PDF
2019-062020-08-14990View PDF
2018-062019-04-15990View PDF
2017-062018-04-10990View PDF
2016-062017-07-28990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 12 new grant, including a grant for $75,000 from Allan and Reda R Riley Foundation
January 4, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
October 1, 2021
Received grants
Identified 17 new grant, including a grant for $23,285 from Peckham Family Foundation / Peckham John R Ttee
August 21, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
June 25, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
Nonprofit Types
Arts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsPerforming arts organizationsPerforming arts centersOperas and symphoniesMusical groupsCharities
EducationArts, cultural, and humanities
MembershipsFundraising eventsReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
70 Lincoln Ctr FL No 6th
New York, NY 10023
Metro area
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
New York County, NY
Website URL
(212) 769-7000
Facebook page
Twitter profile
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
A6A: Opera
NAICS code, primary
711130: Musical Groups and Artists
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