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The Recording Academy

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

The Recording Academy is a trade / professional association based in Santa Monica, CA that was founded in 1987. As of 2018 they had $96 million in revenue and $138 million in assets.

As the world's leading society of music professionals, the Recording Academy is dedicated to celebrating, honoring, and sustaining music's past, present and future.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: National Academy Of Recording Arts And Sciences.

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Program areas at The Recording Academy

The recording academy produces the grammy awards, the only peer- presented award to honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency and excellence in the recording industry, without regard to album sales or chart position.

Form 990s for The Recording Academy

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-07Aug 17, 2019990View PDF
2017-07Dec 22, 2018990View PDF
2016-07Sep 13, 2017990OView PDF
2015-07Aug 16, 2016990OView PDF
2014-07Jul 10, 2015990OView PDF
...and two more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for The Recording Academy

Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,651,223
Program services$88,819,294
Investment income and dividends$4,655,532
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$1,516,842
Net rental income$-345,376
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-422,425
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$280,385
Total revenues$96,155,475

Vendors for The Recording Academy

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
DrupalContent management system software2020-02-29
████████ ███ ███Tax accounting2019-07-26
███ ███████ ████████ ███Event Production$19,374,6252018-07-01
█████████ ███████ ███Legal Services$1,758,3882018-07-01
███ ████ ████████ ███████Hospitality$1,017,5542018-07-01
█████████ ████ ███Legal Services$906,6912018-07-01
███ ███ █████ ███████ ███Event Production$879,6702018-07-01
██████████ ██████████ █████████ ███Recordkeeping and information management (computing, tabulating, data processing, etc.), Participant loan processing, Participant communication$1,5152016-12-31
...and five more vendors

Personnel at The Recording Academy

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Neil PortnowPresident and Chief Executive Officer$2.5 millionJuly 26, 2019
Wayne ZahnerChief Financial Officer$382,410July 31, 2018
████ ██████Chief Marketing Officer$457,442July 31, 2018
█████ █████Chief Digital Officer$307,671July 31, 2018
████ ███████Chief Information Officer$283,004July 31, 2018
███████ ██████Chief Human Resources Officer$291,320July 31, 2018
███████ ███████Executive in Charge Prod and Chief Business Development Officer$331,933July 31, 2018
████ ██████Vice President Marketing Communication$242,263July 31, 2018
█████ ██████ ███████Senior Vice President Special Projects$210,279July 31, 2018
...and one more key personnel

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4American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS)501(c)(6)$29 millionChicago, IL
5American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)501(c)(6)$54 millionSchaumburg, IL
6American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)501(c)(6)$51 millionAlexandria, VA
7Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)501(c)(6)$64 millionSchaumburg, IL
8American Pharmacists Association (APhA)501(c)(6)$36 millionWashington, DC
9American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)501(c)(6)$26 millionAlexandria, VA
10Society of Thoracic Surgeons501(c)(6)$27 millionChicago, IL
11Scce and Hcca501(c)(6)$25 millionMinneapolis, MN
12National Association of Social Workers (NASW)501(c)(6)$36 millionWashington, DC
13ASIS International501(c)(6)$31 millionAlexandria, VA
14Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)501(c)(6)$24 millionWashington, DC
15Association for Financial Professionals (AFP)501(c)(6)$24 millionBethesda, MD
16American Health Information Management Association501(c)(6)$32 millionChicago, IL
17American Association for Justice (AAJ)501(c)(6)$26 millionWashington, DC
18American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)501(c)(6)$24 millionRosemont, IL
19Brewer's Association501(c)(6)$30 millionBoulder, CO
20National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)501(c)(6)$32 millionWashington, DC
21United States Tennis Association Incorporated501(c)(6)$291 millionWhite Plains, NY
22American Optometric Association501(c)(6)$26 millionSt Louis, MO
23American Psychiatric Association (APA)501(c)(6)$59 millionWashington, DC
24American College of Emergency Physicians501(c)(6)$38 millionDallas, TX
25American Association of Nurse Anesthetists501(c)(6)$28 millionPark Ridge, IL