EIN 46-2925350

Upturn Arts

IRS 501(c) type
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Summer Arts Camp - Four weeks of summer arts camp was offered for ages 6-16 at our NOLA Spaces location. We had a total of 55 students in attendance. Of these students 60% received a full or partial scholarship to attend.
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Hope Stone New Orleans
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Program areas at Upturn Arts

Summer camp: Upturn Arts held a 10-week summer Arts camp at their onsite location in the central city neighborhood. This camp offered 206 opportunities (1 opportunity = 30 hours of art) to nola families; of which 54% received a creartive grant. A total of 25 teaching artists were trained and hired alongside 3 full time lead instructors and 1,600 hours of Arts instruction offered. Over 3,000 meals were served, and 1,000 volunteer hours logged. Additionally, Upturn Arts partnered with elan academy to offer Arts instruction to 120 students for 400 hours.
Afterschool classes: Upturn Arts partnered with two local charter schools to provide in-school and afterschool art programs at the following schools: kipp central city (bucket drumming afterschool) and homer plessy (mural design and photography in-school). Classes are offered on a weekly or daily to approximately 100 students in elementary and middle school; all students attended at no cost. Each program culminates in a school wide performance or presentation.
Holiday camp: Upturn Arts offered 11 days of holiday camp at their onsite location. These camps provided 118 opportunities to new orleans families; with 28% of students receiving a creartive grant to attend. Classes were offered to ages 4-12. Holiday camps included: fall, thanksgiving, and winter break.
Art therapy: we have also maintained our relationship with whole village art therapy to offer tailored staff training, general on-site intervention, and individualized support for our participants with special needs. Our staff received 8 hours of art therapy training they can use in the classroom, and we had a part time therapist on staff. 7% of ua students are considered special needs and we were able to integrate them into the classroom with their peers by instituting behavior plans developed by our art therapists.

Who funds Upturn Arts

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Oscar J Tolmas Charitable TrustTo Assist in the Organization's Tax Exempt Mission$40,000
Tres Doux FoundationPrograms for Children$10,500
United Way of Southeast LouisianaGrant Funding$10,000
...and 1 more grant received

Personnel at Upturn Arts

Dana ReedExecutive Director | Dance$60,253

Financials for Upturn Arts

RevenuesFYE 12/2021
Total grants, contributions, etc.$164,698
Program services$104,940
Investment income and dividends$1,601
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$59
Net income from fundraising events$9,662
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$25
Total revenues$280,985

Form 990s for Upturn Arts

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-03-01990View PDF
2018-122019-12-06990View PDF
2017-122018-05-30990View PDF
2016-122017-09-15990EZView PDF
2015-122016-09-12990EZView PDF
...and 1 more Form 990

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Data update history
May 12, 2023
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $40,000 from Oscar J Tolmas Charitable Trust
January 30, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 6 new personnel
July 21, 2022
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $11,500 from New Orleans Theatre Association
September 24, 2021
Received grants
Identified 4 new grant, including a grant for $25,000 from Oscar J Tolmas Charitable Trust
September 24, 2021
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $15,000 from German Protestant Orphan Asylum Association
Nonprofit Types
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General information
1719 Toledano St
New Orleans, LA 70115
Metro area
New Orleans-Metairie, LA
Orleans Parish, LA
Website URL
(504) 390-8399
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
A25: Arts Education, Schools of Art
NAICS code, primary
6116: Other Schools and Instruction
Parent/child status
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