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Vermont Studio Center (VSC)

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

VSC is a arts services organization based in Johnson, VT that was founded in 1983. As of 2019 they had $5.2 million in revenue and $13 million in assets.

Founded by artists in 1984, the Vermont Studio Center is the largest artists' and writers' Residency Program in the United States, hosting 50 visual artists and writers each month from across the country and around the world.

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Program areas at VSC

In 2018, the Vermont Studio Center continued its fourth decade by providing more than 725 artists and writers with the invaluable combination of studio time and space, international community, optional artistic counsel, and daily life along the Gihon River in Johnson, Vermont. Artists and writers came from nearly all 50 states (plus Washington DC and Puerto Rico), and more than 30 countries. An all-time high of 240 of the participating residents received Fellowships, while 421 received some form of partial financial assistance, for a total of 661 artists who received financial support. VSC completed and cut the ribbon on the second project of its Campus Master Plan (CMP), the Church Studios, which had been off-line and unusable by VSC since a serious June 2016 fire. In addition, VSC received a generous matching challenge of $850K toward the third CMP project, the Pearl House. Scheduled to begin in October 2019, the ...

Form 990s for VSC

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 22, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Dec 22, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Nov 6, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Jan 9, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Jan 28, 2016990View PDF
...and seven more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for VSC

Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,866,215
Program services$2,795,458
Investment income and dividends$267,761
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$309,235
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$53,393
Total revenues$5,292,062

Vendors for VSC

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
SalesforceCRM software2020-03-17
██████ ███Software2020-03-17
██████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-03-06
███████████Content management system software2020-03-06
██████ ███████ ████████ ███ ███████ ██Tax accounting2018-11-28
██████ █████ ███Construction$597,2272017-12-01

Personnel at VSC

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Ellen McCulloch-LovellInterim Executive Director-Aug. 11, 2019
Learn MoreDevelopment Director-Aug. 11, 2019
█████ █████Program Director / Board Member-Aug. 25, 2020
███ █████████Plant Director-Aug. 25, 2020
████ ███████Visual Arts Director-Feb. 8, 2018
█████ ██████Development Manager-Aug. 25, 2020
████ ██████Admissions Manager-Aug. 25, 2020
███ ███████Grants Manager-Aug. 25, 2020
███████ █████Arts Program Manager-Aug. 25, 2020
██████ ████Plant Manager-Aug. 25, 2020
...and nine more key personnel

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