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Vsa Minnesota

Vsa Minnesota

Saint Paul, MN
Tax ID36-3440452

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About this organization







Create communities where people with disabilities can learn, participate in, and access the arts.


Educational programs and artist residencies: The school residency program brings visiting artists into classrooms around the state to provide participatory arts experiences to students with disabilities. Students in 7 schools participated in residencies this year. In addition, the artist ambassador program pairs the organization's arts in education coordinator with a Minnesota artist with a disability to make classroom presentations focusing on building student awareness of the capabilities of people with disabilities in the arts. Students with and without disabilities in two locations served as audience members for these presentations.

Interesting data from their 2019 990 filing

The non-profit's aim, as stated in the filing, is “Vsa minnesota, a member of the vsa affiliate network, a program of the john f. kennedy center for the performing arts, is a statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to providing, promoting and creating quality art opportunities and avenues for people with disabilities in the areas of visual and media art, music, dance, theater, storytelling, and creative writing. the arts play an essential role in enriching lives and enhancing the learning skills, creativity, responsiveness, and social itneraction of persons with disabilities, as well as provide for the exchange of information and ideas.”.

When referring to its actions, they were outlined as: “Create communities where people with disabilities can learn, participate in, and access the arts.”.

  • The non-profit has complied with legal obligations by reporting their state of operation as MN.
  • The non-profit's address in 2019 is noted in the filing as 528 HENNEPIN AVE, MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 55403.
  • The non-profit's form for 2019 reports a total of 2 employees.
  • Does not operate a hospital.
  • Does not operate a school.
  • Does not collect art.
  • Does not provide credit counseling.
  • Does not have foreign activities.
  • Is not a donor advised fund.
  • Is not a private foundation.
  • Expenses are between $250,000 and $500,000.
  • Revenue is between $250,000 and $500,000.
  • Revenue less expenses is -$15,020.
  • The salary policy for the CEO of the organization is established through a review and approval by an impartial party.
  • The organization elects its board members.
  • The organization has a written policy that describes how long it will retain documents.
  • The organization has 13 independent voting members.
  • The organization was formed in 1986.
  • The organization has a written policy that addresses conflicts of interest.
  • The organization is required to file Schedule B.
  • The organization is required to file Schedule O.
  • The organization pays $129,037 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
  • The organization pays $13,051 in fundraising expenses.
  • The organization provides Form 990 to its governing body.
  • The organization pays grants to individuals.
  • The organization has minutes of its meetings.
  • The organization has a written whistleblower policy.
  • The organization has grants to organizations.

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