FRIENDS OF THE IVES INC

aka Ives Concert Park   |   Danbury, CT   |  www.ivesconcertpark.com/friends-of-the-ives/

Mission

Friends of the Ives mission is to cultivate, develop and raise funding support for Ives Concert Park, a nationally recognized performing arts center that honors the memory of one of America's greatest music composers and Danbury native Charles Edward Ives (1874-1954).

Ruling year info

2011

Chair

Mrs. Phyllis Cortese

Main address

P.O. Box 3794

Danbury, CT 06813 USA

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EIN

27-5364179

NTEE code info

Performing Arts Centers (A61)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (B12)

Arts, Cultural Organizations - Multipurpose (A20)

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Fine Arts & Family Series

A very affordable, accessible series designed to showcase Classical, Jazz, Folk, American Roots and the extraordinary talents of local youth and other area artists providing an exciting opportunity for performers to shine on the stage of a nationally recognized venue for the arts.

Population(s) Served

The Ives supports local social service agencies by distributing complimentary tickets to disabled and multicultural inner-city residents bringing exposure of the arts to underserved populations, while building audiences for future generations.

Population(s) Served

“Adopt A Garden” offers opportunities to garden enthusiasts and landscape designers to sponsor and create a gardenscape to integrate naturalized plantings that echo the existing woodlands in harmony and balance with the surrounding setting and spirit of Ives Concert Park. Sponsors receive exciting and valuable benefits including advertising, corporate recognition, a link to the sponsor business on the Ives website and complimentary season concert tickets.

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Financials

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FRIENDS OF THE IVES INC

Board of directors
as of 07/02/2019
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Board chair

Mrs. Leslie Brent

Sherri Hill

Western CT State University

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes