Fine Arts Association, The (Inc.)

Create and Discover Beauty-- fostering a Community Empowered by the Arts

aka The Fine Arts Association   |   Willoughby, OH   |  www.fineartsassociation.org

Mission

Guided by the values of Equity, Integrity, Growth, and Community, The Fine Arts Association’s mission is to Create and Discover Beauty-- fostering a Community Empowered by the Arts. A creative community expresses an appreciation and understanding of the people and celebrates and welcomes diverse voices. A creative community drives economic growth through the arts -- all of which makes for a beautiful place for people and businesses to live and thrive.

Ruling year info

1959

CEO

Mr. Paul C Holm

Main address

38660 Mentor Ave

Willoughby, OH 44094 USA

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EIN

34-0834212

NTEE code info

Professional Societies, Associations (A03)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

Arts Education

The Fine Arts Association (FAA) services span Northeast Ohio. FAA enhances lives through arts education, therapies, performances, camps, concerts, recitals, and through community partnerships. Annually, over 40,000 people come through FAA’s doors and weekly over 1,400 students grace the halls. FAA offers over 100 classes in music, dance, theatre, visual arts, Creative Arts Therapies (music therapy, art therapy, drama therapy and adapted programming), along with on-site and off-site programs and services. FAA collaborates with and provides outreach to over 100 community organizations such as The Salvation Army, United Way, shelters, homeless centers, hospitals, juvenile centers, preschools, public and private schools, senior centers, etc.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Children and youth
Economically disadvantaged people

Where we work

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    FAA provides services to people of all ages (Pre-K to senior citizens), all abilities, and from all backgrounds.

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our staff,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

Financials

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Operations

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Fine Arts Association, The (Inc.)

Board of directors
as of 12/9/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. Roy Smith

Community Volunteer/Retired Professional

Term: 2021 - 2023

Eric Barbe

Community Volunteer/Retired Professional

Noelle Sieradzki

Owner, Promise33, LLC

Michael Laurio

Community Volunteer/Retired Professional

Heidi Baldwin

Owner, Melius Anesthesia, LLC

Dr. Stephen Baum

Physician / PrimeHealth Internal Medicine

Homer Chisholm

Community Volunteer/Retired Professional

James Garrett

Community Volunteer/Retired Professional

Scott Hackenberg

JSN Impact Advisors

Jack Kapalka

Eastern Regional Facility Mgr / Avery Dennison

Reinaldo Martinez

Community Volunteer

Ali Phelps

Senior Associate / RSM

Bryon Pike

Director / KeyBanc Capital Markets

David Steger

Community Volunteer/Retired Professional

Jane Steger

Owner, JDS Consultants

Caroline Taich

Owner, Kirtland Consulting

Eleni Vosicky

Human Resources Mgr. / Eaton Corporation

Erica Wigton

Principal / Canterbury Elementary School

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
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? 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
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 12/09/2021

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Disability status
Person without a disability

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Disability

Equity strategies

Last updated: 12/09/2021

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Data
  • We disaggregate data to adjust programming goals to keep pace with changing needs of the communities we support.
  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.