Art Official Inc.

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Art Metropole (AM) is a not-for-profit corporation incorporated under the laws of the province of Ontario, pursuing a focus on the production, dissemination and contextualization of artist-initiated publication in any media, especially those formats and practices predisposed to sharing and circulation. AM is a registered charity # 12287 1270RR0001, a member of the Canadian Museums Association (CMA), and the Art Librarians Society of North America (ARLI/NA), as well as the Artist-Run Centres and Collectives of Ontario (ARCCO). AM was founded in 1974 as a division of Art Official Inc. (publisher of FILE Megazine) by the artists' collective General Idea. AM's mission statement was articulated as follows: "To collect, document, preserve, promote, and disperse contemporary art in non-traditional multiple media formats, information thereon, and to carry on all such activities as support these objectives."


  • map-point1490 Dundas Street West, Toronto ON, M6K1T5

  • map-pointNo phone on record

  • map-pointNo website on record

  • map-pointNo contact person on record

  • map-pointCharitable Organization

  • map-pointBusiness Number: 122871270RR0001

  • map-point5 full-time staff

  • map-pointNo contact email on record

2016 Revenues: $334,793

<b>1090</b>: Total cash given to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>0</b>: Total amount of non-cash gifts (e.g. securities, equipment, buildings, artwork, other in-kind gifts) made to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>0</b>: Total amount received from other registered charities.
<b>0</b>: Charities don’t issue tax receipts when a donor can’t be identified or doesn't want one. This category also includes collection boxes.
<b>203300</b>: Total amount received from any level of government in Canada.
<b>130403</b>: Income that doesn’t fit into other categories, such as sales revenue, interest and investment income, membership fees, etc.

2016 Expenditures: $341,725

<b>308365</b>: Total amount spent on charitable programs. "Programs" cover all charitable activities the organization carries out on its own.
<b>1973</b>: Total amount spent on fundraising, including office expenses, overhead, promotion costs, etc.
<b>31387</b>: Total amount spent on management and administration, including board meetings, accounting, rent, office supplies, etc.
<b>0</b>: Total amount of gifts to qualified organizations. The majority of these donees are registered charities but some other organizations qualify as well.
<b>0</b>: Expenses that don’t fit into another category, including political activities.

Assets, 2016 Year End: $284,512

<b>198969</b>: Total cash readily available.
<b>22107</b>: Amounts owed by individuals and organizations.
<b>0</b>: Amounts invested in individuals and organizations
<b>57405</b>: Land and buildings at fair market value as well as equipment, vehicles, etc. The figure is net accumulated ammortization.
<b>6031</b>: Assets not falling under one of the other categories.

Liabilities, 2016 Year End: $312,778

<b>212778</b>: Short-term portion of debt obligations such as loans, mortgages, notes, and payments due for goods and services received.
<b>0</b>: Amounts owing to founders, directors/trustees and like officials, non-arm’s length employees or members.
<b>100000</b>: Liabilities not falling under one of the other categories.

Worldwide Locations

Art Official Inc. does work in United States.
Art Official Inc. does work in Other countries in Europe.
Art Official Inc.'s headquarters is located at 1490 Dundas Street West, Toronto ON, M6K1T5.

Breakdown of Programs

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Fundraising Methods

Ads Collection Plate Dinners Sales Internet Mail Corporate Contacts Cause Marketing