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The Cable Center

Education and information resources

three stars

83.43

2000 Buchtel Boulevard Denver, CO 80210
tel: (720) 502-7515   Web Site
EIN: 20-0315238

Board Leadership
Michael Willner
Chairman

CEO
Jana Henthorn
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.43 three stars
  Financial 79.31 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Cable Center, which opened its doors in 2001, provides education and information to the educational community, the cable industry, and the public, while celebrating cable's contributions to society. Created to educate, to remember, and to influence, the Cable Center is both a destination and launching pad. It's part repository, part incubator. It's a busy, active environment where the cable industry, the education community, and the general public go to learn, to advance their careers, and to enhance their understanding of cable telecommunications. Headquartered in Denver, The Center chronicles the story of where cable has been, and provides the tools and knowledge to support where it's going.

The Cable Center, which opened its doors in 2001, provides education and information to the educational community, the cable industry, and the public, while celebrating cable's contributions to society. Created to educate, to remember, and to influence, the Cable Center is both a destination and launching pad. It's part repository, part incubator. It's a busy, active environment where the cable industry, the education community, and the general public go to learn, to advance their careers, and to enhance their understanding of cable telecommunications. Headquartered in Denver, The Center chronicles the story of where cable has been, and provides the tools and knowledge to support where it's going.

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Financial

two stars

79.31

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
72.5%
  Administrative Expenses 21.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.10
  Program Expenses Growth -7.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Cable Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Cable Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Cable Center (CO) 83.43 three stars
Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass (WI) 89.48 three stars
Peabody Essex Museum (MA) 87.61 three stars
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum (MD) 85.88 three stars
The Morgan Library & Museum (NY) 87.43 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $207,846
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $933,733
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,141,579
   Program Service Revenue $205,686
Total Primary Revenue $1,347,265
   Other Revenue $314,995
TOTAL REVENUE $1,662,260
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,035,875
   Administrative Expenses $819,719
   Fundraising Expenses $218,643
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,074,237
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,411,977
   
Net Assets $46,920,428

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Barco Library $451,064 22.2%
Customer Experience Management $413,127 20.3%
Intrapreneurship Academy $284,531 14.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 83.43 three stars
2017-12 12/01/2018 82.74 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 87.24 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 85.05 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 79.46 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 77.08 two stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 81.55 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 85.25 three stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 71.52 two stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 66.60 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 73.26 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 60.10 one star
2008-12 06/01/2010 68.65 one star
2007-12 05/01/2009 60.47 one star
2005-12 12/15/2006 68.04 one star
2004-12 01/01/2006 67.62 one star
2003-12 12/01/2004 65.54 one star
2002-12 05/01/2004 70.47 two stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 68.17 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 20-0315238
Name in IRS Master File CABLE CENTER
NTEE Code B11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date October, 2004
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$263,688 8.57% Jana Henthorn President and CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Cable Center (CO) 83.43 three stars
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National Civil Rights Museum (TN) 91.54 four stars
National Constitution Center (PA) 85.22 three stars
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum (MD) 85.88 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Cable Center
2000 Buchtel Boulevard
Denver, CO 80210
tel: (720) 502-7515
EIN: 20-0315238

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Board Leadership

Michael Willner
Chairman

CEO

Jana Henthorn
President, CEO

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