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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

WTCI

To be this communities story teller and educator.

three stars

85.14

7540 Bonnyshire Drive Chattanooga, TN 37416
tel: (423) 702-7800   Web Site
EIN: 62-1137597

Board Leadership
Steve Gatlin
Chair

CEO
Paul Grove
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.14 three stars
  Financial 79.37 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

WTCI enriches lives through quality programs and services that educate, engage, and inspire a lifetime of learning and exploration. WTCI public broadcasting is a center of exploration for all ages. Through unique programs, services and emerging technologies, we will be a leading community resource, empowering people to discover their world, broaden their horizons and become active participants in shaping the future. Through these efforts, WTCI builds communities and strengthens families in Chattanooga, North Georgia and the Tennessee Valley.

WTCI enriches lives through quality programs and services that educate, engage, and inspire a lifetime of learning and exploration. WTCI public broadcasting is a center of exploration for all ages. Through unique programs, services and emerging technologies, we will be a leading community resource, empowering people to discover their world, broaden their horizons and become active participants in shaping the future. Through these efforts, WTCI builds communities and strengthens families in Chattanooga, North Georgia and the Tennessee Valley.

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Financial

two stars

79.37

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
80.0%
  Administrative Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.73
  Program Expenses Growth -3.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 54.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WTCI on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WTCI on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WTCI (TN) 85.14 three stars
WYPR (MD) 87.43 three stars
Nashville Public Radio (TN) 86.10 three stars
New York Public Radio (NY) 92.09 four stars
Aspen Public Radio (CO) 91.48 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,503,010
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $19,425
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $505,793
Total Contributions $2,028,228
   Program Service Revenue $45,196
Total Primary Revenue $2,073,424
   Other Revenue $99,052
TOTAL REVENUE $2,172,476
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,957,865
   Administrative Expenses $251,505
   Fundraising Expenses $237,039
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,446,409
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-273,933
   
Net Assets $1,807,182

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
Operation of a Public TV Station $1,667,137 85.2%
Community Engagement $228,846 11.7%
Educational Resources $61,882 3.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 12/01/2018 85.14 three stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 84.35 three stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 83.64 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 84.23 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.84 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 88.51 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 84.66 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 89.68 three stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 93.86 four stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 93.51 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 96.15 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 94.39 four stars
2008-06 05/01/2009 86.05 three stars
2007-06 03/01/2008 64.66 one star
2006-06 03/01/2007 71.19 two stars
2005-06 03/01/2006 76.63 two stars
2004-06 11/01/2005 76.62 two stars

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

EIN 62-1137597
Name in IRS Master File GREATER CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC TELEVISION CORPORATION
NTEE Code A32
NTEE Classification Television
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (121) Radio or television broadcasting
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 May, 1983
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$161,617 6.60% Paul Grove President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WTCI (TN) 85.14 three stars
Cincinnati Public Radio (OH) 86.02 three stars
All Classical Portland (OR) 92.79 four stars
WVIA Public Media (PA) 90.37 four stars
Nine Network of Public Media (MO) 88.20 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

WTCI
7540 Bonnyshire Drive
Chattanooga, TN 37416
tel: (423) 702-7800
fax: (423) 702-7823
EIN: 62-1137597

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Board Leadership

Steve Gatlin
Chair

CEO

Paul Grove
President, CEO

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