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International : Development and Relief Services

Population Media Center

Acting for change

four stars

94.07

30 Kimball Avenue Suite 302
South Burlington, VT 05403
tel: (802) 985-8156   Web Site
EIN: 03-0358029

Board Leadership
Bram Kleppner
Chair

CEO
William Ryerson
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.07 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
92.2%
  Administrative Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.26
  Program Expenses Growth 10.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Population Media Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Population Media Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Population Media Center (VT) 94.07 four stars
Dining for Women (SC) 85.16 three stars
Calcutta Mercy Ministries (GA) 85.17 three stars
International Rescue Committee (NY) 91.16 four stars
The Armenian EyeCare Project (CA) 97.48 four stars

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To use entertainment-education via mass media to empower people to live healthier and more prosperous lives. We use a powerful communication tool to address the interconnected issues of the rights of women and girls, population, and the environment. This will help stabilize global population at a level that can live
sustainably with the world's renewable resources.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,922,987
   Federated Campaigns $2,625
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $262,454
Total Contributions $9,188,066
   Program Service Revenue $618,279
Total Primary Revenue $9,806,345
   Other Revenue $53,914
TOTAL REVENUE $9,860,259
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,309,039
   Administrative Expenses $389,839
   Fundraising Expenses $165,092
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,863,970
   
Payments to Affiliates $233,413
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,996,289
   
Net Assets $13,484,306

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
National & International Initiatives $4,408,185 83.0%
General Program Development $554,849 10.5%
Public Outreach $346,005 6.5%

Ratings History
Population Media Center has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 04/01/2017 94.07 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.07 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 92.20 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 97.12 four stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 95.53 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 91.90 four stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 96.82 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 94.51 four stars
2010-12 09/01/2012 89.39 three 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 03-0358029
Name in IRS Master File POPULATION MEDIA CENTER INC
NTEE Code B99
NTEE Classification Education N.E.C.
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(541) Population control
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 December, 1998
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$200,000 3.41% William N. Ryerson President

To use entertainment-education via mass media to empower people to live healthier and more prosperous lives. We use a powerful communication tool to address the interconnected issues of the rights of women and girls, population, and the environment. This will help stabilize global population at a level that can live
sustainably with the world's renewable resources.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Population Media Center (VT) 94.07 four stars
Wings of Hope (MO) 96.46 four stars
American Jewish World Service (NY) 94.37 four stars
Life for Relief and Development (MI) 94.47 four stars
Water For People (CO) 92.93 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Population Media Center
30 Kimball Avenue
Suite 302
South Burlington, VT 05403
tel: (802) 985-8156
EIN: 03-0358029

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Board Leadership

Bram Kleppner
Chair

CEO

William Ryerson
President

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