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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

The Fred Rogers Company

The legacy lives on

four stars

92.02

2100 Wharton Street Suite 700
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
tel: (877) 677-6437   Web Site
EIN: 25-1215087

Board Leadership
Charles Burke, Jr.
Chair

CEO
Wiiliam Isler
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.02 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 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)
91.5%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.20
  Program Expenses Growth 222.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Fred Rogers Company on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Fred Rogers Company on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Fred Rogers Company (PA) 92.02 four stars
Old Newsboys' Goodfellow Fund of Detroit (MI) 93.85 four stars
Home of the Innocents (KY) 90.69 four stars
Pendleton Place (SC) 91.33 four stars
Immokalee Child Care Center (FL) 92.20 four stars

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Family Communications was founded by Fred Rogers in 1971 as the non-profit producer of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood for PBS. In the years that followed, the company not only created hundreds of episodes of this much-loved program, but also extended Fred's values and approach to other efforts in promoting children's social, emotional, and behavioral health and supporting parents, caregivers, teachers and other professionals in their work with children. Now, we honor Fred by carrying on his work under our new name - The Fred Rogers Company. We're proud to be building on Fred's legacy in innovative ways through a wide variety of media, and engaging new generations of children and families with his timeless wisdom.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,031,695
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,031,695
   Program Service Revenue $21,857,268
Total Primary Revenue $23,888,963
   Other Revenue $7,174,278
TOTAL REVENUE $31,063,241
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $27,156,042
   Administrative Expenses $1,478,057
   Fundraising Expenses $154,053
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $28,788,152
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,275,089
   
Net Assets $20,130,908

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
Odd Squad $12,002,569 44.2%
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood $8,827,166 32.5%
Peg + Cat Series $6,219,906 22.9%

Ratings History
The Fred Rogers Company has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 12/01/2016 92.02 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.58 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 89.37 three stars
2013-06 03/01/2015 87.54 three stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 72.75 two stars
2011-06 08/01/2013 79.85 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 25-1215087
Name in IRS Master File THE FRED ROGERS COMPANY
NTEE Code A30
NTEE Classification Media, Communications Organizations
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical activities
(59) Other school related activities
(120) Publishing 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 January, 1972
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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
$217,805 0.75% William H. Isler President
Other Salaries of Note
$234,129 0.81% Billy Aronson Employee
$234,129 0.81% Jennifer Oxley Employee

Family Communications was founded by Fred Rogers in 1971 as the non-profit producer of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood for PBS. In the years that followed, the company not only created hundreds of episodes of this much-loved program, but also extended Fred's values and approach to other efforts in promoting children's social, emotional, and behavioral health and supporting parents, caregivers, teachers and other professionals in their work with children. Now, we honor Fred by carrying on his work under our new name - The Fred Rogers Company. We're proud to be building on Fred's legacy in innovative ways through a wide variety of media, and engaging new generations of children and families with his timeless wisdom.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Fred Rogers Company (PA) 92.02 four stars
Amigos For Kids (FL) 89.25 three stars
Second Story (VA) 92.92 four stars
Teammates for Kids Foundation (CO) 91.37 four stars
King Street Center (VT) 87.08 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Fred Rogers Company
2100 Wharton Street
Suite 700
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
tel: (877) 677-6437
EIN: 25-1215087

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Board Leadership

Charles Burke, Jr.
Chair

CEO

Wiiliam Isler
Chief Executive Officer

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