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The Fred Rogers Company

The legacy lives on

four stars

91.45

2100 Wharton Street Suite 700
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
tel: (412) 605-3113   Web Site
EIN: 25-1215087

Board Leadership
Charles Burke, Jr.
Chair

CEO
Paul Siefken
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.45 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
92.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.10
  Program Expenses Growth 31.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.5%
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.

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The Fred Rogers Company (PA) 91.45 four stars
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Cookie Cart (MN) 90.07 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,197,609
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,223,670
Total Contributions $2,421,279
   Program Service Revenue $9,847,415
Total Primary Revenue $12,268,694
   Other Revenue $7,987,792
TOTAL REVENUE $20,256,486
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $16,082,749
   Administrative Expenses $1,593,638
   Fundraising Expenses $274,242
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $17,950,629
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,305,857
   
Net Assets $21,831,352

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
Peg + Cat Series $6,177,219 38.4%
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood $5,310,192 33.0%
Odd Squad $4,290,971 26.7%

Ratings History
The Fred Rogers Company has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 02/01/2018 91.45 four stars
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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$224,385 1.25% William H. Isler President
Other Salaries of Note
$252,481 1.40% Jennifer Oxley Employee
$252,481 1.40% Billy Aronson Employee

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The Fred Rogers Company (PA) 91.45 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

The Fred Rogers Company
2100 Wharton Street
Suite 700
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
tel: (412) 605-3113
EIN: 25-1215087

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Board Leadership

Charles Burke, Jr.
Chair

CEO

Paul Siefken
Chief Executive Officer

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