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Resource Media

Crafting strategies to help protect communities, public health, and the environment.

three stars

86.43

1111 Broadway Oakland, CA 94607
tel: (415) 397-5000   Web Site
EIN: 82-0564961

Board Leadership
Irwin Batara
Chairperson

CEO
Amy Frykman
Interim Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.43 three stars
  Financial 84.28 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Resource Media is a nonprofit public relations firm helping partners succeed in today's dynamic media landscape. We develop and execute smart communications strategies for the environment and public health to: reframe contentious debates in ways that resonate with target audiences; help advocates use their communications assets efficiently and effectively; and increase the power and impact of policy, consumer, and branding campaigns. Today, our staff is located in eight offices across the US and we provide expert communications services to nonprofits, foundations, research institutions, government agencies and responsible businesses working to make the world a better place.

Resource Media is a nonprofit public relations firm helping partners succeed in today's dynamic media landscape. We develop and execute smart communications strategies for the environment and public health to: reframe contentious debates in ways that resonate with target audiences; help advocates use their communications assets efficiently and effectively; and increase the power and impact of policy, consumer, and branding campaigns. Today, our staff is located in eight offices across the US and we provide expert communications services to nonprofits, foundations, research institutions, government agencies and responsible businesses working to make the world a better place.

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Financial

three stars

84.28

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
78.7%
  Administrative Expenses 14.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.36
  Program Expenses Growth 3.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 38.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Resource Media on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Resource Media on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Resource Media (CA) 86.43 three stars
Graywolf Press (MN) 96.66 four stars
Common Sense Media (CA) 89.84 three stars
Type Media Center (NY) 94.34 four stars
Center for Investigative Reporting (CA) 88.12 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,485,500
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,485,500
   Program Service Revenue $1,718,277
Total Primary Revenue $4,203,777
   Other Revenue $22,283
TOTAL REVENUE $4,226,060
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,684,807
   Administrative Expenses $577,839
   Fundraising Expenses $499,639
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,762,285
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-536,225
   
Net Assets $1,549,297

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 86.43 three stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 87.20 three stars
2016-12 07/01/2018 88.31 three stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 90.61 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.41 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 82.31 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 83.48 three stars
2011-12 11/01/2013 85.41 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 82-0564961
Name in IRS Master File RESOURCE MEDIA A NONPROFIT CORPORATION
NTEE Code C99
NTEE Classification Environmental Quality, Protection, and Beautification N.E.C.
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
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 April, 2003
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$205,167 4.30% Scott Miller President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Resource Media (CA) 86.43 three stars
Graywolf Press (MN) 96.66 four stars
Commentary (NY) 86.54 three stars
Wikimedia Foundation (CA) 98.14 four stars
Type Media Center (NY) 94.34 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Resource Media
1111 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94607
tel: (415) 397-5000
EIN: 82-0564961

Mail donations to:
9450 SW Gemini Drive
#59115
Beaverton, OR 59115

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Board Leadership

Irwin Batara
Chairperson

CEO

Amy Frykman
Interim Executive Director

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