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Caucus Educational Corporation

Creating regional public affairs programming for some of the country's most-watched PBS stations

two stars

74.01

75 Midland Avenue Montclair, NJ 07042
tel: (973) 233-9890   Web Site
EIN: 22-3240680

Board Leadership
Walter Guarino
Chairman

CEO
Steve Adubato
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 74.01 two stars
  Financial 88.80 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 65.00 one star
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Caucus Educational Corporation (CEC) is the non-profit educational television production company that produces Caucus: New Jersey, the Emmy Award-winning public affairs series, One-on-One, which features some of the region's most compelling personalities, On the Line, a series of live call-in programs with New Jersey governors, and gubernatorial candidates, and New Jersey Capitol Report, a new PBS series examining our state's most pressing public affairs issues.

The Caucus Educational Corporation (CEC) is the non-profit educational television production company that produces Caucus: New Jersey, the Emmy Award-winning public affairs series, One-on-One, which features some of the region's most compelling personalities, On the Line, a series of live call-in programs with New Jersey governors, and gubernatorial candidates, and New Jersey Capitol Report, a new PBS series examining our state's most pressing public affairs issues.

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Financial

three stars

88.80

Accountability & Transparency

one star

65.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
84.6%
  Administrative Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.72
  Program Expenses Growth -0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Caucus Educational Corporation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Caucus Educational Corporation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Caucus Educational Corporation (NJ) 74.01 two stars
StoryCorps (NY) 88.26 three stars
Center for Asian American Media (CA) 92.53 four stars
American Documentary (NY) 90.54 four stars
Koahnic Broadcast Corporation (AK) 87.37 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,770,500
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,770,500
   Program Service Revenue $51,550
Total Primary Revenue $3,822,050
   Other Revenue $2,844
TOTAL REVENUE $3,824,894
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,149,663
   Administrative Expenses $398,737
   Fundraising Expenses $198,535
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,746,935
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $77,959
   
Net Assets $2,767,092

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
2018-06 10/01/2019 74.01 two stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 74.88 two stars
2016-06 03/01/2018 77.58 two stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 77.93 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 78.00 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 77.51 two stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 67.18 one star
2012-06 11/01/2013 62.41 one star

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

EIN 22-3240680
Name in IRS Master File CAUCUS EDUCATIONAL CORPORATION INC
NTEE Code B03
NTEE Classification Professional Societies, Associations
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable 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, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$494,686 13.20% Stephen N. Adubato Jr. President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Caucus Educational Corporation (NJ) 74.01 two stars
Brave New Films (CA) 86.81 three stars
American Documentary (NY) 90.54 four stars
WNET (NY) 90.19 four stars
CET (OH) 86.76 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Caucus Educational Corporation
75 Midland Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042
tel: (973) 233-9890
fax: (973) 233-9897
EIN: 22-3240680

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Board Leadership

Walter Guarino
Chairman

CEO

Steve Adubato
President

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