Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

WNET

New York Public Media

four stars

90.19

825 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10019
tel: (212) 560-2000   Web Site
EIN: 26-2810489

Board Leadership
Edgar Wachenheim, III
Chair

CEO
Neal Shapiro
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.19 four stars
  Financial 86.46 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

WNET is a multi-media public service non-profit that delivers lifelong learning and meaningful experiences to our communities. Our content inspires curiosity, encourages action and nurtures dreams.

WNET is a multi-media public service non-profit that delivers lifelong learning and meaningful experiences to our communities. Our content inspires curiosity, encourages action and nurtures dreams.

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Financial

three stars

86.46

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
70.7%
  Administrative Expenses 13.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.69
  Program Expenses Growth -3.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WNET on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WNET on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $86,400,029
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,250,451
   Related Organizations $30,457,965
   Government Grants $27,341,322
Total Contributions $146,449,767
   Program Service Revenue $14,180,476
Total Primary Revenue $160,630,243
   Other Revenue $7,516,028
TOTAL REVENUE $168,146,271
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $86,767,477
   Administrative Expenses $18,088,994
   Fundraising Expenses $19,810,683
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $124,667,154
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $43,479,117
   
Net Assets $302,536,954

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$630,671 0.50% Neal Shapiro President, CEO

Mission

WNET is a multi-media public service non-profit that delivers lifelong learning and meaningful experiences to our communities. Our content inspires curiosity, encourages action and nurtures dreams.

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WNET (NY) 90.19 four stars
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StoryCorps (NY) 88.26 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

WNET
825 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10019
tel: (212) 560-2000
fax: (212) 560-2001
EIN: 26-2810489

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Board Leadership

Edgar Wachenheim, III
Chair

CEO

Neal Shapiro
President, CEO