Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

eTown

Music ~ Ideas ~ Community

three stars

88.42

1535 Spruce Street Boulder, CO 80302
tel: (303) 443-8696   Web Site
EIN: 84-1186181

Board Leadership
Mark Bouzek
Chair

CEO
Nick Forster
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.42 three stars
  Financial 87.88 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.

eTown is a weekly radio show featuring performances by top musical artists and conversations and information about the world around us. Now in it's 24th year, eTown's mission is to educate, entertain and inspire a diverse audience, through music and conversation, to create a socially responsible and environmentally sustainable world.
Each week, the show honors an eCheivement award winner nominated by our listeners. These individuals are champions of social responsibility and environmental sustainability, making a difference in their community.
The show is taped in front of a live audience at eTown Hall, the greenest music, media and community center in Colorado. eTown can be heard on NPR, public and commercial stations nationwide.

eTown is a weekly radio show featuring performances by top musical artists and conversations and information about the world around us. Now in it's 24th year, eTown's mission is to educate, entertain and inspire a diverse audience, through music and conversation, to create a socially responsible and environmentally sustainable world.
Each week, the show honors an eCheivement award winner nominated by our listeners. These individuals are champions of social responsibility and environmental sustainability, making a difference in their community.
The show is taped in front of a live audience at eTown Hall, the greenest music, media and community center in Colorado. eTown can be heard on NPR, public and commercial stations nationwide.

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Financial

three stars

87.88

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)
82.5%
  Administrative Expenses 13.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.05
  Program Expenses Growth 0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 31.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by eTown on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by eTown on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $993,672
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $159,854
Total Contributions $1,153,526
   Program Service Revenue $617,884
Total Primary Revenue $1,771,410
   Other Revenue $555,644
TOTAL REVENUE $2,327,054
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,148,416
   Administrative Expenses $307,811
   Fundraising Expenses $110,936
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,567,163
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-240,109
   
Net Assets $4,977,738

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$75,072 2.92% Nicholas Forster Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$86,141 3.35% Helen Forster Director

Mission

eTown is a weekly radio show featuring performances by top musical artists and conversations and information about the world around us. Now in it's 24th year, eTown's mission is to educate, entertain and inspire a diverse audience, through music and conversation, to create a socially responsible and environmentally sustainable world.
Each week, the show honors an eCheivement award winner nominated by our listeners. These individuals are champions of social responsibility and environmental sustainability, making a difference in their community.
The show is taped in front of a live audience at eTown Hall, the greenest music, media and community center in Colorado. eTown can be heard on NPR, public and commercial stations nationwide.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
eTown (CO) 88.42 three stars
Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corporation (PA) 94.18 four stars
PBS Hawaii (HI) 93.78 four stars
WTCI (TN) 85.17 three stars
WKNO (TN) 88.59 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

eTown
1535 Spruce Street
Boulder, CO 80302
tel: (303) 443-8696
fax: (303) 443-4489
EIN: 84-1186181

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Board Leadership

Mark Bouzek
Chair

CEO

Nick Forster
Executive Director