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Charleston Wine + Food

Celebrating Charleston and the Lowcountry's diverse culinary + hospitality community.

four stars

91.36

635 Rutledge Avenue Suite 101
Charleston, SC 29403
tel: (843) 727-9998   Web Site
EIN: 20-2671674

Board Leadership
Steve Palmer
Chair

CEO
Gillian Zettler
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.36 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

To produce experiences that celebrate, educate, and promote the Lowcountry's diverse culinary + hospitality community.

To produce experiences that celebrate, educate, and promote the Lowcountry's diverse culinary + hospitality community.

Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
91.2%
  Administrative Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.24
  Program Expenses Growth 16.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Charleston Wine + Food on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Charleston Wine + Food on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Charleston Wine + Food (SC) 91.36 four stars
Sundance Institute (CA) 94.05 four stars
Denver Film Society (CO) 89.39 three stars
Grand Teton Music Festival (WY) 96.39 four stars
Strings Music Festival (CO) 90.64 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,653,385
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $183,284
Total Contributions $1,836,669
   Program Service Revenue $2,286,108
Total Primary Revenue $4,122,777
   Other Revenue $12,307
TOTAL REVENUE $4,135,084
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,613,080
   Administrative Expenses $139,520
   Fundraising Expenses $225,654
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,978,254
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $156,830
   
Net Assets $857,249

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
Annual Food & Wine Festival $3,613,080 100.0%

Ratings History
Charleston Wine + Food has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 02/01/2021 91.36 four stars
2018-06 09/03/2019 91.36 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 85.49 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 87.23 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 83.09 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 83.85 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 76.50 two stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 86.18 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 20-2671674
Name in IRS Master File CHARLESTON WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL
NTEE Code K12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Food, Agriculture and Nutrition
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 May, 2006
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$135,765 3.41% Gillian Zettler Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Charleston Wine + Food (SC) 91.36 four stars
May Festival (OH) 87.46 three stars
Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Inc. (NY) 90.14 four stars
Grand Teton Music Festival (WY) 96.39 four stars
Jazz Aspen Snowmass (CO) 88.29 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Charleston Wine + Food
635 Rutledge Avenue
Suite 101
Charleston, SC 29403
tel: (843) 727-9998
EIN: 20-2671674

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Board Leadership

Steve Palmer
Chair

CEO

Gillian Zettler
Executive Director

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