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Charleston Wine + Food Festival

Celebrating Charleston's culinary excellence and renowned culture

four stars

91.36

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

Board Leadership
David Marconi
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 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Charleston Wine + Food Festival® is a celebration of Charleston's culinary excellence and renowned culture, which benefits scholarship programs for the culinary and hospitality workplace. Serving over 23,000 guests at over 85 events, this annual four day festival takes place the first full weekend in March and attracts some of the most celebrated culinary professionals and winemakers in the world.

The Charleston Wine + Food Festival® is a celebration of Charleston's culinary excellence and renowned culture, which benefits scholarship programs for the culinary and hospitality workplace. Serving over 23,000 guests at over 85 events, this annual four day festival takes place the first full weekend in March and attracts some of the most celebrated culinary professionals and winemakers in the world.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
90.7%
  Administrative Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.22
  Program Expenses Growth 17.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Charleston Wine + Food Festival on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Charleston Wine + Food Festival on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,714,576
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $277,909
Total Contributions $1,992,485
   Program Service Revenue $2,145,201
Total Primary Revenue $4,137,686
   Other Revenue $4,495
TOTAL REVENUE $4,142,181
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,281,429
   Administrative Expenses $117,087
   Fundraising Expenses $147,892
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,546,408
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $595,773
   
Net Assets $700,419

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$115,258 3.24% Gillian Zettler Executive Director

Mission

The Charleston Wine + Food Festival® is a celebration of Charleston's culinary excellence and renowned culture, which benefits scholarship programs for the culinary and hospitality workplace. Serving over 23,000 guests at over 85 events, this annual four day festival takes place the first full weekend in March and attracts some of the most celebrated culinary professionals and winemakers in the world.

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Charity Contact Info

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

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Board Leadership

David Marconi
Chair

CEO

Gillian Zettler
Executive Director