Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

Brave New Films

Do you want to change the world?

86.55

10510 Culver Boulevard Culver City, CA 90232
tel: (310) 204-0448   Web Site
EIN: 94-3209789

Board Leadership
Robert Greenwald
President

CEO
Jim Miller
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.55
  Financial 88.32
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00
This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Our mission is to champion social justice issues by using a model of media, education, and grassroots volunteer involvement that inspires, empowers, motivates and teaches civic participation and makes a difference. Robert Greenwald and Brave New Films are creating a better America, and we want you to join us. Using media, films, volunteers and internet video campaigns, Brave New Films has created a quick-strike capability that informs the public, challenges mainstream media with the truth, and motivates people to take action on social issues nationwide. From exposing the private prison crisis to helping middle class and poor workers to understanding where your tax dollars are going, our groundbreaking social media campaigns have revolutionized activism. We are reaching millions through YouTube, bloggers, networking sites, and strategic partnerships — and we're getting results. You are critical to advancing these hard-hitting campaigns. We can't create a socially conscious nation alone. Please consider donating today to help us create and distribute cutting-edge films that get results. All donations are tax deductible. Brave New Films is a non-partisan, non-profit, 501©(3) organization that carries out the Brave New Films mission by creating and distributing educational films. Brave New Films Action Fund is a 501©(4) nonprofit organization that conducts legislative activity necessary to carry out the mission of the Brave New Films family. Neither of the Brave New Films organizations makes contributions to or expressly advocates for the election or defeat of candidates for public

Our mission is to champion social justice issues by using a model of media, education, and grassroots volunteer involvement that inspires, empowers, motivates and teaches civic participation and makes a difference. Robert Greenwald and Brave New Films are creating a better America, and we want you to join us. Using media, films, volunteers and internet video campaigns, Brave New Films has created a quick-strike capability that informs the public, challenges mainstream media with the truth, and motivates people to take action on social issues nationwide. From exposing the private prison crisis to helping middle class and poor workers to understanding where your tax dollars are going, our groundbreaking social media campaigns have revolutionized activism. We are reaching millions through YouTube, bloggers, networking sites, and strategic partnerships — and we're getting results. You are critical to advancing these hard-hitting campaigns. We can't create a socially conscious nation alone. Please consider donating today to help us create and distribute cutting-edge films that get results. All donations are tax deductible. Brave New Films is a non-partisan, non-profit, 501©(3) organization that carries out the Brave New Films mission by creating and distributing educational films. Brave New Films Action Fund is a 501©(4) nonprofit organization that conducts legislative activity necessary to carry out the mission of the Brave New Films family. Neither of the Brave New Films organizations makes contributions to or expressly advocates for the election or defeat of candidates for public

Financial

88.32

Accountability & Transparency

85.00

This rating was published 07/01/2021 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)
76.3%
  Administrative Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.84
  Program Expenses Growth -0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Brave New Films on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Brave New Films on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,148,305
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,148,305
   Program Service Revenue $1,759
Total Primary Revenue $1,150,064
   Other Revenue $26,086
TOTAL REVENUE $1,176,150
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,955,774
   Administrative Expenses $275,425
   Fundraising Expenses $244,578
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,475,777
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,299,627
   
Net Assets $2,027,767

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$169,740 6.85% Jim Miller Executive Director

Mission

Our mission is to champion social justice issues by using a model of media, education, and grassroots volunteer involvement that inspires, empowers, motivates and teaches civic participation and makes a difference. Robert Greenwald and Brave New Films are creating a better America, and we want you to join us. Using media, films, volunteers and internet video campaigns, Brave New Films has created a quick-strike capability that informs the public, challenges mainstream media with the truth, and motivates people to take action on social issues nationwide. From exposing the private prison crisis to helping middle class and poor workers to understanding where your tax dollars are going, our groundbreaking social media campaigns have revolutionized activism. We are reaching millions through YouTube, bloggers, networking sites, and strategic partnerships — and we're getting results. You are critical to advancing these hard-hitting campaigns. We can't create a socially conscious nation alone. Please consider donating today to help us create and distribute cutting-edge films that get results. All donations are tax deductible. Brave New Films is a non-partisan, non-profit, 501©(3) organization that carries out the Brave New Films mission by creating and distributing educational films. Brave New Films Action Fund is a 501©(4) nonprofit organization that conducts legislative activity necessary to carry out the mission of the Brave New Films family. Neither of the Brave New Films organizations makes contributions to or expressly advocates for the election or defeat of candidates for public

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Brave New Films (CA) 86.55
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Charity Contact Info

Brave New Films
10510 Culver Boulevard
Culver City, CA 90232
tel: (310) 204-0448
EIN: 94-3209789

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Board Leadership

Robert Greenwald
President

CEO

Jim Miller
President