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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

WABE

Amplifying Atlanta

80.83

740 Bismark Road, NE Atlanta, GA 30324
tel: (678) 686-0321   Web Site
EIN: 58-2126423

Board Leadership
Andrew Feiler
Chair

CEO
Jennifer Dorian
President & CEO

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.83
  Financial 73.81
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00
This rating was published 03/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Our mission is to inform, inspire, reflect, and empower our greater Atlanta community.

Our mission is to inform, inspire, reflect, and empower our greater Atlanta community.

Financial

73.81

Accountability & Transparency

93.00

This rating was published 03/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
63.1%
  Administrative Expenses 14.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 22.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.23
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.36
  Program Expenses Growth 2.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 32.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WABE on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WABE on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WABE (GA) 80.83
Valley Public Radio (CA) 90.91
Capital Public Radio (CA) 87.99
WITF (PA) 85.75
WGBH Boston (MA) 95.16

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,986,243
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $119,891
   Government Grants $1,921,612
Total Contributions $14,027,746
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $14,027,746
   Other Revenue $585,603
TOTAL REVENUE $14,613,349
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,474,585
   Administrative Expenses $2,453,802
   Fundraising Expenses $3,099,182
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $15,027,569
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-414,220
   
Net Assets $5,557,297

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
Public Radio $4,623,308 48.8%
Online Platforms $2,106,657 22.2%
Public Television $2,030,328 21.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 03/01/2022 80.83
2019-06 04/01/2021 84.91
2018-06 11/01/2019 84.91
2017-06 11/01/2018 82.15
2016-06 07/01/2017 79.06
2015-06 07/01/2016 83.23
2014-06 06/01/2016 82.92
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 83.18
2013-06 10/01/2014 80.54
2012-06 09/01/2013 83.74
2011-06 11/06/2012 86.49
2011-06 07/01/2012 78.49
2010-06 09/20/2011 79.07
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 75.36
2008-06 09/01/2009 77.01
2007-06 08/01/2008 70.60
2006-06 07/01/2007 63.79
2005-06 04/01/2007 64.46
2004-06 11/01/2005 65.53
2003-06 12/01/2004 74.57

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 58-2126423
Name in IRS Master File ATLANTA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COLLABORATIVE
NTEE Code A30
NTEE Classification Media, Communications Organizations
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(121) Radio or television broadcasting
(59) Other school related 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 February, 1995
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$360,000 2.39% Wonya Lucas President & CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WABE (GA) 80.83
Houston Public Media Foundation (TX) 88.89
New Hampshire Public Radio (NH) 90.02
Prairie Public Broadcasting (ND) 88.81
North Texas Public Broadcasting, Inc. (TX) 89.62

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Charity Contact Info

WABE
740 Bismark Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
tel: (678) 686-0321
EIN: 58-2126423

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Board Leadership

Andrew Feiler
Chair

CEO

Jennifer Dorian
President & CEO

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