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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

WHRO

Improving the civic, educational, and cultural life of the Hampton Roads community

three stars

87.36

5200 Hampton Boulevard Norfolk, VA 23508
tel: (757) 889-9400   Web Site
EIN: 54-0843118

Board Leadership
Scott Duncan
Chair

CEO
Bert Schmidt
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.36 three stars
  Financial 84.02 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

WHRO Public Media improves the civic, educational and cultural life of the citizens of Eastern Virginia through the production and distribution of important and impactful local, national, and educational content.

WHRO Public Media improves the civic, educational and cultural life of the citizens of Eastern Virginia through the production and distribution of important and impactful local, national, and educational content.

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Financial

three stars

84.02

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 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)
74.6%
  Administrative Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.24
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.19
  Program Expenses Growth -0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 25.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WHRO on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WHRO on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WHRO (VA) 87.36 three stars
WJCT (FL) 94.22 four stars
Oregon Public Broadcasting (OR) 90.60 four stars
North Texas Public Broadcasting, Inc. (TX) 89.25 three stars
Louisville Public Media (KY) 93.40 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,937,357
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $4,410,513
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,347,870
   Program Service Revenue $4,667,028
Total Primary Revenue $11,014,898
   Other Revenue $2,271,652
TOTAL REVENUE $13,286,550
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,504,425
   Administrative Expenses $2,015,004
   Fundraising Expenses $1,818,876
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $14,338,305
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,051,755
   
Net Assets $17,348,505

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
Broadcast Content $6,387,525 60.8%
Engineering and Technology $2,164,987 20.6%
Education $1,951,913 18.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 07/01/2020 87.36 three stars
2018-06 06/01/2019 90.61 four stars
2018-06 05/01/2019 89.41 three stars
2017-06 06/01/2018 86.96 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 88.28 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 87.54 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 86.61 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.23 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 83.08 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 88.24 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 96.81 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 87.38 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 83.97 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 82.74 three stars
2009-06 06/01/2010 91.05 four stars
2008-06 05/01/2009 79.26 two stars
2006-06 09/01/2007 86.57 three stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 77.97 two stars
2004-06 10/01/2005 81.46 three stars
2003-06 05/01/2004 81.30 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 54-0843118
Name in IRS Master File HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION INC
NTEE Code A32
NTEE Classification Television
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (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, 1969
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
$235,957 1.64% Bertel Schmidt President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WHRO (VA) 87.36 three stars
Northeast Indiana Public Radio (IN) 87.93 three stars
WHYY (PA) 91.34 four stars
Connecticut Public Broadcasting (CT) 89.01 three stars
New Hampshire Public Radio (NH) 90.29 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

WHRO
5200 Hampton Boulevard
Norfolk, VA 23508
tel: (757) 889-9400
fax: (757) 489-0007
EIN: 54-0843118

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Board Leadership

Scott Duncan
Chair

CEO

Bert Schmidt
President

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