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ETV Endowment of South Carolina

Supporting the programming on South Carolina ETV, SC Public Radio and other public media stations.

four stars

97.70

401 East Kennedy Street Suite B-1
Spartanburg, SC 29302
tel: (877) 253-2092   Web Site
EIN: 57-0657549

Board Leadership
Bill Cobb
President

CEO
Coby C. Hennecy, CPA, CFRE
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.70 four stars
  Financial 96.76 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The ETV Endowment of South Carolina is a 501(c)(3) founded in 1977 that provides funding for programming broadcast on South Carolina ETV, South Carolina Public Radio and other public media stations. Through partnerships with major foundations and corporations combined with state funds and membership contributions, the ETV Endowment has established a strong public-private partnership with SCETV.

The ETV Endowment was named the recipient of the 2014 Award for Nonprofit Excellence by the South Carolina Association of Nonprofit Organizations, formerly known as TogetherSC, in recognition of the exceptional and ethical business practices in place in the organization.

The ETV Endowment of South Carolina is a 501(c)(3) founded in 1977 that provides funding for programming broadcast on South Carolina ETV, South Carolina Public Radio and other public media stations. Through partnerships with major foundations and corporations combined with state funds and membership contributions, the ETV Endowment has established a strong public-private partnership with SCETV.

The ETV Endowment was named the recipient of the 2014 Award for Nonprofit Excellence by the South Carolina Association of Nonprofit Organizations, formerly known as TogetherSC, in recognition of the exceptional and ethical business practices in place in the organization.

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Financial

four stars

96.76

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

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)
82.2%
  Administrative Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.47
  Program Expenses Growth 4.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ETV Endowment of South Carolina on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ETV Endowment of South Carolina on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ETV Endowment of South Carolina (SC) 97.70 four stars
Radio Bilingüe (CA) 85.96 three stars
Oregon Public Broadcasting (OR) 91.37 four stars
WGBH Boston (MA) 94.70 four stars
WHYY (PA) 90.60 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $961,031
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $6,025,377
   Fundraising Events $32,000
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $78,152
Total Contributions $7,096,560
   Program Service Revenue $855,757
Total Primary Revenue $7,952,317
   Other Revenue $1,341,379
TOTAL REVENUE $9,293,696
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,550,381
   Administrative Expenses $616,662
   Fundraising Expenses $738,222
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,905,265
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,388,431
   
Net Assets $25,908,839

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
Program Purchase $3,607,644 55.1%
Program Production $2,449,941 37.4%
Member Services $492,796 7.5%

Ratings History
ETV Endowment of South Carolina has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 07/01/2020 97.70 four stars
2018-06 06/01/2019 96.79 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 96.42 four stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 99.92 four stars
2015-06 12/21/2016 95.84 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 91.64 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 08/01/2015 90.20 four stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 93.56 four stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 93.03 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 91.25 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 83.77 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 79.59 two stars
2009-06 08/01/2010 91.20 four stars
2008-06 05/01/2009 76.91 two stars
2007-06 03/01/2009 82.14 three stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 67.30 one star
2005-06 07/01/2006 75.03 two stars
2004-06 04/01/2005 72.36 two stars
2003-06 05/01/2004 78.07 two stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 84.99 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 57-0657549
Name in IRS Master File ETV ENDOWMENT OF SOUTH CAROLINA INC
NTEE Code A12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 November, 1977
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
$169,219 2.14% Coby Hennecy Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ETV Endowment of South Carolina (SC) 97.70 four stars
WETA (VA) 97.87 four stars
WXXI Public Broadcasting Council (NY) 88.78 three stars
Oregon Public Broadcasting (OR) 91.37 four stars
Prairie Public Broadcasting (ND) 89.82 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

ETV Endowment of South Carolina
401 East Kennedy Street
Suite B-1
Spartanburg, SC 29302
tel: (877) 253-2092
fax: (864) 573-7792
EIN: 57-0657549

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Board Leadership

Bill Cobb
President

CEO

Coby C. Hennecy, CPA, CFRE
Executive Director

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