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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

ETV Endowment of South Carolina

Supporting the South Carolina ETV and SC Public Radio

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four stars

96.42

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

Board Leadership
Sara Fisher
President

CEO
Coby C. Hennecy
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.42 four stars
  Financial 94.94 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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 sector alliance. This enables South Carolina to be among the major producers for public broadcasting, to be a designated satellite uplink for instructional programming to the schools of the nation and to provide millions of dollars in program and production services.

The ETV Endowment was named the recipient of the 2014 Award for Nonprofit Excellence by the South Carolina Association of Nonprofit Organizations, 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 sector alliance. This enables South Carolina to be among the major producers for public broadcasting, to be a designated satellite uplink for instructional programming to the schools of the nation and to provide millions of dollars in program and production services.

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

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Financial

four stars

94.94

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
82.3%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.17
  Program Expenses Growth 1.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.4%
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) 96.42 four stars
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio (NY) 85.36 three stars
New Hampshire Public Radio (NH) 86.97 three stars
WHYY (PA) 91.43 four stars
WITF (PA) 86.18 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,179,415
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $5,476,288
   Fundraising Events $87,230
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $105,596
Total Contributions $6,848,529
   Program Service Revenue $754,157
Total Primary Revenue $7,602,686
   Other Revenue $390,077
TOTAL REVENUE $7,992,763
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,832,588
   Administrative Expenses $524,668
   Fundraising Expenses $704,878
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,062,134
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $930,629
   
Net Assets $22,730,661

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 Production $2,272,004 39.0%
Program Purchase $3,075,438 52.7%
Member Services $485,146 8.3%

Ratings History
ETV Endowment of South Carolina has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
2001-06 10/15/2002 94.37 four 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)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$147,406 2.08% Coby Hennecy Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ETV Endowment of South Carolina (SC) 96.42 four stars
Hawaii Public Radio (HI) 95.01 four stars
Maine Public Broadcasting Network (ME) 91.98 four stars
Capital Public Radio (CA) 87.78 three stars
Valley Public Radio (CA) 91.33 four 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

Sara Fisher
President

CEO

Coby C. Hennecy
Executive Director

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