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ETV Endowment of South Carolina

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

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four stars

96.79

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, CPA, CFRE
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.79 four stars
  Financial 95.47 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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

95.47

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
83.0%
  Administrative Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.35
  Program Expenses Growth 3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.2%
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) 96.79 four stars
Capital Public Radio (CA) 86.36 three stars
Florida West Coast Public Broadcasting (FL) 93.82 four stars
WHRO (VA) 90.61 four stars
Prairie Public Broadcasting (ND) 91.29 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,281,271
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $5,967,587
   Fundraising Events $71,735
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $50,837
Total Contributions $7,371,430
   Program Service Revenue $754,099
Total Primary Revenue $8,125,529
   Other Revenue $757,753
TOTAL REVENUE $8,883,282
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,025,376
   Administrative Expenses $632,022
   Fundraising Expenses $751,375
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,408,773
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,474,509
   
Net Assets $24,608,246

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 $3,118,128 51.7%
Program Production $2,403,904 39.9%
Member Services $503,344 8.4%

Ratings History
ETV Endowment of South Carolina has received 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
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
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$156,922 2.11% Coby Hennecy Executive Director $20,437

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ETV Endowment of South Carolina (SC) 96.79 four stars
WHRO (VA) 90.61 four stars
Oregon Public Broadcasting (OR) 91.37 four stars
WITF (PA) 86.18 three stars
Capital Public Radio (CA) 86.36 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

Sara Fisher
President

CEO

Coby C. Hennecy, CPA, CFRE
Executive Director

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