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Florida West Coast Public Broadcasting

Educating, informing and enriching lives

four stars

93.56

1300 North Boulevard Tampa, FL 33607
tel: (813) 254-9338   Web Site
EIN: 59-0840626

Board Leadership
Brian Keenan
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Paul Grove
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.56 four stars
  Financial 93.16 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 94.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/20/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Florida West Coast Public Broadcasting is to serve the public good and aid in the creation of an informed citizenry. Florida West Coast Public Broadcasting is a telecommunications entity and the licensee of WEDU-TV, serving the 16 counties of west central Florida. Through quality programming using new technologies and community outreach, WEDU fulfills the needs of individuals for education, information, and culture enabling people and communities to connect, to grow, and to lead more fulfilling lives. WEDU educates, informs and enriches lives.

The mission of Florida West Coast Public Broadcasting is to serve the public good and aid in the creation of an informed citizenry. Florida West Coast Public Broadcasting is a telecommunications entity and the licensee of WEDU-TV, serving the 16 counties of west central Florida. Through quality programming using new technologies and community outreach, WEDU fulfills the needs of individuals for education, information, and culture enabling people and communities to connect, to grow, and to lead more fulfilling lives. WEDU educates, informs and enriches lives.

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Financial

four stars

93.16

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

94.00

This rating was published 12/20/2019 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)
77.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.03
  Program Expenses Growth 2.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Florida West Coast Public Broadcasting on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Florida West Coast Public Broadcasting on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Florida West Coast Public Broadcasting (FL) 93.56 four stars
KERA (TX) 89.25 three stars
WXXI Public Broadcasting Council (NY) 88.78 three stars
Prairie Public Broadcasting (ND) 89.82 three stars
Houston Public Media Foundation (TX) 92.61 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,686,540
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,934,714
Total Contributions $7,621,254
   Program Service Revenue $1,029,513
Total Primary Revenue $8,650,767
   Other Revenue $1,222,932
TOTAL REVENUE $9,873,699
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,979,725
   Administrative Expenses $912,470
   Fundraising Expenses $1,562,857
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,455,052
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $418,647
   
Net Assets $23,289,981

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Florida West Coast Public Broadcasting has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 12/20/2019 93.56 four stars
2017-09 02/01/2019 93.82 four stars
2016-09 03/01/2018 96.18 four stars
2015-09 10/01/2016 96.90 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 92.38 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 87.16 three stars
2013-09 02/01/2015 85.53 three stars
2012-09 09/01/2013 84.63 three stars
2011-09 10/01/2012 82.67 three stars
2010-09 03/01/2012 82.69 three stars
2010-09 02/01/2012 82.12 three stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 80.44 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 76.15 two stars
2008-09 03/01/2010 80.22 three stars
2007-09 12/01/2008 90.49 four stars
2006-09 02/01/2008 90.80 four stars
2005-09 02/01/2007 90.24 four stars
2004-09 01/01/2006 90.34 four stars
2003-09 01/05/2005 80.18 three stars
2002-09 10/01/2003 75.59 two 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 59-0840626
Name in IRS Master File FLORIDA WEST COAST PUBLIC BROADCASTING 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 (121) Radio or television broadcasting
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 May, 1959
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$93,312 0.98% John L. Conely Jr. Interim President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$205,450 2.17% Susan Howarth Former President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Florida West Coast Public Broadcasting (FL) 93.56 four stars
WJCT (FL) 94.22 four stars
WMFE (FL) 90.34 four stars
WXXI Public Broadcasting Council (NY) 88.78 three stars
Boston Neighborhood Network (MA) 86.15 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Florida West Coast Public Broadcasting
1300 North Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33607
tel: (813) 254-9338
fax: (813) 253-0826
EIN: 59-0840626

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Board Leadership

Brian Keenan
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Paul Grove
President, CEO

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