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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

Florida West Coast Public Broadcasting

Educating, informing and enriching lives

four stars

96.90

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

Board Leadership
Cathy Unruh
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Susan Howarth
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.90 four stars
  Financial 98.23 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

98.23

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
83.1%
  Administrative Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.82
  Program Expenses Growth 5.2%
  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) 96.90 four stars
WTTW (IL) 86.92 three stars
WGBH Boston (MA) 86.97 three stars
WHYY (PA) 87.89 three stars
Oregon Public Broadcasting (OR) 86.94 three stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,348,416
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,665
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,404,698
Total Contributions $9,754,779
   Program Service Revenue $1,674,267
Total Primary Revenue $11,429,046
   Other Revenue $1,050,777
TOTAL REVENUE $12,479,823
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,963,913
   Administrative Expenses $654,163
   Fundraising Expenses $799,661
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,417,737
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,062,086
   
Net Assets $18,963,689

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 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
2001-09 10/15/2002 53.05 zero star

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)
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  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$178,662 2.12% Susan Howarth President, CEO

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Florida West Coast Public Broadcasting (FL) 96.90 four stars
Louisville Public Media (KY) 90.77 four stars
New Hampshire Public Radio (NH) 90.23 four stars
Valley Public Radio (CA) 91.51 four stars
WETA (VA) 97.17 four 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

Cathy Unruh
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Susan Howarth
President and CEO

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