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The Cable Center

Education and information resources

85.05

2000 Buchtel Boulevard Denver, CO 80210
tel: (720) 502-7513   Web Site
EIN: 20-0315238

Board Leadership
Michael S. Willner
Chair of the Board

CEO
Jana Henthorn
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.05
  Financial 81.95
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

81.95

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 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)
70.6%
  Administrative Expenses 25.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.63
  Program Expenses Growth 4.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Cable Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Cable Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Cable Center (CO) 85.05
National Music Museum (SD) 89.95
Museum of Photographic Arts (CA) 91.21
National Constitution Center (PA) 87.10
Grounds for Sculpture (NJ) 90.28

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The Cable Center, which opened its doors in 2001, provides education and information to the educational community, the cable industry, and the public, while celebrating cable's contributions to society. Created to educate, to remember, and to influence, the Cable Center is both a destination and launching pad. It's part repository, part incubator. It's a busy, active environment where the cable industry, the education community, and the general public go to learn, to advance their careers, and to enhance their understanding of cable telecommunications. Headquartered in Denver, The Center chronicles the story of where cable has been, and provides the tools and knowledge to support where it's going.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $224,225
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,040,450
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,264,675
   Program Service Revenue $26,000
Total Primary Revenue $1,290,675
   Other Revenue $650,953
TOTAL REVENUE $1,941,628
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,531,057
   Administrative Expenses $655,064
   Fundraising Expenses $205,140
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,391,261
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,449,633
   
Net Assets $49,035,552

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
Cable Today & Tomorrow $758,139 30.0%
Barco Library $448,001 17.7%
Website $286,674 11.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 12/01/2016 85.05
2014-12 06/01/2016 79.46
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 77.08
2013-12 06/01/2015 81.55
2012-12 04/01/2014 85.25
2011-12 03/01/2013 71.52
2010-12 04/01/2012 66.60
2009-12 09/20/2011 73.26
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 60.10
2008-12 06/01/2010 68.65
2007-12 05/01/2009 60.47
2005-12 12/15/2006 68.04
2004-12 01/01/2006 67.62
2003-12 12/01/2004 65.54
2002-12 05/01/2004 70.47
2001-12 10/15/2002 68.17

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

EIN 20-0315238
Name in IRS Master File CABLE CENTER
NTEE Code B11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 October, 2004
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 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
$291,189 8.58% Lawrence Satkowiak President, CEO

The Cable Center, which opened its doors in 2001, provides education and information to the educational community, the cable industry, and the public, while celebrating cable's contributions to society. Created to educate, to remember, and to influence, the Cable Center is both a destination and launching pad. It's part repository, part incubator. It's a busy, active environment where the cable industry, the education community, and the general public go to learn, to advance their careers, and to enhance their understanding of cable telecommunications. Headquartered in Denver, The Center chronicles the story of where cable has been, and provides the tools and knowledge to support where it's going.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Cable Center (CO) 85.05
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum (MD) 89.24
National Music Museum (SD) 89.95
Intrepid Museum Foundation (NY) 90.24
Naval Aviation Museum Foundation (FL) 89.15

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Charity Contact Info

The Cable Center
2000 Buchtel Boulevard
Denver, CO 80210
tel: (720) 502-7513
EIN: 20-0315238

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Board Leadership

Michael S. Willner
Chair of the Board

CEO

Jana Henthorn
President, CEO

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