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Educational Media Foundation

Operating religious radio as a means of spreading the Gospel

four stars

96.56

2351 Sunset Boulevard Suite 170-218
Rocklin, CA 95677
tel: (800) 434-8400   Web Site
EIN: 94-2816342

Board Leadership
Dan Antonelli
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Mike Novak
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.56 four stars
  Financial 97.24 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 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

97.24

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 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)
84.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.33
  Program Expenses Growth 10.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Educational Media Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Educational Media Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Educational Media Foundation (CA) 96.56 four stars
Ligonier Ministries (FL) 89.27 three stars
Far East Broadcasting Company (CA) 87.58 three stars
Ron Hutchcraft Ministries (AR) 89.80 three stars
The Christophers (NY) 86.54 three stars

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Educational Media Foundation (EMF) operates a network of radio stations and translators with a non-commercial educational format, providing music, news and educational announcements. EMF also provides public service announcements for other non-profit organizations. K-LOVE Radio & Air 1 Radio are a part of the EMF Broadcasting family. K-LOVE communicates the Gospel through mass media to leads as many people as possible toward salvation and spiritual growth. Air 1 Radio delivers positive cutting-edge Christian music to teenagers and young adults.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $162,484,772
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $162,484,772
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $162,484,772
   Other Revenue $4,975,078
TOTAL REVENUE $167,459,850
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $93,278,550
   Administrative Expenses $10,489,974
   Fundraising Expenses $6,473,337
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $110,241,861
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $57,217,989
   
Net Assets $408,830,206

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
Operation of Networks of Radio Stations $92,770,846 99.5%
Crisis Response Training $305,904 0.3%
Grants $201,800 0.2%

Ratings History
Educational Media Foundation has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 03/01/2017 96.56 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.63 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 94.88 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 94.76 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 97.63 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 94.95 four stars
2010-12 07/01/2012 94.44 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 89.78 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 90.05 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 96.21 four stars
2008-12 11/01/2009 98.79 four stars
2007-12 04/01/2009 93.92 four stars
2006-12 06/01/2008 93.97 four stars
2005-12 12/01/2007 95.86 four stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 93.48 four stars
2003-12 11/01/2004 93.53 four stars
2002-12 06/01/2004 91.09 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 94-2816342
Name in IRS Master File EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION
NTEE Code A34
NTEE Classification Radio
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable 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 October, 1983
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
$530,610 0.48% Michael Novak President, CEO

Educational Media Foundation (EMF) operates a network of radio stations and translators with a non-commercial educational format, providing music, news and educational announcements. EMF also provides public service announcements for other non-profit organizations. K-LOVE Radio & Air 1 Radio are a part of the EMF Broadcasting family. K-LOVE communicates the Gospel through mass media to leads as many people as possible toward salvation and spiritual growth. Air 1 Radio delivers positive cutting-edge Christian music to teenagers and young adults.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Educational Media Foundation (CA) 96.56 four stars
Right From The Heart Ministries (GA) 90.21 four stars
The Urban Alternative (TX) 89.44 three stars
Basic Gospel (TX) 89.33 three stars
Far East Broadcasting Company (CA) 87.58 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Educational Media Foundation
2351 Sunset Boulevard
Suite 170-218
Rocklin, CA 95677
tel: (800) 434-8400
EIN: 94-2816342

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 2098
Omaha, NE 68172

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Board Leadership

Dan Antonelli
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Mike Novak
President

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