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Graywolf Press

A rare breed of publisher

four stars

96.66

250 Third Avenue, N Suite 600
Minneapolis, MN 55401
tel: (651) 641-0077   Web Site
EIN: 91-1257237

Board Leadership
Trish F. Anderson
Chair

CEO
Fiona McCrae
Director and Publisher

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.66 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Graywolf Press was incorporated in 1984, and is considered one of the nation's leading nonprofit literary publishers. Graywolf Press is dedicated to the creation and promotion of contemporary literature. The organization serves literary writers and readers whose work and concerns are overlooked in other publishing environments. Graywolf strives to be creative, inclusive and collaborative in its programming. All of the organization's publications are distributed and promoted internationally. Promotion and outreach efforts also include author readings, discussion panels, lectures and classes conducted by staff. A commitment to quality, and a willingness to embrace or invent new models, has kept Graywolf at the forefront of the small press movement.

Graywolf Press was incorporated in 1984, and is considered one of the nation's leading nonprofit literary publishers. Graywolf Press is dedicated to the creation and promotion of contemporary literature. The organization serves literary writers and readers whose work and concerns are overlooked in other publishing environments. Graywolf strives to be creative, inclusive and collaborative in its programming. All of the organization's publications are distributed and promoted internationally. Promotion and outreach efforts also include author readings, discussion panels, lectures and classes conducted by staff. A commitment to quality, and a willingness to embrace or invent new models, has kept Graywolf at the forefront of the small press movement.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
85.4%
  Administrative Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.34
  Program Expenses Growth 11.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Graywolf Press on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Graywolf Press on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,979,769
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $22,000
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $217,061
Total Contributions $2,218,830
   Program Service Revenue $226,817
Total Primary Revenue $2,445,647
   Other Revenue $2,823,333
TOTAL REVENUE $5,268,980
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,257,296
   Administrative Expenses $233,122
   Fundraising Expenses $320,858
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,811,276
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,457,704
   
Net Assets $4,602,609

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$130,946 3.43% Fiona McCrae Executive Director

Mission

Graywolf Press was incorporated in 1984, and is considered one of the nation's leading nonprofit literary publishers. Graywolf Press is dedicated to the creation and promotion of contemporary literature. The organization serves literary writers and readers whose work and concerns are overlooked in other publishing environments. Graywolf strives to be creative, inclusive and collaborative in its programming. All of the organization's publications are distributed and promoted internationally. Promotion and outreach efforts also include author readings, discussion panels, lectures and classes conducted by staff. A commitment to quality, and a willingness to embrace or invent new models, has kept Graywolf at the forefront of the small press movement.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Graywolf Press (MN) 96.66 four stars
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Center for Investigative Reporting (CA) 88.12 three stars
Moving Picture Institute (NY) 93.98 four stars
Common Sense Media (CA) 89.84 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Graywolf Press
250 Third Avenue, N
Suite 600
Minneapolis, MN 55401
tel: (651) 641-0077
fax: (651) 641-0036
EIN: 91-1257237

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Board Leadership

Trish F. Anderson
Chair

CEO

Fiona McCrae
Director and Publisher