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Religion : Religious Media and Broadcasting

CatholicTV

Your Catholic broadband network

three stars

80.98

P.O. Box 9196 34 Chestnut Street
Watertown, MA 02471
tel: (617) 923-0220   Web Site
EIN: 04-2395520

Board Leadership
John Corcoran
Chair

CEO
James Fadden
General Manager

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.98 three stars
  Financial 86.07 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

CatholicTV is a beacon of hope and a unique herald of the simple, yet profound message of Jesus, who is made truly present among us in the breaking of the bread. Utilizing powerful technology, we strive to connect people of faith. Through relevant, inspiring and prayerful programming we educate, teaching the Wisdom of God in the Catholic tradition, endeavoring to move people of all ages, cultures and attitudes toward the fullness of life.

CatholicTV is a beacon of hope and a unique herald of the simple, yet profound message of Jesus, who is made truly present among us in the breaking of the bread. Utilizing powerful technology, we strive to connect people of faith. Through relevant, inspiring and prayerful programming we educate, teaching the Wisdom of God in the Catholic tradition, endeavoring to move people of all ages, cultures and attitudes toward the fullness of life.

Financial

three stars

86.07

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
80.0%
  Administrative Expenses 17.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.62
  Program Expenses Growth -8.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by CatholicTV on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by CatholicTV on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CatholicTV (MA) 80.98 three stars
D. James Kennedy Ministries (FL) 86.96 three stars
In Touch Foundation (GA) 88.36 three stars
World Christian Broadcasting (TN) 88.04 three stars
Right From The Heart Ministries (GA) 91.92 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,842,222
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,842,222
   Program Service Revenue $7,882,247
Total Primary Revenue $10,724,469
   Other Revenue $860,466
TOTAL REVENUE $11,584,935
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,995,026
   Administrative Expenses $2,412,105
   Fundraising Expenses $275,594
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,682,725
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,902,210
   
Net Assets $46,630,662

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
Educational and Religious Television Programming $3,703,326 61.8%
Provided Publications & News Media $2,291,700 38.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 09/01/2020 80.98 three stars
2018-06 08/01/2019 82.88 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 80.75 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 80.30 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 80.65 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 81.61 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 81.56 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 84.41 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 86.52 three stars
2011-06 12/01/2012 80.37 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 78.06 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 89.64 three stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 88.69 three stars
2007-06 03/01/2009 87.21 three stars
2005-06 05/01/2006 83.89 three stars
2004-06 09/01/2005 78.05 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 04-2395520
Name in IRS Master File ICATHOLIC MEDIA INC
NTEE Code X80
NTEE Classification Religious Media, Communications Organizations
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (150) Hospital
(120) Publishing activities
Foundation Status Church 170(b)(1)(A)(i)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS
Ruling Date March, 1946
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$188,378 2.16% James Fadden General Manager
Other Salaries of Note
$44,382 0.51% Bishop Robert Reed President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CatholicTV (MA) 80.98 three stars
Family Life Ministries (NY) 96.25 four stars
Educational Media Foundation (CA) 93.30 four stars
Turning Point (CA) 90.81 four stars
Luis Palau Association (OR) 88.76 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

CatholicTV
P.O. Box 9196
34 Chestnut Street
Watertown, MA 02471
tel: (617) 923-0220
EIN: 04-2395520

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Board Leadership

John Corcoran
Chair

CEO

James Fadden
General Manager

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