2023 Annual Report

2023 Operating Revenues pie chart

2023 Operating Expenses pie chart

The ETV Endowment of South Carolina is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit founded in 1977 that provides funding for programming broadcast on South Carolina ETV, South Carolina Public Radio and other public media stations. The Endowment's activities are overseen by a self-perpetuating, independent Board of Trustees.  

Annual reports, financial statements and IRS 990 forms allow us to report to you — the friends who support us and make our work possible — on our recent achievements.

The ETV Endowment has received an unqualified opinion on its financial statements for the 2023 fiscal year (July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023). Since its founding, the ETV Endowment has never received anything other than an unqualified opinion on its financial statements.

In fiscal year 2023, the ETV Endowment received $8.7 million in unrestricted revenues to support public broadcasting in South Carolina. Additionally, the Endowment received $1.4 million in restricted grants for the production of original, local programs to be broadcast on SCETV, SC Public Radio and other public media stations.  

Download our most recent IRS 990 form

Fun facts for fiscal year 2023:

Total number of contributions: 263,124

Average contribution per donor: $163

Number of new donors: 7,590

Total number of Passport users: 26,884

Members in President's Society and Chairman's Level: 847
(Donors who give at least $1,000 per year)

Number of Sustaining Stars: 21,075
(Donors who choose automatic renewals)

The ETV Endowment will never sell, rent, barter, give or share your personal information. 

The programming is thoughtful, engaging and informative. I end up understanding our world and myself better for having watched or listened.

Janet Tarbox, Lexington, SC

Three Cheers for 4-Stars!

Charity Navigator has awarded the ETV Endowment its twelfth consecutive 4-star rating, placing the Endowment in the top 2% of all U.S. charities.