2017 Annual Report

Operating Revenues and Operating Expenses breakdown for FY '17

The ETV Endowment of South Carolina, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit founded in 1977, exists solely to support the programming schedules of South Carolina ETV and South Carolina Public Radio, South Carolina's unique voices in education and public media.  The Endowment's activities are overseen by a self-perpetuating Board of Trustees.

Annual reports, financial statements and IRS 990 forms give us the opportunity to report to you — the people 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 2017 fiscal year (July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017). Since its founding, the ETV Endowment has never received anything other than an unqualified opinion on its financial statements.  Our most recent IRS 990 form can be found here

The ETV Endowment received a Four-Star rating out of four stars for sound fiscal management and transparency by Charity Navigator for the sixth consecutive year.  This distinction places the ETV Endowment in the top 5% of charities it evaluates. 

Fun facts for fiscal year 2017:

Total number of contributions: 120,481

Average contribution per donor: $145

Percentage of donors making additional gifts: 11%
(Additional gifts are contributions above and beyond membership gifts) 

Members in President's Society and Chairman's Level: 450
(Donors who give at least $1,000 per year)

Number of Sustaining Stars: 8,828
(Donors who choose automatic renewals)


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