ETV Endowment Receives Coveted 4-Star Rating
For Immediate Release
July 21, 2014
The ETV Endowment of South Carolina has achieved a 4-star rating for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency by Charity Navigator.
Charity Navigator highlights the work of efficient, ethical and open charities. With methods that have been profiled and celebrated by Forbes, Business Week, and Kiplinger's Financial Magazine, Charity Navigator currently attracts more visitors to their website than all other charity-rating groups combined, making them the leading charity evaluator in America.
This is the third consecutive year that the ETV Endowment has received a 4-star rating, putting the nonprofit in the top 12% of the charities evaluated by Charity Navigator. The ETV Endowment also received the 2014 Award for Nonprofit Excellence given by SCANPO, which recognizes exemplary management and governance practices.
About the ETV Endowment: Founded in 1977, the ETV Endowment of South Carolina, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) public charity and exists solely to support the programming schedules of ETV and ETV Radio, South Carolina's unique media voices in education and public broadcasting. Through partnerships with major foundations and corporations combined with the support of a family of donors and member contributions, the ETV Endowment has established a strong private sector alliance.
About Charity Navigator: Charity Navigator works to guide intelligent giving and aims to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace, in which givers and the charities they support work in tandem to overcome our nation’s and the world’s most persistent challenges. Charity Navigator is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization under the Internal Revenue Code and does not accept any contributions from any charities evaluated.
South Carolina ETV (presenting station) is the state's public educational broadcasting network. Using television, radio and the web, SCETV's mission is to enrich lives by educating children, informing and connecting citizens, celebrating our culture and environment and instilling the joy of learning. South Carolina ETV currently presents A Chef’s Life, Expeditions, and For Your Home on public television in addition to national radio productions Song Travels, Piano Jazz, Spoleto Festival USA, and World of Opera.