EIN 47-0928008

Media Matters for America

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
100
Year formed
2003
Most recent tax filings
2019-12
NTEE code, primary
Description
Dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the u.s. Media. Media Matters for America is a web-based not-for-profit progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitori...

Program areas at Media Matters for America

Media Matters for America works to notify activists, journalists, pundits and the general public about instances of misinformation, providing them with the resources to rebut false claims and take direct action against offending Media institutions.

Form 990s for Media Matters for America

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-04-02990View PDF
2018-122020-01-21990View PDF
2017-122019-02-21990View PDF
2016-122018-01-18990View PDF
2015-122017-04-11990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds Media Matters for America

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$3,287,575
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...and 53 more grants received

Grants made by Media Matters for America

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
The American Independent FoundationGeneral Operating Purposes$467,000

Financials for Media Matters for America

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$14,104,653
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$61,205
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-1,707
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$14,164,151

Personnel at Media Matters for America

NameTitleCompensation
Angelo CarusonePresident$245,442
Will LippincottSecretary$0
David BrockChairman$278,566
 Subscribe to viewVice President$126,056
 Subscribe to viewTreasurer$0
...and 3 more key personnel

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Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$14,164,151
2019
Yearly growth
-5.1%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$13,594,863
2019
Yearly growth
3.4%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$6,399,438
2019
Yearly growth
18.8%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
100
2019
Yearly growth
4.2%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
800 Maine Ave SW No 500
Washington, DC 20024
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
Website URL
mediamatters.org/ 
Phone
(202) 756-4100
Facebook page
Mediamatters 
Twitter profile
@mmfa 
IRS details
EIN
47-0928008
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
2003
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
A33: Printing, Publishing
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
Parent/child status
Independent