EIN 20-1476451

PBS Foundation

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
14
Year formed
2004
Most recent tax filings
2020-06-01
Description
To enlist philanthropic support of public broadcasting through establishing special initiatives funds and a permanent endowment to ensure PBS's continued excellence, and to promote and enhance outstanding public broadcasting programs and services. The...
Total revenues
$10,741,798
2020
Total expenses
$9,690,669
2020
Total assets
$17,654,803
2020
Num. employees
14
2020

Program areas at PBS Foundation

The Foundation makes grants to PBS to support the work of PBS. Grants to PBS in the fiscal year ended june 30, 2020 consist of funding to support content initiatives which includes american portrait, ken burns in the classroom project, news, journalism and public affairs, and childrens programming.
Other program services consists of payments to member stations in execution of grant requirements and the costs incurred for advancing philanthropy grant from PBS.

Grants made by PBS Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)See Part Iv$6,413,614

Who funds PBS Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$337,475
The Better Angels SocietyGrant To Support Educational Initiatives$306,659
The 26north FoundationCharitable Purposes$250,000
...and 33 more grants received totalling $1,339,281

Personnel at PBS Foundation

NameTitleCompensation
Paula A. KergerDirector , Chief Executive Officer$0
Jonathan BarzilayChief Operating Officer$0
Thomas E TardivoChief Financial Officer and Treasurer$0
Katherine LauderdaleChief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretarymary$0
Brian J ReddingtonExecutive Director, PBS Foundationlesli Rotenberg$335,750
...and 3 more key personnel

Financials for PBS Foundation

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$10,709,523
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$299,922
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-267,647
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$10,741,798

Form 990s for PBS Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-04-05990View PDF
2019-062020-08-14990View PDF
2018-062019-03-15990View PDF
2017-062018-03-14990View PDF
2016-062017-04-19990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 9 new grant, including a grant for $250,000 from The 26north Foundation
September 23, 2021
Received grants
Identified 11 new grant, including a grant for $306,659 from The Better Angels Society
September 2, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
August 23, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
August 21, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsArts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsCharities
Issues
Arts, cultural, and humanities
Characteristics
Funds one specific organizationProvides grantsConducts researchNational levelReceives government fundingCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donationsEndowed support
General information
Address
1225 South Clark St
Arlington, VA 22202
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
County
Arlington County, VA
Website URL
pbs.org/foundation/ 
Phone
(703) 739-5051
IRS details
EIN
20-1476451
Fiscal year end
June
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
2004
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
A11: Arts, Culture and Humanities Single Organization Support
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
Parent/child status
Independent
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