EIN 59-0840626

Wedu

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
64
City
State
Year formed
1956
Most recent tax filings
2020-09-01
NTEE code, primary
Description
WEDU is a primary PBS station and public media company, serving the 16 counties of West Central Florida and the public good and to aid in the creation of an informed citizenry.
Also known as...
Florida West Coast Public Broadcasting; Wedu Public Media
Total revenues
$11,394,460
2020
Total expenses
$9,850,213
2020
Total assets
$30,023,542
2020
Num. employees
64
2020

Program areas at Wedu

Wedu is West central Florida's leading pbs station and Public media company reaching 16 counties through multiple media platforms including on-air programming and online experiences that broaden horizons, transport and transform and open gateways to new ideas and new worlds. The station offers a wealth of award-winning inspirational, educational and enlightening content over variety of multi-media platforms including: television programming; opportunities to serve extended communities through the station's fully interactive website, and various social media platforms; monthly member magazine premiere, and myriad special events and educational outreach activities. See continuation of program accomplishments at schedule o, page 37. Wedu's focus on the local community has resulted in the station being regarded as a beacon of trust for men, women and children of every walk of life no matter their age, ethnicity or socio-economic status. Wedu is a treasured community resource; a window to the world for the homebound and a vital educational source for the youngest members of society.

Who funds Wedu

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Corporation for Public BroadcastingTVCSG$1,512,519
Community Foundation of Tampa Bay (CFTB)Support of Mission$102,314
The Community Foundation of SarasotaGeneral Support, Program Support$96,868
...and 29 more grants received totalling $1,948,312

Personnel at Wedu

NameTitleCompensation
John H ConelySenior Vice President of Operations / Interim President and Chief Executive Officer$133,639
Paul GroveCurrent President and Chief Executive Officer$130,355
Susan HowarthPresident and Chief Executive Officer$171,266
Debra FriedbergChief Financial Officer$115,613
Jack ConelySenior V.P of Operations / Senior Vice President of Operations / Vice President of Content
...and 8 more key personnel

Financials for Wedu

RevenuesFYE 09/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$8,897,996
Program services$795,659
Investment income and dividends$332,132
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$837
Net rental income$1,055,379
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$312,457
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$11,394,460

Form 990s for Wedu

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-092021-05-18990View PDF
2019-092020-10-05990View PDF
2018-092019-09-20990View PDF
2017-092018-11-15990View PDF
2016-092017-11-21990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s

Organizations like Wedu

OrganizationLocationRevenue
South Florida PBSMiami, FL$17,481,616
WhyyPhiladelphia, PA$38,991,649
Nashville Public TelevisionNashville, TN$6,971,546
North Texas Public BroadcastingDallas, TX$28,075,482
Twin Cities Public Television (TPT)Saint Paul, MN$37,144,506
KvieSacramento, CA$16,801,722
Kentucky Educational Television (KET)Lexington, KY$8,772,038
Oregon Public BroadcastingPortland, OR$48,501,195
Washington Public Affairs Network (TVW)Olympia, WA$3,778,065
Pioneer Public TVGranite Falls, MN$2,906,367
Data update history
September 30, 2021
Received grants
Identified 13 new grant, including a grant for $102,314 from Community Foundation of Tampa Bay (CFTB)
August 21, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
July 8, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
March 13, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 22 new personnel
November 3, 2020
Updated personnel
Identified 15 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Social advocacy organizationsArts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsMedia and communications organizationsTelevision producers / broadcastersHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Issues
Arts, cultural, and humanities
Characteristics
Political advocacyLobbyingState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donationsEndowed support
General information
Address
1300 N Boulevard PO Box 4033
Tampa, FL 33677
Metro area
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
County
Hillsborough County, FL
Website URL
wedu.org/ 
Phone
(813) 254-9338
Facebook page
wedupublicmedia 
Twitter profile
@wedupbs 
IRS details
EIN
59-0840626
Fiscal year end
September
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1956
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
A32: Television
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
Parent/child status
Central organization
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