EIN 36-2246703

Window To the World Communications (WTTW)

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
278
Year formed
1953
Most recent tax filings
2020-06-01
NTEE code, primary
Description
Window To the World Communications (WTTW) is Chicago's premier public media organization committed to creating and presenting unique content for television and digital media.
Total revenues
$43,582,920
2020
Total expenses
$42,728,520
2020
Total assets
$71,763,474
2020
Num. employees
278
2020

Program areas at WTTW

Wttw produces local and national productions, that are broadcast locally for the benefit of individuals living in and around chicagoland. Our productions highlight the city and provide cultural and informative contents. Wttw also produces a nightly news program called chicago tonight.
Wfmt is chicago's only classical radio station. We are committed To enriching lives, engaging communities, and inspiring exploration through the lens of classical music. Wfmt showcases local talent and has a focus on diversity within classical music.
Wttw is chicago's pbs affiliate committed To creating and presenting unique content for television and digital media. We are dedicated To enriching lives, engaging communities, and inspiring exploration through our commitment To diverse perspectives, innovation, and life-long learning.

Who funds Window To the World Communications (WTTW)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Corporation for Public BroadcastingTVCSG$3,642,410
Richard and Mary L Gray FoundationGeneral Unrestricted$1,025,000
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$463,729
...and 51 more grants received totalling $6,857,271
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of EducationREADY-TO-LEARN TELEVISION$1,726,514

Personnel at WTTW

NameTitleCompensation
Sandra CordovaPresident and Chief Executive Officer
Reese Marcusson - Former EmployeeChief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer
Jitin GargVice President and Chief Financial Officer$84,222
Jill BrittonSenior Vice President and Chief Development Officer$264,909
Anne GleasonSenior Vice President, Marketing and Digital Media$214,660
...and 13 more key personnel

Financials for WTTW

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$30,064,170
Program services$9,539,096
Investment income and dividends$2,089,900
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$43,190
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,915,875
Net income from fundraising events$-94,311
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$25,000
Total revenues$43,582,920

Form 990s for WTTW

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-05-26990View PDF
2019-062021-02-05990View PDF
2018-062019-09-14990View PDF
2017-062018-11-15990View PDF
2016-062017-10-10990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Organizations like WTTW

OrganizationLocationRevenue
WGBH Educational FoundationBoston, MA$198,376,753
Maine Public (MPBN)Lewiston, ME$17,558,660
North Texas Public BroadcastingDallas, TX$28,075,482
WQED MultimediaPittsburgh, PA$12,625,598
St Louis Regional Public MediaSaint Louis, MO$18,390,810
Oregon Public BroadcastingPortland, OR$48,501,195
Rocky Mountain Public MediaDenver, CO$20,935,661
Wxxi Public Broadcasting CouncilRochester, NY$14,361,773
Connecticut Public BroadcastingHartford, CT$25,591,889
Wfyi Public MediaIndianapolis, IN$12,290,882
Data update history
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 7 new grant, including a grant for $333,350 from The Chicago Community Trust
October 21, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
October 21, 2021
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
September 23, 2021
Received grants
Identified 17 new grant, including a grant for $1,025,000 from Richard and Mary L Gray Foundation
August 22, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
Nonprofit Types
Arts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsMedia and communications organizationsTelevision producers / broadcastersRadio producers / broadcastersCharities
Issues
Arts, cultural, and humanities
Characteristics
LobbyingFundraising eventsNational levelReceives government fundingCommunity engagement / volunteeringGala fundraisersTax deductible donationsEndowed support
General information
Address
5400 N Ave Louis
Chicago, IL 60625
Metro area
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
County
Cook County, IL
Website URL
wttw.com/ 
Phone
(773) 583-5000
Facebook page
wttw11 
Twitter profile
@wttw 
IRS details
EIN
36-2246703
Fiscal year end
June
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1953
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
A32: Television
NAICS code, primary
51511: Radio Broadcasting
Parent/child status
Independent
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