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Performance & Impact

Performance & Impact

Since 2003, StoryCorps has touched the lives of nearly half a million people.

At StoryCorps, we know the power of one great question. When we sit down face to face, ask to hear someone’s truth, and listen to it, we begin to recognize where our lives intersect. We learn we have more in common than what divides us. StoryCorps’ work makes a long-lasting change in the lives of participants and listeners.

94% of listeners surveyed in 2019 told us that StoryCorps content helped them better understand the experiences of people who are different from them.

Since 2003, we’ve recorded with more over half a million people of all backgrounds and beliefs, preserving them in the StoryCorps Archive, housed at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. The archive comprises one of the first and the largest born-digital collections of human voices, featuring tens of thousands of conversations recorded across the United States and around the world.

Our Mobile Tour has visited and made stops in more than 200 communities across the continental United States (and Hawaii), recording over 30,000 interviews. We’ve partnered with thousands of organizations to help reach marginalized populations, recording and sharing stories of people whose lives may otherwise not be known. Our story collections draw attention to specific populations and have been viewed by tens of thousands of people. StoryCorps OutLoud is a targeted effort to collect, preserve, and share the stories of LGBTQ elders who lived before their community’s modern civil rights movement was born. Through our Military Voices Initiative, StoryCorps teamed up with veteran service organizations across the country to honor the millions of men and women who served in the armed forces, their family members, and others from the military community as part of our Military Voices Initiative tour. American Pathways is a new initiative to record, preserve, and share the stories and experiences of refugees, asylees, immigrants, and Muslims living in the United States.

In seeking to touch the lives of every person in this country, StoryCorps continues to leverage the power of our content to transform people’s beliefs and enhance their understanding of the lives of people whom they have never met. Your support makes this work possible.

Annual Reports

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2019 Annual Report Download the Report
2018 Annual Report Download the Report
2017 Annual Report Download the Report
2016 Annual Report Download the Report

 

Audited Financial Statements

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2018/2019 Audited Financial Statement Download the Document
2017/2018 Audited Financial Statement Download the Document
2016/2017 Audited Financial Statement Download the Document
2015/2016 Audited Financial Statement Download the Document

 

Form 990

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2019 Form 990 Download the Document
2018 Form 990 Download the Document
2017 Form 990 Download the Document
2016 Form 990 Download the Document

 

A copy of the latest financial report, registration filed by this organization, and a description of our programs and activities may be obtained by contacting us at 80 Hanson Place, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11217, 646-723-7020, StoryCorps, Inc. If you are a resident of one of the following states, you may obtain financial information directly from the state agency:
Florida: A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling toll-free, within the state, 1-800-435-7352 (800-HELP-FLA) or visiting FloridaConsumerHelp.com. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state. Florida Registration #CH63303.
Georgia: A full and fair description of our programs and our financial statement summary is available upon request at our office and phone number indicated above.
Maryland: For the cost of copies and postage, from the Office of the Secretary of State, State House, Annapolis, MD 21401.
Mississippi: The official registration and financial information of StoryCorps, Inc. may be obtained from the Mississippi Secretary of State’s office by calling 1-888-236-6167. Registration by the Secretary of State does not imply endorsement.
Nevada: Contributions may be tax deductible pursuant to the provisions of sec. 170(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, 26 U.S.C. §170(c).
New Jersey: Information filed with the attorney general concerning this charitable solicitation and the percentage of contributions received by the charity during the last reporting period that were dedicated to the charitable purpose may be obtained from the attorney general of the state of New Jersey by calling 973-504-6215 and is available on the internet at: state.nj.us/lps/ca/charfrm.htm. Registration with the attorney general does not imply endorsement.
New York: Upon request, from the Attorney General’s Charities Bureau, 28 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10005, 1-212-416-8686 or charitiesnys.com.
North Carolina: Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 1-919-814-5400. The license is not an endorsement by the state.
Pennsylvania: The official registration and financial information of StoryCorps, Inc. may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.
Virginia: From the State Division of Consumer Affairs, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services, PO Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23218.
Washington: From the Secretary of State at 1-800-332-4483 or sos.wa.gov/charities.
West Virginia: West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, WV 25305. Registration does not imply endorsement.
Wisconsin: A financial statement of the charitable organization disclosing assets, liabilities, fund balances, revenue and expenses for the preceding fiscal year will be provided to any person upon request.
Registration with a state agency does not constitute or imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by that state.
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