Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

Fort Wayne Public Television

Northeast Indiana's PBS station

four stars

91.53

2501 East Coliseum Boulevard Fort Wayne, IN 46805
tel: (888) 484-8839   Web Site
EIN: 23-7173906

Board Leadership
Brian Engelhart
Chairman

CEO
Bruce Haines
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.53 four stars
  Financial 88.03 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Fort Wayne Public Television, PBS39 WFWA-DT is to provide high quality telecommunications services which enhance the quality of life in the communities we serve through educational, informational, cultural and entertaining programs and services. We strive to: complement the educational opportunities for individuals of all ages; reinforce the joy of learning in children; promote awareness, appreciation and understanding of liberal arts fields of science, nature, history and the fine and performing arts; prompt informed thought and present alternative perspectives about public affairs; build a sense of community by addressing current local and statewide topics; and to serve as a unique entertainment alternative which differs in character and content from routine commercial broadcast services.

The mission of Fort Wayne Public Television, PBS39 WFWA-DT is to provide high quality telecommunications services which enhance the quality of life in the communities we serve through educational, informational, cultural and entertaining programs and services. We strive to: complement the educational opportunities for individuals of all ages; reinforce the joy of learning in children; promote awareness, appreciation and understanding of liberal arts fields of science, nature, history and the fine and performing arts; prompt informed thought and present alternative perspectives about public affairs; build a sense of community by addressing current local and statewide topics; and to serve as a unique entertainment alternative which differs in character and content from routine commercial broadcast services.

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Financial

three stars

88.03

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
69.4%
  Administrative Expenses 14.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.26
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.37
  Program Expenses Growth 2.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fort Wayne Public Television on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fort Wayne Public Television on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,559,237
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $400,643
Total Contributions $1,959,880
   Program Service Revenue $953,778
Total Primary Revenue $2,913,658
   Other Revenue $256,740
TOTAL REVENUE $3,170,398
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,368,753
   Administrative Expenses $497,771
   Fundraising Expenses $573,065
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,439,589
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-269,191
   
Net Assets $4,534,291

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$109,344 3.17% Bruce Haines President, General Manager

Mission

The mission of Fort Wayne Public Television, PBS39 WFWA-DT is to provide high quality telecommunications services which enhance the quality of life in the communities we serve through educational, informational, cultural and entertaining programs and services. We strive to: complement the educational opportunities for individuals of all ages; reinforce the joy of learning in children; promote awareness, appreciation and understanding of liberal arts fields of science, nature, history and the fine and performing arts; prompt informed thought and present alternative perspectives about public affairs; build a sense of community by addressing current local and statewide topics; and to serve as a unique entertainment alternative which differs in character and content from routine commercial broadcast services.

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Charity Contact Info

Fort Wayne Public Television
2501 East Coliseum Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
tel: (888) 484-8839
EIN: 23-7173906

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Board Leadership

Brian Engelhart
Chairman

CEO

Bruce Haines
President