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South Florida PBS

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three stars

81.00

14901 Northeast 20th Avenue Miami, FL 33181
tel: (305) 949-8321   Web Site
EIN: 59-0737868

Board Leadership
Michele Kessler
Chair

CEO
Dolores Sukhdeo
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.00 three stars
  Financial 73.43 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/20/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

South Florida PBS, Florida's largest public media company, includes public broadcasting stations WPBT2 and WXEL, serving approximately 6.3 million viewers of all ages and cultural backgrounds from Key West to the Sebastian Inlet and from the Atlantic Ocean west to Lake Okeechobee.
We are dedicated to bring our audiences a more textured and thorough understanding of our world, our community and the communities around them through the knowledge they need to make informed decisions; convene community dialogue; bring the arts to everyone; and engage audiences to share their stories. We are trusted by parents, grandparents, care-givers, and teachers and provide educational content that promotes the healthy development of our children.
We celebrate diversity, embrace innovation, value lifelong learning and partner with those who share our passion for public service.

South Florida PBS, Florida's largest public media company, includes public broadcasting stations WPBT2 and WXEL, serving approximately 6.3 million viewers of all ages and cultural backgrounds from Key West to the Sebastian Inlet and from the Atlantic Ocean west to Lake Okeechobee.
We are dedicated to bring our audiences a more textured and thorough understanding of our world, our community and the communities around them through the knowledge they need to make informed decisions; convene community dialogue; bring the arts to everyone; and engage audiences to share their stories. We are trusted by parents, grandparents, care-givers, and teachers and provide educational content that promotes the healthy development of our children.
We celebrate diversity, embrace innovation, value lifelong learning and partner with those who share our passion for public service.

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Financial

two stars

73.43

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/20/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
61.0%
  Administrative Expenses 19.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.33
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.44
  Program Expenses Growth 15.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 55.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by South Florida PBS on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by South Florida PBS on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,333,990
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $4,014,832
   Fundraising Events $134,630
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,650,784
Total Contributions $13,134,236
   Program Service Revenue $3,114,853
Total Primary Revenue $16,249,089
   Other Revenue $618,332
TOTAL REVENUE $16,867,421
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $12,853,935
   Administrative Expenses $3,763,578
   Fundraising Expenses $3,733,779
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $20,351,292
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-3,483,871
   
Net Assets $15,077,879

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$304,652 1.49% Dolores Sukhdeo Chief Executive Officer

Mission

South Florida PBS, Florida's largest public media company, includes public broadcasting stations WPBT2 and WXEL, serving approximately 6.3 million viewers of all ages and cultural backgrounds from Key West to the Sebastian Inlet and from the Atlantic Ocean west to Lake Okeechobee.
We are dedicated to bring our audiences a more textured and thorough understanding of our world, our community and the communities around them through the knowledge they need to make informed decisions; convene community dialogue; bring the arts to everyone; and engage audiences to share their stories. We are trusted by parents, grandparents, care-givers, and teachers and provide educational content that promotes the healthy development of our children.
We celebrate diversity, embrace innovation, value lifelong learning and partner with those who share our passion for public service.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
South Florida PBS (FL) 81.00 three stars
WYPR (MD) 88.10 three stars
Blue Ridge Public Radio (NC) 85.24 three stars
eTown (CO) 88.42 three stars
Radio Milwaukee (WI) 90.16 four stars

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Note: This rating represents consolidated financial data for these organizations:

  • Community Television Foundation of South Florida
  • WPBT Communications Foundation (59-2141826)

Charity Contact Info

South Florida PBS
14901 Northeast 20th Avenue
Miami, FL 33181
tel: (305) 949-8321
EIN: 59-0737868

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 610002
Miami, FL 33261

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Board Leadership

Michele Kessler
Chair

CEO

Dolores Sukhdeo
President, CEO