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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

Friends of Idaho Public Television

Providing quality educational and cultural television.

four stars

92.28

1455 N Orchard St Boise, ID 83706
tel: (208) 373-7220   Web Site
EIN: 82-0400218

Board Leadership
Jeff Fox
President

CEO
Jeff Fox
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.28 four stars
  Financial 92.58 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Friends of Idaho Public Television, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to assist Idaho Public Television in securing financial support, publicizing services, and ascertaining needs from the communities we serve.

The mission of Idaho Public Television is to harness the power of public media to encourage lifelong learning, connect our communities, and enrich the lives of all Idahoans. We tell Idaho's stories.

Five foundational values guide our efforts to meet the needs of the communities we serve: trust, quality, lifelong learning, accessibility, and community.

Friends of Idaho Public Television, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to assist Idaho Public Television in securing financial support, publicizing services, and ascertaining needs from the communities we serve.

The mission of Idaho Public Television is to harness the power of public media to encourage lifelong learning, connect our communities, and enrich the lives of all Idahoans. We tell Idaho's stories.

Five foundational values guide our efforts to meet the needs of the communities we serve: trust, quality, lifelong learning, accessibility, and community.

Financial

four stars

92.58

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
98.0%
  Administrative Expenses 0.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.93
  Program Expenses Growth 3.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Friends of Idaho Public Television on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Friends of Idaho Public Television on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Friends of Idaho Public Television (ID) 92.28 four stars
Radio Milwaukee Inc. (WI) 95.97 four stars
KNPB (NV) 86.50 three stars
eTown (CO) 91.22 four stars
Nine Network of Public Media (MO) 90.81 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,519,006
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,519,006
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,519,006
   Other Revenue $106,723
TOTAL REVENUE $5,625,729
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,156,558
   Administrative Expenses $35,145
   Fundraising Expenses $66,016
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,257,719
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $368,010
   
Net Assets $8,236,871

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Statewide Broadcasts $5,156,558 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 12/01/2017 92.28 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 89.18 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 86.40 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 72.45 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 71.83 two stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 73.66 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 82-0400218
Name in IRS Master File FRIENDS OF IDAHO PUBLIC TELEVISION INC
NTEE Code A32
NTEE Classification Television
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date December, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Friends of Idaho Public Television (ID) 92.28 four stars
WBGO (NJ) 86.61 three stars
Fort Wayne Public Television (IN) 91.10 four stars
Friends of KSPS (WA) 97.87 four stars
Rocky Mountain PBS (CO) 87.94 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Friends of Idaho Public Television
1455 N Orchard St
Boise, ID 83706
tel: (208) 373-7220
fax: (208) 373-7245
EIN: 82-0400218

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Board Leadership

Jeff Fox
President

CEO

Jeff Fox
President

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