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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

Radio Milwaukee

Diverse music for a diverse city.

four stars

92.09

220 E. Pittsburgh Ave Milwaukee, WI 53204
tel: (414) 892-8900   Web Site
EIN: 20-1257939

Board Leadership
Ross Williams
Chairman

CEO
Kevin Sucher
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.09 four stars
  Financial 89.56 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Radio Milwaukee celebrates Milwaukee --- its people and music, arts and culture, neighborhoods and organizations. Radio Milwaukee provides public media services to the greater Milwaukee area and around the world via the Internet. Our mission is to make a positive difference in our community by providing a unique and adventurous blend of music and compelling, engaging content highlighting the good work going on in our city. Our goal is to captivate, entertain, educate and inspire.

Radio Milwaukee celebrates Milwaukee --- its people and music, arts and culture, neighborhoods and organizations. Radio Milwaukee provides public media services to the greater Milwaukee area and around the world via the Internet. Our mission is to make a positive difference in our community by providing a unique and adventurous blend of music and compelling, engaging content highlighting the good work going on in our city. Our goal is to captivate, entertain, educate and inspire.

Financial

three stars

89.56

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2021 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)
72.6%
  Administrative Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.76
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.50
  Program Expenses Growth 26.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Radio Milwaukee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Radio Milwaukee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Radio Milwaukee (WI) 92.09 four stars
Friends of Public Radio Arizona (AZ) 91.33 four stars
KQED (CA) 89.90 three stars
KCBX (CA) 91.02 four stars
Science Friday Initiative (NY) 90.54 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $460,995
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $65,067
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $526,062
   Program Service Revenue $3,521,155
Total Primary Revenue $4,047,217
   Other Revenue $53,646
TOTAL REVENUE $4,100,863
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,297,573
   Administrative Expenses $466,289
   Fundraising Expenses $764,547
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,528,409
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-427,546
   
Net Assets $5,153,437

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
Partnership with Milwaukee Public Schools $2,473,180 75.0%
Short Stories About People & Non-Profits Working to Improve Milwaukee $824,393 25.0%

Ratings History
Radio Milwaukee has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 07/01/2021 92.09 four stars
2018-12 06/01/2020 90.16 four stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 87.30 three stars
2016-12 07/01/2018 89.33 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 88.26 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 95.97 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 91.71 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.09 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 85.78 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 89.16 three stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 88.73 three 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 20-1257939
Name in IRS Master File RADIO MILWAUKEE INC
NTEE Code A34
NTEE Classification Radio
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 May, 2006
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$131,839 2.91% Glenn Kleiman Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Radio Milwaukee (WI) 92.09 four stars
Nashville Public Television (TN) 86.13 three stars
Nashville Public Radio (TN) 88.64 three stars
WYPR (MD) 89.63 three stars
Vermont Public Radio (VT) 91.20 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Radio Milwaukee
220 E. Pittsburgh Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53204
tel: (414) 892-8900
fax: (414) 755-0802
EIN: 20-1257939

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Board Leadership

Ross Williams
Chairman

CEO

Kevin Sucher
Executive Director

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