Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media (Grantmaking)

Friends of Public Radio Arizona

Supporting Arizona's public radio stations

four stars

91.33

2323 West 14th Street Tempe, AZ 85281
tel: (480) 774-8466   Web Site
EIN: 01-0579687

Board Leadership
Suzanne Pfister
Chair

CEO
Phil Meyer
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.33 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Friends of Public Radio Arizona (FPRAZ) assures the future vitality and excellence of the community's public radio and broadens its support through events, audience awareness and funding. The FPRAZ works in collaboration with Maricopa County Community College District, Rio Salado College, Staff at KJZZ 91.5 and KBAQ 89.5, and Public Radio Partners, Inc. in a coordinated effort to support public radio in Arizona.

The Friends of Public Radio Arizona (FPRAZ) assures the future vitality and excellence of the community's public radio and broadens its support through events, audience awareness and funding. The FPRAZ works in collaboration with Maricopa County Community College District, Rio Salado College, Staff at KJZZ 91.5 and KBAQ 89.5, and Public Radio Partners, Inc. in a coordinated effort to support public radio in Arizona.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

88.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
91.2%
  Administrative Expenses 3.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.66
  Program Expenses Growth 14.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Friends of Public Radio Arizona on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Friends of Public Radio Arizona on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,399,164
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $5,107,390
   Fundraising Events $221,584
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,728,138
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,728,138
   Other Revenue $40,909
TOTAL REVENUE $6,769,047
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,864,829
   Administrative Expenses $249,150
   Fundraising Expenses $451,711
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,565,690
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-796,643
   
Net Assets $5,565,243

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Phil Meyer Executive Director

Mission

The Friends of Public Radio Arizona (FPRAZ) assures the future vitality and excellence of the community's public radio and broadens its support through events, audience awareness and funding. The FPRAZ works in collaboration with Maricopa County Community College District, Rio Salado College, Staff at KJZZ 91.5 and KBAQ 89.5, and Public Radio Partners, Inc. in a coordinated effort to support public radio in Arizona.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Friends of Public Radio Arizona (AZ) 91.33 four stars
Friends of KSPS (WA) 90.88 four stars
Cincinnati Public Radio (OH) 86.47 three stars
Nashville Public Television (TN) 85.60 three stars
Blue Ridge Public Radio (NC) 85.24 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Friends of Public Radio Arizona
2323 West 14th Street
Tempe, AZ 85281
tel: (480) 774-8466
fax: (480) 774-8474
EIN: 01-0579687

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Board Leadership

Suzanne Pfister
Chair

CEO

Phil Meyer
Executive Director