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

Friends of Public Radio Arizona

Supporting Arizona's public radio stations

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four stars

94.07

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

Board Leadership
John McDonald
Chair

CEO
Phil Meyer
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.07 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of broadcast audience members
320,000
Number of unique website visitors
62,200
Total number of organization members
33,965
This impact information is current as of July 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
90.5%
  Administrative Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.83
  Program Expenses Growth 19.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.4%
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 $1,618,767
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $4,882,238
   Fundraising Events $187,670
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,688,675
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,688,675
   Other Revenue $145,874
TOTAL REVENUE $6,834,549
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,920,861
   Administrative Expenses $239,126
   Fundraising Expenses $544,325
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,704,312
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-869,763
   
Net Assets $6,339,768

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) 94.07 four stars
WWOZ (LA) 89.88 three stars
WKNO (TN) 87.16 three stars
New York Public Radio (NY) 92.09 four stars
Twin Cities Public Television (MN) 97.31 four 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

John McDonald
Chair

CEO

Phil Meyer
Executive Director