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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

KNPB

Connecting Our Community

three stars

87.26

1670 North Virginia Street Reno, NV 89503
tel: (775) 784-4555   Web Site
EIN: 88-0172215

Board Leadership
Jacey Prupas
Chair

CEO
Kurt Mische
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.26 three stars
  Financial 82.44 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1983, KNPB enriches, inspires, entertains, and delights our community while fostering civic responsibility, the sharing of ideas, exploration of our world, and the joy of learning. KNPB serves our community with great television and rich multi-media support services. We connect our large and geographically widespread community by serving as a source for local programming that is thorough, unbiased, and respectfully presented.

Founded in 1983, KNPB enriches, inspires, entertains, and delights our community while fostering civic responsibility, the sharing of ideas, exploration of our world, and the joy of learning. KNPB serves our community with great television and rich multi-media support services. We connect our large and geographically widespread community by serving as a source for local programming that is thorough, unbiased, and respectfully presented.

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Financial

three stars

82.44

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
67.5%
  Administrative Expenses 18.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.22
  Program Expenses Growth < 0.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by KNPB on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by KNPB on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
KNPB (NV) 87.26 three stars
All Classical Portland (OR) 94.82 four stars
Friends of KSPS (WA) 91.88 four stars
Blue Ridge Public Radio (NC) 89.54 three stars
KCTS Television (WA) 85.65 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,287,948
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $2,310,685
   Fundraising Events $60,007
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,081,335
Total Contributions $4,739,975
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,739,975
   Other Revenue $29,960
TOTAL REVENUE $4,769,935
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,778,523
   Administrative Expenses $739,042
   Fundraising Expenses $573,579
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,091,144
   
Payments to Affiliates $676,072
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $678,791
   
Net Assets $6,542,940

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
Broadcasting $1,952,177 70.3%
ArtEffects Series $502,309 18.1%
Educational Services $324,037 11.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 08/01/2019 87.26 three stars
2017-09 09/01/2018 89.18 three stars
2016-09 12/01/2017 86.50 three stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 80.89 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 77.75 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 10/01/2015 80.10 three stars
2013-09 09/01/2014 74.28 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 88-0172215
Name in IRS Master File CHANNEL 5 PUBLIC BROADCASTING 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 (121) Radio or television broadcasting
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 March, 1983
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$162,026 3.96% Kurt A. Mische President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
KNPB (NV) 87.26 three stars
PBS Hawaii (HI) 92.40 four stars
eTown (CO) 88.42 three stars
KQED (CA) 92.06 four stars
Aspen Public Radio (CO) 91.35 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

KNPB
1670 North Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89503
tel: (775) 784-4555
fax: (775) 784-1438
EIN: 88-0172215

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Board Leadership

Jacey Prupas
Chair

CEO

Kurt Mische
President & CEO

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