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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

PBS Reno

Connecting Our Community

90.21

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 90.21
  Financial 86.16
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

86.16

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 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)
67.5%
  Administrative Expenses 19.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.20
  Program Expenses Growth 3.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by PBS Reno on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by PBS Reno on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
PBS Reno (NV) 90.21
WVIA Public Media (PA) 93.98
Radio Milwaukee (WI) 92.09
Smoky Hills Public Television (KS) 87.40
Twin Cities Public Television (MN) 97.57

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,630,325
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $1,817,678
   Fundraising Events $57,850
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,234,392
Total Contributions $4,740,245
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,740,245
   Other Revenue $147,137
TOTAL REVENUE $4,887,382
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,214,989
   Administrative Expenses $947,391
   Fundraising Expenses $611,137
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,773,517
   
Payments to Affiliates $705,893
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $113,865
   
Net Assets $6,460,589

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 $2,445,481 76.1%
Local Programming $607,504 18.9%
Educational Services $162,004 5.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 11/01/2020 90.21
2018-09 08/01/2019 87.26
2017-09 09/01/2018 89.18
2016-09 12/01/2017 86.50
2015-09 11/01/2016 80.89
2014-09 06/01/2016 77.75
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 10/01/2015 80.10
2013-09 09/01/2014 74.28

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$161,156 3.37% Kurt A. Mische President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
PBS Reno (NV) 90.21
Aspen Public Radio (CO) 88.32
Vermont PBS (VT) 93.09
WVIA Public Media (PA) 93.98
WYPR (MD) 89.63

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Charity Contact Info

PBS Reno
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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