Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

Lakeland PBS

Empowering individuals, connecting diverse communities

three stars

88.04

108 Grant Ave NE Bemidji, MN 56601
tel: (800) 292-0922   Web Site
EIN: 41-1265701

Board Leadership
Ray Gildow
Board Chair

CEO
Bill Sanford
General Manager

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.04 three stars
  Financial 88.09 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since signing on the air June 1, 1980, Lakeland PBS has been a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) affiliate that produces, acquires and airs programs that are relevant to our rural and culturally diverse viewing area. Lakeland PBS's mission is to educate, entertain, enrich and enlighten. We provide programming produced right here in northern and central Minnesota alongside national programming on our 6 channels. Lakeland PBS's vision is to be the premier, trusted, indispensable public media resource for the region. We strive to empower citizens while serving and connecting the diverse communities across our broadcast region.

Since signing on the air June 1, 1980, Lakeland PBS has been a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) affiliate that produces, acquires and airs programs that are relevant to our rural and culturally diverse viewing area. Lakeland PBS's mission is to educate, entertain, enrich and enlighten. We provide programming produced right here in northern and central Minnesota alongside national programming on our 6 channels. Lakeland PBS's vision is to be the premier, trusted, indispensable public media resource for the region. We strive to empower citizens while serving and connecting the diverse communities across our broadcast region.

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Financial

three stars

88.09

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

88.00

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)
75.9%
  Administrative Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.81
  Program Expenses Growth -4.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lakeland PBS on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lakeland PBS on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $920,398
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $417,387
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $660,927
Total Contributions $1,998,712
   Program Service Revenue $323,565
Total Primary Revenue $2,322,277
   Other Revenue $99,374
TOTAL REVENUE $2,421,651
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,972,315
   Administrative Expenses $312,268
   Fundraising Expenses $377,155
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,661,738
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-240,087
   
Net Assets $5,056,684

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$108,305 4.06% William Sanford General Manager
Other Salaries of Note
$800 0.03% Ray Gildow Chairman

Mission

Since signing on the air June 1, 1980, Lakeland PBS has been a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) affiliate that produces, acquires and airs programs that are relevant to our rural and culturally diverse viewing area. Lakeland PBS's mission is to educate, entertain, enrich and enlighten. We provide programming produced right here in northern and central Minnesota alongside national programming on our 6 channels. Lakeland PBS's vision is to be the premier, trusted, indispensable public media resource for the region. We strive to empower citizens while serving and connecting the diverse communities across our broadcast region.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lakeland PBS (MN) 88.04 three stars
KQED (CA) 92.06 four stars
Colorado Public Radio (CO) 95.44 four stars
KUOW Puget Sound Public Radio (WA) 93.89 four stars
Nine Network of Public Media (MO) 87.64 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Lakeland PBS
108 Grant Ave NE
Bemidji, MN 56601
tel: (800) 292-0922
fax: (218) 751-3142
EIN: 41-1265701

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Board Leadership

Ray Gildow
Board Chair

CEO

Bill Sanford
General Manager