Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

KSMQ

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two stars

78.12

2000 Eight Avenue, NW Austin, MN 55912
tel: (800) 658-2539   Web Site
EIN: 68-0599645

Board Leadership
Fred Bogott
Chairman

CEO
Eric Olson
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.12 two stars
  Financial 75.59 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 2005, KSMQ is a public television station whose primary purpose is broadcasting programs and conducting workshops uniquely designed to educate and serve the specific needs of their audiences, with emphasis on those groups who are in need and underserved in the Southern Minnesota and Northern Iowa regions. KSMQ focuses on locally produced content, spotlighting issues, events and people in our region. The organization also offers child related education and outreach programs to schools, parents, organizations, and communities throughout the viewing area.

Founded in 2005, KSMQ is a public television station whose primary purpose is broadcasting programs and conducting workshops uniquely designed to educate and serve the specific needs of their audiences, with emphasis on those groups who are in need and underserved in the Southern Minnesota and Northern Iowa regions. KSMQ focuses on locally produced content, spotlighting issues, events and people in our region. The organization also offers child related education and outreach programs to schools, parents, organizations, and communities throughout the viewing area.

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Financial

two stars

75.59

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 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 21.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.88
  Program Expenses Growth -1.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by KSMQ on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by KSMQ on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $875,665
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $117,655
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $601,354
Total Contributions $1,594,674
   Program Service Revenue $36,386
Total Primary Revenue $1,631,060
   Other Revenue $48,434
TOTAL REVENUE $1,679,494
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,332,763
   Administrative Expenses $418,821
   Fundraising Expenses $189,278
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,940,862
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-261,368
   
Net Assets $1,676,230

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$107,730 5.55% Eric Olson Chief Executive Officer

Mission

Founded in 2005, KSMQ is a public television station whose primary purpose is broadcasting programs and conducting workshops uniquely designed to educate and serve the specific needs of their audiences, with emphasis on those groups who are in need and underserved in the Southern Minnesota and Northern Iowa regions. KSMQ focuses on locally produced content, spotlighting issues, events and people in our region. The organization also offers child related education and outreach programs to schools, parents, organizations, and communities throughout the viewing area.

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KSMQ (MN) 78.12 two stars
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Friends of Idaho Public Television (ID) 91.93 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

KSMQ
2000 Eight Avenue, NW
Austin, MN 55912
tel: (800) 658-2539
fax: (866) 520-6696
EIN: 68-0599645

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Board Leadership

Fred Bogott
Chairman

CEO

Eric Olson
President & CEO