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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

Nashville Public Television

Television worth watching...television worth supporting

four stars

90.72

161 Rains Avenue Nashville, TN 37203
tel: (615) 259-9325   Web Site
EIN: 62-1740928

Board Leadership
Michael A. Koban, Jr.
Chairman

CEO
Beth Curley
President and Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.72 four stars
  Financial 88.91 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

88.91

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
70.5%
  Administrative Expenses 13.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.36
  Program Expenses Growth 0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Nashville Public Television on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Nashville Public Television on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nashville Public Television (TN) 90.72 four stars
WYEP (PA) 93.49 four stars
eTown (CO) 91.22 four stars
KOCE-TV (CA) 86.63 three stars
Nashville Public Radio (TN) 86.46 three stars

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Founded in 1998, Nashville Public Television (NPT) inspires, educates, and engages our community through excellence in public media and through meaningful collaborations. NPT is an enduring, dynamic, and integral part of the community and uniquely enriches the lives of citizens in Middle Tennessee and beyond.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,404,088
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $32,346
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $430,793
Total Contributions $4,867,227
   Program Service Revenue $125,671
Total Primary Revenue $4,992,898
   Other Revenue $282,105
TOTAL REVENUE $5,275,003
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,029,807
   Administrative Expenses $808,041
   Fundraising Expenses $945,801
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,783,649
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-508,646
   
Net Assets $8,056,764

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
Programming, Production, and Education Outreach $3,098,731 76.9%
Broadcasting, Engineering, and New Media Support $801,779 19.9%
Program Information $129,297 3.2%

Ratings History
Nashville Public Television has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 10/01/2017 90.72 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 91.78 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 93.43 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 91.77 four stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 86.78 three 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 62-1740928
Name in IRS Master File NASHVILLE PUBLIC TELEVISION INC
NTEE Code A32
NTEE Classification Television
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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, 1990
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$270,575 4.67% Beth Curley President, CEO

Founded in 1998, Nashville Public Television (NPT) inspires, educates, and engages our community through excellence in public media and through meaningful collaborations. NPT is an enduring, dynamic, and integral part of the community and uniquely enriches the lives of citizens in Middle Tennessee and beyond.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nashville Public Television (TN) 90.72 four stars
High Plains Public Radio (KS) 86.22 three stars
Nine Network of Public Media (MO) 90.81 four stars
KCRW Foundation (CA) 94.40 four stars
Twin Cities Public Television (MN) 91.19 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Nashville Public Television
161 Rains Avenue
Nashville, TN 37203
tel: (615) 259-9325
EIN: 62-1740928

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Board Leadership

Michael A. Koban, Jr.
Chairman

CEO

Beth Curley
President and Chief Executive Officer

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