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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

Boston Neighborhood Network

Standing at the forefront of community media and empowerment

three stars

86.15

3025 Washington Street Boston, MA 02119
tel: (617) 708-3200   Web Site
EIN: 04-2784953

Board Leadership
Justin A. Petty
President

CEO
Glenn Williams
General Manager

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.15 three stars
  Financial 95.25 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Boston Neighborhood Network, managed by the Boston Community Access and Programming Foundation, is a nationally recognized, award-winning community media center that acts as a public forum for all Boston residents, nonprofit and community-based organizations, and governmental and educational institutions, providing them with affordable training and access to emerging media technologies.

Boston Neighborhood Network, managed by the Boston Community Access and Programming Foundation, is a nationally recognized, award-winning community media center that acts as a public forum for all Boston residents, nonprofit and community-based organizations, and governmental and educational institutions, providing them with affordable training and access to emerging media technologies.

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Financial

four stars

95.25

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
74.8%
  Administrative Expenses 19.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.36
  Program Expenses Growth 17.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boston Neighborhood Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boston Neighborhood Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boston Neighborhood Network (MA) 86.15 three stars
WHRO (VA) 87.36 three stars
WGBH Boston (MA) 94.70 four stars
Public Broadcasting Council of Central New York (NY) 93.97 four stars
ETV Endowment of South Carolina (SC) 97.70 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,474,058
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $21,951
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,496,009
   Program Service Revenue $184,660
Total Primary Revenue $3,680,669
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $3,680,669
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,207,138
   Administrative Expenses $424,920
   Fundraising Expenses $130,294
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,762,352
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $918,317
   
Net Assets $5,451,622

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
Access Programming $1,955,388 88.6%
News $251,750 11.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 02/01/2020 86.15 three stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 83.30 three stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 79.79 two stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 74.90 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 70.44 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 04/01/2015 76.11 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 04-2784953
Name in IRS Master File BOSTON COMMUNITY ACCESS & PROGRAMMING FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code W80
NTEE Classification Public Utilities
NTEE Type Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable 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 September, 1983
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$58,404 2.11% Curtis Henderson General Manager
Other Salaries of Note
$149,348 5.40% Dennis Dutra Chief Engineer
$99,600 3.60% Susan M. O'Connor Interim General Manager

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boston Neighborhood Network (MA) 86.15 three stars
Valley Public Radio (CA) 92.82 four stars
WGBH Boston (MA) 94.70 four stars
KERA (TX) 89.25 three stars
Northeast Indiana Public Radio (IN) 87.93 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boston Neighborhood Network
3025 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02119
tel: (617) 708-3200
EIN: 04-2784953

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Board Leadership

Justin A. Petty
President

CEO

Glenn Williams
General Manager

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