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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

MinnPost

Providing high-quality journalism for people who care about Minnesota.

two stars

74.44

635 9th Avenue Southeast Suite 220
Minneapolis, MN 55414
tel: (612) 455-6950   Web Site
EIN: 26-0573427

Board Leadership
Jill Field
Chair

CEO
Andrew Wallmeyer
CEO & Publisher

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 74.44 two stars
  Financial 74.90 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 74.00 two stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

MinnPost is a nonprofit, nonpartisan enterprise whose mission is to provide high-quality journalism for people who care about Minnesota. MinnPost provides news and analysis based on reporting by professional journalists, many of whom have decades of experience in the Twin Cities media. Our goal is to create a sustainable business model for this kind of journalism, supported by corporate sponsors, advertisers, and members who make annual donations. High-quality journalism is a community asset that sustains democracy and quality of life, and we need people who believe in it to support our work.

MinnPost is a nonprofit, nonpartisan enterprise whose mission is to provide high-quality journalism for people who care about Minnesota. MinnPost provides news and analysis based on reporting by professional journalists, many of whom have decades of experience in the Twin Cities media. Our goal is to create a sustainable business model for this kind of journalism, supported by corporate sponsors, advertisers, and members who make annual donations. High-quality journalism is a community asset that sustains democracy and quality of life, and we need people who believe in it to support our work.

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Financial

two stars

74.90

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

74.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
69.9%
  Administrative Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 21.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.35
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.49
  Program Expenses Growth -0.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by MinnPost on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by MinnPost on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
MinnPost (MN) 74.44 two stars
GRIST (WA) 88.73 three stars
Positive Futures Network (YES! Magazine) (WA) 94.68 four stars
Wikimedia Foundation (CA) 98.14 four stars
Common Sense Media (CA) 89.84 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,313,664
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,313,664
   Program Service Revenue $454,545
Total Primary Revenue $1,768,209
   Other Revenue $161,396
TOTAL REVENUE $1,929,605
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,252,957
   Administrative Expenses $170,955
   Fundraising Expenses $387,663
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,811,575
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $118,030
   
Net Assets $841,060

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
News Production $1,252,957 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 74.44 two stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 77.19 two stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 81.30 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 79.82 two stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 79.02 two stars
2013-12 06/01/2016 80.71 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 03/01/2016 81.14 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 26-0573427
Name in IRS Master File MINNPOST
NTEE Code A33
NTEE Classification Printing, Publishing
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 December, 2007
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$121,713 6.71% Andrew Wallmeyer CEO & Publisher

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
MinnPost (MN) 74.44 two stars
Positive Futures Network (YES! Magazine) (WA) 94.68 four stars
Milkweed Editions (MN) 90.53 four stars
Resource Media (CA) 86.43 three stars
Type Media Center (NY) 94.34 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

MinnPost
635 9th Avenue Southeast
Suite 220
Minneapolis, MN 55414
tel: (612) 455-6950
fax: (612) 455-6960
EIN: 26-0573427

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Board Leadership

Jill Field
Chair

CEO

Andrew Wallmeyer
CEO & Publisher

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