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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

MinnPost

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

two stars

79.45

P.O. Box 18438 Minneapolis, MN 55418
tel: (612) 455-6950   Web Site
EIN: 26-0573427

Board Leadership
Rebecca Shavlik
Chair

CEO
Tanner Curl
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.45 two stars
  Financial 82.25 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

three stars

82.25

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
73.2%
  Administrative Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.30
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.21
  Program Expenses Growth 10.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.0%
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) 79.45 two stars
Milkweed Editions (MN) 91.03 four stars
Commentary (NY) 88.94 three stars
Wikimedia Foundation (CA) 98.29 four stars
Type Media Center (NY) 91.11 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $977,903
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $977,903
   Program Service Revenue $334,100
Total Primary Revenue $1,312,003
   Other Revenue $169,695
TOTAL REVENUE $1,481,698
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,616,054
   Administrative Expenses $147,145
   Fundraising Expenses $262,968
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,026,167
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-544,469
   
Net Assets $391,091

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 $1,616,054 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 04/01/2021 79.45 two stars
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$132,616 6.54% Andrew Wallmeyer CEO & Publisher

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
MinnPost (MN) 79.45 two stars
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Resource Media (CA) 86.43 three stars
ProPublica (NY) 100.00 four stars
Wikimedia Foundation (CA) 98.29 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

MinnPost
P.O. Box 18438
Minneapolis, MN 55418
tel: (612) 455-6950
fax: (612) 455-6960
EIN: 26-0573427

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Board Leadership

Rebecca Shavlik
Chair

CEO

Tanner Curl
Executive Director

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