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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

Connecticut Public Broadcasting

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three stars

85.22

1049 Asylum Avenue Hartford, CT 06105
tel: (860) 275-7550   Web Site
EIN: 06-0758938

Board Leadership
Jeffrey S. Hoffman
Chair

CEO
Jerry Franklin
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.22 three stars
  Financial 81.65 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Connecticut Public Broadcasting is the parent company of Connecticut Public Television (CPTV) and Connecticut Public Radio (WNPR). CPTV is a locally and nationally recognized producer and presenter of quality public television programming. WNPR offers news, information and entertainment programming available to listeners both on the radio and online. We work to add value to people's lives through programs and services that inform, educate, entertain and inspire our audiences. Connecticut Public Broadcasting has grown from a single station with one videotape machine to a statewide, community-supported network with four television stations, four radio stations and one cable network.

Connecticut Public Broadcasting is the parent company of Connecticut Public Television (CPTV) and Connecticut Public Radio (WNPR). CPTV is a locally and nationally recognized producer and presenter of quality public television programming. WNPR offers news, information and entertainment programming available to listeners both on the radio and online. We work to add value to people's lives through programs and services that inform, educate, entertain and inspire our audiences. Connecticut Public Broadcasting has grown from a single station with one videotape machine to a statewide, community-supported network with four television stations, four radio stations and one cable network.

Financial

three stars

81.65

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
71.3%
  Administrative Expenses 13.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.36
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.99
  Program Expenses Growth 8.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 51.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Connecticut Public Broadcasting on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Connecticut Public Broadcasting on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Connecticut Public Broadcasting (CT) 85.22 three stars
Oregon Public Broadcasting (OR) 90.24 four stars
WMFE (FL) 92.07 four stars
Prairie Public Broadcasting (ND) 90.61 four stars
New Hampshire Public Radio (NH) 86.97 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $0
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $6,611,987
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $896,167
   Government Grants $1,944,194
Total Contributions $9,452,348
   Program Service Revenue $9,047,684
Total Primary Revenue $18,500,032
   Other Revenue $4,257,526
TOTAL REVENUE $22,757,558
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $16,160,673
   Administrative Expenses $2,887,260
   Fundraising Expenses $3,075,761
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $22,123,694
   
Payments to Affiliates $1,047,778
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $633,864
   
Net Assets $21,392,539

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
Public Broadcasting Network $16,160,673 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 08/01/2018 85.22 three stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 85.62 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 82.84 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.31 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 84.52 three stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 79.62 two stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 84.31 three stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 80.54 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 78.73 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 07/01/2010 71.09 two stars
2008-06 09/01/2009 73.96 two stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 74.84 two stars
2006-06 06/01/2007 72.32 two stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 67.28 one star
2004-06 06/01/2005 67.69 one star
2003-06 08/01/2004 80.22 three stars
2002-06 05/01/2004 81.96 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 81.93 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 06-0758938
Name in IRS Master File CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING INC
NTEE Code A30
NTEE Classification Media, Communications Organizations
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related 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, 1964
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$358,521 1.62% Jerry Franklin President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Connecticut Public Broadcasting (CT) 85.22 three stars
WETA (VA) 97.87 four stars
WXXI Public Broadcasting Council (NY) 91.98 four stars
Valley Public Radio (CA) 91.33 four stars
Prairie Public Broadcasting (ND) 90.61 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Connecticut Public Broadcasting
1049 Asylum Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105
tel: (860) 275-7550
EIN: 06-0758938

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Board Leadership

Jeffrey S. Hoffman
Chair

CEO

Jerry Franklin
President

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