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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

Connecticut Public Broadcasting

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88.14

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

Board Leadership
Gregory B. Butler
Chair

CEO
Mark Contreras
President, CEO

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.14
  Financial 84.77
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00
This rating was published 02/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, 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

84.77

Accountability & Transparency

93.00

This rating was published 02/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
70.7%
  Administrative Expenses 14.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.28
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.60
  Program Expenses Growth -1.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.6%
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) 88.14
Northeast Indiana Public Radio (IN) 92.09
Maine Public (ME) 92.61
Boston Neighborhood Network (MA) 86.56
North Texas Public Broadcasting, Inc. (TX) 89.62

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $111,321
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $8,700,294
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $1,033,971
   Government Grants $3,797,793
Total Contributions $13,643,379
   Program Service Revenue $7,044,195
Total Primary Revenue $20,687,574
   Other Revenue $4,904,315
TOTAL REVENUE $25,591,889
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $15,590,941
   Administrative Expenses $3,124,159
   Fundraising Expenses $3,351,687
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $22,066,787
   
Payments to Affiliates $949,965
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,525,102
   
Net Assets $58,028,990

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 $15,590,941 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 02/01/2022 88.14
2019-06 04/01/2021 88.08
2018-06 08/01/2019 89.01
2017-06 08/01/2018 85.22
2016-06 10/01/2017 85.62
2015-06 10/01/2016 82.84
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.31
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 84.52
2013-06 11/01/2014 79.62
2012-06 08/01/2013 84.31
2011-06 07/01/2012 80.54
2010-06 09/20/2011 78.73
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 07/01/2010 71.09
2008-06 09/01/2009 73.96
2007-06 06/01/2008 74.84
2006-06 06/01/2007 72.32
2005-06 07/01/2006 67.28
2004-06 06/01/2005 67.69
2003-06 08/01/2004 80.22
2002-06 05/01/2004 81.96

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$366,658 1.66% Mark Contreras President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$465,914 2.11% Jerry Franklin Former President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Connecticut Public Broadcasting (CT) 88.14
Louisville Public Media (KY) 93.68
The Public Broadcasting Council of Central New York, Inc. (d/b/a: WCNY ) (NY) 93.45
Florida West Coast Public Broadcasting (FL) 90.99
Prairie Public Broadcasting (ND) 88.81

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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

Gregory B. Butler
Chair

CEO

Mark Contreras
President, CEO

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