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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

KVIE

Opening minds and changing lives

three stars

84.64

2030 West El Camino Avenue Sacramento, CA 95833
tel: (800) 347-5843   Web Site
EIN: 94-1421463

Board Leadership
Frank Myers
Board Chair

CEO
David Lowe
President, General Manager

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.64 three stars
  Financial 78.49 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of KVIE is to educate, enrich, enlighten and inspire diverse audiences and individuals through high quality television programming and related services that enhance the quality of life for people throughout Northern California. KVIE's vision is to open minds and change lives, giving people information they need to participate fully in the community we share and the world around us. KVIE provides educational programs and services for the young and lifelong learners. Our local productions and PBS programming engage the mind and spirit to promote personal and community growth. KVIE's first continuous broadcast day was February 23, 1959. KVIE broadcasts 5 different streams of programming, and 3 digital over the air signals.

The mission of KVIE is to educate, enrich, enlighten and inspire diverse audiences and individuals through high quality television programming and related services that enhance the quality of life for people throughout Northern California. KVIE's vision is to open minds and change lives, giving people information they need to participate fully in the community we share and the world around us. KVIE provides educational programs and services for the young and lifelong learners. Our local productions and PBS programming engage the mind and spirit to promote personal and community growth. KVIE's first continuous broadcast day was February 23, 1959. KVIE broadcasts 5 different streams of programming, and 3 digital over the air signals.

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Financial

two stars

78.49

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
63.6%
  Administrative Expenses 14.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 21.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.24
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.26
  Program Expenses Growth -0.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by KVIE on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by KVIE on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
KVIE (CA) 84.64 three stars
Minnesota Public Radio | American Public Media (MN) 91.12 four stars
Free To Choose Network (PA) 88.55 three stars
Koahnic Broadcast Corporation (AK) 87.37 three stars
Brave New Films (CA) 86.63 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,767,490
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $6,176,821
   Fundraising Events $249,423
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $795,230
Total Contributions $9,988,964
   Program Service Revenue $2,211,852
Total Primary Revenue $12,200,816
   Other Revenue $675,442
TOTAL REVENUE $12,876,258
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,147,767
   Administrative Expenses $1,880,756
   Fundraising Expenses $2,231,138
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,259,661
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,616,597
   
Net Assets $14,361,450

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 84.64 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 86.34 three stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 80.05 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 84.32 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 84.21 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 82.32 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 78.57 two stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 80.73 three stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 79.40 two stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 79.96 two stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 78.68 two stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 79.70 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 73.09 two stars
2008-06 11/01/2009 70.47 two stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 66.89 one star
2006-06 06/01/2007 73.91 two stars
2005-06 10/01/2006 63.36 one star
2004-06 11/01/2005 58.40 one star
2003-06 10/01/2004 58.43 one star
2002-06 10/01/2003 77.00 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 94-1421463
Name in IRS Master File KVIE INC
NTEE Code A32
NTEE Classification Television
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
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 October, 1959
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
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$268,809 2.38% David Lowe President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
KVIE (CA) 84.64 three stars
Center for Asian American Media (CA) 92.53 four stars
CET (OH) 86.76 three stars
American Documentary (NY) 90.54 four stars
Free To Choose Network (PA) 88.55 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

KVIE
2030 West El Camino Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95833
tel: (800) 347-5843
EIN: 94-1421463

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Board Leadership

Frank Myers
Board Chair

CEO

David Lowe
President, General Manager

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