Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

Minnesota Public Radio | American Public Media

Enriching the mind and nourishing the spirit

four stars

92.68

480 Cedar Street St. Paul, MN 55101
tel: (800) 228-7123   Web Site
EIN: 41-0953924

Board Leadership
Mary Brainerd
Chair

CEO
Jon McTaggart
Program Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.68 four stars
  Financial 89.66 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1967, Minnesota Public Radio | American Public Media (MPR | APM) works to enrich the mind and nourish the spirit, thereby assisting our audiences to enhance their lives, expand perspectives and strengthen their communities. MPR is one of the nation's premier public radio stations producing programming for radio, Internet and face-to-face audiences. MPR provides three services - News and Information Service, Classical Music Service and The Current - operating a 45-station regional radio network and serving a regional population of five million people. APM is the nation's second-largest producer of public radio programs, reaching 18 million listeners each week through more than 900 radio stations nationwide. National programs include A Prairie Home Companion®, Marketplace®, The Splendid Table®, Performance Today®, Dinner Party Download®, Wits™, American RadioWorks® and others.

Founded in 1967, Minnesota Public Radio | American Public Media (MPR | APM) works to enrich the mind and nourish the spirit, thereby assisting our audiences to enhance their lives, expand perspectives and strengthen their communities. MPR is one of the nation's premier public radio stations producing programming for radio, Internet and face-to-face audiences. MPR provides three services - News and Information Service, Classical Music Service and The Current - operating a 45-station regional radio network and serving a regional population of five million people. APM is the nation's second-largest producer of public radio programs, reaching 18 million listeners each week through more than 900 radio stations nationwide. National programs include A Prairie Home Companion®, Marketplace®, The Splendid Table®, Performance Today®, Dinner Party Download®, Wits™, American RadioWorks® and others.

Financial

three stars

89.66

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
75.1%
  Administrative Expenses 12.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.07
  Program Expenses Growth 1.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Minnesota Public Radio | American Public Media on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Minnesota Public Radio | American Public Media on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $44,286,868
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $23,772,403
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $8,791,074
   Government Grants $8,809,151
Total Contributions $85,659,496
   Program Service Revenue $22,238,348
Total Primary Revenue $107,897,844
   Other Revenue $1,533,696
TOTAL REVENUE $109,431,540
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $73,315,646
   Administrative Expenses $13,341,788
   Fundraising Expenses $11,465,793
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $98,123,227
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $11,308,313
   
Net Assets $117,325,097

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Jon Mctaggart President, CEO $654,607
Other Salaries of Note
$254,506 0.25% Nicholas Kereakos Senior Vice President, Regional --
$252,729 0.25% Deborah Clark Senior Vice President, General Manager --
$249,969 0.25% Nancy Ison Executive Director --

Mission

Founded in 1967, Minnesota Public Radio | American Public Media (MPR | APM) works to enrich the mind and nourish the spirit, thereby assisting our audiences to enhance their lives, expand perspectives and strengthen their communities. MPR is one of the nation's premier public radio stations producing programming for radio, Internet and face-to-face audiences. MPR provides three services - News and Information Service, Classical Music Service and The Current - operating a 45-station regional radio network and serving a regional population of five million people. APM is the nation's second-largest producer of public radio programs, reaching 18 million listeners each week through more than 900 radio stations nationwide. National programs include A Prairie Home Companion®, Marketplace®, The Splendid Table®, Performance Today®, Dinner Party Download®, Wits™, American RadioWorks® and others.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Minnesota Public Radio | American Public Media (MN) 92.68 four stars
Free to Choose Network (PA) 90.10 four stars
Public Radio International (MN) 85.20 three stars
KVIE (CA) 86.34 three stars
From the Top (MA) 86.68 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Minnesota Public Radio | American Public Media
480 Cedar Street
St. Paul, MN 55101
tel: (800) 228-7123
EIN: 41-0953924

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Board Leadership

Mary Brainerd
Chair

CEO

Jon McTaggart
Program Director