Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

Minnesota Public Radio | American Public Media

Enriching the mind and nourishing the spirit

four stars

90.32

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

Board Leadership
Bradbury H. Anderson
Chair

CEO
Jon McTaggart
Program Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.32 four stars
  Financial 86.32 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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

86.32

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
75.7%
  Administrative Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.94
  Program Expenses Growth 3.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 32.3%
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 $34,429,261
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $21,462,932
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $6,892,530
   Government Grants $4,694,622
Total Contributions $67,479,345
   Program Service Revenue $30,684,886
Total Primary Revenue $98,164,231
   Other Revenue $2,454,850
TOTAL REVENUE $100,619,081
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $73,618,099
   Administrative Expenses $11,409,671
   Fundraising Expenses $12,385,797
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $97,413,567
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,205,514
   
Net Assets $102,581,784

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Jon McTaggart President, CEO $618,643
Other Salaries of Note
$551,793 0.56% Kai Ryssdal Host, Marketplace --
$401,820 0.41% Timothy Roesler Senior Vice President, Business Development --
$351,489 0.36% Judy Mcalpine Senior Vice President, Apm --
$335,748 0.34% Mary Nease Senior Vice President, Audience Development --
$312,020 0.32% Randi Yoder Senior Vice President, Development --

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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Minnesota Public Radio | American Public Media (MN) 90.32 four stars
WNET (NY) 90.33 four stars
American Documentary (NY) 92.02 four stars
Center for Asian American Media (CA) 91.86 four stars
Free to Choose Network (PA) 86.37 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

Bradbury H. Anderson
Chair

CEO

Jon McTaggart
Program Director