Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

Minnesota Public Radio | American Public Media

Enriching the mind and nourishing the spirit

four stars

91.12

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 91.12 four stars
  Financial 87.45 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

three stars

87.45

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
75.1%
  Administrative Expenses 12.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.96
  Program Expenses Growth 5.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 32.2%
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 $42,495,804
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $15,773,477
   Fundraising Events $323,295
   Related Organizations $8,805,412
   Government Grants $4,665,680
Total Contributions $72,063,668
   Program Service Revenue $29,102,121
Total Primary Revenue $101,165,789
   Other Revenue $5,438,083
TOTAL REVENUE $106,603,872
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $82,653,981
   Administrative Expenses $14,650,022
   Fundraising Expenses $12,569,766
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $109,873,769
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-3,269,897
   
Net Assets $111,371,484

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Jon Mctaggart President, CEO $690,020
Other Salaries of Note
$399,874 0.36% Timothy Roesler Senior VP, Business Development --
$377,660 0.34% Kai Ryssdal Host, Marketplace --
$341,598 0.31% Randi Yoder Senior VP, Development --
$339,320 0.30% David Brancaccio Host, MMR --

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) 91.12 four stars
Free To Choose Network (PA) 88.55 three stars
Center for Asian American Media (CA) 92.53 four stars
WNET (NY) 90.37 four stars
American Documentary (NY) 89.53 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