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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

Public Broadcasting Atlanta

Serving community, enhancing life

three stars

83.23

740 Bismark Road, NE Atlanta, GA 30324
tel: (678) 686-0321   Web Site
EIN: 58-2126423

Board Leadership
Ann Cramer
Chairwoman

CEO
Wonya Lucas
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.23 three stars
  Financial 77.68 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

two stars

77.68

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
58.6%
  Administrative Expenses 15.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 25.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.26
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.69
  Program Expenses Growth 6.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Public Broadcasting Atlanta on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Public Broadcasting Atlanta on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Public Broadcasting Atlanta (GA) 83.23 three stars
WMFE (FL) 85.22 three stars
WTTW (IL) 86.92 three stars
WHYY (PA) 87.89 three stars
Louisville Public Media (KY) 90.77 four stars

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Public Broadcasting Atlanta (PBA), comprised of WABE 90.1 FM and PBA 30, brings NPR News, music, the arts and PBS programming to hundreds of thousands of listeners and viewers each year. As a broadcast service of Atlanta Public Schools in partnership with the Atlanta Educational Telecommunications Collaborative (AETC), PBA has never lost sight of its original mission. Education remains at the core of our operation at every level, from preschoolers to our elders. We serve community; we enhance life. We educate, entertain, empower. We broaden perspectives, create joy, expand knowledge. And through our endeavors, we connect people to each other and the world.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,227,999
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,506,226
Total Contributions $12,734,225
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $12,734,225
   Other Revenue $340,681
TOTAL REVENUE $13,074,906
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,065,475
   Administrative Expenses $2,249,995
   Fundraising Expenses $3,138,978
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,454,448
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-379,542
   
Net Assets $8,956,072

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 Radio $4,849,214 60.1%
Public Television $2,614,634 32.4%
Online Platforms $601,627 7.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 07/01/2016 83.23 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 82.92 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 83.18 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 80.54 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 83.74 three stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 86.49 three stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 78.49 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 79.07 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 75.36 two stars
2008-06 09/01/2009 77.01 two stars
2007-06 08/01/2008 70.60 two stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 63.79 one star
2005-06 04/01/2007 64.46 one star
2004-06 11/01/2005 65.53 one star
2003-06 12/01/2004 74.57 two stars
2002-06 05/01/2004 80.80 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 67.21 one star
2000-06 04/15/2002 62.16 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 58-2126423
Name in IRS Master File ATLANTA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COLLABORATIVE
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 (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(121) Radio or television broadcasting
(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]
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$272,772 2.02% Milton Clipper President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
Not compensated -- Wonya Lucas President, CEO

Public Broadcasting Atlanta (PBA), comprised of WABE 90.1 FM and PBA 30, brings NPR News, music, the arts and PBS programming to hundreds of thousands of listeners and viewers each year. As a broadcast service of Atlanta Public Schools in partnership with the Atlanta Educational Telecommunications Collaborative (AETC), PBA has never lost sight of its original mission. Education remains at the core of our operation at every level, from preschoolers to our elders. We serve community; we enhance life. We educate, entertain, empower. We broaden perspectives, create joy, expand knowledge. And through our endeavors, we connect people to each other and the world.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Public Broadcasting Atlanta (GA) 83.23 three stars
Maine Public Broadcasting Network (ME) 92.54 four stars
WETA (VA) 97.17 four stars
WMFE (FL) 85.22 three stars
Hawaii Public Radio (HI) 93.11 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Public Broadcasting Atlanta
740 Bismark Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
tel: (678) 686-0321
EIN: 58-2126423

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Board Leadership

Ann Cramer
Chairwoman

CEO

Wonya Lucas
President, CEO

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