Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

WXXI Public Broadcasting Council

Public media for Rochester

89.36

280 State Street P.O. Box 30021
Rochester, NY 14603
tel: (585) 258-0200   Web Site
EIN: 16-0838086

Board Leadership
David A. Still
Chair

CEO
Norm Silverstein
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.36
  Financial 85.50
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1958, WXXI Public Broadcasting Council has provided the Greater Rochester area with the finest radio and television programming available. In the last several years, WXXI has bloomed from broadcasting one television channel and two radio stations to four television channels and four radio stations. WXXI has added interactive services such as live streaming of radio and podcasts of many programs. WXXI is the essential, life-long educational media resource for the Greater Rochester area. WXXI puts the community first with programming that stimulates and expands thought, inspires the spirit, opens cultural horizons and promotes understanding of diverse community issues.

Since 1958, WXXI Public Broadcasting Council has provided the Greater Rochester area with the finest radio and television programming available. In the last several years, WXXI has bloomed from broadcasting one television channel and two radio stations to four television channels and four radio stations. WXXI has added interactive services such as live streaming of radio and podcasts of many programs. WXXI is the essential, life-long educational media resource for the Greater Rochester area. WXXI puts the community first with programming that stimulates and expands thought, inspires the spirit, opens cultural horizons and promotes understanding of diverse community issues.

Financial

85.50

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
69.8%
  Administrative Expenses 16.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.04
  Program Expenses Growth 2.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WXXI Public Broadcasting Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WXXI Public Broadcasting Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,625,933
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $3,835,016
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,277,062
Total Contributions $11,738,011
   Program Service Revenue $396,717
Total Primary Revenue $12,134,728
   Other Revenue $1,113,954
TOTAL REVENUE $13,248,682
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,086,061
   Administrative Expenses $2,299,453
   Fundraising Expenses $1,852,297
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,237,811
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $10,871
   
Net Assets $19,327,681

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$380,609 2.87% Norm Silverstein President, CEO

Mission

Since 1958, WXXI Public Broadcasting Council has provided the Greater Rochester area with the finest radio and television programming available. In the last several years, WXXI has bloomed from broadcasting one television channel and two radio stations to four television channels and four radio stations. WXXI has added interactive services such as live streaming of radio and podcasts of many programs. WXXI is the essential, life-long educational media resource for the Greater Rochester area. WXXI puts the community first with programming that stimulates and expands thought, inspires the spirit, opens cultural horizons and promotes understanding of diverse community issues.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WXXI Public Broadcasting Council (NY) 89.36
Northeast Indiana Public Radio (IN) 92.09
Florida West Coast Public Broadcasting (FL) 91.98
Houston Public Media Foundation (TX) 91.36
Oregon Public Broadcasting (OR) 93.58

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Charity Contact Info

WXXI Public Broadcasting Council
280 State Street
P.O. Box 30021
Rochester, NY 14603
tel: (585) 258-0200
EIN: 16-0838086

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Board Leadership

David A. Still
Chair

CEO

Norm Silverstein
President