Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Houston Public Media Foundation

Houston Public Media provides audiences with unprecedented access to the content that is meaningful to them.

four stars

92.61

4343 Elgin Street Houston, TX 77204
tel: (713) 748-8888   Web Site
EIN: 74-1670740

Board Leadership
Barrett Sides
Chairman

CEO
Lisa Trapani Shumate
Associate Vice President and General Manager

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.61 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Houston Public Media Foundation (formerly known as the Association for Community Broadcasting) serves to secure the financial future of Houston Public Media, which provides informative, thought-provoking and entertaining content through a multi-media platform that includes TV 8/PBS, News 88.7/NPR and Classical and reaches a combined weekly audience of more than 1.5 million.

The Houston Public Media Foundation assists HPM staff with fundraising efforts, including personal gifts of support, Board members going on calls with staff, writing letters of support and serving as ambassadors for public broadcasting in the community on a local and national level. The Houston Public Media Foundation also is involved in many special events and activities that help raise funds for Houston Public Media. Board members secure sponsorships and auction items, sell tickets and serve on committees while regularly attending events for Houston Public Media.

The Houston Public Media Foundation (formerly known as the Association for Community Broadcasting) serves to secure the financial future of Houston Public Media, which provides informative, thought-provoking and entertaining content through a multi-media platform that includes TV 8/PBS, News 88.7/NPR and Classical and reaches a combined weekly audience of more than 1.5 million.

The Houston Public Media Foundation assists HPM staff with fundraising efforts, including personal gifts of support, Board members going on calls with staff, writing letters of support and serving as ambassadors for public broadcasting in the community on a local and national level. The Houston Public Media Foundation also is involved in many special events and activities that help raise funds for Houston Public Media. Board members secure sponsorships and auction items, sell tickets and serve on committees while regularly attending events for Houston Public Media.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
85.8%
  Administrative Expenses 1.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.25
  Program Expenses Growth 11.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Houston Public Media Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Houston Public Media Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,213
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $12,130,503
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $12,136,716
   Program Service Revenue $4,373,412
Total Primary Revenue $16,510,128
   Other Revenue $120,331
TOTAL REVENUE $16,630,459
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,111,998
   Administrative Expenses $156,509
   Fundraising Expenses $1,517,596
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $14,786,103
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,844,356
   
Net Assets $5,042,321

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Lisa Shumate CEO

Mission

The Houston Public Media Foundation (formerly known as the Association for Community Broadcasting) serves to secure the financial future of Houston Public Media, which provides informative, thought-provoking and entertaining content through a multi-media platform that includes TV 8/PBS, News 88.7/NPR and Classical and reaches a combined weekly audience of more than 1.5 million.

The Houston Public Media Foundation assists HPM staff with fundraising efforts, including personal gifts of support, Board members going on calls with staff, writing letters of support and serving as ambassadors for public broadcasting in the community on a local and national level. The Houston Public Media Foundation also is involved in many special events and activities that help raise funds for Houston Public Media. Board members secure sponsorships and auction items, sell tickets and serve on committees while regularly attending events for Houston Public Media.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Houston Public Media Foundation (TX) 92.61 four stars
WHYY (PA) 90.60 four stars
Oregon Public Broadcasting (OR) 91.37 four stars
Valley Public Radio (CA) 92.82 four stars
New Hampshire Public Radio (NH) 90.29 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Houston Public Media Foundation
4343 Elgin Street
Houston, TX 77204
tel: (713) 748-8888
EIN: 74-1670740

Mail donations to:
Houston Public Media Foundation
PO Box 3626
Houston, TX 77253

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Board Leadership

Barrett Sides
Chairman

CEO

Lisa Trapani Shumate
Associate Vice President and General Manager