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Religion : Religious Media and Broadcasting

Blue Ridge Broadcasting Corporation

A listener supported ministry of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association

three stars

89.08

Three Porters Cove Road Asheville, NC 28805
tel: (800) 330-9648   Web Site
EIN: 56-0750258

Board Leadership
David Bruce
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.08 three stars
  Financial 96.34 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

Financial

four stars

96.34

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
82.6%
  Administrative Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.63
  Program Expenses Growth 6.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Blue Ridge Broadcasting Corporation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Blue Ridge Broadcasting Corporation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Blue Ridge Broadcasting Corporation (NC) 89.08 three stars
Leading The Way with Dr. Michael Youssef (GA) 97.17 four stars
The Christophers (NY) 87.34 three stars
KSBJ Educational Foundation (TX) 94.01 four stars
Andrew Wommack Ministries (CO) 98.23 four stars

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Blue Ridge Broadcasting Corporation (BRB), founded in 1962, provides religious radio programs. BRB has expanded its roster of radio and internet outreaches from four stations (106.9 The Light, WMIT, 1010 WFGW, WFGW.org and LaLuzDeCristo.org) to a total of five with the addition of an innovative new youth focused HD2 channel and internet music ministry called The Edge 106.9. WFGW 1010 AM "The Truth" has grown to cover portions of three states. 106.9 The Light is dedicated to encouraging adults with uplifting music and solid, relevant bible teaching. 106.9 The Light was named the 2007 Station of the Year by the National Religious Broadcasters.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,345,579
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,345,579
   Program Service Revenue $806,220
Total Primary Revenue $3,151,799
   Other Revenue $385,420
TOTAL REVENUE $3,537,219
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,037,155
   Administrative Expenses $236,614
   Fundraising Expenses $276,469
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,550,238
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-13,019
   
Net Assets $9,329,530

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.08 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 86.33 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 84.04 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 91.36 four stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 83.44 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 82.34 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 84.48 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 74.83 two stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 94.57 four stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 83.89 three stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 91.65 four stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 90.05 four stars
2004-12 11/01/2005 92.76 four stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 81.60 three stars
2002-12 01/01/2004 72.74 two stars

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

EIN 56-0750258
Name in IRS Master File BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION
NTEE Code X11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (120) Publishing activities
(29) Other religious activities
(59) Other school related activities
Foundation Status Church 170(b)(1)(A)(i)
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]
Ruling Date December, 2015
Filing Requirement 990 - Not required to file (church)
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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 Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Alice Knighten General Manager $96,841

Blue Ridge Broadcasting Corporation (BRB), founded in 1962, provides religious radio programs. BRB has expanded its roster of radio and internet outreaches from four stations (106.9 The Light, WMIT, 1010 WFGW, WFGW.org and LaLuzDeCristo.org) to a total of five with the addition of an innovative new youth focused HD2 channel and internet music ministry called The Edge 106.9. WFGW 1010 AM "The Truth" has grown to cover portions of three states. 106.9 The Light is dedicated to encouraging adults with uplifting music and solid, relevant bible teaching. 106.9 The Light was named the 2007 Station of the Year by the National Religious Broadcasters.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Blue Ridge Broadcasting Corporation (NC) 89.08 three stars
Family Life Communications (AZ) 90.91 four stars
Focus on the Family (CO) 88.94 three stars
Ron Hutchcraft Ministries (AR) 89.80 three stars
Thru the Bible Radio Network (CA) 85.65 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Blue Ridge Broadcasting Corporation
Three Porters Cove Road
Asheville, NC 28805
tel: (800) 330-9648
fax: (828) 298-0117
EIN: 56-0750258

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 159
Black Mountain, NC 28711

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Board Leadership

David Bruce
President

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