Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

Louisville Public Media

Serving Louisville and Southern Indiana

four stars

93.40

619 South Fourth Street Louisville, KY 40202
tel: (502) 814-6500   Web Site
EIN: 61-1259787

Board Leadership
Eric Carrig
Chair

CEO
Stephen George
President and General Manager

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.40 four stars
  Financial 95.21 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Louisville Public Media (LPM) is an independent, community supported non-profit serving our Louisville metropolitan area with three distinct public radio stations and an investigative newsroom. 89.3 WFPL News Louisville provides local, national and international news, public affairs and cultural programming. 90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville is our city's only classical music and fine arts radio station. 91.9 WFPK Independent Louisville showcases independent, alternative music and an array of musical genres. The Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting (KyCIR) shines the light of accountability on the people and institutions in power.

Louisville Public Media (LPM) is an independent, community supported non-profit serving our Louisville metropolitan area with three distinct public radio stations and an investigative newsroom. 89.3 WFPL News Louisville provides local, national and international news, public affairs and cultural programming. 90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville is our city's only classical music and fine arts radio station. 91.9 WFPK Independent Louisville showcases independent, alternative music and an array of musical genres. The Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting (KyCIR) shines the light of accountability on the people and institutions in power.

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Financial

four stars

95.21

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
74.7%
  Administrative Expenses 17.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.52
  Program Expenses Growth 11.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Louisville Public Media on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Louisville Public Media on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,953,387
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $151,000
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,104,387
   Program Service Revenue $2,365,676
Total Primary Revenue $5,470,063
   Other Revenue $270,143
TOTAL REVENUE $5,740,206
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,941,492
   Administrative Expenses $1,166,554
   Fundraising Expenses $441,320
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,549,366
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-809,160
   
Net Assets $9,155,703

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$86,685 1.32% Stephen George Interim President
Other Salaries of Note
$197,620 3.01% Michael Skoler Former President

Mission

Louisville Public Media (LPM) is an independent, community supported non-profit serving our Louisville metropolitan area with three distinct public radio stations and an investigative newsroom. 89.3 WFPL News Louisville provides local, national and international news, public affairs and cultural programming. 90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville is our city's only classical music and fine arts radio station. 91.9 WFPK Independent Louisville showcases independent, alternative music and an array of musical genres. The Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting (KyCIR) shines the light of accountability on the people and institutions in power.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Louisville Public Media (KY) 93.40 four stars
New Hampshire Public Radio (NH) 90.29 four stars
Prairie Public Broadcasting (ND) 91.29 four stars
ETV Endowment of South Carolina (SC) 96.79 four stars
WXXI Public Broadcasting Council (NY) 88.78 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Louisville Public Media
619 South Fourth Street
Louisville, KY 40202
tel: (502) 814-6500
fax: (502) 814-6599
EIN: 61-1259787

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Board Leadership

Eric Carrig
Chair

CEO

Stephen George
President and General Manager