Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

Louisville Public Media

Serving Louisville and Southern Indiana

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four stars

90.83

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

Board Leadership
Todd P. Lowe
Chair

CEO
Michael Skoler
President and General Manager

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.83 four stars
  Financial 95.12 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Louisville Public Media, formerly known as Public Radio Partnership, is the public media group serving Louisville and Southern Indiana. We broadcast on three public radio stations. Louisville Public Media is WFPL, Louisville's NPR News station; Classical 90.5, Louisville's Fine Arts station and WFPK 91.9 Radio Louisville. Additionally we provide online streaming, regional podcasts, mp3 downloads of performances at our studios, and an online community gathering space to discuss local and national topics.

Louisville Public Media, formerly known as Public Radio Partnership, is the public media group serving Louisville and Southern Indiana. We broadcast on three public radio stations. Louisville Public Media is WFPL, Louisville's NPR News station; Classical 90.5, Louisville's Fine Arts station and WFPK 91.9 Radio Louisville. Additionally we provide online streaming, regional podcasts, mp3 downloads of performances at our studios, and an online community gathering space to discuss local and national topics.

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Financial

four stars

95.12

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

88.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
74.4%
  Administrative Expenses 17.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.84
  Program Expenses Growth 8.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.1%
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 $965,460
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $1,924,312
   Fundraising Events $117,540
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $104,382
Total Contributions $3,111,694
   Program Service Revenue $2,211,712
Total Primary Revenue $5,323,406
   Other Revenue $76,126
TOTAL REVENUE $5,399,532
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,498,440
   Administrative Expenses $1,061,459
   Fundraising Expenses $491,874
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,051,773
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-652,241
   
Net Assets $10,027,826

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$186,740 3.08% Donovan Reynolds President

Mission

Louisville Public Media, formerly known as Public Radio Partnership, is the public media group serving Louisville and Southern Indiana. We broadcast on three public radio stations. Louisville Public Media is WFPL, Louisville's NPR News station; Classical 90.5, Louisville's Fine Arts station and WFPK 91.9 Radio Louisville. Additionally we provide online streaming, regional podcasts, mp3 downloads of performances at our studios, and an online community gathering space to discuss local and national topics.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Louisville Public Media (KY) 90.83 four stars
WHYY (PA) 89.07 three stars
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio (NY) 85.36 three stars
ETV Endowment of South Carolina (SC) 96.42 four stars
Prairie Public Broadcasting (ND) 90.61 four 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

Todd P. Lowe
Chair

CEO

Michael Skoler
President and General Manager