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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

Nevada Public Radio Corporation

Providing high quality radio programming

two stars

79.36

1289 South Torrey Pines Drive Las Vegas, NV 89146
tel: (888) 258-9895   Web Site
EIN: 23-7441306

Board Leadership
Anthony Pearl
Chair

CEO
Florence Rogers
President and Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.36 two stars
  Financial 71.94 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Nevada Public Radio Corporation (NPRC) works to enhance the quality of life and build a better community by providing high quality, non-commercial radio programming, leadership and services to a substantial audience. NPRC was incorporated in December 1975 and its flagship station signed on in 1980 as Nevada's first National Public Radio (NPR) affiliated station. The NPRC operates a non-commercial, radio broadcast network comprised of the following stations: KNPR (88.9) and KCNV (89.7), Las Vegas; KTPH (91.7), Tonopah; KLNR (91.7), Panaca; KWPR (88.7), Lund/Ely; and KSGU (90.3), St. George. KNPR programs a 24 hour service of NPR news and information and produces 10 hours a week of original content.

The Nevada Public Radio Corporation (NPRC) works to enhance the quality of life and build a better community by providing high quality, non-commercial radio programming, leadership and services to a substantial audience. NPRC was incorporated in December 1975 and its flagship station signed on in 1980 as Nevada's first National Public Radio (NPR) affiliated station. The NPRC operates a non-commercial, radio broadcast network comprised of the following stations: KNPR (88.9) and KCNV (89.7), Las Vegas; KTPH (91.7), Tonopah; KLNR (91.7), Panaca; KWPR (88.7), Lund/Ely; and KSGU (90.3), St. George. KNPR programs a 24 hour service of NPR news and information and produces 10 hours a week of original content.

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Financial

two stars

71.94

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
61.6%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 30.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.35
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.89
  Program Expenses Growth 3.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Nevada Public Radio Corporation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Nevada Public Radio Corporation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nevada Public Radio Corporation (NV) 79.36 two stars
American Documentary (NY) 89.53 three stars
Minnesota Public Radio | American Public Media (MN) 91.12 four stars
StoryCorps (NY) 89.97 three stars
Free To Choose Network (PA) 88.55 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,511,638
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $1,796,371
   Fundraising Events $291,895
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $612,652
Total Contributions $8,212,556
   Program Service Revenue $1,058,502
Total Primary Revenue $9,271,058
   Other Revenue $324,536
TOTAL REVENUE $9,595,594
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,514,364
   Administrative Expenses $588,516
   Fundraising Expenses $2,328,114
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,430,994
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,164,600
   
Net Assets $7,339,962

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.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Public Broadcasting $3,111,639 68.9%
City Regional Magazine $1,203,681 26.7%
Public Media Services $199,044 4.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 02/01/2020 79.36 two stars
2017-09 02/01/2019 82.50 three stars
2016-09 03/01/2018 83.10 three stars
2015-09 03/01/2017 82.37 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 82.64 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/22/2015 86.01 three stars
2013-09 04/01/2015 85.67 three stars
2012-09 11/01/2013 81.75 three stars
2011-09 07/01/2012 83.68 three stars
2010-09 12/23/2011 82.65 three stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 88.75 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 12/01/2010 88.52 three stars
2008-09 04/01/2010 86.50 three stars
2007-09 02/01/2009 76.77 two stars
2006-09 02/01/2008 78.49 two stars
2005-09 02/01/2007 81.17 three stars
2004-09 01/01/2006 78.46 two stars
2003-09 04/01/2005 88.25 three 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 23-7441306
Name in IRS Master File NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO
NTEE Code A34
NTEE Classification Radio
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (121) Radio or television broadcasting
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
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 March, 1975
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$147,665 1.98% Florence Rogers President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nevada Public Radio Corporation (NV) 79.36 two stars
Minnesota Public Radio | American Public Media (MN) 91.12 four stars
Koahnic Broadcast Corporation (AK) 87.37 three stars
Center for Asian American Media (CA) 92.53 four stars
Brave New Films (CA) 86.63 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Nevada Public Radio Corporation
1289 South Torrey Pines Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89146
tel: (888) 258-9895
fax: (702) 258-5646
EIN: 23-7441306

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Board Leadership

Anthony Pearl
Chair

CEO

Florence Rogers
President and Chief Executive Officer

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