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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

Radio Bilingüe

A national distributor of Spanish-language programming in public radio

three stars

85.26

5005 East Belmont Avenue Fresno, CA 93727
tel: (559) 455-5757   Web Site
EIN: 94-2472322

Board Leadership
Albert “Al” Reyes
Board Chair

CEO
Hugo Morales
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.26 three stars
  Financial 80.37 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Radio Bilingüe is a network of five public radio stations in California with an established tradition of producing and distributing Latino news and information programming for both commercial radio and national public radio. The network's flagship station, KSJV in Fresno, California was founded in 1976; operations have expanded and now four more stations broadcast under Radio Bilingüe's umbrella: KMPO in Modesto, KUBO in El Centro/Calexico, KTQX in Bakersfield, and KHDC in Salinas. Radio Bilingüe strives to provide high-quality programming and timely information to the growing Spanish-speaking audiences in North America. Radio Bilingüe has also reached out to other underserved audiences, offering African-American and Southeast Asian music and public services.

Radio Bilingüe is a network of five public radio stations in California with an established tradition of producing and distributing Latino news and information programming for both commercial radio and national public radio. The network's flagship station, KSJV in Fresno, California was founded in 1976; operations have expanded and now four more stations broadcast under Radio Bilingüe's umbrella: KMPO in Modesto, KUBO in El Centro/Calexico, KTQX in Bakersfield, and KHDC in Salinas. Radio Bilingüe strives to provide high-quality programming and timely information to the growing Spanish-speaking audiences in North America. Radio Bilingüe has also reached out to other underserved audiences, offering African-American and Southeast Asian music and public services.

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Financial

three stars

80.37

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 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)
75.2%
  Administrative Expenses 13.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.81
  Program Expenses Growth -5.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 34.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Radio Bilingüe on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Radio Bilingüe on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Radio Bilingüe (CA) 85.26 three stars
WMFE (FL) 91.35 four stars
New Hampshire Public Radio (NH) 86.97 three stars
WHYY (PA) 91.43 four stars
WGBH Boston (MA) 95.88 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,868,171
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,868,171
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,868,171
   Other Revenue $440
TOTAL REVENUE $1,868,611
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,435,698
   Administrative Expenses $254,173
   Fundraising Expenses $207,200
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,897,071
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-28,460
   
Net Assets $1,581,011

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
Latino Radio Network $1,435,698 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-09 09/01/2018 85.26 three stars
2016-09 12/01/2017 84.08 three stars
2015-09 10/01/2016 87.43 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 88.08 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 10/01/2015 85.84 three stars
2013-09 11/01/2014 80.16 three stars
2012-09 09/01/2013 78.18 two stars
2011-09 07/01/2012 88.75 three stars
2010-09 02/01/2012 86.65 three stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 86.58 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 94.01 four stars
2008-09 11/01/2009 85.68 three stars
2007-09 11/01/2008 80.92 three stars
2006-09 06/01/2007 75.48 two stars
2005-09 07/01/2006 74.02 two stars
2004-09 06/01/2005 76.34 two stars
2003-09 03/01/2005 90.95 four 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 94-2472322
Name in IRS Master File RADIO BILINGUE INC
NTEE Code A34
NTEE Classification Radio
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational 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 July, 1978
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$76,464 4.03% Hugo Morales Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Radio Bilingüe (CA) 85.26 three stars
WHYY (PA) 91.43 four stars
Hawaii Public Radio (HI) 95.01 four stars
WGBH Boston (MA) 95.88 four stars
New Hampshire Public Radio (NH) 86.97 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Radio Bilingüe
5005 East Belmont Avenue
Fresno, CA 93727
tel: (559) 455-5757
fax: (559) 455-5778
EIN: 94-2472322

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Board Leadership

Albert “Al” Reyes
Board Chair

CEO

Hugo Morales
Executive Director

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