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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corporation

90.5 WESA & 91.3 WYEP

four stars

94.18

67 Bedford Square Pittsburgh, PA 15203
tel: (412) 381-9131   Web Site
EIN: 23-7257055

Board Leadership
Tom Petzinger
President

CEO
Terry O'Reilly
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.18 four stars
  Financial 92.81 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corporation is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit media operating independent public radio stations 90.5 WESA and 91.3 WYEP.

90.5 WESA is Pittsburgh's NPR News Station. Since 2011 we have worked to inform, engage and inspire the people of the communities we serve.

Is Pittsburgh's source for Adult Alternative Music. Since 1974 we have been enriching the community through musical discovery, expression and education.

Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corporation is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit media operating independent public radio stations 90.5 WESA and 91.3 WYEP.

90.5 WESA is Pittsburgh's NPR News Station. Since 2011 we have worked to inform, engage and inspire the people of the communities we serve.

Is Pittsburgh's source for Adult Alternative Music. Since 1974 we have been enriching the community through musical discovery, expression and education.

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Financial

four stars

92.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
67.0%
  Administrative Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.10
  Program Expenses Growth 38.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corporation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corporation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corporation (PA) 94.18 four stars
PBS Hawaii (HI) 92.40 four stars
Cincinnati Public Radio (OH) 86.34 three stars
New York Public Radio (NY) 92.09 four stars
PBS Reno (NV) 90.21 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,456,218
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $2,745,666
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $383,557
Total Contributions $7,585,441
   Program Service Revenue $34,900
Total Primary Revenue $7,620,341
   Other Revenue $58,534
TOTAL REVENUE $7,678,875
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,004,331
   Administrative Expenses $957,004
   Fundraising Expenses $1,139,169
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,100,504
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,578,371
   
Net Assets $10,834,055

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
Noncommercial Public Media $4,004,331 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 06/01/2019 94.18 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 89.87 three stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 93.49 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 90.46 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 96.66 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 96.57 four stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 95.25 four stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 91.22 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 92.11 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 72.98 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 64.86 one star
2009-06 08/01/2010 64.80 one star
2008-06 05/01/2009 73.31 two stars
2007-06 02/01/2008 76.59 two stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 79.89 two stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 77.13 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 23-7257055
Name in IRS Master File PITTSBURGH COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION
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 (59) Other school related activities
(120) Publishing activities
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 February, 1973
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$232,704 3.81% Terence O'Reilly CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corporation (PA) 94.18 four stars
WYPR (MD) 88.10 three stars
Friends of Public Radio Arizona (AZ) 94.07 four stars
Radio Milwaukee (WI) 90.16 four stars
Fort Wayne Public Television (IN) 91.53 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corporation
67 Bedford Square
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
tel: (412) 381-9131
fax: (412) 381-9126
EIN: 23-7257055

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Board Leadership

Tom Petzinger
President

CEO

Terry O'Reilly
CEO

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