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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

WYEP

Where the music matters

four stars

93.49

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

Board Leadership
Marco Cardamone
President

CEO
Abby Goldstein
General Manager

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.49 four stars
  Financial 91.71 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

WYEP, Pittsburgh first signed on the air in 1974. An independent and innovative, listener-supported public media organization, WYEP gives voice to quality music and provocative ideas, fostering an increasingly more vibrant, artistic, diverse and caring community. Broadcasting as WYEP - 91.3 FM, WYEP provides a diverse mix of music, news and public affairs programming to Western Pennsylvania and surrounding regions.

WYEP, Pittsburgh first signed on the air in 1974. An independent and innovative, listener-supported public media organization, WYEP gives voice to quality music and provocative ideas, fostering an increasingly more vibrant, artistic, diverse and caring community. Broadcasting as WYEP - 91.3 FM, WYEP provides a diverse mix of music, news and public affairs programming to Western Pennsylvania and surrounding regions.

Financial

four stars

91.71

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
71.5%
  Administrative Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.27
  Program Expenses Growth 22.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WYEP on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WYEP on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WYEP (PA) 93.49 four stars
Nine Network of Public Media (MO) 90.81 four stars
Friends of Public Radio Arizona (AZ) 94.34 four stars
Cincinnati Public Radio (OH) 89.11 three stars
WWOZ (LA) 91.59 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,767,729
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $1,398,357
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $480,549
Total Contributions $3,646,635
   Program Service Revenue $625
Total Primary Revenue $3,647,260
   Other Revenue $92,242
TOTAL REVENUE $3,739,502
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,771,795
   Administrative Expenses $362,394
   Fundraising Expenses $807,504
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,941,693
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-202,191
   
Net Assets $8,927,317

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 $2,771,795 100.0%

Ratings History
WYEP has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$96,016 2.43% Abby Goldstein General Manager

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WYEP (PA) 93.49 four stars
KOCE-TV (CA) 86.63 three stars
Vermont Public Radio (VT) 95.50 four stars
Friends of Idaho Public Television (ID) 92.28 four stars
WKNO (TN) 88.44 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

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

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Board Leadership

Marco Cardamone
President

CEO

Abby Goldstein
General Manager

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