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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

High Plains Public Radio

Offering a daily service of news, music and information

three stars

85.81

210 North Seventh Street Garden City, KS 67846
tel: (800) 678-7444   Web Site
EIN: 48-0859735

Board Leadership
Wayne Hughes
President

CEO
Deb Oyler
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.81 three stars
  Financial 86.67 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

86.67

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
65.3%
  Administrative Expenses 19.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.27
  Program Expenses Growth 2.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by High Plains Public Radio on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by High Plains Public Radio on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
High Plains Public Radio (KS) 85.81 three stars
KQED (CA) 88.35 three stars
Rocky Mountain PBS (CO) 87.94 three stars
All Classical Portland (OR) 91.43 four stars
KCRW Foundation (CA) 94.40 four stars

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High Plains Public Radio (HPPR) was founded in 1977 for the expressed purpose of enriching the educational, cultural, and community life of the High Plains region. It is also dedicated to developing the self-identity of the High Plains so that the region might better appreciate its common heritage and build a sustainable future. It pursues this mission through public radio broadcasting because the medium is economical and accessible to nearly everyone. HPPR is an affiliate of National Public Radio serving western Kansas, eastern Colorado, and the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $926,943
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $403,143
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $76,172
Total Contributions $1,406,258
   Program Service Revenue $219,354
Total Primary Revenue $1,625,612
   Other Revenue $35,521
TOTAL REVENUE $1,661,133
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $957,777
   Administrative Expenses $283,085
   Fundraising Expenses $207,961
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,448,823
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $212,310
   
Net Assets $4,726,853

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 Radio Station $957,777 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 07/01/2016 85.81 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 80.60 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 09/01/2015 76.43 two stars
2013-09 11/01/2014 76.71 two stars
2012-09 09/01/2013 69.89 one star
2011-09 07/01/2012 74.21 two stars
2010-09 04/01/2012 77.53 two stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 77.55 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 10/01/2010 89.36 three stars
2008-09 07/01/2009 88.63 three stars
2007-09 06/01/2008 85.70 three stars
2006-09 05/01/2007 84.53 three stars
2005-09 06/01/2006 82.99 three stars
2004-09 11/01/2005 69.22 one star

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

EIN 48-0859735
Name in IRS Master File KANZA SOCIETY INC HIGH PLAINS PUBLIC RADIO
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
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 November, 1977
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, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 2011

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
$68,933 4.75% Deb Oyler Executive Director

High Plains Public Radio (HPPR) was founded in 1977 for the expressed purpose of enriching the educational, cultural, and community life of the High Plains region. It is also dedicated to developing the self-identity of the High Plains so that the region might better appreciate its common heritage and build a sustainable future. It pursues this mission through public radio broadcasting because the medium is economical and accessible to nearly everyone. HPPR is an affiliate of National Public Radio serving western Kansas, eastern Colorado, and the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
High Plains Public Radio (KS) 85.81 three stars
WBGO (NJ) 86.61 three stars
WYPR (MD) 87.65 three stars
East Tennessee PBS (TN) 93.21 four stars
WFAE (NC) 89.71 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

High Plains Public Radio
210 North Seventh Street
Garden City, KS 67846
tel: (800) 678-7444
EIN: 48-0859735

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Board Leadership

Wayne Hughes
President

CEO

Deb Oyler
Executive Director

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