Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

Blue Ridge Public Radio

Enhancing the quality of life in Western North Carolina

three stars

85.24

73 Broadway Asheville, NC 28801
tel: (828) 210-4800   Web Site
EIN: 58-1445328

Board Leadership
MaryAnn Kiefer
Chair

CEO
David Feingold
General Manager, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.24 three stars
  Financial 80.34 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Western North Carolina Public Radio, Inc. operates Blue Ridge Public Radio and its two stations - BPR Classic and BPR News - as a community-based public radio network, committed to enhancing the quality of life in Western North Carolina by expanding listeners' horizons through new perspectives and listening experiences, promoting the free and independent interchange of ideas and information, enriching and reflecting the cultural climate, heritage and traditions of our region and society through classical and other music, and the arts.

Western North Carolina Public Radio, Inc. operates Blue Ridge Public Radio and its two stations - BPR Classic and BPR News - as a community-based public radio network, committed to enhancing the quality of life in Western North Carolina by expanding listeners' horizons through new perspectives and listening experiences, promoting the free and independent interchange of ideas and information, enriching and reflecting the cultural climate, heritage and traditions of our region and society through classical and other music, and the arts.

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Financial

three stars

80.34

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
56.3%
  Administrative Expenses 14.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 29.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.29
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.98
  Program Expenses Growth 6.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Blue Ridge Public Radio on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Blue Ridge Public Radio on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,498,742
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,498,742
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,498,742
   Other Revenue $254,308
TOTAL REVENUE $2,753,050
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,608,547
   Administrative Expenses $417,727
   Fundraising Expenses $953,727
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,980,001
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-226,951
   
Net Assets $2,594,729

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$115,172 3.86% David Feingold General Manager

Mission

Western North Carolina Public Radio, Inc. operates Blue Ridge Public Radio and its two stations - BPR Classic and BPR News - as a community-based public radio network, committed to enhancing the quality of life in Western North Carolina by expanding listeners' horizons through new perspectives and listening experiences, promoting the free and independent interchange of ideas and information, enriching and reflecting the cultural climate, heritage and traditions of our region and society through classical and other music, and the arts.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Blue Ridge Public Radio (NC) 85.24 three stars
WKNO (TN) 88.59 three stars
Friends of KSPS (WA) 91.88 four stars
Colorado Public Radio (CO) 97.34 four stars
Twin Cities Public Television (MN) 97.31 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Blue Ridge Public Radio
73 Broadway
Asheville, NC 28801
tel: (828) 210-4800
EIN: 58-1445328

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Board Leadership

MaryAnn Kiefer
Chair

CEO

David Feingold
General Manager, CEO