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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

Community Radio for Northern Colorado

Cultivating the mind and spirit

four stars

92.14

1901 56th Avenue Suite 200
Greeley, CO 80634
tel: (800) 443-5862   Web Site
EIN: 84-1577682

Board Leadership
Kathleen Sears
Board Chair

CEO
Neil Best
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.14 four stars
  Financial 91.37 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Community Radio for Northern Colorado's mission is to cultivate the mind and spirit, to inform, inspire and entertain, and to strengthen the community. CRNC strives to meet its mission through its public radio stations, KUNC-FM, KRNC-FM, KENC-FM, KVNC-FM, KMPF-FM, and its network of translators.

Community Radio for Northern Colorado's mission is to cultivate the mind and spirit, to inform, inspire and entertain, and to strengthen the community. CRNC strives to meet its mission through its public radio stations, KUNC-FM, KRNC-FM, KENC-FM, KVNC-FM, KMPF-FM, and its network of translators.

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Financial

four stars

91.37

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

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)
70.4%
  Administrative Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.23
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.57
  Program Expenses Growth 10.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Radio for Northern Colorado on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Radio for Northern Colorado on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Radio for Northern Colorado (CO) 92.14 four stars
Radio Milwaukee (WI) 87.30 three stars
WBGO (NJ) 85.32 three stars
Friends of KSPS (WA) 91.88 four stars
Texas Public Radio (TX) 98.45 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,191,748
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $250,010
Total Contributions $3,441,758
   Program Service Revenue $1,296,751
Total Primary Revenue $4,738,509
   Other Revenue $79,713
TOTAL REVENUE $4,818,222
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,824,038
   Administrative Expenses $363,385
   Fundraising Expenses $749,829
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,937,252
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $880,970
   
Net Assets $5,787,996

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
Programming and Production $2,208,590 78.2%
Broadcasting $503,507 17.8%
Program Information and Special Events $111,941 4.0%

Ratings History
Community Radio for Northern Colorado has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 06/01/2019 92.14 four stars
2017-09 08/01/2018 93.09 four stars
2016-09 12/22/2017 89.73 three stars
2015-09 10/01/2017 92.60 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 84-1577682
Name in IRS Master File COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO
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
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, 2001
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, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$113,865 2.89% Neil Best President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Radio for Northern Colorado (CO) 92.14 four stars
WTCI (TN) 86.83 three stars
East Tennessee PBS (TN) 87.87 three stars
Twin Cities Public Television (MN) 97.31 four stars
Friends of Idaho Public Television (ID) 91.93 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Community Radio for Northern Colorado
1901 56th Avenue
Suite 200
Greeley, CO 80634
tel: (800) 443-5862
EIN: 84-1577682

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Board Leadership

Kathleen Sears
Board Chair

CEO

Neil Best
President, CEO

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