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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
WNYC WQXR Radio

A BBB Accredited charity

 


  • Meets all standards

Expiration Date:
12/2014
Name:
WNYC/WQXR Radio
Address:
160 Varick St.
New York, NY 10013
Phone:
646-829-4400
Year, State Incorporated:
1979, New York
Affiliates:
None
Stated Purpose:
" WNYC/WQXR's mission is to make the mind more curious, the heart more tolerant and the spirit more joyful through excellent radio programming. "






Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
WQXR/WNYC Radio meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
WNYC/WQXR produces more than 125 hours a week of original local and national programming, which includes the Peabody Award-winning programs On the Media, Studio 360, and Radio Rookies, as well as the innovative science program Radiolab. Other content produced by WNYC/WQXR includes the Peabody-Award winning The Brian Lehrer Show (which Time hailed as "New York City's most thoughtful and informative talk show"); The Leonard Lopate Show (a talk show with a roster of guests that are a “who’s who” in culture and the arts); Soundcheck (daily talk and live musical performances); New Sounds (a daily exploration of world, ethnic, and jazz music).



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Laura Walker, President & CEO
Compensation*:
$706,665
Chair of the Board:
Herb Scannell
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
BBC Worldwide America
Board Size:
34
Paid Staff Size:
270



*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.




Fund Raising
 

              
Method(s) Used:


Direct mail appeals, telephone appeals, invitations to fund raising events, radio, grant proposals, internet, planned giving arrangements, membership appeals, POD-CAST,
Fund raising costs were 23.6% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $48,071,579, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)




Tax Status
 

              
This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.




Financial
 

              
The following information is based on New York Public Radio's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2011.

Source of Funds  

Contributions

$42,259,385

Grants for donor - restricted projects

4,357,806

Revenues from collaborative arrangement

3,311,611

Production and other income

2,242,732

Government grants

799,479

Special events revenue (net of direct expense of $266599)

654,909

Investment income

85,580

Total Income

$53,711,502

Program Expenses  

Radio Programming

$30,468,906

Technical Operations

4,338,576

Marketing

2,542,498
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses

37,349,980
11,323,655
4,373,055

$53,046,690

$664,812




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 70%  Fund Raising: 21%  Administrative 8% 
Roll the cursor over the pie chart to see the dollar amounts.


Beginning net assets $87,124,288
292,117
Ending net assets 88,081,217
Total liabilities 29,789,702

Total assets

$117,870,919






 

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