EIN 13-2607374

Corporation for Public Broadcasting

IRS 501(c) type
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Corporation for Public Broadcasting facilitates the development of non-commercial programming and ensures universal access to high-quality telecommunications services through educational licensees. As the steward of the federal government's investment in public broadcasting, CPB is the largest single source of funding for public radio, television, and related online mobile services. Its mission is to ensure that innovative radio and television programming and educational projects are supported. Each month, over 100 million Americans watch public television. CPB is located in Washington, DC.
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Program areas at Corporation for Public Broadcasting

Program services: development and support of high quality new and innovative radio and television programming and educational projects that may not otherwise be supported by the commercial marketplace. Each month, over 100 million americans watch Public television and more than 32 million explore Public television content online. Each week, approximately 48 million americans experience Public radio content across all platforms.
System support: support of the development of Public telecommunications through grants to more than 330 Public television and 1,000 Public radio stations as well as grants to other entities for purposes of research and other support for Public media.

Grants made by Corporation for Public Broadcasting

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)TVPRG$26,603,506
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)RTL$15,843,311
Independent Television ServicesTVPRG$15,166,667
...and 565 more grants made totalling $350,725,146

Who funds Corporation for Public Broadcasting

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Vanguard Charitable Endowment ProgramFor Recipient's Exempt Purpose$39,750
Tua Charles A Stille Charitable FiledUnrestricted General$30,000
The Community Foundation for Greater AtlantaArts/culture/humanities$15,000
...and 5 more grants received

Personnel at Corporation for Public Broadcasting

Patricia HarrisonPresident and Chief Executive Officer$362,618
Michael LevyExecutive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer / Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer / Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President / Executive Vice President , Corporate and Public Affairs$316,630
William P TaymanChief Financial Officer and Treasurer$320,484
Maja MrkociChief Content and Innov Ofcr / Vice President , Digital Innovation / Vice President , Content and Digital Media$275,044
Stephen P WolfeSenior Vice President , Information Technology / Vice President of Information Technology / Vice President , Information Technology$216,252
...and 12 more key personnel

Financials for Corporation for Public Broadcasting

RevenuesFYE 09/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$506,052,862
Program services$2,165,745
Investment income and dividends$1,630,572
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$1,068,166
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$510,917,345

Form 990s for Corporation for Public Broadcasting

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-092023-08-14990View PDF
2021-092022-08-12990View PDF
2020-092021-09-03990View PDF
2019-092020-10-08990View PDF
2018-092019-10-18990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s

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Data update history
October 10, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
September 28, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
July 22, 2023
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $30,000 from Tua Charles A Stille Charitable Filed
June 14, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
May 13, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 3 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Arts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsMedia and communications organizationsTelevision producers / broadcastersHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Arts, cultural, and humanities
Receives government fundingTax deductible donations
General information
401 Ninth St NW 200
Washington, DC 20004
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
Website URL
(202) 879-9600
Facebook page
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
A30: Media, Communications Organizations
NAICS code, primary
51512: Television Broadcasting
Parent/child status
Central organization
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