EIN 75-7126012


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To educate, entertain and engage children and adults in the Greater Austin area and beyond by providing distinctive media experiences that matter, whether on the air, online or on the ground, and reflecting Austin's uniqueness and creativity to the wo...
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Program areas at Klru

Provides non-commercial television programming to the austin, Texas area reaching a potential audience exceeding 736,000 households. Acquires, curates, and distributes programming from the Public broadcasting service (pbs) and various other programming distributors. Broadcasts four (4) digital channels 24 hours a day year round. Provides programming to multiple cable operators, two satellite operators and a wide range of online/digital distribution channels/sites.
Educational and outreach services provide programming, instruction, and supplies for schools, child care facilities and parents. Serve approximately 15,000 individuals during the school year through our ready-to-learn, play-to-learn and related projects. Provide professional development and educational video through pbs learning media and other media. Direct costs only. Funded by educational institutions, businesses, private donations and other non-profits. Conduct community discussions, events and screenings, approximately 12 per year. Due to covid events usually held in person were held virtually.
Create approximately 75 hours of educational, Public affairs, and cultural arts and the content for the central Texas region and beyond; train students in production operations; conduct community outreach around content. Funded by donors, other non-profits and businesses. Provide support and feedback from local and regional filmakers seeking a wider audience.

Who funds Klru

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Corporation for Public BroadcastingTVCSG$1,917,366
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$754,521
Austin Community FoundationFriends of Acl$270,023
...and 28 more grants received totalling $3,632,158

Personnel at Klru

Bill StotesberyChief Executive Officer and President / President and Chief Executive Officer$122,464
Lori BoldingActing Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer$151,790
Ryan DaltonInterim Chief Financial Officer
Chris OstertagChief Technology Officer$115,177
Susannah WinslowVice President Communications and Development / Vice President - Communications and Development$112,657
...and 8 more key personnel

Financials for Klru

RevenuesFYE 09/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$16,823,738
Program services$1,424,898
Investment income and dividends$101,133
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$395,675
Net rental income$59,760
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,148,900
Net income from fundraising events$-427,153
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$-270
Miscellaneous revenues$61,351
Total revenues$19,588,032

Form 990s for Klru

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-092021-08-13990View PDF
2019-092021-01-21990View PDF
2019-092020-10-21990View PDF
2018-092019-10-04990View PDF
2017-092018-11-15990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s

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Data update history
April 13, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 13 new personnel
April 7, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
April 5, 2022
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $58,920 from Ascension Seton
September 23, 2021
Received grants
Identified 13 new grant, including a grant for $270,023 from Austin Community Foundation
April 22, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
Nonprofit Types
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General information
PO Box 7158
Austin, TX 78713
Metro area
Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX
Travis County, TX
Website URL
(512) 475-9090
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
A32: Television
NAICS code, primary
51512: Television Broadcasting
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