EIN 45-0276899

Prairie Public Broadcasting

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
161
City
Year formed
1959
Most recent tax filings
2019-09
NTEE code, primary
Description
Prairie Public Broadcasting provides quality radio, television, and public media services that educate, involve, and inspire the people of the prairie region. To provide public television & radio programming to North Dakota and Western Minnesota.

Program areas at Prairie Public Broadcasting

Prairie Public Broadcasting, headquartered in Fargo, ND, is a non-profit organization and community licensee that provides public television services to North Dakota, northwestern Minnesota, southern Manitoba, and parts of Montana and South Dakota; and public radio service to North Dakota and worldwide via online streaming. In addition to broadcasting services, Prairie Public provides a wide range of educational, technological, and online services to educate, involve, and inspire the people of the prairie region. Television schedules, radio schedules, and coverage maps and frequencies are available at prairiepublic.org.

Form 990s for Prairie Public Broadcasting

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-092020-09-22990View PDF
2018-092019-10-04990View PDF
2017-092018-11-15990View PDF
2016-092017-10-18990View PDF
2015-092016-12-20990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds Prairie Public Broadcasting

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Corporation for Public BroadcastingTVCSG$1,316,307
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...and 5 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of CommerceSPECIAL RECOVERY PROJECTS$711,295
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...and 1 more federal grants / contracts

Financials for Prairie Public Broadcasting

RevenuesFYE 09/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$6,154,883
Program services$745,509
Investment income and dividends$167,707
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$6,755
Net rental income$300,091
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$73,722
Net income from fundraising events$-11,138
Net income from gaming activities$887,829
Net income from sales of inventory$10,937
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$8,336,295

Personnel at Prairie Public Broadcasting

NameTitleCompensation
John E. Harris IIIChief Executive Officer / President and Chief Executive Officer$238,753
Ken ZealandPresident and Chief Executive Officer$0
John GastDirector of Finance$98,551
 Subscribe to viewDirector of Engineering$103,341
 Subscribe to viewDirector of Radio
...and 8 more key personnel

Organizations like Prairie Public Broadcasting

OrganizationLocationRevenue
Western New York Public Broadcasting AssociationBuffalo, NY$13,466,319
Newark Public RadioNewark, NJ$4,657,386
Alaska Public TelecommunicationAnchorage, AK$6,154,974
Chicago Public MediaChicago, IL$33,719,809
Rocky Mountain Public MediaDenver, CO$29,416,650
The Public Broadcasting Council of CnySyracuse, NY$6,528,549
Rural California Broadcasting Corp KRCB-TV Channel 22 (KRCB)Rohnert Park, CA$6,334,088
Cincinnati Public RadioCincinnati, OH$8,183,278
Valley Public RadioClovis, CA$2,314,501
WVIA Public Media (WVIA)Pittston, PA$5,590,164
Nevada Public Radio (KNPR)Las Vegas, NV$9,595,594
Southern California Public RadioPasadena, CA$27,280,504
Wyep 913FM Wesa 905FMPittsburgh, PA$6,529,423
CoastAlaskaJuneau, AK$6,033,959
WWOZ 90.7 FM New OrleansNew Orleans, LA$5,439,624
WitfHarrisburg, PA$10,821,584
KCRW FoundationSanta Monica, CA$22,122,685
WSKG Public Telecommunications Council (WSKG)Vestal, NY$4,827,708
KexpSeattle, WA$9,618,994
Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and Public Policy (VFH)Charlottesville, VA$6,493,549
Nashville Public RadioNashville, TN$7,959,314
The Pacifica FoundationLos Angeles, CA$11,368,889
Kunc (KUNC)Greeley, CO$5,044,591
Koahnic Broadcast Corporation (KBC)Anchorage, AK$2,834,958
Radio MilwaukeeMilwaukee, WI$3,446,978
Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$8,336,295
2019
Yearly growth
-11.4%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$7,483,821
2019
Yearly growth
-1.6%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$22,772,895
2019
Yearly growth
4.5%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
161
2019
Yearly growth
-5.3%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
207 5th St N
Fargo, ND 58102
Metro area
Fargo, ND-MN
Website URL
prairiepublic.org/ 
Phone
(701) 241-6900
Facebook page
prairiepublic 
Twitter profile
@prairiepublic 
IRS details
EIN
45-0276899
Fiscal year end
September
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1959
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
A34: Radio
NAICS code, primary
51511: Radio Broadcasting
Parent/child status
Independent