EIN 45-0276899

Prairie Public Broadcasting

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
157
City
Year formed
1959
Most recent tax filings
2020-09-01
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.
Total revenues
$8,969,767
2020
Total expenses
$7,275,523
2020
Total assets
$24,395,167
2020
Num. employees
157
2020

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.

Who funds Prairie Public Broadcasting

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Corporation for Public BroadcastingTVCSG$1,316,307
Corporation for Public BroadcastingRCSG$170,065
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)See Part Iv: #8$118,842
...and 7 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of CommerceSPECIAL RECOVERY PROJECTS$711,295
Department of EnergyFOSSIL ENERGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT$158,197
DAKOTA DATEBOOK$8,333
...and 1 more federal grant or contract

Personnel at Prairie Public Broadcasting

NameTitleCompensation
John E. Harris IIIPresident and Chief Executive Officer$245,391
John GastDirector of Finance$102,524
Jack AndersonDirector of Engineering$106,836
Bill ThomasDirector of Radio
Dave Thompson, NewsDirector
...and 9 more key personnel

Financials for Prairie Public Broadcasting

RevenuesFYE 09/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$6,978,103
Program services$695,133
Investment income and dividends$161,677
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$4,649
Net rental income$336,673
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$20,238
Net income from fundraising events$5,763
Net income from gaming activities$756,467
Net income from sales of inventory$11,064
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$8,969,767

Form 990s for Prairie Public Broadcasting

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-092021-08-10990View PDF
2019-092020-09-22990View PDF
2018-092019-10-04990View PDF
2017-092018-11-15990View PDF
2016-092017-10-18990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 13, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $30,672 from Bush Foundation
August 2, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 3 new personnel
August 22, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
June 23, 2021
Received grants
Identified 4 new grant, including a grant for $118,842 from Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
Nonprofit Types
Arts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsMedia and communications organizationsRadio producers / broadcastersCharities
Issues
Arts, cultural, and humanities
Characteristics
MembershipsLobbyingFundraising eventsOperates internationallyState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
Address
207 5th St N
Fargo, ND 58102
Metro area
Fargo, ND-MN
County
Cass County, ND
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
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