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Kuac Friends Group

Kuac Friends Group

Fairbanks, AK 997755620
Tax ID47-4121401

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About this organization

Revenue

$301,246

Expenses

$157,563

Website

kuac.org

Mission

THE KUAC FRIENDS GROUP ASSURES THE FUTURE VITALITY AND EXCELLENCE OF KUAC PUBLIC RADIO AND TELEVISION FOR ALASKA'S INTERIOR AND BEYOND.

About

DURING FY19 KUAC FRIENDS GROUP SUPPORTED THE BROADCAST SERVICES OF KUAC FM AND TV, PROVIDING PUBLIC RADIO AND TELEVISION PROGRAMMING THROUGHOUT INTERIOR ALASKA ON THREE RADIO CHANNELS AND SIX TELEVISION CHANNELS TO OVER 100,000 ALASKANS IN THE STATE AND BEYOND. KUAC FRIENDS GROUP SUPPORTS KUAC FM AND KUAC TV'S ABILITY TO EDUCATE, ENTERTAIN AND INSPIRE ALASKANS OF ALL AGES BY PROVIDING PROGRAMMING 24 HOURS A DAY/SEVEN DAYS A WEEK/365 DAYS A YEAR. KUAC'S BROADCAST SIGNALS ORIGINATE IN FAIRBANKS AND FEED FM TRANSLATORS IN NOME, TOK, HEALY, NENANA, DELTA JUNCTION, BETTLES, AND EAGLE AND TV TRANSLATORS IN HEALY, NENANA AND DELTA JUNCTION. KUAC'S THREE RADIO CHANNELS ARE PROGRAMMED TO MEET THE NEEDS OF ALASKA COMMUNITIES' DIVERSE INTERESTS. KUAC 89.9 FM IS A TRADITIONAL NPR NEWS STATION WITH VOLUNTEER/LOCALLY PRODUCED MUSIC PROGRAMS IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENINGS; KUAC2 IS PROGRAMMED FOR MORE CONTEMPORARY TALK SHOWS AND MUSIC; KUAC3 IS PROGRAMMED WITH CLASSICAL MUSIC AND BBC NEWS. KUAC TV BROADCASTS SIX TELEVISION CHANNELS. EACH TELEVISION CHANNEL BEYOND THE TRADITIONAL PBS CHANNEL IS FOCUSED ON AN AREA OF INTEREST OR DEMOGRAPHIC - KUAC'S "WORLD" PROVIDES DOCUMENTARIES AND SCIENCE, KUAC'S CREATE" FOCUSES ON HANDICRAFTS, TRAVEL AND COOKING, KUAC'S "FNX" IS DEVOTED TO NATIVE AMERICAN, ALASKA NATIVE AND WORLD INDIGENOUS CONTENT, KUAC'S "PBS KIDS" PROVIDES 24 HOUR PBS KIDS EDUCATIONAL CONTENT, AND "360 NORTH" BROADCASTS ALASKA'S LEGISLATIVE COVERAGE AND LOCALLY PRODUCED PROGRAMMING. IN ADDITION TO TRADITIONAL BROADCAST OPTIONS, KUAC FRIENDS GROUP SUPPORTS THE KUAC KIDS CLUB WITH NEARLY 250 MEMBERS WHO PARTICIPATE IN SUPPORTING KUAC KIDS PROGRAMMING, ENJOY LOCAL EVENTS AND CELEBRATING BIRTHDAYS ON-AIR; PRODUCES THE ANNUAL KUAC ART POSTER WHICH IS UTILIZED AS A FUNDRAISER TO SUPPORT KUAC OPERATIONS; AND ENGAGES IN OTHER FUNDRAISING ACTIVITIES TO ALLOW KUAC FM AND TV TO CONTINUE TO PROVIDE ITS STELLAR PROGRAMMING OPTIONS TO THE LISTENING AND VIEWING PUBLIC.

Interesting data from their 2020 990 filing

The purpose of the non-profit is outlined in the filing as “Kuac tells stories that would otherwise go untold; brings awareness to issues that would otherwise go overlooked; presents performances that would otherwise be inaccessible. kuac educates every generation. at kuac, we create radio and television programming that is though-provoking, trustworthy, and even life-changing - connecting alaska to the world and the world to alaska.”.

When discussing its operations, they were defined as: “The kuac friends group assures the future vitality and excellence of kuac public radio and television for alaska's interior and beyond.”.

  • The state where the non-profit operates has been legally reported as AK.
  • The filing indicates that the non-profit's address in 2020 is located at PO BOX 755620, FAIRBANKS, AK, 997755620.
  • The non-profit has reported 0 employees on their form as of 2020.
  • Is not a private foundation.
  • Expenses are less than $100,000.
  • Revenue is between $250,000 and $500,000.
  • Revenue less expenses is $143,683.
  • The organization has 11 independent voting members.
  • The organization was formed in 2014.
  • The organization pays $0 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
  • The organization pays $5,512 in fundraising expenses.

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