Performance & Impact

Performance & Impact

Since 2003, StoryCorps has touched the lives of more than a quarter million people.

Our Impact

Data from the StoryCorps Online Listener Survey was collected from nearly 600 listeners between May 2014 – June 2015 and the StoryCorps Radio Listener Survey, conducted for NPR by Lightspeed GMI research in November 2015.

According to the results of these two listener surveys, StoryCorps…

96% Increased understanding of people with a disability or serious illness

94% Increased understanding of Latinos

88% Strongly agree that StoryCorps makes them feel connected to people with different backgrounds

81% Reminded listeners of their shared humanity

78% Led listeners to think of people different from themselves as an important part of society

95% Increased understanding of immigrants

91% Increased understanding African Americans

80% Helped them see the value in everyone’s life story and experience

80% Humanized social issues, events, and policies

71% Became interested in thinking about how society could be improved

70% Made them feel more positive about society

Annual Reports

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2016 Annual Report Download the Report
2015 Annual Report Download the Report
2014 Annual Report Download the Report
2013 Annual Report Download the Report
2012 Annual Report Download the Report
2011 Annual Report Download the Report
2010 Annual Report Download the Report
2009 Annual Report Download the Report
2008 Annual Report Download the Report

Audited Financial Statements

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2014/2015 Audited Financial Statement Download the Document
2013/2014 Audited Financial Statement Download the Document
2012/2013 Audited Financial Statement Download the Document

Form 990

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2015 Form 990 Download the Document
2014 Form 990 Download the Document
2013 Form 990 Download the Document

Each week, the StoryCorps podcast shares these unscripted conversations, revealing the wisdom, courage, and poetry in the words of people you might not notice walking down the street.