Performance & Impact – StoryCorps
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Performance & Impact

Performance & Impact

Since 2003, StoryCorps has touched the lives of nearly half a million people.

Measuring Our Impact

StoryCorps continuously collects feedback from our online listeners (if you are a listener and would like to provide feedback, please take our survey here!) and reviews the responses every year. In 2018, we received surveys from 372 listeners. Additionally, most years a special section for StoryCorps listeners is included in NPR’s annual Omnibus Survey, last conducted in November 2018. The most recent NPR survey included 351 StoryCorps listeners. Highlights from these two surveys include:

96% of online survey respondents reported that their exposure to StoryCorps content helped them better understand and/or empathize with people who are different from them.

78% of NPR survey respondents said that StoryCorps had helped them think of people different from themselves as an important part of society.

88% of online survey respondents, and 79% of NPR survey respondents, felt that StoryCorps had increased their understanding of issues faced by African Americans.

87% of online listeners felt that StoryCorps had increased their understanding of issues faced by military personnel and veterans.

86% of online listeners, and 72% of NPR survey respondents, felt that StoryCorps had increased their understanding of issues faced by LGBTQ individuals.

88% of online listeners, and 71% of NPR survey respondents, felt positively about society as a result of listening to StoryCorps.

62% of online listeners were inspired by StoryCorps to speak with a friend, colleague, or family member about a social or political issue.

Annual Reports

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2018 Annual Report Download the Report
2017 Annual Report Download the Report
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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2016/2017 Audited Financial Statement Download the Document
2015/2016 Audited Financial Statement Download the Document
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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2017 Form 990 Download the Document
2016 Form 990 Download the Document
2015 Form 990 Download the Document
2014 Form 990 Download the Document
2013 Form 990 Download the Document
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