CPB Grants Help 131 Rural and Minority Public Radio Stations Enhance Local Internet Services
- For Immediate Release on February 16, 2005
Stations serve Web users in 41 states and 2 territories
WASHINGTON, D.C., FEBRUARY 16, 2005 -- The Corporation for Public Broadcasting will award Internet Service Acquisition Grants to help 131 rural and minority public radio stations enhance their listener and community service via the Web.
"Providing news, updates regarding community events, program information and other services over the Internet keeps stations connected with listeners," said CPB President and CEO, Kathleen Cox. "Through these grants, CPB is helping minority and rural stations expand their services in ways that can make a difference in their local communities."
CPB is investing a total of $3 million over the next three years in the grant program. Approximately 200 grantees with rural and/or minority status are eligible for $5,000 per year for the next three years. Under the terms of the grant program, eligible stations could receive a maximum of $15,000.
Grant recipients for this round include:
KUHB-FM/St. Paul Island
Alabama WUAL-FM/University WVAS-FM/Montgomery Arizona KGHR-FM/Tuba City KNAU-FM/Flagstaff KUAZ-FM/Tucson KUYI-FM/Hotevilla
California KCHO-FM/Chico KHSU-FM/Arcata KIDE-FM/Hoopa KMUD-FM/Redway KRCB-FM/Rohnert Park KSJV-FM/Fresno KZYX-FM/Philo
Colorado KAJX-FM/Aspen KBUT-FM/Crested Butte KDNK-FM/Carbondale KOTO-FM/Telluride KRZA-FM/Alamosa KSJD-FM/Cortez KSUT-FM/Ignacio KUNC-FM/Greeley KVNF-FM/Paonia
Georgia WABE-FM/Atlanta WCLK-FM/Atlanta
Iowa KBBG-FM/Waterloo KSUI-FM/Iowa City KUNI-FM/Cedar Falls KWIT-FM/Sioux City
Idaho KBSU-FM/Boise KBSW-FM/Boise
Illinois WIUM-FM/Macomb WNIJ-FM/Rockford WQUB-FM/Quincy WRTE-FM/Chicago WSIU-FM/Carbondale WUIS-FM/Springfield
Indiana WBAA-FM/West Lafayette
Kansas KANZ-FM/Garden City KHCC-FM/Hutchinson
Kentucky WEKU-FM/Richmond WKMS-FM/Murray WKYU-FM/Bowling Green WMMT-FM/Whitesburg
Louisiana KNON-FM/New Orleans
Maryland WEAA-FM/Baltimore WESM-FM/Princess Anne
Maine WERU-FM/Blue Hill Falls WMEH-FM/Bangor
Missouri KBIA-FM/Columbia KJLU-FM/Jefferson City KKFI-FM/Kansas City KOPN-FM/Columbia KXCV-FM/Maryville
Mississippi WJSU-FM/Jackson WPRL-FM/Lorman
Montana KEMC-FM/Billings KGVA-FM/Harlem KUFM-FM/Missoula
North Carolina WCQS-FM/Asheville WNCU-FM/Durham WRVS-FM/Elizabeth City WSHA-FM/Raleigh WZRU-FM/Roanoke Rapids
North Dakota KCND-FM/Bismarck KEYA-FM/Belcourt
New Jersey WBGO-FM/Newark
New Mexico KCIE-FM/Dulce KENW-FM/Portales KGLP-FM/Gallup KRWG-FM/Las Cruces KTDB-FM/Pine Hill KUNM-FM/Albuquerque
Nevada KCEP-FM/Las Vegas KNPR-FM/Las Vegas
New York WEOS-FM/Geneva WJFF-FM/Jeffersonville
Oklahoma KCCU-FM/Lawton KOSU-FM/Stillwater
Oregon KLCC-FM/Eugene KMUN-FM/Astoria KSOR-FM/Ashland
Puerto Rico WIPR-FM/Hato Rey WRTU-FM/San Juan
South Dakota KLND-FM/Mclaughlin KUSD-FM/Vermillion
Texas KAMU-FM/College Station KETR-FM/Commerce KPVU-FM/Prairie View KTEP-FM/El Paso
Utah KUSU-FM/Logan KZMU-FM/Moab
Virginia WMRA-FM/Harrisonburg WNSB-FM/Norfolk WVLS-FM/Monterey WVTF-FM/Roanoke
Washington KDNA-FM/Granger KPBX-FM/Spokane KWSU-AM/Pullman
Wisconsin WOJB-FM/Hayward WXPR-FM/Rhinelander WYMS-FM/Milwaukee
West Virginia WVMR-AM/Dunmore
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