Dialogue

Unanimously

WHEREAS,

The CPB Board of Directors adopted Goals and Objectives directing CPB to support "innovation on digital platforms; content that is for, by and about diverse people; and services that foster dialogue between the American people and the public service media organizations that serve them"; and

WHEREAS,

CPB management has supported the Online Video Engagement Experience (OVEE), an innovative digital project that benefits the public media system, with a grant of $955,000; and

WHEREAS,

CPB management recommends additional funding of $575,000 for enhancements to OVEE; and

WHEREAS,

CPB policy requires Board approval for contracts and grants of and over $1 million in total contemplated payments for non-program funding or program related activities;

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED,

That the CPB Board of Directors hereby authorizes CPB management to provide additional funding to ITVS up to the amount of $575,000 to support enhancements to OVEE.

(written consent)

Resolution Date: 
Tuesday, June 12, 2012