FY 2019 Healthy Network Initiative for Public Television Stations


Open to CSG-qualified TV Stations.


Rolling or Multiple

Request for Applications

CPB is accepting grant applications to its Healthy Network Initiative from CSG-qualified public television stations who join a qualified Joint Master Control (JMC) and/or consolidate two or more Television CSG recipients under one executive management. Five million dollars ($5 million) in funding is available each year and will be granted to eligible applicants on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Stations that have streamlined operations and reduced infrastructure and other costs in order to increase capacity for providing stronger local service should consider applying for the grants. Station personnel should carefully review the grant guidelines and the Television CSG General Provisions and Eligibility Criteria prior to applying for grants under this program.

Please download the Request for Applications below for detailed information, including application requirements.
PDF icon Request for Applications106.46 KB

Application Procedure and General Questions:

To apply for a Healthy Network Initiative grant for public television stations, the following items must be completed and returned to CPB:
• Signed Application
• Appropriate Documentation (as outlined in the Grant Guidelines)

Keep a copy of your application materials for your records and email the completed application and supporting materials to csg@cpb.org.