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Mar 13, 2008
CPB Announces Ten-Year Funding Commitment to Filmmaker Ken Burns
Washington, DC -- The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) today announced that it has entered into a long-term agreement with renowned filmmaker Ken Burns and his company Florentine Films to develop and produce programming for public broadcasting.
Mar 13, 2008
CPB and PBS Announce Funding For Three Gates Documentary Series
Washington, DC -- The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) today announced funding for three new public television documentary series in which Henry Louis "Skip" Gates Jr. will explore the meaning of race, culture and identity in America. Dr. Gates is...
Jan 18, 2008
CPB Awards Major Grant to Public Media Election Collaboration
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) has awarded $1.3 million to a consortium of public media organizations to support multi-platform, system-wide public media coverage of Election 2008.
Jan 17, 2008
CPB Announces Public Media Innovation Grants
Washington, DC -- The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) today announced the second round of recipients of CPB's Public Media Innovation Fund Program.
Oct 04, 2007
CPB Announces First Round of Local Service Initiative Grants
Washington, D.C. -- The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) today announced the first round of recipients of CPB's Local Service Initiative Matching Grant Program.
The Local Service Initiative is designed to provide seed money for the development of new or significantly enhanced public...
Sep 25, 2007
CPB Awards Grant for Public Radio Major Giving Plan
Washington, DC -- The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) has awarded $235,000 to The Development Exchange (DEI) to create a Major Giving Plan for public radio stations across the country.
Building on the success of CPB's multi-year Public Television Major Giving Initiative, the plan will...
Sep 20, 2007
CPB Awards Grants to 89 Public Radio Stations for Digital Transition
Washington, DC -- The Corporation for Public Broadcasting today announced $6.7 million in grants to 89 public radio stations to assist in the conversion from analog to digital broadcasting. This digital technology will allow these stations to significantly enhance the quality and scope of services...
Aug 23, 2007
CPB Welcomes Additional Nine Radio Stations to the Community Service Grant Program
Washington, DC -- The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) today announced that an additional nine radio stations have qualified for funding in Fiscal Year 2008 through the Community Service Grant (CSG) Program. This brings the total number of radio stations receiving Community Service Grants...
Aug 03, 2007
CPB Issues Emergency Grant to Minnesota Public Radio
Washington, DC -- Today, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting issued a $25,000 emergency grant to Minnesota Public Radio for costs related to coverage of the collapse of the interstate bridge in Minneapolis last night. The grant will provide support for newsgathering and to help meet the...
Jul 06, 2007
CPB Awards American History and Civics Initiative Grants
Today, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) announced grants to seven content creator - public television station partnerships as part of its groundbreaking American History and Civics Initiative.
May 16, 2007
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting Names Kevin E. Martin Vice President, Station Grants and Television Station Initiatives
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) today named Kevin E. Martin Vice President for Station Grants and Television Station Initiatives. He will work closely with public television stations around the country as well as regional and national public broadcasting organizations.
Oct 17, 2006
Corporation for Public Broadcasting to Support National Launch of Award-Winning KCET Series A Place Of Our Own and Los Niños En Su Casa
Washington D.C., Los Angeles -- The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) today announced that it is awarding a $3.8 million grant to public television station KCET in Los Angeles to support the national launch of KCET's Peabody award-winning series for parents, grandparents and caregivers of...