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Aug 23, 2006
CPB Awards Grants to 85 Public Radio Stations For Transition to Digital Service
Washington, D.C. -- The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) today announced $7.74 million in grant awards designed to help 85 public radio stations in 28 states, including 49 stations serving rural and minority audiences, purchase the equipment needed to transition to digital radio.
Aug 15, 2006
CPB Announces More Public Radio Stations to Receive Community Service Grant Funds in Fiscal Year 2007
Washington, D.C. -- The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) today announced that eleven organizations, each representing a single public radio station, have qualified for funding in Fiscal Year 2007 through CPB's newly expanded Radio Community Service Grant program, bringing the number of...
Apr 28, 2006
CPB and PBS Announce Major Grant for NOVA
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) today announced that NOVA -- the most-watched documentary series on PBS -- will receive funding of approximately $4 million over two years. The funds will support new episodes, an expanded Web site, and other...
Jan 31, 2006
CPB Grants Help Local Public Television Stations Move Towards a Digital Future
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) today awarded over $9.7 million to 30 public television stations nationwide. The funds will allow the stations to acquire equipment needed to transmit a digital signal, and eventually to provide digital services, which could range from regional public...
Dec 14, 2005
CPB Awards Grant to Develop Program Associated Data Content Standards for Digital Public Radio
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) has awarded a grant of $284,380 to Public Radio International (PRI) to develop proposed digital radio standards that public radio networks, producers, and stations will use to transmit program associated data (PAD). PRI leads a...
Dec 09, 2005
CPB to Provide Funding for "Classical Advocates"
WASHINGTON, D.C., -- The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) announced today that it will award a grant of $330,000 to the Classical Public Radio Network (CPRN). The funds will support Classical Advocates, a CPRN production that weaves the insights and personal perspectives of today's great...
Nov 10, 2005
Enthusiastic Response to CPB's Request for Proposals on American History and Civics
Washington, D.C. -- The Corporation for Public Broadcasting's request for proposals to create innovative and effective ways of merging interactive technology with curriculum to teach American history and civics to middle and high school students has sparked an enthusiastic response.
Nov 08, 2005
CPB, WETA Create News Producers Academy
Washington, DC -- The Corporation for Public Broadcasting and WETA today announced creation of the News Producers' Academy, a new program that will allow station staff and independent producers to hone their news and public affairs production skills.
Oct 13, 2005
CPB to Provide Funding for "Weekend America"
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) today announced a $1.6 million grant for Minnesota Public Radio to support "Weekend America."
"Weekend America" is a two-hour program whose coverage of current events, music, arts, science and other topics is designed to cater to...
Sep 27, 2005
Libraries, Museums, and Public Broadcasters to Address Community Needs
Washington, DC -- The Partnership for a Nation of Learners -- a collaboration between the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) -- today announced its first-ever community collaboration grants. The grants, totaling $1,447,022, will fund...
Sep 20, 2005
CPB Grants Help More Local Public Radio Stations Move Toward Digital Services
WASHINGTON, D.C., September 20, 2005 -- The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) today announced grant awards totaling more than $8.8 million to help an additional 119 local public radio stations, including 78 serving rural and minority audiences, purchase the equipment needed to transition to...
Sep 15, 2005
CPB Emergency Grant Assistance Expanded
Washington, D.C. -- The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) today announced that it will provide an additional $500,000 in immediate assistance to public television and radio stations in the areas affected by Hurricane Katrina. The additional funds bring the total of CPB's emergency...