Evaluation

Assessment of Public Media’s Interconnection Systems

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) seeks the services of a contractor(s) (“Contractor”) with expertise in evaluating interconnection services for television and radio.

Facilitator for Radio Community Service Grants Systems Consultations

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (“CPB”) is requesting proposals from a firm or individual to facilitate a minimum of three and a maximum of five two-day in-person meetings in Washington, D.C. and a kick-off webinar. The goal of the meetings is to solicit input and recommendations from approximately 20 representatives of public radio stations and national organizations on possible changes to CPB’s Radio Community Service Grant (“CSG”) program.

Moderated Online Focus Group Project for Radio Community Service Grants System Consultations

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (“CPB”) seeks to engage an organization (“Consultant”) to conduct moderated online focus groups (“Focus Groups”) of public radio station leaders. The Focus Groups will address questions concerning CPB’s Radio Community Service Grant (“CSG”) program.

American Graduate Phase Three Outcomes Measurement

Assist CPB and Nine Network of Public Media in the design and implementation of the outcomes measurement component of phase three of public media’s the American Graduate initiative.

Strategic Communications Advisor

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (“CPB”) seeks to engage an organization(“Consultant”) to provide strategic communications advice to CPB regarding the structure and focus of its corporate mission and advancement of current initiatives.

Managing Consultant for the Station Revenue Project

This grant program seeks a Managing Consultant who will assess the operations at up to ten rural and minority stations to help them raise more revenue to meet the rising non-federal financial support (NFFS) requirement of CPB’s Community Service Grant program. The assessments will include station activities that have a direct impact on fundraising and the fundraising opportunities in their markets.  The assessments will be performed by the Managing Consultant and other subject area experts it engages. The initial 10 participating stations will be selected through a competitive application process. The Managing Consultant will present each station with the results of the assessment. Following the assessments, five stations will be selected out of the ten, and the Consultant will work with each of those five stations to implement their recommendations.

Ready To Learn Research Partner

In anticipation of a U.S. Department of Education ("ED") Request for Proposals ("RFP") for a new round of Ready To Learn ("RTL") grants, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting ("CPB") seeks a research organization to serve as its research partner ("Partner"). The Partner will:

  1. Assist CPB, PBS, and their content and outreach partner(s) in developing and writing the RTL proposal, the research and evaluation section in particular. The proposal will lay out an intended but modifiable five-year research and evaluation plan; and
  2. Serve as CPB's RTL research and evaluation partner should CPB receive a new RTL award.

Consultant to Review CPB Funding to Enhance Public Media in Underserved Audiences

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) seeks an individual or organization to help maximize the impact of a program focused on support for the needs and interests of underserved audiences. Specifically, the successful applicant will review the five CPB-funded entities which make up the national minority consortia (NMC) to assess their impact on the public media system and the efficiency of their operations, with a goal of providing the best possible content and services to the American people.