Media > Public Broadcasting

These grants include underwriting for nationally broadcasted public affairs programs and select projects in conjunction with three major East Coast stations: WGBH (Boston), WNET (New York) and WETA (Arlington, VA/Washington, DC).

2017


Fractured Atlas

New York, NY
Threshold
$15,000
www.fracturedatlas.org

International Media Project

Oakland, CA
International Media Project + Making Contact
$20,000
www.radioproject.org

Public Communicators, Inc./Free Speech TV

Denver, CO
Free Speech TV FY17
$20,000
www.freespeech.org

2016


Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc.

Arlington, VA
General support for PBS NewsHour
$200,000
www.weta.org

Innovative Charitable Initiatives

New York Public Radio

New York, NY
Public Radio Investigative Reporting on the Financial Industry
$50,000
www.wnyc.org

International Media Project

Oakland, CA
General operating support
$15,000
www.radioproject.org

Fractured Atlas

New York, NY
Threshold
$10,000
www.fracturedatlas.org

Democracy Now! Productions, Inc.

New York, NY
General operating support
$30,000
www.democracynow.org

New York Foundation for the Arts, Inc.

Brooklyn, NY
Out of Bounds Radio Show
$15,000
www.nyfa.org

Public Communicators, Inc./Free Speech TV

Denver, CO
General operating support
$20,000
www.freespeech.org

2015


Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc.

Arlington, VA
General support for PBS NewsHour
$200,000
www.weta.org

Innovative Charitable Initiatives

Albany, NY
WRFI Community Radio general operating support
$50,000
www.nycon.org/subsidiaries/index.asp

International Media Project

Oakland, CA
Making Contact weekly radio series and web content
$15,000
www.radioproject.org

Brave New Films

Culver City, CA
Gun Safety Project
$25,000
www.bravenewfilms.org

Collective Heritage Institute

Santa Fe, NM
Bioneers: Revolution from the Heart of Nature
$15,000
www.bioneers.org

Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital

Washington, DC
2015 Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital
$5,000
www.dceff.org

New York Foundation for the Arts, Inc.

Brooklyn, NY
Out of Bounds Radio Show with Tish Pearlman
$15,000
www.nyfa.org

North Carolina Coastal Federation, Inc.

Newport, NC
Expanding Coastal Review Online
$20,000
www.nccoast.org

Public Communicators, Inc./Free Speech TV

Denver, CO
General operating support
$15,000
www.freespeech.org

Truthout

Sacramento, CA
General operating support
$15,000
www.truth-out.org

Working Films

Wilmington, NC
General operating support
$10,000
www.workingfilms.org

2014


Center for Responsive Politics

Washington, DC
General operating support
$10,000
www.OpenSecrets.org

Earth Island Institute, Inc.

Berkeley, CA
Green Journalism Fund
$12,000
www.earthisland.org

Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting

New York, NY
CounterSpin
$15,000
www.fair.org

Pacifica Foundation WBAI Radio

Brooklyn, NY
News reporter/training
$15,000
www.wbai.org

Positive Futures Network

Bainbridge Island, WA
YES! magazine's 'Building Momentum for a New Economy' Initiative
$15,000
www.yesmagazine.org

WGBH Educational Foundation

Boston, MA
FRONTLINE 2015 Series Support
$600,000
www.wgbh.org

Institute for Policy Studies

Washington , DC
OtherWords editorial service
$15,000
www.ips-dc.org

Institute for Public Affairs

Chicago, IL
General operating support for In These Times magazine

$10,000
www.inthesetimes.com

International Media Project

Oakland , CA
Making Contact weekly radio series and web content

$15,000
www.radioproject.org

Lost Light Projects, Inc.

Brooklyn, NY
General operating support for InsideClimate News

$25,000
www.insideclimatenews.org

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill , NC
Increased Reporting on the Coastal Environment

$10,000
www.unc.org

Collective Heritage Institute

Kennesaw State University Research and Service Foundation

Kennesaw, GA
Support for Youth Today and Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
$10,000
www.kennesaw.edu/ksursf/

New York Foundation for the Arts, Inc.

Brooklyn, NY
Out of Bounds Radio Show with Tish Pearlman
$15,000
www.nyfa.org

Public Communicators, Inc./Free Speech TV

Denver, CO
2014 Strategic Initiative
$15,000
www.freespeech.org

2013


Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc. (WETA-TV)

Arlington, VA
Broadcast and Online Reporting of the Impact of Climate and Other Critical Environmental and Social Issues on the PBS NewsHour
$200,000
www.weta.org

National Public Radio, Inc.

Washington, D
2014 Environmental Coverage
$100,000
www.npr.org

WGBH Educational Foundation

Boston, MA
FRONTLINE 2014 Series Support
$600,000
www.wgbh.org

Women Make Movies, Inc.

New York, NY
America: COMPROMISED documentary series on institutional corruption
$250,000
www.wmm.com

WSKG Public Telecommunications Council

Vestal, N
Martha Speaks and The Upstate Poverty Project
$14,000
www.wskg.com

New York Foundation for the Arts, Inc.

Brooklyn, NY
Out of Bounds radio show with Tish Pearlman
$15,000
www.nyfa.org

2012


Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc. (WETA-TV)

Arlington , VA
Broadcast and online reporting of Critical Environmental and Social Issues on the PBS NewsHour
$200,000
www.weta.org

Innovative Charitable Initiatives

Albany , NY
WRFI Community Radio Stability and Growth (over two years)
$100,000
www.nycon.org

2011


Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc. (WETA-TV)

Arlington, VA
Broadcast and online reporting of critical issues on the PBS NewsHour
$200,000
www.weta.org

Institute for Media Analysis, Inc.

New York, NY
The launch of The Laura Flanders Show on public television
$25,000

National Public Radio, Inc.

Washington, DC
Sustaining NPR's coverage of environmental issues
$100,000
www.npr.org

WGBH Educational Foundation

Boston, MA
FRONTLINE 2012 Series Support
$600,000
www.wgbh.org

2010


Friends of NC State Museum of Natural Sciences

Raleigh, NC
Exploring North Carolina, a program on UNC-TV public television
$20,000
www.naturalsciences.org

Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc. (WETA-TV)

Arlington, VA
Broadcast and online reporting on PBS NewsHour (targeted to coverage of the environment, the media, political and social issues)
$200,000
www.weta.org

WGBH Educational Foundation

Boston, MA
Series support of FRONTLINE in 2011
$600,000
www.wgbh.org

Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc. (WETA-TV)

Arlington, VA
Production and community engagement activities for Ken Burns's PBS documentary film series, Vietnam: The War and the War Against the War
$1,250,000
www.weta.org

Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting

New York, NY
The "PBS and Public Interest" research project
$75,000
www.fair.org

2009


Educational Broadcasting Corporation (WNET-TV)

New York, NY
Series support for NOW on PBS
$125,000
www.thirteen.org

Educational Broadcasting Corporation (WNET-TV)

New York, NY
Series support for Bill Moyers Journal
$1,000,000
www.thirteen.org

Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc. (WETA-TV)

Arlington, VA
Coverage of environmental, media, political and social issues on NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
$275,000
www.weta.org

Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc. (WETA-TV)

Arlington, VA
Children's program, Biz Kids, aimed at teaching youth about money and business
$60,000
www.weta.org

WGBH Educational Foundation

Boston, MA
Series support for FRONTLINE
$400,000
www.wgbh.org