What is the Corporation for Public Broadcasting?


The Corporation for Public Broadcasting or CPB, receives federal funding from Congress and distributes the majority of funding to nearly 1,500 locally managed public media stations across the United States.

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Ways To Take Action

Federal funding ensures that your local public radio and TV stations can continue to give you access to essential educational, local, and cultural programming; trustworthy, in-depth news; and emergency and community-based services. Here are three things you can do today to keep public media strong.

Call Your Lawmakers

Speak with your lawmakers’ offices today about why funding for your local stations is important to you.

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Tweet Your Lawmakers

Tweet your lawmakers to tell them that you value public media.

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Learn About Funding

Understand the three federal programs that make public media possible.

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