Urge Congress to Increase Public Media Funding


Every American deserves access to strong local public media stations and the unparalleled programming and community-based services they provide.

Request that your lawmakers support expanding America’s investment in public media stations.

Email Your Members of Congress

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.

Tell Congress to Invest in Public Media’s Infrastructure

A recent assessment shows a staggering $300 million in unmet, immediate infrastructure needs at local public media stations.

Email Congress

Call on Congress to Increase Public Media Funding

As Congress considers its annual spending bills, urge your lawmakers to support boosting public media funding.

Call Congress

Learn About the Programs that Power Public Media

Explore the federal programs that enable your local public media stations to bring you quality programming and services.

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