Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting is a private, nonprofit corporation created by Congress in 1967 (Public Broadcasting Act of 1967). CPB's mission is to ensure universal access, over-the-air and online, to high-quality content and telecommunications services that are commercial free and free of charge. It does this in conjunction with non-commercial educational telecommunications licensees across America.

CPB is the steward of the federal government’s investment in public broadcasting and the largest single source of funding for public radio, television, and related online and mobile services. It distributes more than 70% of its funding to more than 1,500 locally owned public radio and television stations.

CPB strives to support diverse programs and services that inform, educate, enlighten and enrich the public. Through grants, CPB encourages the development of content that addresses the needs of underserved audiences, especially children and minorities. CPB also funds multiple digital platforms used by thousands of public media producers and production companies throughout the country.

CPB's core values of collaboration, innovation, engagement, and diversity, help to inform our program investments system-wide.

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