Bill provides $445 million for CPB’s FY2020 advanced appropriation
Budget would reportedly rescind all but $15 million for public media in both FY2019 and FY2020.
There’s nothing like a good education and the Corporation of Public Broadcasters wants to help further innovation in public media education and services by offering $500,000 in grants to help 50 public media stations explore innovative education programs and initiatives.
The damages caused by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma have affected a number of broadcasters, in response, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting has granted $420,000 in emergency relief to 10 stations impacted by the storms.
The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee voted today to provide level funding of $445 million in FY2020 for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and $27.7 million in FY2018 for the Ready To Learn program.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting is providing $500,000 in emergency funds to stations in Texas and Louisiana that were affected by Hurricane Harvey.
Maja Mrkoci has a new role with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, having received the title of senior vice president for Television Content and Innovation.
Funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, as well as the National Endowment for the Arts, is still up in the air, as the White House has released its 2018 budget proposal that again attempts to defund both organizations.
A day before Pres. Donald Trump was sworn into office, reports of sweeping cuts to or outright elimination of certain programs such as the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, National Endowment for the Arts and National Endowment for the Humanities sent many in the noncommercial media world, especially some who thought funds were safe, into a tailspin.