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Grants to Nevada Public Broadcasters
for High-Quality Programming

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Nevada Department of Education (NDE)

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Grants to Nevada nonprofit public broadcasting stations for high-quality programming. Funding is intended to assist stations in meeting community needs for informational, cultural, and educational programming. Broadcasters must be licensed in Nevada and must have been in operation for at least one year prior to applying.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 183815

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Term of Contract:

Grant Period: July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible entities: Nevada Public Broadcasting Stations

All applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

A. Is licensed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) as a non-commercial, educational station or is licensed by the FCC for the operation of a low power television or radio station and broadcasts exclusively on a non-commercial basis.
B. Is licensed to a community within the State of Nevada and has been in operation for at least one year.
C. Operates with a power and antenna height sufficient to cover its service area with a primary strength signal.
D. Broadcasts a schedule of at least eight (8) hours per day devoted primarily to programming of high quality which serves demonstrated community needs of an educational, cultural and informational nature. Stations who air any programming that furthers the principles of particular political or religious philosophies and/or programming designed primarily for in-school or professional in-service audiences are not eligible.
E. That any funds received through state funding by the licensee will be used solely for the benefit of an eligible public broadcasting station and not for general institutional overhead or parent organizational expenses.
F. That state funds received through passage of this appropriation will not supplant other licensee funding or cause to be reduced any other source of funding for the station.

Pre-Application Information:

Due date: October 4, 2019

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

All applications must be emailed to Susie King and Mary Holsclaw at the addresses below:

Mary Holsclaw, EPP
(775) 687-5935
Office of Standards and Instructional Support

Susie King, Grants Analyst
(775) 687-9181
Office of District Support Services

Nevada Department of Education
700 E. 5th Street
Carson City, NV 89701-5096

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Nevada