During the past year, a panel of public radio system representatives has reviewed the policies governing the Radio Community Service Grant (CSG) program, which provides support to 401 public radio grantees across the country. We believe this has been the most extensive Radio review in more than a decade.

We received detailed presentations from CPB staff and examined large quantities of data, and in the process we have gained a deeper understanding of the Radio CSG program parameters, which are interrelated and complex.

The changes we are recommending be made to the Radio CSG Program are transformational and will ensure that Radio CSG funds are supporting valued, diverse, sustainable, local public service while fulfilling the mandates of the program as outlined in the Public Broadcasting Act (Act). Read more