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News and Information Programs

National Public Radio

  • Program Exploratory and Special Projects
  • Program Area Special Projects
  • Grant Amount $150,000
  • Grant Period October 1, 2006–September 30, 2009
  • Location Washington, DC, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

This grant provides renewal support for the news and information service of National Public Radio (NPR). For 35 years, NPR has sought to educate listeners by bringing informed discussions and insightful reporting on critical national and international issues to the air. Programs such as “Morning Edition”, “All Things Considered” and others have provided news coverage of depth and sensitivity that has become a measure of excellence, making NPR unique in American journalism. Its programming is carried by more than 800 stations in nearly every community across the United States and attracts 26 million listeners each week. The grantee’s programs are also heard around the world via satellite, cable, FM and AM radio, and are available to millions around the globe via