Funding FAQs

Who funds public television?

Public broadcasting stations receive financial support from a variety of sources. Membership contributions to local stations and "friends of..." groups account for the largest single revenue source for public media entities. Use APT’s Station Finder to locate the station nearest you and support their efforts to educate, enlighten and entertain your community.

Other public television funding sources include:
State and Local Governments
Colleges & Universities
Corporation for Public Broadcasting

Please visit The Corporation for Public Broadcasting for more information about public media.


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