American Public Media
Grants to American Public Media
2013 (Duration 2 years)
SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA — Marketplace is a daily news program that provides timely and essential information and analysis about financial and economic topics in a way that is accessible and relevant to people's lives. It is a program of American Public Media, the second largest producer and distributor of programming for public radio stations. Marketplace reaches millions of listeners each week on public radio, the Internet and through mobile devices, and is the most listened-to news program on business and the economy.
2012 (Inactive Grant)
Strengthening American Democracy
SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA — "The Civil Conversations Project," designed by American Public Media's On Being, and its host, Krista Tippett, is designed to model serious, productive, cross-partisan dialogue within a media environment of intense polarization. These conversations, held in front of a live audience and then broadcast and podcast, engage individuals who are identified as "bridge" people, who can cross partisan divides. This grant will support a conversation to be held at the Brookings Institution in early October on a bipartisan approach to deficit reduction. It will feature Krista Tippett in conversation with Alice Rivlin and Senator Pete Domenici.
2011 (Inactive Grant)
SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA — Marketplace is a multi-platform set of business and economic programs dedicated to making finance, business and the global economy readily understandable. Marketplace consists of five radio programs, Marketplace, Marketplace Morning Report, Marketplace Money, Marketplace Tech Report and Marketplace Index, a website (Marketplace.org) and a significant new media presence. Marketplace is produced by American Public Media, the nation's second largest producer and distributor of public radio programming and the largest owner and operator of public radio stations in the nation.
2009 (Inactive Grant)
SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA — In support of the business news program, Marketplace (over two years).
2006 (Inactive Grant)
SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA — In support of an expansion of the Public Insight Journalism project (over three years).
The MacArthur Foundation awarded American Public Media $2,280,000 between 2003 and 2014.
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