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National Public Radio

Washington, D.C.

National Public Radio was awarded $28,938,443 between 1985 and 2015, including 27 grants in International Peace & Security, Digital Media & Learning, MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions, and Journalism & Media.


2015 • 5 years • Journalism & Media

National Public Radio (NPR) operates the largest nonprofit news and culture radio network in the United States. NPR News offers rigorously reported, up-to-the minute information on the news of the day, as well as in-depth investigative and explanatory features on important topics, including Education, Science and Health. As modes of consuming news and media continue to change, NPR News increasingly produces interactive stories for the web, as well as via mobile apps, podcasts, and social media. NPR is building its collaboration infrastructure in order to strengthen and connect the newsrooms at its local Member Stations, while also building strategies to increase audience size, diversity, and engagement.


2012 • 3 years • Journalism & Media

National Public Radio (NPR) produces and broadcasts daily news programs on-air and online, which examine issues affecting communities, the nation, and the world. NPR's mission is to create a more informed citizenry, providing listeners with a deeper understanding of events, ideas, and cultures. Its flagship daily news programs, Morning Edition and All Things Considered, currently reach a weekly audience of 24 million Americans on 975 stations, and a digital audience of 20 million each month. This grant will support NPR's news programs and initiatives to expand digital delivery and reach new audiences.


2002 • 10 years • Journalism & Media

In support of general operations and the Innovation Fund (over 10 years).


2002 • 1 year

To support international reporting.


2001 • 3 years • Journalism & Media

To support the Innovation Fund (over three years).


2001 • 1 year

For expanded news coverage on the U.S. campaign against terrorism.


1999 • 3 years

To support international reporting (over three years).


1999 • 1 year, 1 month • MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

In support of general operations.


1999 • 2 years • Digital Media & Learning

For coverage of education issues (over two years).


1997 • 2 years • Journalism & Media

To support the Innovation Fund, international coverage, and education coverage (over two years).

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