The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) seeks the services of an organization or individual (“Consultant”) to measure and evaluate CPB’s support for strategic collaborations among public television and radio stations, its impact on the public media system’s sustainability, and the retention or expansion of public media services. Additionally, the consultant will analyze the effectiveness of CPB’s Collaborative Operations and Services (COS) grant program and provide recommendations on how to enhance it based on the consultant’s findings.

Deadline: Oct 13, 2021
Eligibility: See guidelines for specific qualifications.

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (“CPB”) seeks a consultant to provide administrative, operational, and analytical support for CPB’s online survey modules. In providing administrative and operational support to grantees for the online survey modules, the key components will be updating, launching, and managing the surveys; providing customer support to CPB and participating stations; as well as providing CPB with ad hoc analysis of the data collected, as detailed in the work scope. These services will be required year-round and will necessitate increased staffing support during peak activity times. Additional details on the level of staffing required during peak times will be located in the RFP’s work scope as well.

Deadline: Aug 26, 2021
Eligibility: Open to all applicants.

CPB is seeking proposals from broadcast engineering consulting firms (Consultant) with public television and radio expertise to provide coverage area analyses, contour overlap data, and demographic population analyses for public broadcasting stations receiving or applying for Community Service Grant (CSG) funding from CPB.

Deadline: Jun 24, 2021
Eligibility: See guidelines for specific qualifications.

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (“CPB”), as part of the 2020-25 Ready To Learn initiative (“RTL”), intends to contract with up to ten public television stations to create Learning Neighborhoods, an innovative model of community engagement designed to extend the reach and impact of RTL content in low-income communities. A Learning Neighborhood consists group of partners, including a local PBS station, that are acutely focused on the early learning needs of children and their families in the local station’s service area (“Learning Neighborhood”). Learning Neighborhoods will intentionally coordinate parent, family and educator experiences and provide a comprehensive set of touchpoints for a community to support a child’s learning, encouraging sustained use and extending the impact of the RTL content. On a macro level, the goal of the Learning Neighborhood will be to foster a community-wide culture that promotes Ready To Learn’s “Learn Together” theme and empowers children and adults to learn anytime, anywhere – at home, in the neighborhood, and within local systems and spaces.

Deadline: Jun 30, 2021
Eligibility: Open to CSG-qualified TV Stations.

CPB is accepting applications from noncommercial educational radio stations to enter the Radio Community Service Grant Program.

Deadline: May 19, 2021
Eligibility: See guidelines for specific qualifications.

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (“CPB”) seeks the services of an expert (“Expert”) to provide digital strategic planning expertise, business and financial analysis, guidance, and recommendations to advance the long-term strategic initiatives and projects in CPB’s Digital Strategy and Innovation portfolio.

Deadline: Mar 15, 2021
Eligibility: Open to all applicants.

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (“CPB”) seeks an entity or individual (“Strategic Advisor”) to assist CPB and the public media system in their efforts to support diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in public media’s children’s content, with a focus on DEI in creative and production teams.

Deadline: Mar 15, 2021
Eligibility: Open to all applicants.

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (“CPB”) seeks the services of an expert(s) (“Expert”) to work with a minimum of 75 and up to 100 public media stations’ and content production organizations’ (“Public Media Entities”) CEOs and/or their senior executive leadership teams to assist them in accelerating their digital culture transformation efforts at their respective entities in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on public media.

Deadline: Feb 11, 2021
Eligibility: Open to all applicants.

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) seeks proposals from public radio stations qualified as Community Service Grant recipients that are interested in implementing a new, localized music format that is designed to appeal to and attract younger, multicultural audiences. CPB will provide financial support to selected stations in their efforts to implement the Urban Alternative in their markets.

Deadline: Feb 12, 2021
Eligibility: Open to CSG-qualified Radio Stations.

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting is seeking a qualified entity or individual to conduct a survey of state capitol news and legislative affairs coverage by public media radio and television stations.

Deadline: Feb 01, 2021
Eligibility: Open to all applicants.