This Request for Proposals (RFP) seeks competitive proposals from candidates for the position of Ombudsman for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB). The Office of the Ombudsman was established by the Board of Directors (Board) in April 2005 as an independent office that informs CPB's Board and its President on issues related to public television and radio programming, particularly programming funded by CPB. Its broader purpose is to encourage public dialogue that fosters high standards of excellence in public television and radio programming. To that end, the Ombudsman will receive and selectively respond to comments on programming from diverse sources, and will annually review CPB-funded programming for its objectivity, balance, fairness, accuracy and transparency, all as more particularly described in the Charter of the Office of the Ombudsman attached hereto.

Deadline: Oct 31, 2014
Eligibility: Ombudsman-RFP-and-Charter-Oct-2014.pdf

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) seeks a consultant (Consultant) to facilitate a Community Service Grant program review (CSG Review) to look at possible changes to the television CSG program. The process will include up to 16 facilitated in-person meetings over a period of approximately 18 months.

Deadline: Oct 14, 2014
Eligibility: The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) seeks a consultant (Consultant) to facilitate a Community Service Grant program review (CSG Review) to look at possible changes to the television CSG program.

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) seeks a consultant (Consultant) to facilitate a Community Service Grant program review (CSG Review) to look at possible changes to the television CSG program. The process will include a series of facilitated in-person meetings over a period of approximately 18 months.

Deadline: Sep 05, 2014
Eligibility: Any qualified person or entity may apply.

The Radio Station Collaboration Program ("SCP") is designed to support Community Service Grant recipients that have entered into collaborative or consolidation agreements with other CSG recipients to significantly increase the recipient's public service.

Deadline: Aug 15, 2014
Eligibility: Radio CSG Recipients who meet the qualifications detailed in the Grant Guidelines.

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) is seeking to engage a marketing and communications agency to support the American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen initiative. This nationwide public media initiative is designed to help communities improve high school graduation rates and prepare more students for college and career success. Specifically, the agency will assist CPB and public media stations in developing the strategy and executing on a national communications campaign for phase two of the American Graduate initiative.

Deadline: Jul 24, 2014
Eligibility: Any qualified entity may apply.

This Request for Proposals (RFP) seeks competitive proposals from candidates for the position of Ombudsman for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB). The Office of the Ombudsman was established by the Board of Directors (Board) in April 2005 as an independent office that informs CPB's Board and its President on issues related to public television and radio programming, particularly programming funded by CPB. Its broader purpose is to encourage public dialogue that fosters high standards of excellence in public television and radio programming. To that end, the Ombudsman will receive and selectively respond to comments on programming from diverse sources, and will annually review CPB-funded programming for its objectivity, balance, fairness, accuracy and transparency, all as more particularly described in the Charter of the Office of the Ombudsman attached hereto.

Deadline: Aug 15, 2014
Eligibility: Any eligible person may apply.

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) seeks an individual or organization to help maximize the impact of a program focused on support for the needs and interests of underserved audiences. Specifically, the successful applicant will review the five CPB-funded entities which make up the national minority consortia (NMC) to assess their impact on the public media system and the efficiency of their operations, with a goal of providing the best possible content and services to the American people.

Deadline: Aug 15, 2014
Eligibility: Any qualified person or entity may apply.

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) seeks legal advice and assistance concerning online transmission of sound recordings by public media entities, as well as pending Section 114 proceedings before a Copyright Royalty Board at the United States Copyright Office. Activities will involve analysis of reported music use during an historical several-year period, advice with respect to potential future music use reporting obligations, and assistance with licensing negotiations.

Deadline: Jun 05, 2014
Eligibility: Any qualified person or entity may apply.

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting seeks a model for measuring the community impact of the public media initiative, American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen that can provide evidence about the unique service and value public radio and television stations provide to local communities. The successful applicant will: 1) develop and implement an approach for evaluating the impact of American Graduate in addressing the dropout crisis that includes identifying, defining, and measuring short-, mid-, and long-term outcomes, and based on this work 2) build a toolkit that local public media stations can use to measure the impact of future community engagement projects. In consultation with CPB and public media stations, the work of this two-year project involves designing and deploying a community impact measurement model for approximately 30 American Graduate stations' to achieve targeted outcomes.

Deadline: Jun 06, 2014
Eligibility: Any qualified person or entity may apply.

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) is seeking a consultant to provide advice on policy, strategy and public service uses of spectrum as it relates to public media.

Deadline: May 29, 2014
Eligibility: Any qualified person or entity may apply.