Diversity in Programming Leadership

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Any qualified person or entity may apply.


April 25, 2014

Grant Guidelines

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) seeks grant applications from organizations to develop and manage the Diversity in Programming Leadership project. This grant will support a program that will develop a new and diverse generation of public broadcasting Executive Producers and Senior Producers. The chosen grantee (s) will be responsible for: (i) Managing the proposed project in all components and phases; (ii) Identifying and recruiting a diverse slate of producers as project participants; (iii) Delivering an innovative, public media-focused, professional development curriculum that develops the skills needed by senior-level broadcast executives (Executive Producers and Senior Producers); (iv) Cultivating and maintaining relationships with public media system partners, national diversity partners, producing stations and others to assist in the selection of diverse participants and ensure their participation on national productions; (v) Establishing a data-driven set of metrics to quantify the success of the project and engaging an outside evaluator to assess its impact; and (vi) Delivering reports, data, and outcomes of the project throughout the term of the grant period and for a pre-determined time after the grant period ends. The deadline for applications has been extended to Friday April 25, 2014.
Please download the Grant Guidelines below for detailed information, including application requirements.
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