Television General Provisions and Eligibility Criteria

Grantees should thoroughly review the fiscal year 2023 Television CSG General Provisions and Eligibility Criteria (General Provisions) that govern their 2023 Community Service Grant.

Below is a summary of revisions made to the General Provisions.

PART IV. Definitions

  • Definitions for Annual Financial Summary Report and Coverage Area Population were added.
  • Definition for Base Grant updated when mergers occur, setting the length of increased base grant amount at four years, per CPB Board action in June 2021.
  • Definition for Full-time Employee was removed because this definition is not applicable to the staffing requirement for Television CSG recipients.


  • Exhibit A: CSG Compliance Booklet was added.

Fiscal Year 2023

Contact CPB

All questions about this information should be directed to the Office of Grants Administration at Remember to identify your station call letters and/or grantee ID number so that we can respond quickly to your inquiry.