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2018 Fall Pledge Drive


Texas Public Radio is a non-profit, listener-supported public radio station. We depend on listeners like you that believe in the vital service public radio offers such as addressing important local and world issues, high-quality content and programming designed to inform, educate, and enrich the public. TPR strives to continuously provide thoroughly-researched and balanced news.  Investing in public radio is about investing in programming you value. Every donation counts. Below are just a few ways that member donations have kept us broadcasting for 30 years.

Did you know Texas Public Radio is community funded and that 93% of our budget comes from member support?

How does TPR utilize your investment?

  • Helps pay for operations costs
  • Pay to receive NPR programming that you have come to love
  • Expand the news department
  • Help build a larger organization with our network of stations across south central Texas
  • Your support means TPR journalists can continue the mission of bringing timely, accurate and in-depth reporting. 

Because of your support, TPR is able to produce impactful stories:

Did you know:

  • TPR earned the highest distinction from two of the nation's largest non-profit ratings agencies: Guidestar and Charity Navigator (highest rankings for financial, health, accountability and transparency)
  • Just to name a few: TPR took home over 14 Lone Star Awards; SPARC Honor 2018 - EPIcenter, CPS Energy; 2018 First Amendment Awards, Society of Professional Journalists, Ft Worth Professional Chapter; 2018 Barbara Jordan Media Award, Office of the Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities; 20th Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists, Metcalf Institute for Marine and Enviornmental Reporting at the University of Rhode Island and other prestigious awards.

Y ou are investing in accurate and fair journalism. We appreciate your support. Choose from different membership levels and find out what each level offers HERE.

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