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APTS is partnering with member stations to secure, protect and increase state funding. Below are APTS-developed resources to help member stations enhance their state level advocacy and grow their state funding.

If you would like advice on your specific state funding situation or have any questions about these resources, please contact Will Glasscock at ‚Äč

Station Advocacy Plan
Building Relationships With State Officials
Station Board Political Inventory
Return On Investment
Three Pillars Template
What Works State Funding Case Studies
Accessing Local Protect My Public Media Advocates
Crafting Grassroots Advocacy Emails
Social Media Advocacy Guide
Tips For Creating A Public Broadcasting Caucus
What Works State Funding Webinar
State Political Contribution Database
Out of Session State Lobbying


Advocacy Center

Congress passes CR and works towards finalizing FY 2017 appropriations; It's A Beautiful Day campaign launches, and more!
Congress returns and must tackle FY 2017 Appropriations; FCC adopts orders on NCE fundraising and ownership reporting.

Leadership Council

Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Ryan Costello (R-PA) briefed the Leadership Council on the congressional outlook on public broadcasting funding
Michael Dimock, President of the Pew Research Center, briefed Leadership Council members on the state of polling in 2016.