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Why Support Public Broadcasting in Florida?

Be a Brand Leader

Companies partnering with public broadcasting are thought of as leading businesses that are trustworthy and credible.  Studies have shown that 63% of Americans are more likely to support companies involved with Public Broadcasting.

As a Sponsor, your business or organization can also experience this “halo effect” by supporting Florida Public Broadcasting.

All of Florida

More than 13 million Floridians watch public television or listen to public radio every week, and Florida Public Broadcasting’s member stations reach 99% of Florida’s population.

From Pensacola down to Miami, from the Keys up to Jacksonville, FPBS reflects the footprint of Florida.

Influence Florida’s Citizens

Your Public Broadcasting sponsorship allows your organization, product or service to showcase itself before a mixture of Floridians—homeowners, families, professionals, seniors, students, voters, and young children to mention a few of the potential audiences. The strength of Public Broadcasting is that it reaches all Americans.

A Clutter Free Environment

Underwriters of FPBS stand out in a clutter-free environment.  Messages broadcast on our network of PBS stations are seen, heard, and remembered at a level 6 times more often than commercial media.

Radio Underwriting

NPR in Florida reaches the most influential citizens in the state.  Opinion makers, business executives, and civic leaders listen to NPR to stay abreast of and understand the defining issues in their communities and the world around them.

Florida’s NPR listeners are highly educated and have above average household incomes.  If your business, brand, organization, or service wants clear communication with Florida’s leading citizens and influencers, Florida Public Broadcasting’s NPR network delivers this audience efficiently.

Television Underwriting

Each week PBS programming in Florida is watched by more than 66% of Florida’s population; it is a reflection of the community, delivering every demographic group from the mechanic down the street, working moms, active seniors, to the CEOs of large corporations.  Florida Public Broadcasting stations provide access to PBS shows and documentaries that delight, educate, and inspire its audiences.

PBS delivers the most intelligent, highest quality programs on television.

Program topics such as Arts and Drama, History, News and Views and Science are represented by shows like Masterpiece Theatre, Great Performances, American Experience, The PBS News Hour, Nature, and Nova.
PBS also offers outstanding Children’s Programming like Curious George and The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! , and Sesame Street now in its 45th season!

All of PBS‘s creative, innovative, and time-honored programs  connect Florida’s most engaged citizens to a sponsor’s message .

Community Outreach Programs Sponsorship

FPBS and its 25 PBS and NPR member stations throughout the state celebrate and reflect the diversity in Florida.

Florida stations offer a wide variety of local and national programs that address important diversity and community issues.  Programming differs by member station and by market.

Educational Outreach Programs Sponsorship

FPBS is involved with the leading educational initiatives in Florida. We partner with Florida’s Department of Education to operate Ready to Learn, the state’s largest literacy program helping at-risk, low income children.

Ready to Learn workshops in Florida markets provide grassroots support in helping young children to learn to read. Ready to Learn coordinators work with pre-K and kindergarten students and in running educational workshops that provide free books and learning to students, parents and caregivers.

Companies that sponsor educational outreach receive an integrated media program that combines PBS KIDS programming and Ready to Learn workshops.


Volunteers are key members of the public broadcasting family. They help perform vital functions at our member stations.  Contact your local station for more information.

To get more information on how to support public broadcasting in Florida, email

Corporate Sponsors

FPBS would like to thank the following corporate partners.
Please join us in letting them know how much their support is appreciated.

20th Century Fox Able Trust Air France
Amelia Island TDC Amlactin Athena Health
AVI-SPL AvMed Bank of America
Beaver Productions Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida Candlewick Press
City of Gainesville Dattoli Cancer Center Disability Florida
Disney Dixon Hughes Emory University
Employ Florida Engel & Voelkers Fidelity
Fifth Third Bank Fisher and Phillips FL College Access Network
Flagler Development Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology Florida Association for Community Action
Florida Atlantic University Florida Craftsmen Association Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation
Florida Folk Festival Florida Keys & Key West Florida Power
Florida Prepaid College Florida Shots Florida State University
Florida Wineries Fowler White Boggs Attorneys at Law Fox Television
Greater Orlando Aviation Authority Gunster H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
Johns Hopkins Hospital Keiser University Kellogg School
Kennedy Space Center Knight Foundation Lincoln
Mayo Clinic Medical Reserve Corp Medtronic
Niman Ranch Nova Southeastern University ONGO Physicians Committee PNC Bank Regions Bank Saint Leo University
Seminole Hard Rock Seminole Tribe Shriners Hospital
Sod Solutions Sony Pictures St. Augustine & The Beaches
St. Johns County St. Thomas University Staples
SunTrust The Florida Lottery Tidewell Hospice
Tiffany & Co. Tobacco Free Florida United Healthcare
University of Central Florida University of Florida University of Miami
Visit South Walton West Marine Workforce Florida
Zondervan/NIV Bible