KUOW is proud to provide over 80 nonprofit organizations with in-kind support for events taking place in our broadcast region.
Selected events reflect KUOW's mission and expose listeners to a variety of cultural, artistic, civic, and community experiences that entertain, promote discourse, and increase participation in our community. Awarded events are selected through a competitive application process and must meet the guidelines below.
Awards consist of in-kind on-air messages and are granted to annual festivals, single museum or art exhibitions, lectures, and other public events. KUOW does not grant awards to fundraising or advocacy events. Events within a series/season must be submitted as single events for consideration. The series/season sponsorship category is no longer available.
November 15 (for January 1 - March 31 events)
February 15 (for April 1 - June 30 events)
May 15 (for July 1 - September 30 events)
August 15 (for October 1 - December 30 events)
Step 1: Review the Nonprofit Partnership Guidelines (PDF) to verify that your organization and event(s) are eligible for sponsorship.
Step 2: Check the deadline to apply (see guidelines)
Step 3: Apply online: Nonprofit Award Application
Applications will be reviewed quarterly. Decisions will be sent out 1-2 weeks after each quarterly deadline. If you require an early review of your application, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. KUOW will not award an organization with outstanding Business Support invoices.
If you have any questions regarding the KUOW Nonprofit Partnerships program please email email@example.com