The National Federation of Community Broadcasters transforms America’s public media system by strengthening its network of connectivity. Since 1978, NFCB has been rooted in the idea that our communities are rich in connections and diversity.
NFCB champions the value that the public media system network is only strong when it connects the whole country. At NFCB, we believe that our nation is much more than red states and blue states. Rather, it is a tapestry of diverse expressions of individual and collective values and practices. Public media provides universal access to information, ideas, art and culture so that the fabric of our society can truly express its depth and fullness.
Within that context, Community media organizations provide a grassroots portal for engaging constituencies and perspectives that are not served by mainstream media outlets to the same degree as large urban centers.
From conferences to digital services to one-on-one support, NFCB is dedicated to strengthening robust, local media in every community no matter what its size, where its location, or what income level people are living on.
The primary services NFCB provides are:
- Our national Community Media Conference
- Quality webinars every other month
- Information loaded newsletters
- A listserve and blog
- A website with a searchable online knowledge base and resource area
- Phone consultation on demand
- Customized station based consulting (fee for service)
- Regular updates on policy, trends, and industry data
NFCB is committed to being innovative and effective with the goal of facilitating collective impact in the field of community media to achieve greater public service and strengthen financial sustainability.