For every $1 of federal funding, public broadcasting stations raise more than $6 from local sources — a tremendous return and a successful public-private partnership. Still, the new administration is proposing to eliminate this funding and leave millions of Americans without what they believe is the most trusted source of news, information and early education in the country.
Ryan Brady is Director of Strategic Projects for Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF). Ryan works to define, measure and communicate the impact that CICF is making in central Indiana. Ryan also leads donor services for The Glick Fund. Essay text available online here.