Expanding Awareness of the History of U.S. Public Broadcasting

Grant to: Radio Preservation Task Force (Library of Congress) (2016)


An award in the amount of $25,000.00 to Radio Preservation Task Force (Library of Congress) in 2016.


Funding for the Radio Preservation Task Force, a division of the National Recording Preservation Board, to host and organize curatorial and collaborative projects with their twenty-five partners, including National Public Radio, the British Library, Pacifica, the Paley Center, and Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage; and to support the creation of the Task Force’s second conference in 2017.

About the NRPF

The National Recording Preservation Foundation (NRPF) is an independent, charitable organization and registered 501(c)(3) entity. The NRPF works across the United States to foster awareness of the diverse perspectives and communities documented in audio, to support the preservation of historical and at-risk audio collections, and to coordinate resources for the digital preservation of audio recordings. The NRPF was mandated through federal charter by the U.S. Congress under the National Recording Preservation Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106-474) and was thereafter duly incorporated in 2010.

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