Indiana received $8.2 million in public broadcasting funds last year


The Corporation for Public Broadcasting allocated $8,223,894 in fiscal-year 2018 to support public television and radio in Indiana, the 15th highest amount among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, CPB reported.

The CPB is a private, nonprofit corporation that oversees the federal government’s financial support for public television, radio, and related online and mobile services.

CPB support for public broadcasting includes grants and other types of allocations for television programming, community-service radio and other functions of the public broadcasting system. It is the largest single source of such funding, according to the CPB. 

The taxpayer funding amounts to $1.35 per American annually, the CPB said. Almost 1,500 locally owned public TV and radio stations broadcasting to all regions of the nation benefit from the financial support, according to the CPB.

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Corporation for Public Broadcasting Funding by State

StateTotal CPB FundingRank
Virginia$122,715,2841
California$48,528,2152
New York$35,862,1133
District of Columbia$32,213,7234
Massachusetts$21,558,4695
Texas$15,794,8276
Florida$15,249,4917
Illinois$13,040,3268
Minnesota$12,960,1769
Ohio$12,399,76810
Utah$12,382,11011
Pennsylvania$11,172,11012
Michigan$9,233,70313
Alaska$9,023,96014
Indiana$8,223,89415
Washington$7,980,15616
Missouri$7,800,43917
Kentucky$6,962,52018
North Carolina$6,838,98319
Wisconsin$6,797,08120
New Mexico$6,624,63921
Tennessee$6,079,09722
Colorado$6,016,10123
Arizona$5,813,19024
Oregon$5,577,07825
Georgia$5,113,22926
Nebraska$4,705,62727
Iowa$4,097,82828
Louisiana$4,086,19329
Maryland$4,029,26730
Nevada$3,405,81631
Kansas$3,286,29732
Hawaii$3,196,96833
Oklahoma$2,986,82634
Alabama$2,842,15235
Mississippi$2,579,44136
South Carolina$2,561,22637
Connecticut$2,491,22338
Arkansas$2,490,70739
Idaho$2,406,28840
New Jersey$2,397,58241
South Dakota$2,242,25042
Maine$1,948,91243
Montana$1,926,68744
North Dakota$1,885,81945
West Virginia$1,883,52546
Vermont$1,740,90447
Wyoming$1,477,30248
New Hampshire$1,390,90849
Rhode Island$872,50650
Delaware$84,95151
Source: Corporation for Public Broadcasting

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